Optimizing the Data Center: The Key to MSP Profitability
Join Microsoft Cloud and Datacenter MVP, Nick Cavalancia, and Quest data protection experts Scott Hetrick and Bennett Klein, as they discuss:
- Why increased data center requirements and market competition are creating the perfect storm for MSPs
- What steps MSPs need to take to simplify data center architecture and management to reduce complexity and increase profits
- Ways to optimize and right-size data center resources for today’s business needs and tomorrow’s
- Best practices to automate monitoring and management so your IT staff can do more with less
All the details:
MSPs focused on leveraging an internal data center to deliver customer operations, data protection, and archiving service offerings require cost-effective use of their infrastructure. But, increased competition is driving MSPs to cut prices (effectively cutting profits). At the same time, managing a large data center to support the services they offer, without over- or under-provisioning, is becoming more difficult, complex and time-consuming, which is also eroding profits.
The potential for misallocation, misconfiguration, and misutilization of resources can be a recipe for increased costs and reduced profits at a time when data is growing exponentially, driving up storage requirements and costs.
So, how can MSPs improve profitability by accurately building and maintaining data center resources to cost-effectively support the services you offer?
About the presenters:
Nick Cavalancia, Microsoft Cloud and Datacenter MVP
Nick Cavalancia, Microsoft MVP, has 25 years of enterprise IT experience, is an accomplished consultant, speaker, trainer, writer, and columnist and has achieved industry certifications throughout the years including MCSE, MCT, MCNE, and MCNI. He has authored, co-authored and contributed to over two dozen books on various Microsoft technologies.
Bennett Klein, Quest Data Protection Business Unit
20 years’ experience with B2B software, SaaS and Cloud solutions focused on backup, disaster recovery and storage.
Scott Hetrick, Quest Software
Scott started his career in data protection 20 years ago as a pre-sales engineer working closely with some of the same Quest software products we have today. He primarily worked in the field with partners configuring and designing their customers data protection strategies. These days, Scott manages a team of pre-sales engineers and professional services for North America in data protection while staying dedicated to the channel and managed services providers.