As-A-Service

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Need an End-to-End Cloud Software Solution? simPRO Could Be It

simPRO – provider of SaaS (software as a service), has 17 years of success in verticals like electrical, security and much more.

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Video Collaboration Projects Don’t Have to End: Switching to Managed Equipment

Video collaboration projects shouldn’t end so soon — but they don’t have to if AV integrators wisely use a business model focused on managed equipment.

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This Illusory Clause in Most AV Contracts Is Completely Unenforceable

AV contractors should take note of discrepancies between equipment lists and the narrative listed in AV service contracts.

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2 Ways to Make More Money as an AV Integrator

Pro AV profitability isn’t as easy anymore. AV integrators need to sell service contracts and do more to differentiate themselves from larger competitors.

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4 Ways to Jumpstart Service Revenue in 2019

Almo Professional A/V suggests four fairly easy and organic steps AV integration firms can take to jumpstart their service revenue in 2019.

Carousel Cloud is a cloud-based digital signage platform from Carousel Digital Signage

Carousel Digital Signage Launches SaaS Cloud-based Digital Signage

The subscription-based software-as-a-service (SaaS) Carousel Cloud is a cloud-based digital signage platform from Carousel Digital Signage matches on-premise functionality and enhances Apple TV networks.

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22 Tips You Missed Because You Weren’t at CI Summit 2018 (But, OK, You Can Read Them Now)

CI Summit 2018, part of Total Tech Summit 2018, had integrator panelists sharing tips on selling managed services, boosting profitability and seizing new AV opportunities. Here are 22 takeaways.

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The Misguided Reason Companies Don’t Transition to Managed Services

It’s not a good reason to ignore that managed services or as-a-service revenue is vital to a sustainable business, but the excuse suggested at NSCA’s 2018 Pivot to Profit is probably right.

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When You Don’t Have AV Service Revenue, THIS Happens

Most businesses understand that AV service revenue or recurring revenue is beneficial, but it’s increasingly vital for these reasons.

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Integrators Should Strive for ‘Product Independence,’ But Do They?

A CI webinar and NSCA’s upcoming Pivot to Profit would be good starts for integration firms looking to earn more service revenue and rely less on product related revenue.