LEADERSHIP LESSONS

  • To help celebrate ASCII as the ‘original’ IT community for North American MSPs, we spoke with 11 members of the organization’s leadership team, asking each one question about ASCII and their time there. Here’s what they had to say.

  • In our ongoing quest to provide you with the best business advice possible, we’ve partnered with The ASCII Group and their members who are going to share their thoughts on timely topics or best business practices. In this article, ASCII members answered our questions about what an MSP needs to do to ensure strong, fruitful client relationships.

  • In our ongoing quest to provide you with the best business advice possible, we’ve partnered with The ASCII Group and their members who are going to share their thoughts on timely topics or best business practices. In this article, ASCII members answered our questions about how they refer to themselves and why., as well as what that means for their business.

CASE STUDIES

  • A Supermarket's Recipe For Reducing Labor And Cash Loss

    Most merchants still welcome cash gladly, however, managing it and the associated cost, is another matter especially for big supermarkets. It’s a big challenge. Handling bills and coins often leads to mistakes at the checkout and the backroom. Cash counts are time consuming, especially when there are discrepancies and multiple lanes, taking staff and managers away from other tasks.

FEATURED SUPPLIERS

  • At apg® we believe that brick-and-mortar retail connects people to their community, to each other, and drives business success. For more than 40 years, we have been supplying your communities and their retail and hospitality businesses with cash drawers through various partner channels.

  • RSPA stands for Retail Solutions Providers Association. We are the only association dedicated to the retail technology industry.  

     

  • CompTIA is the voice of the world's information technology (IT) industry.

  • The ASCII Group is a vibrant community of independent MSPs, VARS and solution providers in North America. The organization offers members leveraged purchasing programs, education and training, knowledge sharing among peers, discounts on business services, and more. Founded in 1984 by Alan Weinberger, ASCII is the oldest and largest group of independent IT solution providers, integrators and VARS in the world.

FEATURED PRODUCTS

  • Small in size, the APG Series 100 Cash Drawer does not compromise efficiency. It actually improves upon it because it increases the effectiveness of your workstation.

EBOOKS

  • The MSP’s Guide To Building A Better Cloud Practice: Tips From MSPs For MSPs

    As small and medium businesses (SMBs) continue to shift their workloads to the cloud, managed service providers (MSPs) can take advantage of this trend by building a cloud practice. Offering cloud-based managed services enables MSPs to better support customers moving workloads to the cloud and create new revenue streams.

  • A Comprehensive Ransomware Protection: Detection, Response, And Recovery

    Ransomware attacks can have serious financial implications for businesses, and ransom payment is just one complication. The business downtime associated with an attack can cripple revenue generation and the reputational damage to an organization that has been breached can take years to overcome.

  • The MSP’s Guide To Business Continuity And Disaster Recovery On Azure

    As cloud adoption continues to grow among small and medium businesses (SMBs), Microsoft Azure has emerged as a popular option. When SMBs run workloads in Azure, they agree to a shared responsibility model. In this model, the cloud provider (Microsoft) assumes responsibility for the security and protection of the physical data centers, hosts, and network, while the user is responsible for everything else—including information and data, applications, and more.

  • BCDR Buyer’s Guide For MSPs

    When a client’s server goes down or is compromised in a cyberattack, managed service providers (MSPs) need an effective business continuity and disaster recovery (BCDR) solution to restore data and operations quickly, without sacrificing margin. That means industry-leading recovery technology from a vendor that is there to support you 24x7x365, no matter what. Simply put, you need a solution you can rely on. One that delivers peace of mind—for you and your clients.

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