An American MSP in Paris

Greetings from DattoCon 19 Paris! I just wrapped up an amazing couple of days and want to thank Datto for organizing such a great event. From the opening remarks to the closing keynote, our time was spent learning more in those two days than six months of webinars and newsletters.

One of the things that strike me, again and again, are the challenges MSPs face at a global level. New client acquisition, building a co-managed practice, and company culture are constant themes for a good reason; you can’t have growth without them. Going from tactical solutions to deeper strategies, you can get a real sense of the IT service industry’s current state and where it’s headed.

I want to quickly highlight one area that I find extremely helpful: Peer Forums. The best part of peer forum sessions is the wide array of perspectives that I would never consider on my own. Additionally, its a free and open forum to exchange ideas and meet real thought leaders.

Thanks to Datto for putting on a great event!

Georg Dauterman is the President of Valiant Technology, a New York-based Managed Service Provider specializing in solutions for creative industries. Early in his career, Georg worked in the IT departments...

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