eFolder Blog

03 Nov What is an Operational Maturity Level?

During the last HTG IT Channel Summit in Iowa, I met Paul Dippell, CEO of Service Leadership Inc. (SLI) and was introduced to his concept of Operational Maturity Levels (OMLs). The OML model immediately caught my attention for its systematic and evolved approach for determining next steps in the MSP growth process. Here is what MSPs need to know about OMLs...

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02 Nov Dear eFolder Partners

Dear eFolder Partners: I am extremely excited by the opportunity ahead of us. We can do great things together. I join eFolder at a time when the company has many time-tested products and an appealing roadmap. My priority is to drive your success. We will measure our own success by how and when you make money with our products and solutions. I...

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01 Nov Three Reasons to Refine Your Niche

Many MSPs take on clients in any industry or vertical for the sake of having a full roster of paying clients. They are only interested in having clients who are willing and able to pay for monthly services and aren’t as concerned with being specialized and unique. However, there are many benefits for MSPs who choose to specialize in a...

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31 Oct eFolder Partner Interview featuring Ted Warner

Editor’s Note: Ted Warner, President of Connecting Point and Ted Hulsy, VP of Marketing at eFolder chat about Connecting Point’s ever increasing role of providing vCIO business consulting services for clients and the importance of implementing quarterly business reviews. Ted Hulsy:  Well, thanks a lot of joining us.  I’m going to ask you in a moment just to tell us a...

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27 Oct Work Study Program and What MSPs Should Know

Many MSPs struggle to find the right talent to hire and retain with the financial resources that are available to them. But what if we told you that you could hire smart, young, capable talent while also getting paid for it? The Federal Work-Study Program (FWS) provides funds for part-time employments to help college students finance the costs of postsecondary education....

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25 Oct Three Pillars That Will Lead to Personal and Professional Success

There are several peer group choices available to Solution Providers in the IT Channel. While there are many benefits to joining a peer group, such as a chance to gain insights about what your peers are doing to become successful and of course the opportunity to benchmark yourself against other service providers (so you know exactly what “good” looks like),...

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24 Oct eFolder Partner Interview featuring John Motazedi

Editor’s Note: In this partner interview, John Motazedi, CEO of SNC Squared and Ted Hulsy, VP of Marketing at eFolder, candidly discuss providing specialized managed services in the medical vertical and the power of peer groups in regards to business strategy. Ted Hulsy:  John, thanks for talking the time to talk with me today. John Motazedi:  Thanks, Ted.  Good to be with...

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24 Oct Three Emerging File Sync Trends in 2016

The file sync industry has been on quite the journey. What started as the ability to simply sync your files to the cloud has turned into an entire industry transformation. Companies have taken advantage of the growing need, among both consumers and businesses, to manage, share, and protect data. They’ve moved from simple file sync to other capabilities like backup...

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19 Oct The Base, the Chain and the Weak Link

Every image-based backup methodology has to start somewhere so whether a system is chain-based or not it starts by making an initial exact replicate of a server or network at a particular point in time. This is usually called the “base” or “seed image.” Even a small business can easily have enough of a network to make that initial image...

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