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MigrationWiz Licenses

MigrationWiz Licenses

MigrationWiz Licenses: An Option for Every Project Data migrations are not one-size-fits-all. A large university will have different migration needs than a start-up e-commerce company or mid-size...

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In Memoriam: SQL Server 2005

In Memoriam: SQL Server 2005

SQL Server 2005, age 11, passed away on April 12, 2016 at Microsoft HQ. It was the father of several versions of itself, including versions 2008, 2012, 2014 and 2016—not to mention Azure SQL. Born...

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Unlocking Added Value with TSS

Unlocking Added Value with TSS

At BitTitan, customer and partner success is our top priority. That’s why we have the most extensive knowledge base available, including detailed guides, videos, and webinars. We also have a team...

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December Product Update

December Product Update

At BitTitan we’re looking forward to helping you streamline even more migrations in 2021. That’s why we want to keep you up to date on our latest product updates for Microsoft migration support....

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Why Use Microsoft Teams?

Why Use Microsoft Teams?

Why Use Microsoft Teams? Collaboration and teamwork are how business gets done. More and more businesses have dispersed teams. They’re spread across multiple offices and satellites, and extend to...

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Recapping ESPC 2019!

The 2019 European SharePoint, Office 365, & Azure Conference (ESPC) 2019 in Prague opened with a spectacular fire-dance performance. Then, Jeff Teper, Microsoft CVP of Office 365, took the stage...

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May 2019 Product Release Notes

May 2019 Product Release Notes

Product Release Notes contain information about updates, upgrades and new features for BitTitan solutions and services. For the most current information, visit the Product Announcements section in...

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Inspire 2018 Recap: What You Missed

Want to learn more about new features for MigrationWiz or MSPComplete demoed at Inspire? Stay tuned for coming product updates from BitTitan next month! And just like that, another Microsoft Inspire...

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Inspire 2018: What You Need to Know

There are a few things you can count on every July: Independence Day, high temperatures, and the largest partner event of the year: Microsoft Inspire! 2018’s event will be hosted in Las Vegas at the...

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Sneak Peek: DattoCon 2018

Got plans next week? The BitTitan team will be beating the heat in Austin for Datto’s annual user conference, DattoCon! Over 1,500 MSPs will be in attendance for technical sessions, business best...

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May Product Release Notes

May Product Release Notes

Product Release Notes contain information about updates, upgrades and new features for BitTitan solutions and services. For the most current information, visit the Product Announcements section in...

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PowerShell for MigrationWiz

PowerShell for MigrationWiz

Did you know that BitTitan offers PowerShell support for MigrationWiz?  Speed up migration execution and experience easier migration project management in MigrationWiz. Unfamiliar with PowerShell?...

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Begun The Cloud War Has!

Begun The Cloud War Has!

The Cloud War?! It’s not quite as dramatic as Yoda ominously announcing the start of the Clone Wars. It's legacy vendors and distributors (who rely on channel partners for a huge amount of their...

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The Gross Profit Challenge

The Gross Profit Challenge

What obstacles do value-added resellers, IT solution providers and managed service providers face? The old profit pools are shrinking, and if you’re a leading channel company you are under pressure...

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The Five Stages Of VAR Grief

The Five Stages Of VAR Grief

It is traumatic to lose what once was, a loved one, a cherished pet or that great pair of blue jeans. It’s an undesired change in our lives. Many VARs, IT Solution Providers (ITSPs) and Managed...

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Cloud 101: A Primer for the SMB

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 mean? The cloud has been a buzzword for a few years...

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Tech News Haikus

Tech News Haikus

Regarding Google's Alexa-powered CoWatch, a smartwatch for Android Wear... More than just the time: Personal secretary, Now upon your wrist. Regarding Groups, Snapchat's new functionality to...

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Should MSPs Invest in Azure?

Should MSPs Invest in Azure?

"The opportunities in Azure are endless. There’s so many different things that Azure can do, and there’s so many partnerships that Microsoft keeps creating, and options that are going to be...

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SMB Value from the ModernMSP

SMB Value from the ModernMSP

Being a modern MSP means understanding the SMB value you provide. Small and medium-sized businesses, now more than ever, need MSPs to help them navigate through the different services and solutions...

