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September 2017

What’s the Future of the IT Channel?

It’s a question that most people working the channel have a passionate opinion about. After digesting all points of views and adding my perspectives from working in the frontlines every day, here is what I see on the future of the IT Channel... It’s estimated that in the World, there are roughly about half a million companies that in one form or another, sell technology solutions as a “Channel Partner”. There are many labels that [...]

June 2017

Rise of the new ChannelNEXT 2.0

As the attendees started streaming into Collingwood on June 5th, there was a high level of anticipation in the air as we knew something magical was about to happen. The delegates quickly realized that the agenda was packed with more business coaches and independent speakers that would either give valuable information about the IT industry or actionable tips that give them a competitive advantage. This event was not just about WHAT you will sell to [...]

12 Reasons Why VARs and MSPs are Converging at ChannelNEXT Central on June 5-6!

First and foremost, they want to get the inside scoop on future-proofing their business by building more sustainable recurring revenue! The new and improved ChannelNEXT conference for 2017 is primed to deliver this type of high-end business intelligence. "It's going to be quite a different experience for our delegates this year as we build on the recent changes we made to the first ChannelNEXT East event in April. We are now on a 80% business [...]

ChannelNEXT Turns it up to 11

What do you do when you are at the top of your game? You keep changing it up and keep improving! In business, if you are not moving forward, even if you are at the top, the current will take you back and you will eventually fall behind. ChannelNEXT, over the last 15 years has become one of the top IT events for VARs & MSPs and the longest running IT channel conference in Canada. One of [...]

February 2017

Dawn of the Cloud Channel

While we are all numb to the "C" word in the IT Channel, we are seeing Cloud become the main driver of channel growth. More and more MSPs and VARs are building their business around everything-cloud or everything as-a-service. More Cloud vendors are also realizing that they need the channel especially as they mature and hit a growth ceiling. Unless the vendor is prepared to hire an army, navy and air force of sales people, [...]