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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Why does “100% Partner only” matter

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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OUTLOOK ISSUE – New Microsoft Direct Connect feature may prematurely connect Outlook to Office 365

SkyKick has identified the root cause of an issue related to a new Microsoft feature called Direct Connect. Some Partners have reported that customers have stopped receiving new email in their Outlook profile. 

This blog provides details on the issue - both how to avoid the issue and how to resolve it. We’ll post future updates on this issue here.

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The SkyKick billing and insights portal: Simple and powerful insights and reports for your Backup and Migration business

By Doug Handler on Jan 8, 2018

At SkyKick, our unrelenting mission is to help our partners succeed in creating and scaling vibrant cloud management practices. To achieve this, we constantly listen to and innovate on behalf of our partners. In response to partner feedback, we are excited to launch the SkyKick Billing & Insights Portal as another enabler for your business success. 

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On-Demand Webinar Library - Learn how other Partners are using Office 365 Cloud Migration & Backup to grow their business

By Courtney Gold on Jan 3, 2018

Here at SkyKick we strive to provide relevant and helpful content that empowers IT solution providers to build  more successful cloud businesses. Not only do we offer extensive technical content in our Help Center, we now host more live webinars on topics requested by you, our partners. Many of these live webinars include SkyKick Partners who share their insights and success in growing their cloud business with SkyKick.

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Top tips for your first SkyKick migration project

By Lee Ramse on Dec 29, 2017

If you’re new to SkyKick, we’re glad you’re here and look forward to helping you build and scale your cloud business. As a Senior Technical Account Manager, I have had the opportunity to help lots of partners successfully plan and complete their first migration projects. I have also helped many partners get their projects back on track. In most of those cases, following a few simple tips upfront could have saved the partner time and effort during their first project.

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5 essential elements to running a successful Cloud solutions company

By Ken Jackson on Dec 18, 2017

It was exciting for SkyKick to see one of its great partners, OnPar Technologies, win Microsoft’s 2017 US SMB East Region Partner of the Year at this year’s Inspire. OnPar Technologies, founded in 2007, is a cloud first, full service Microsoft partner who is dedicated to delivering transformative technology solutions that help businesses prosper in the digital age. We sat down with Donna Hall, the Director of Business Development at OnPar Technologies, to create a webinar focused on learning how they’ve streamlined their business both internally and to customers to achieve such success. 

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