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ArticlesFebruary 23, 2021Tony CaiPartner Sales Executive

10 Most Common Azure Mistakes Made by Managed Service Providers (MSPs)

There are many lists out there of common mistakes people make in Microsoft Azure. In this article, we are going to specifically focus on the ones that Managed Service Providers (MSPs) make in Azure, as they can be somewhat different and unique to this space.   1. Selecting Non–optimal VM Sizes for Servers and Session Hosts ...

October 04, 2019Tony CaiPartner Sales Executive

Breaking Down Microsoft CSP Reseller Incentives – October 2019

On October 1st, Microsoft updated their Partner Incentives for indirect CSP resellers. Indirect CSP means you purchase Office365 or Azure through distributors like Ingram Micro, SherWeb, or Pax8. In order take advantage of these incentives, you need to be a Silver or Gold partner with one of the competencies below:   Competency Level Windows and Devices...

ArticlesJune 11, 2019Tony CaiPartner Sales Executive

Dissecting Microsoft’s June CSP Partner Incentives

Microsoft holds monthly meetings to share with partners their current incentives for the month. The incentives change slightly depending on the specifics that Microsoft wants partners to focus on. Microsoft’s purpose is to reward and support CSP partners for driving the activation and enabling of customers with Microsoft-based Online Services. Internally, this is known as...

ArticlesMay 17, 2019Tony CaiPartner Sales Executive

8 Help Desk Tasks Slowing MSPs Down

Managed Service Providers (MSPs) are always looking for ways to improve Help Desk efficiencies. Reducing the time it takes to close a client ticket while delivering great customer service is key to increased profitability and customer success.   Nerdio for Azure helps MSPs save significant time and resources through automation. Let’s look at eight common tasks that eat up time and prevent engineers from moving on to the next...

ArticlesMay 15, 2019Tony CaiPartner Sales Executive

The Managed Container Opportunity – Cloud Transformation for MSPs

As focus turns to the public cloud, many traditional Managed Service Providers (MSPs) will struggle with their cloud transformation. To become a next-generation MSP is to rid oneself completely of the break-fix model and transition to delivering and managing cloud services to your customers. IT professionals tend to focus on infrastructure, but there’s a whole...

ArticlesMarch 07, 2019Tony CaiPartner Sales Executive

Pros & Cons of Zero and Thin Clients – and What Nerdio Recommends

We often get asked by MSPs what brand of thin clients we recommend for Nerdio and the answer is, it doesn’t matter to us. If the thin client supports remote desktop services (RDS) for Nerdio for Azure, it’ll work. Nerdio doesn’t officially recommend any specific brand, but just like a PC, there are many options to consider when it...