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Your role as an MSP is to deliver service and functionality that your clients demand while still managing to make a profit. So, in a world where cloud-based services providers offer nearly anything a client could potentially desire, serving as an educated, intelligent strategic advisor to navigate these options on behalf of your client requires … Continue reading The Value of Cloud Services Partnerships for MSPs Continue Reading

2018: Another Huge Year for the Cloud

Wednesday, January 03rd 2018 by Kirill Bensonoff
  2017 has certainly shown us all that the growth of cloud computing shows no signs of stopping. The big players kept getting bigger while some new companies entered the market, but no one’s worried because there’s more than enough pie to go around. Looking ahead to 2018, the growth will continue, but some new … Continue reading 2018: Another Huge Year for the Cloud Continue Reading
Cloud computing can’t be beat when it comes to supporting dynamic client needs in a fully scalable environment. The endless potential capacity and instant upgrade potential are obvious benefits, and the aggressively low (and getting lower) pricing thanks to a highly competitive marketplace means your clients are buying computing power and storage for a fraction … Continue reading Understanding and Managing Workload Costs Continue Reading
Monday, November 06th 2017 by Kirill Bensonoff
Although analysts can’t agree on exactly what “the cloud” is or is not, there’s no question that it’s growing. IDC forecasts 24% growth to $122 billion in 2017 while Gartner expects it to reach a quarter trillion dollars in 2017 on 18% growth this year. While the number you pick might change your pitch deck, … Continue reading Are you Keeping up with Cloud Growth? Continue Reading
Friday, September 29th 2017 by Kirill Bensonoff
The cloud is here to stay — you simply can’t compete with a solution that ensures clients never run out of memory, need more processing power or lose data because of an issue at a specific physical location. Businesses of all shapes and sizes have realized that cloud solutions have the potential to make them … Continue reading Learn to Optimize and Expand Your Cloud Offerings Continue Reading
How to Automate Billing with Autotask for Microsoft CSPs
Wednesday, June 14th 2017 by Kirill Bensonoff
We have been busy in the past few months developing new ways to simplify the cloud. Amongst the things we recently released is a Cloud Billing Manager, which helps MSPs automate billing with Autotask for Microsoft CSP.  We help MSPs and resellers bill for Office365 products as well as Azure usage-based services. Office365 Billing & Azure … Continue reading How to Automate Billing for Microsoft CSPs Continue Reading
Cloud Adoption Facts You Thought You Knew
Tuesday, May 02nd 2017 by Kirill Bensonoff
The cloud isn’t a passing fad or just training-wheel technology for bootstrapping startups; it’s increasingly how enterprises are affordable, reliable and scalable addressing their IT needs. Free of hardware purchasing costs and long-term commitments, dedicated staff and real estate investments to host server farms in climate-controlled environments with rock-solid connectivity, cloud services allow firms to … Continue reading Cloud Adoption Facts You Thought You Knew Continue Reading
Unigma March 2017 Features - Office365, CSP Billing, Cost Insights, Autotask Integration
Wednesday, March 15th 2017 by Kirill Bensonoff
Folks, So many of you have been patiently waiting for these features, and they are finally here. Unigma is now one step closer to its’ mission, which is to help make cloud simple. In the March release, we are simplifying billing with these awesome features. ☑ Office365 and CSP Billing We now support Office365 license-based billing, … Continue reading March 2017 Release – Office365, CSP Billing, Cost Insights, Autotask Integration Continue Reading
Wednesday, January 18th 2017 by Kirill Bensonoff
As you probably know, Microsoft’s Cloud Solution Provider Program (CSP) enables partners to sell cloud services with direct resell, provision, billing, and also to provide support capabilities. In the Direct CSP model, you own the billing relationship with your customers, this is why: 1. You set the payment terms that are most appropriate for your business … Continue reading Bill for Azure CSP Continue Reading
Turning Azure Into Gold
Friday, November 04th 2016 by Kirill Bensonoff
On November 3, 2016, Kirill Bensonoff, Unigma Founder, hosted a webinar on Turning Azure into Gold. Some of the topics covered were the Current Market Conditions, Service Opportunities with Azure, Margin and Billing, How to Build a Profitable Managed Service, Tools, and next steps. The webinar is available in the video below, and the PDF … Continue reading Turning Azure Into Gold – How to Build a Recurring Revenue Stream in Microsoft Azure Continue Reading
3 Ways You Can Use Azure for Disaster Recovery
Friday, October 28th 2016 by Kirill Bensonoff
Business continuity is essential for any company. A good disaster recovery plan is the best way to ensure that it is only a minor bump instead of putting the future of your business at risk. One of Azure’s many fantastic features is that it can get you ready for disaster recovery. Disaster recovery isn’t just … Continue reading 3 Ways You Can Use Azure for Disaster Recovery Continue Reading