On March 29, 2020, President Trump extended COVID-19 travel guidelines for another four weeks. All across the nation, individuals are expected to avoid gatherings of 10 or more people, avoid non-essential travel, maintain social distancing, and of course, shut down their businesses or embrace remote work if they’re not considered an essential service to the public. MSPs have an incredibly important job – helping local businesses continue their day-to-day operations using the latest tools and technologies during this difficult time.
A state of emergency due to a pandemic is no different from any other business disruption and needs to be treated as such. Businesses around the world are exercising their business continuity strategies to comply with stay-at-home or shelter-in-place orders the same way they would exercise their business continuity strategies in the event of:
But here’s the thing with a pandemic… It’s a more uncertain time that can drag out for months and months. As an MSP, you know it’s your job to ensure your clients are prepared with business continuity strategies in place. More often than not, the cloud simply makes sense as it presents a low cost option for continuing operations in another location.
Right now, it’s not about selling the cloud but promoting the cloud as a way for your clients to continue their operations from home. While the cloud delivers a range of benefits, there’s one benefit that outshines all of the others: the ability to work from any device or location with access to all of your documents, applications, and files.
The cloud offers incredible insurance against disasters, outages, and yes, pandemics…
It’s important to talk with your clients about how cloud computing helps them benefit from the following during this difficult time:
In addition to covering the business continuity side of the cloud, it’s important to review the cloud’s ability to help them come out of the pandemic as a stronger, more competitive and agile company. This comes from:
CPU, Inc. has been around since 1986 when we started as a software development company. Since then, we’ve quickly become a leader in the cloud space – offering the ability to sell the cloud as a stand-alone service or bundled into your managed services plan. We give you discounts on the service so you can resell at a price that makes sense for you and your clients during this difficult time.
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Over Two Thirds of United States Governors Have Issued Stay-at-Home or Shelter-in-Place Orders… How Are You Helping Your Clients Manage to Stay Operational? On March 29, 2020, President Trump extended COVID-19 travel guidelines for another four weeks. All across the nation, individuals are expected to avoid gatherings of 10 or more people, avoid non-essential travel, […]
Society as we know it is undergoing massive changes – from individuals staying home more than ever before to social distancing during grocery trips to non-essential businesses, daycares, and schools being shut down. As we see more and more lockdowns taking place, businesses are left with one choice… Embracing the concept of remote work. If they don’t, they’re unable to continue operations. Over the past few weeks, we’ve seen a greater need for remote capabilities in terms of:
Essentially, our personal interactions with one another are being forced to turn into virtual interactions. Fortunately, the cloud is paving the way with remote project collaboration, video conferencing, e-commerce, education, gaming, and video streaming companies taking the lead right now.
It’s easy to overlook the fact that even a decade ago, none of the remote work we’re seeing during the COVID-19 pandemic would have been possible. The technology behind cloud computing is truly acting as a hero during this difficult, trying time for many. But most of all, it’s acting as a hero for MSPs who need to provide value to the businesses they serve. If you haven’t spoken to your clients about using the cloud for remote work, it’s time to reach out and review how the cloud allows for:
Chances are, your clients are well aware of the potential impact the COVID-19 pandemic has on businesses around the world. They know they need to choose between functioning efficiently from home or shutting down. As an MSP, it’s up to you to help them embrace the cloud in terms of:
CPU, Inc. has been around since 1986 when we started as a software development company. Since then, we’ve developed our position as a leader in the cloud services space. We’ve been in your shoes – we’ve worked as an MSP before. We know what MSPs like yours need to make selling cloud services a profitable and enjoyable experience.
We give you the ability to sell the cloud as a stand-alone service, which makes the most sense right now, or bundled into your managed services plan at an added cost. How does it work? We give you a discount on the service you resell. During this difficult, trying time, you can keep costs low for your clients because our costs are low. It’s up to you.
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Society as we know it is undergoing massive changes – from individuals staying home more than ever before to social distancing during grocery trips to non-essential businesses, daycares, and schools being shut down.