Building a Future: ENX Magazine Talks to Greg VanDeWalker
Greg VanDeWalker talks "Security" with ENX Magazine
To the cloud or not to the cloud; that is the question. With all due respect to Hamlet, the answer is anything but simple. Nor is the journey's end permanent. As we wrap up our August look at everything-as-a-service (XaaS) and the journey to the cloud, we take a look at some of the variables that impact cloud adoption, along with some insight from dealers who provide hosting services.
Seeking to make more effective use of its alliance with Service Leadership Inc., Collabrance LLC announced two new peer groups that will focus exclusively on copier dealers and partners who use the Collabrance managed IT services platform. Two new peer groups are being rolled out in 2018. The first is specific to copier dealers who use Collabrance, with its initial meeting slated for Dallas on April 3-4. A second peer group, which will hold its first meeting in the fall, will be geared toward IT companies who rely on the Collabrance platform.
Businesses often take years to develop a sterling reputation. Yet, it only takes one slip, one promise unfulfilled, to undo years of hard work and diligence. In a community as tightly-knit as the office technology space, one piece of bad news travels 10 times as fast as 10 positive reviews, and the dealer is left to pick up the pieces and mitigate any possible fallout.
Collabrance Uses Education and a Turnkey Solution to Boil Managed IT Down to its Simplest Form At the onset of its creation, the founding principles for Collabrance walked hand-in-hand with the company's mission: Helping our customers achieve greater success.
Sell everything as a service. Anyone who has sat in on a conference presentation exploring the future of the office technology space is familiar with that refrain. It's a conversation that begins, but doesn't end, with managed print services and managed IT. Greg VanDeWalker, Senior Vice President of IT Channel and Services at GreatAmerica and Collabrance, talks to ENX Magazine about the managed services industry and selling everything-as-a-service.
Greg VanDeWalker, Senior Vice President of IT Channel and Services at Collabrance and GreatAmerica shares his insights with ENX Magazine on how office equipment dealers are growing profitably with Managed IT Services.
The next wave of opportunity is here for office technology dealers and there's little surprise that wave is Managed IT Services/Managed Services. Everybody is talking about it and it seems to have replaced MPS as the next big thing.