At least it was our favorite. Until George Mellor, President and CEO of KloudReadiness, shared this version on ModernMSP.com…
On a frigid and foggy Christmas Eve, a shrewd, hardworking, good-spirited businessperson named Vincent Andrew Reseller, his friends used to call him VAR, works meticulously in his counting-house. Outside the office creaks a little sign reading “Legacy ITSP & MSP” – Jacob Marley, Reseller’s business partner, has died seven years previous. Inside the office, Reseller watches over his CFO, a poor diminutive man named Bob Cratchit who shows him the latest ledger – “Bah! Humbug!”
Reseller follows the same old routine, taking dinner in his usual tavern and returning home through the dismal, fog-blanketed streets of his town.
Reseller opens the door and trudges into his bleak quarters. He makes little effort to brighten his home: “darkness is cheap, and Reseller liked it.” As he plods up the wide staircase, Reseller, in utter disbelief, sees a subscription-based locomotive hearse climbing the stairs beside him.
The wraith that next appears tells Reseller that he has come from beyond the grave to save him from this very fate. He says that Reseller will be visited by three spirits…
What is the fate of our Scrooge of an IT services provider in the era of the cloud? Read the full story on ModernMSP.com to find out.
Thanks for the shout-out, George! Happy Holidays to all!