ChannelVision Jan-Feb 2014

The digital edition of ChannelVision Jan – Feb 2014 issue is now available for online viewing…

ChannelVision Jan – Feb 2014 Reports:

(24) From Outsource to Enablement – By Micah Singer
More than just providing the physical layer, PaaS is also about the knowledge of how to run it in production with maximal efficiency. This, in and of itself, is an evolution within the value of managed services from capital expense deferral to operational expertise.

(33) Flexible Fatpipes – By Tara Seals
Dynamic, burstable bandwidth is nothing new, but offerings that are incorporating it are gaining big momentum in the channel, and for good reasons.

(40) Driving a Hybrid – By Bruce Christian
IT leaders are recognizing the value of the cloud, surveys show, but at the same time, they aren’t willing to let go completely, meaning hybrid models are likely to dominate.

(50) SMBs’ Cloud/Communications Connection – By Martin Vilaboy
Bundling the two may be a provider’s best bet.

(56) Collaboration for Closers – By Martin Vilaboy
The best sales pitch for unified communications and collaboration may be the impact they have on sales.

ChannelVision Magazine Regulars:

Alternate Views
(6) Networks Affected

Direct Feed
(8) Itch to switch
(10) COMPTEL picks pickering
(12) New alliances
(14) Mobile’s decline
(16) Colocation variation

Data Points
(20) Numbers worth noting

In the Trenches
(60) Pervasive collaboration

To the Cloud
(64) Good migrations
(66) Elastic MSPs

(68) Financing for the many

IP Telephony
(70) Making the Lync
(72) SBCs & the VoIP network

(73) WCS builds out

(74) Advertiser Index

About ChannelVision Magazine:

ChannelVision is a bi-monthly digital and print magazine, by channel partners selling all manner of voice, data, access, managed and business services (both on premise and “in the cloud”), as well as, technology, gear, and equipment.  ChannelVision is a highly focused and efficient way for service providers, hardware, and software companies to reach experienced channel partners targeting the small/medium business space.  Serving a controlled circulation of providers and indirect distributors of communications, network, IT and cloud-based business services, ChannelVision is telecom’s gateway to perspective on how to adapt, what to sell, and how to sell it.