Authors Posts by Dan Rahko

Dan Rahko

Dan Rahko
CEO, SBT Partners
Dan Rahko is the founder and CEO of SBT Partners. His vision to reconstruct the traditional MSP model has led to tremendous success. His approach utilizes partners and best-in-class technology to create a new and improved support model—allowing SBT to concentrate exclusively on client needs. The company currently offers a full range of evolving solutions to meet the needs of its growing client base.
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Cloud Solutions Bundles for the SMB – Communication and Collaboration

Cloud solutions bundles for communication and collaboration are logically the first step for the SMB to enter the cloud. These solutions, when delivered by...
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How the Modern MSP Bundles Like a Boss

Bundling services is one of the hallmarks of a successful modern MSP. And knowing how to make bundles like a boss can have a directly...
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Cloud 101: A Primer for the SMB

Cloud computing is any technology delivered over the internet that historically has been delivered at the client site. Great – but what does that...
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SMB Crystal Ball: Finding Value in the New Cloud Paradigm

Have you noticed how dramatically the technology world is changing? It’s now all about working with the right technology partner for today’s technology. Until very...

“Are You a VAR or MSP?” Here’s Why They’re Asking.

I spend a large percentage of my day speaking with and meeting our current and potential clients. These companies are typically SMBs, ranging from...

Cloud Value for SMBs: Thriving in a Hybrid World

Let's talk cloud value. The cloud has emerged, and there isn’t a day that goes by where I don’t hear of the immense value...

Security & Business Continuity for the SMB

Information security is a multi-dimensional problem. It goes well beyond user access control to extend into areas of detection, prevention, filtering, and removal. Small and...
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SMB Cloud Benefits 101

There’s so much talk about cloud, but let’s step back for a moment to cover the basics as they relate to SMBs. Quite simply,...
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The Realities of XaaS (Everything-as-a-Service)

Since the emergence of cloud, there isn’t a day that goes by that I don’t hear, “XaaS this, XaaS that” and how everything in...
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Embracing Change: Technology vs. Cloud Solutions and the ModernMSP

For decades, we’ve lived in a “technology” world. You know that world—mainframes, min-computers, PC’s, laptops, networking gear, big software, PBX’s, etc.—all used to enable...
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The ModernMSP and Business Outcomes

In a recent article, I mentioned the importance of the ModernMSP focusing on delivering business outcomes to clients. "Business outcomes" is a fairly new concept in the...
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A Day in the Life as a Modern MSP

A few days ago I posted a blog about being a Modern Managed Services Provider (MSP). In it I gave some insights into what...
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Being a Change Agent: Modern MSPs in Perspective

The ModernMSP? What's that, and more importantly what's the value to the SMB? First, the "ModernMSP" seems to be the new unofficial title for what...