A toast to partnership and innovation - top improvements for Partners in 2018

A SkyKick partnership is a two-way relationship, when you become a SkyKick Partner we become your Partner as well. And as your Partner, we'll do everything we can to help your business succeed.

SkyKick’s 100% partner-only business model means our success is entirely dependent on the success of our Partners. We see our Partners as true collaborators and work with them to innovate across product and business strategy; leading to even greater success in the cloud.

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IT Nation Connect 2018 ReCap

By Mary Kelly Rich on Nov 19, 2018

Less than 2 weeks ago SkyKick headed to Orlando Florida for IT Nation Connect (formerly called IT Nation). Our hosts, ConnectWise, threw yet another epic week of keynotes, engaging sessions, Partner meetings and dare we mention a few great parties. The theme this year was Connect Everything, with sessions and keynotes ranging from a look at how technology connects us to why and how MSPs can ensure the security of this technology.

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Research shows why SkyKick partners are 2X as profitable and 94% will recommend SkyKick to their peers

At SkyKick, our north star is enabling IT partners to build more successful cloud practices and accelerate their profitability. That’s why a just-released research whitepaper by AMI-Partners hit close to home. The study researched over 100 MSPs to find patterns in how some are achieving faster growth and profitability in the cloud than others. We found several of the report’s findings to be both rewarding and highly aligned with what we hear from partners. Particularly including that 95% of partners using SkyKick solutions report a material increase in profitability when compared to other...

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The role of Cloud Backup in Office 365

Cloud Backup is becoming a critical component within the cloud management service mix of most IT Solution Providers. Since business continuity and data protection are of paramount importance in a successful MSP practice, this blog seeks to:

  • Share a factual view of the various threats and underlying risks to data in the cloud.
  • Clarify the role of an Office 365 backup solution in a spectrum of related data protection approaches like BCDR, Archiving and Legal Hold.
  • Describe how SkyKick Cloud Backup fits the data protection needs for the customer, while creating more recurring revenue streams...
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Magnitech Solutions Partner Spotlight

By Ken Jackson on Mar 6, 2018

The team of IT experts at Magnitech Solutions, Inc. in Naperville, Illinois prides itself on providing “white glove” service to clients, who get to enjoy all of the benefits of working with an enterprise-strength IT department but at a fraction of the cost. Their  managed IT services include -site and remote support, cloud services, project work, virtual CIO and more, providing clients a single point of contact to address all of their IT issues.

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Platte River Networks Partner Spotlight

By Ken Jackson on Feb 21, 2018

David DeCamillis, VP of Sales & Marketing at Denver’s Platte River Networks, cringes at the word “outsource.” When it comes to describing the firms’ relationships with its customers, he feels that “insource” is more accurate.

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Help us help you complete more successful migration projects

By Greg Bobgan on Feb 20, 2018

Our passion at SkyKick is empowering partners to be more successful in the cloud. That includes providing the most accurate, helpful, timely information and instructions to perform successful migration projects and scale a migration practice.

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6 Questions to make sure you are using the right SkyKick Office 365 email migration tool

By Greg Bobgan on Jan 23, 2018

Using the right tool for any job makes everything better. There is no more sense using a nail gun to hang a single picture on the wall than to build an entire house with no power tools at all. The same is true with Office 365 Email Migrations. That’s why SkyKick offers both Data-Only and Full-Suite Migration applications.

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Use SkyKick Discovery Services to win more Office 365 email migration business

When I was an IT Partner, I performed over 200 Office 365 migrations, and just about every project had its own unique variables. In many cases, these impacted the scope of the project, and if they were discovered after the statement of work (SOW) was completed, they had the potential to increase costs, resulting in either reduced profitability, customer dissat, or both.

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What does “100% Partner only” mean

By Ken Jackson on Jan 23, 2018

SkyKick builds cloud products to empower IT providers, by creating the most powerful and easy-to-use cloud management products for our industry. In short, our business model relies on our Partners and, ultimately, their success in serving their customers.

Since our focus is not split between customers and partners, we’re able to build and deploy platforms that increase Partners’ success in the cloud.  Here are some areas in which our partner-only focus shines and why it should matter to you.  

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