Pitching your new Cloud Service Model

Many cloud providers get hung up on highlighting the bells and whistles of their infrastructure and overlook the benefits their cloud service models can offer to their potential customers. In many cases, potential customers know that they need a cloud solution, but don’t know why or how to best utilize it for their unique business needs. Paying attention to your customers’ pain points and addressing those in your sales pitch is the easiest way to help them visualize how cloud infrastructure can augment their current business practices.

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How to Use the Cloud: Preparing your Marketing Plan

Preparing a marketing plan for your new cloud solutions will be the essence of your campaign for selling. Creating a comprehensive campaign that outlines the benefits of your solution for your customers will help facilitate understanding of your product and, eventually simplify and encourage adoption.

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How to Use Cloud: 5 Ways to Prepare your Leadership Team

Launching a new product is a big undertaking, to say the least. It can come with stress and confusion, but it doesn’t have to. With careful planning and communication, you can smoothly and effectively lead your team to a successful new product implementation. This post is specifically for management personnel preparing their team to sell cloud resources to their customers, and discusses the importance of leadership commitment to your team throughout the new product implementation process. 

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How to use the Cloud: 3 Steps to Measure your ROI

This series has shown you how to choose a cloud environment that suits your needs, prepare for implementation and how to secure your environment, but one of the most important business tools when deciding how to use the cloud is measurement of ROI. Determining this for your cloud can be challenging because there are so many cloud variables and so many potential uses that affect the outcome of your result.

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How to Use Cloud: 5 Ways to Prepare for a Cloud Environment

The decision to purchase a cloud environment is exciting and new. Previous blog posts this month have provided guidelines for how to use the cloud environment, choosing the correct cloud and how to secure your resources. You’ve chosen a vendor and are ready to implement, but there are always those lingering questions. What if the deployment doesn’t go smoothly? What if your applications aren’t executed correctly? This article gives you five easy ways to begin preparing for your cloud environment before you implement.

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