eFolder Blog

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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18 Oct What is a Predominant Business Model?

In my last blog post, I gave a brief explanation of industry benchmarking and the benefits that come when Solution Providers benchmark with their peers, like strategic planning and company health checks. In order to benchmark effectively and accurately, anyone in the IT services industry must first figure out what their predominant business model (PBM) is. Service Leadership came up with...

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17 Oct eFolder Partner Interview featuring Robert Cioffi

Editor’s Note: In this partner interview, Robert Cioffi, CEO of Progressive Computing and Ted Hulsy, VP of Marketing at eFolder explore a variety of topics such as ways to sell against free consumer file sync services and the importance of training clients to meet your MSP’s technology standards. Ted Hulsy: Hi Robert, thanks for your time today. Can you share just...

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13 Oct What is a LinkedIn Company Page and Why Should MSPs Care?

If you have worked on establishing an online presence for your MSP business, you probably have come across terms like “social media,” “professional network,” or “company page” in the past. Let’s dive a little deeper into a simple and affordable tool that can help build your brand with LinkedIn. Here is all you need to know about the infamous social media...

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