Archive for the ‘CSP’ Category

Evolution of Cloud and what to expect from future

Tuesday, July 24th, 2018

Ever since the cloud has gained popularity and become a core aspect for business, its evolution and Evolution of Cloud Computinggrowth is in the limelight. What should be the ultimate goal of cloud computing. Previously, Cloud was thought of as the new centralized data center but, so far, it has evolved as a whole Platform As a Service. Not only that, the eventual strategy of cloud adoptions of big names in the cloud, like Microsoft, became the shifting and moving of line-of-business application to the cloud platform. But after all these years of fiddling with cloud development and fine-tuning business strategies, the verdict holds: Hybrid cloud is the future.

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Reminder to act: Deadline for Microsoft CSP billing requirement is fast approaching

Wednesday, July 18th, 2018

Microsoft’s deadline for CSPs, to fulfill the announced requirements a few months back, and is just around the corner now. As soon as the requirements were announced back in May 2018, hype was created amongst the Microsoft CSP community in order to take steps to fulfill the requirements. CSPs all over the world started to make changes in their setup and settle those Microsoft CSP Billing requirements into their systems. Here is an overview of the basic requirements that need to be fulfilled.

  1. Purchase a Microsoft Support plan
  2. Provide at least one managed service, IP service, or customer solution application
  3. Enable billing and provisioning infrastructure

Keeping in view of the above mentioned Microsoft CSP Direct Billing requirements, the Microsoft Direct Partners need to scale their infrastructure in order to retain their status as Tier 1 CSP and continue to work directly with Microsoft. Failing to abide by these Microsoft CSP Billing conditions will lead the CSP Tier 1 partners to the level of Indirect Cloud Service Providers. The time limit for the fulfillment of these criterions is August 31st, 2018. After that, subscription of CSPs shall not be renewed with Tier 1 status.

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Automation that a control panel should offer to CSPs and hosters

Wednesday, May 30th, 2018

For Hosting Services Providers, there is nothing better than having a robust, yet simple control panel that makes Service providing an easy task.

With increasing updates from big names like Microsoft coming up every now and then, it is necessary for Control CSP Automation SolutionPanels to catch up on the trendy updates in time. For example, quite recently Microsoft has updated its CSP Direct billing requirements. Under this requirement, Microsoft tier 1 partners need to purchase a Microsoft support plan and they also need to demonstrate key capabilities that includes providing customer solution application and enable billing and provisioning infrastructure. If a partner is unable to meet these requirements they will have to switch to a reseller model that is selling through an indirect provider. With this in sight, automation platforms will have to make sure that their solutions enable partners to fulfill these requirements.

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New CSP Direct Bill Requirements

Tuesday, May 15th, 2018

With the new Microsoft update in the news, CSPs have got to get a grip on the update in order to retain the CSP program. It’s time to rush and act upon the necessary actions in order to fulfill the Microsoft CSP Direct billing requirements in time. Here are a few details on how to maintain the Microsoft Cloud Service Provider Program and the latest Microsoft update.

The two plans

In general, there are two types of plans in order to facilitate the CSPs to meet their customers’ support needs.

  1. Microsoft Advanced Support for Partners
  2. Microsoft Premier Support for Partners

In the case of Microsoft Advanced Support for Partners, Microsoft provides support for fixing issues, resolving problems. In case of Microsoft Premier Support for Partners, Microsoft provides you with an ability to identify new areas of growth in the existing cloud-enabled services. In this way, new areas of revenue can be opened up in your business.

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All you need to know about Reselling Microsoft Azure & Office 365

Thursday, April 12th, 2018

The best products of Cloud Services are in demand by all Cloud Service Platform Providers of today. Microsoft has excelled in this domain as it offers a wide variety of Cloud Service Products like Azure and Office 365 and made their reselling easier for Cloud Service Providers. By reselling these services, not only Cloud Service Providers get a good profit but also get customer satisfaction from the consumer’s feedback. Microsoft has easy and affordable pricing plans introducing you to pay-as-you-go model.

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Reasons Why You Should Consider Moving to Azure in 2018

Monday, April 9th, 2018

The sole purpose of the introduction of Cloud services to business had been: to mitigate the overhead of establishing a full fledge infrastructure and its maintenance. In 2018, there are many options for businesses, like Microsoft Azure, Open Stack, Google Cloud Platform etc, when it comes to cloud computing. Businesses tend to go for hybrid solutions, if not one sole provider of IaaS. But in reality, Microsoft has developed its cloud services so versatile and cost effective with its Azure Cloud Computing services that it has become one of the most competent players in the market. Let’s have a closer look.

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Business cover for Microsoft Azure Offerings via CSP

Sunday, March 4th, 2018

Business layer for Microsoft CSP based Azure

Today we are excited to announce that MachPanel, the Microsoft Validated Hosting Control Panel offers Business management layer to Microsoft CSPs based Microsoft Azure offerings. In order to determine which Microsoft cloud solution best meets your requirements, you need to think of Microsoft Azure CSP Process Automation, service management, resource monitoring, security infrastructure, auditing, ease of deployment, future growth, billing, backup, retention, support and a bunch of other topics. If you are looking for unified interface which provides a comprehensive business life cycle for Microsoft Azure Products then MachPanel the Service Orchestration Platform (SOP) is a right choice for you.

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