Managed Services have been around for more than a decade, but the landscape has changed a lot in that time. Software-only and cloud-based solutions are displacing the services clients were desperate for 10 years ago. Today, it’s not just scrappy startups transforming the marketplace.
Google is ready to bring the entire Android app store to Chrome OS, removing the need for IT departments to manage complicated applications, while bedrock corporate solutions are quickly moving to the cloud and displacing dedicated server-based applications. Office 365 is replacing Exchange servers, SaaS-based Xero and QuickBooks are taking over for old-school accounting applications, and no one would even contemplate a locally managed CRM solution at this point … Read the full post on our Unigma by Kaseya blog.