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MS Dynamics ISV Partners and the AWS Marketplace Opportunity

MS Dynamics ISV Partners and the AWS Marketplace Opportunity

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What is this AWS Marketplace opportunity? A unique value-add from Amazon. For MS Dynamics ISV Partners, listing your products there could elevate your business into a whole new stratosphere. Why should MS Dynamics ISV partners care? That’s easy — what would it mean to your ROI if you found a brand new revenue channel today? That’s what we’re talking about. ROI greater than you ever imagined possible. If you are already a Microsoft Dynamics ISV partner, keep reading. You can…

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Technology and Employees: Creating a Better Workforce with IT

Technology and Employees: Creating a Better Workforce with IT

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If your technology and employees are not well matched, you won’t reach the potential of those employees. In fact, technology that does not aid in automating workloads generates stress in its workers. Especially within a lean workforce. Imagine your IT as salad. If you’re like me, you need salad dressing. You reach in the cupboard to grab your favorite duo. First the olive oil….then its mate, balsamic vinegar. But only white vinegar is left, which isn’t a good match. Similar…

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How to Select a Microsoft Dynamics Cloud Solution Provider

How to Select a Microsoft Dynamics Cloud Solution Provider

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Planning to deploy your Microsoft Dynamics in the cloud? To get you started in the conversation with your new Microsoft Dynamics Cloud Solution Provider, we’ve outlined a framework to help you select the right CSP for your business. However, before you work your way through the steps of the framework, it’s important to understand your business requirements. Understanding Your Requirements Prior to researching and selecting your Microsoft Dynamics Cloud Solution Provider, there are several factors to consider. If you haven’t…

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Microsoft Dynamics in the Cloud: How to Prepare Like a Pro

Microsoft Dynamics in the Cloud: How to Prepare Like a Pro

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When deciding to use Microsoft Dynamics in the cloud today, the options are increasingly more varied than in 1999 when I started working with cloud services. One thing never changes though. The most successful Dynamics projects I’ve seen over the years have had the right level of preparation by the client. The basic principles are the same in every winning project. The steps you take to change your system don’t necessarily equate to reinventing the wheel. For some organizations, the…

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IT Managed Services: Everything You Need to Know

IT Managed Services: Everything You Need to Know

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IT managed services makes good business sense for all companies that use them. Maybe that’s why, according to a 2016 Deloitte survey, 72% of businesses outsource their IT. A benefit of IT managed services is cost-saving. That’s because you won’t have to pay for these related expenditures: IT salaries Hardware Software upgrades (and maintenance) Service calls Instead, picture this. Each month at the same time you just pay one predictable monthly fee for all your IT services. Providers of IT…

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The Definitive AWS Marketplace Seller Guide

The Definitive AWS Marketplace Seller Guide

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So your new software is market-ready — now what? Do you have a plan to get it “out there”? The quickest, most effective way, according to thousands of companies using this service, is to feature it on the AWS Marketplace. But how? Our AWS Marketplace Seller Guide explains what you need to know. AWS Marketplace Seller Guide Featuring your software on the AWS Marketplace begins with discovering if your software fits this market. These eight questions will help you determine…

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5 Types of Managed Services to Benefit Your Business

5 Types of Managed Services to Benefit Your Business

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How do successful companies reduce costs and optimize performance with today’s ever-changing technology? By capitalizing on the many types of managed services, of course! Substantial Benefits with Managed Services You’ve probably heard that the cloud amounts to limitless storage capacity. It’s true. But that’s just one good reason why tech analyst Daniel Newman predicted that “investing in cloud technology will mean substantial benefits in 2017.” Yes, you read that right. Substantial benefits in 2017. This year. Now. And one of…

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On Premise vs Cloud: What’s Beneath the Waterline?

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Did you know more than 87% of an iceberg’s size is under water? Why is this relevant when comparing on premise vs cloud you ask? Well, the costs of on premise IT solutions are similar to an iceberg — most costs are hidden. But this doesn’t hold true for cloud computing, where a far smaller fraction of costs are beneath the water. Licensing Fees, Subscriptions: The Tip of the Iceberg With on premise software, you have to pay a licensing…

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Threat-Level High: Protect Yourself from Ransomware

Threat-Level High: Protect Yourself from Ransomware

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The 2017 Thales Data Threat Report surveyed more than 1,100-plus senior security executives around the work, including the US, UK, Germany, Japan, Australia, Brazil, and Mexico, in sectors ranging from federal governments to health care, finance, and retail. It found that 68% had experienced a security breach and 88% felt vulnerable to threats. And there’s good reason for this. In 2015, Symantec found in excess of 430 million new and unique pieces of malware (including ransomware), an increase of 36%…

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IT Challenges Facing the Food and Beverage Industry

IT Challenges Facing the Food and Beverage Industry

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There are many challenges facing the food and beverage industry — it’s tough to keep items in demand in stock, deliver multiple orders safely, accurately, and on time each week. Add to that low margins, intense competition, consolidation, and a changing regulatory environment, and it just becomes more complex. The incredibly broad food and beverage industry includes giant retailers, food processors, independent stores, exporters, manufacturers, small chains, and restaurants that market thousands or millions of different products — some frozen,…

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