Top 12 reasons to partner with IT Cloud Solutions (

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  1.  Make Money: Generate increased recurring revenues by selling Microsoft cloud solutions, cloud backup solutions, and AV along with value-added services.
  2. Save Money: Get the products and services you need without straining your IT resources. has the best possible margins in Canada for cloud solutions, including Office 365, so partners can adopt the latest technologies without breaking the bank.
  3.  Accelerate Time to Market: Enjoy all the advantages of ca’s relationship with Microsoft as an authorized 2-Tier distributor (formerly known as an Indirect Provider), for indirect CSPs in Canada. Enter the market faster without having to meet Microsoft’s strict CSP DIRECT criteria.
  4. Keep it Simple: Eliminate the stress of Microsoft’s requirement to sell at least 5,000 new Office 365 seats each year and having to maintain at least one Gold Productivity Competency. Buy directly from and sell at the profit you choose.
  5. Gain Recognition:’s marketing department creates hundreds of templates that are made available for free to partners. Bills sent to clients, at the request of partners, contain upfront client brand identifiers, such as logos and taglines.
  6. Save on Licensing: There are no upfront licensing costs and there is no long-term commitment. With Office 365, for example, partners pay for the number of licenses required and are free to scale up or down as it suits their business needs.
  7. Get Training: offers a full training orientation of services, including MOOC Office 365, an e-learning education/training platform that helps partners maximize the adoption of Office 365 solutions.
  8. Maintain Autonomy: As the point of contact for product, services, and support, partners own the relationship with the end customer and are in a position to layer on value-adds like managed services.
  9. Ensure Backup:’s online backup service for files, folders, databases, and virtual machines features 100 per cent proactive supervision and verification. Professional technicians issue a daily report by email and, at the partner’s direction, will send it to the partner and/or client. Technicians will also call the partner and/or client on behalf of the partner if a problem occurs. Again, the point of contact is at the partner’s discretion.
  10. Store Data Safely: For cloud backups, replicates and transmits data securely to two separate centres located in Canada. Recovering data through the Canadian cloud is unlimited and free.
  11. Access Support: The easy to use web portal makes it simple to add new clients and products, make sales, and get support. Expert technicians are available either by email or phone 24/7.
  12. Combine Business Continuity and Productivity: Planning for what could happen is easier than recovering from what did happen. uses the complete StorageCraft solution, from endpoint data protection to cloud recovery, creating a purpose-built appliance solution called REPLICA to ensure that all partners’ customers can recover from a disruptive event.



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