Many managed services vendors, who once rejected the retail vertical because it was a strange, new world to them, are now eager to enter our space and have already gained traction in pockets.
To help celebrate ASCII as the ‘original’ IT community for North American MSPs, we spoke with 11 members of the organization’s leadership team, asking each one question about ASCII and their time there. Here’s what they had to say.
In our ongoing quest to provide you with the best business advice possible, we’ve partnered with The ASCII Group and their members who are going to share their thoughts on timely topics or best business practices. In this article, ASCII members answered our questions about what an MSP needs to do to ensure strong, fruitful client relationships.
In our ongoing quest to provide you with the best business advice possible, we’ve partnered with The ASCII Group and their members who are going to share their thoughts on timely topics or best business practices. In this article, ASCII members answered our questions about how they refer to themselves and why., as well as what that means for their business.
IT Industry Outlook 2021: Rebuilding For The Future
It didn’t take long for the optimism of a new decade to wear off. By the end of Q1 2020, companies everywhere were reeling as they reckoned with the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic. Sadly, the impact of the virus was too much for many firms, leaving millions of workers unemployed and driving thousands of businesses to close their doors. Those companies that stayed afloat had to act quickly in order to enable their remote workforce and maintain operations.
ASCII Completes The Big Picture
A common thread that links business owners together is their focus on the ‘The Big Picture’ and how they can grow and improve their organization. But with clients becoming more sophisticated and technology more of a commodity, how do you set yourself apart from the pack?
RSPA stands for Retail Solutions Providers Association. We are the only association dedicated to the retail technology industry.
CompTIA is the voice of the world's information technology (IT) industry.
The ASCII Group is a vibrant community of independent MSPs, VARS and solution providers in North America. The organization offers members leveraged purchasing programs, education and training, knowledge sharing among peers, discounts on business services, and more. Founded in 1984 by Alan Weinberger, ASCII is the oldest and largest group of independent IT solution providers, integrators and VARS in the world.
How Secure Are Online Payments?
Consumer preferences clearly point to online payments, but not all payment processors are created equal. As a security-conscious business that accepts online payments, are your transactions as secure as they should be?
Eight Non-Negotiable Features MSPs Need In Their Payment Gateway
Most standard payment gateways don’t have features that allow for automated, rule-based variable billing. A truly automated and secure payment gateway for MSPs will have specific features that will repeatedly save time and alleviate stress.
3 Contract Terms For Payments Every MSP Must Address In Their MSA (With Examples!)
As an MSP, your Managed Services Agreement (MSA) is the foundation of your client relationships, deliverables, and business value. This guide focuses on payment terms - one of the most important parts of your MSA.
Discovering Hidden IT Issues And Vulnerabilities Before The Hackers Do
For businesses today, the prospect of a security breach occurring is no longer a matter of “if” but rather “when.” Learn how to detect and mitigate issues and risks lurking in your organization’s network that can be exploited. Download this complimentary eGuide to learn the simple procedures you need to implement.