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Synaxon gives greater voice to MSPs

The channel services group will be listening more to its managed service focused members to make sure it is heading in the right strategic direction

Channel services group Synaxon has set up a managed services advisory board to help the organisation keep heading in the right strategic direction.

The board will represent the group's SynMSP members and will act as a voice for those managed service players. Five members will be on the advisory board, which will meet every quarter, with the first gathering set for next month.

Derek Jones, managing director of Synaxon UK, said that getting the views of the MSP community would ensure that the organisation was following the right strategy.

“Bringing representatives of the SynMSP membership together on a regular basis will help them and us ensure we are moving in the right direction and focusing our efforts in the right areas," he said.

"Managed services are already an important contributor to the business of most resellers and that’s only going to get stronger. We see SynMSP becoming a much bigger area of a focus for our team. The Advisory Board will very much dictate how quickly we drive the whole programme," he added.

The advisory board

•    Martin Bannister, Kogo
•    Tom Morton, 127 Solutions
•    Steve Webster, Neticonic
•    Anthony Lay, AML Midlands
•    Mike Hoffman, Drum Brae

One of those appointed to the advisory board, Martin Bannister, managing director of Kogo, said that it was important that the views of the community could be heard.

"It’s great that Synaxon UK has decided to give the members a way to provide regular input into the shape and direction of future plans in such a pro-active and positive way. It will make sure that the SynMSP programme stays on track and aligned with the priorities of its members," he said.

The SynMSP membership category is designed both for established MSPs and those looking to increase the services side of their business. It is open to all members and provides resources and support to help resellers grow their managed services sales and drive higher levels of customer satisfaction.

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