Woburn, Massachusetts – (The Hosting News) – December 11, 2006 – A VARBusiness NetSeminar, featuring Keith G. Schiehl, President and Founder of Rent-A-Geek Computer Services, and Craig Valentine Brenner, CEO of New England Data Services, will take place on December 13, at 2:00pm ET / 11:00am PT.
The discussion on how to successfully transition from low-margin, unpredictable income to high-margin, recurring revenue with a managed services business, will be moderated by VARBusiness Senior Editor Shelley Solheim. The NetSeminar will also feature Sean Ellis, VP of Marketing for LogMeIn, Inc.
Many IT service providers are turning to a managed services model as a way to expand their business and offset shrinking margins in hardware and software markets. Two individuals who lead their companies in this transition will demystify the process. The discussion will include: – What exactly defines a managed service provider; – What it takes to succeed in the managed services market; and – How to grow and still maintain high profit levels despite increased expenses.
New England Data Services (NEDS), provides automated managed service for the small and medium sized business. NEDS specializes in managing the most common Internet technologies in use in business today. With their unique “micro-datacenter” design and rock-solid engineering, NEDS’ goal is to bring world-class Internet operations to smaller business owners at a price they can afford.
Rent-A-Geek Computer Services of Canada is a leading technology services firm supporting a worldwide client base through its remote on-line technical support service, Click-A-Geek. The privately-held company, established in 1998, reports annual revenue growth in excess of 500% and a customer base that is expanding in both numbers and scope across North America, Europe, Asia and Australia. In addition, its mobile technicians, known as ”Geeks,” provide on- site computer support to local businesses and residents in the Okanagan Valley of British Columbia where the company is based.
LogMeIn, Inc. offers remote connectivity services to more than ten million users. The LogMeIn family includes LogMeIn Free, LogMeIn Pro, LogMeIn Rescue, LogMeIn IT Reach, LogMeIn Backup and LogMeIn Scout. These, along with RemotelyAnywhere and LogMeIn Hamachi provide secure remote access, support and administration to mobile professionals, helpdesk and system administrators worldwide. LogMeIn, Inc. is based in Woburn, MA with European headquarters in Budapest, Hungary.
To learn more about registration for the NetSeminar, please visit: http://cmpnetseminars.com.
For more information about LogMeIn, Inc., please visit: www.LogMeIn.com.
To learn more about Rent-A-Geek Computer Services, please visit: www.RentAGeek.com.