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Video: Always Sunny with Automation

Video: Always Sunny with Automation

A work-life without automation for your daily processes can feel like a horror movie. The rattling noise of your fingers rapidly clamoring on the keyboard, the migraine brewing in the back of your...

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ModernMSP Gives Thanks…

ModernMSP Gives Thanks…

Thanksgiving is officially upon us. ModernMSP staff would like to share a few things we’re thankful for this year. Let’s start with the IoT hackers. Thanks for releasing the internet back to us...

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Embracing the New Norm

Embracing the New Norm

Integrated cloud services are altering the way businesses consume IT services. This is especially true for enterprises that are opting to build out cloud-as-a-service solutions rather than investing...

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SMB Fear of the Cloud

SMB Fear of the Cloud

Major business changes can be a scary. For small/mid-sized businesses (SMBs), deviating from the status quo can be exceptionally worrisome. This Halloween we wanted to help explain away a few of the...

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School Bus Figure 8 and Innovation

Today's guest blogger is Jeff Salanco of Tech Data Cloud. A race track by our office has this thing, a spectacle of sorts…it’s called “School Bus Figure 8 Racing.” Pretty self-explanatory…school...

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SMB Cloud Benefits 101

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, cloud computing means that on-premises IT systems, applications, and...

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Dear VAR, We’re Through.

Dear VAR, We’re Through.

If VARs aren’t talking Cloud with their customers, it doesn’t mean their customers aren’t talking about it. In a recent LinkedIn post, Shane Zide of CDW Cloud Portfolio shares a clever anecdote of...

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Five Steps to Cloud Adoption

Five Steps to Cloud Adoption

Are you a trusted advisor to your customers? (You might have heard that it’s one of the hallmarks of a Modern MSP). Being a trusted advisor is about more than giving advice—it’s about knowing your...

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The One-Percent Club

The One-Percent Club

It’s one thing to think about the future; it’s another to be living it. Now is the time to start living in it. In a recent blog, Dan Rahko of SBT Partners describes three areas of focus that make a...

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WPC 2016: That’s a Wrap, Eh!

Everyone felt it in the air: WPC "got real" this year. It was the most epic WPC we've ever experienced, regardless of the fact we got to party with Hodor. IT service providers have an amazing...

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WPC 2016: Day 2 Rocks!

More awesomeness is still going on in Toronto! We had a great second day at THE BIG EVENT! Here’s your zip-zap recap of WPC from Monday, July 11. We’re in the thick of the events, which include...

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WPC 2016: BitTitan Has Arrived!

WPC is finally here! And we can’t wait to share some of our highlights with you! Here's your first daily recap from Sunday, July 10th at WPC in Toronto. We had a day full of hustle and bustle,...

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A BitTitan Guide to Toronto: Part 2

In yesterday’s post we looked at some nearby attractions—some for diving deeper into discussions, and some for just getting away from work. Today’s recommendations are all about the belly. Whether...

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A BitTitan Guide to Toronto: Part 1

You've sauntered off the plane to be met by the warm Toronto breeze; welcome to WPC! Microsoft chose the Metro Toronto Convention Centre (MTCC) to host its biggest partner event of the year. Let's...

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Automate Everything

Automate Everything

"If you can fully automate everything, I mean, it would save so much time," says Matt Ryrie of Betach Solutions Inc. in the video above. He's not wrong. The excitement Ryrie has for automation is...

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MSPs Talk: Turning the Page to Cloud

MSPs Talk: Turning the Page to Cloud

The cloud. Either you’re already embracing it as an IT consultant or Microsoft partner, or you know you should and haven’t had the time to make a strategy to focus on it. What’s the best approach?...

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BitTitan Did It Again!

BitTitan Did It Again!

The polls have closed and the 425 Magazine readers have spoken.  For the second year in a row, BitTitan is named Best Medium-sized Business AND Best Office Space for 2016’s The Best of 425. Awards...

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BitTitan Turns 9 Today!

BitTitan Turns 9 Today!

Today marks the 9th anniversary since our fearless leader Geeman Yip decided he was going to create BitTitan and change the cloud business forever! I guess that means, happy birthday to us!

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