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VideosDecember 04, 2019Elaine Wang

How to Package Azure (Easy Packaging for MSPs)

How to package Azure

Azure is such a big platform that it can be overwhelming to know where to start when building an IT practice in Azure. In this video I’m going to show you how to easily create Azure packages and offers as a managed service provider (MSP). In this video, I will talk about why you need to put in the work upfront, how to make Azure easy to purchase, and how to create simple Azure packages.

VideosNovember 20, 2019Elaine Wang

Azure Reserved Instance Pricing (How Much Does Azure RI Cost an MSP?)

Azure Reserved Instance Pricing

One of the best ways for Managed Service Providers (MSPs) to make money selling Azure is by using Azure Reservations or Reserved Instances (RI). In fact, you can save more than 50% on the list price of Azure just by making a reservation on Compute when purchasing Azure. But what does Azure RI cost? And what if you get stuck with unused compute? Nerdio CRO Joseph Landes explains how you won’t be on the hook for any scary amount, and how you can truly make more money selling Microsoft Azure.

ArticlesMay 27, 2019Vadim VladimirskiyFounder & CEO, Nerdio

How to Create Azure Offers & Packages

Contents Why package Azure? Productization Differentiation A Case Study Example: HeadInTheCloud Services, Inc. Bundling Azure Service Categories Features versus Add-ons Pricing Azure Presenting Azure to Customers Why package Azure? You made the decision to transform your MSP practice by leveraging the latest cloud technologies and you decided that Azure and Office 365 are your preferred...

ArticlesMay 21, 2019Vadim VladimirskiyFounder & CEO, Nerdio

How to Make More Money Selling Microsoft Azure

Contents Introduction Lever 1 – Become a CSP Lever 2 – Azure Reservations Lever 3 – Azure Hybrid Usage and CSP Software Subscriptions Lever 4 – Auto-Scaling for Cost Optimization Lever 5 – Burstable VM Instances Conclusion   For an MSP building a cloud practice in Azure, one of the most important considerations is to...