NEDS CEO Craig Valentine Brenner LIVE on FREE VARBusiness Net Seminar Wednesday, December 13th.

Register now at for this FREE interactive VARBusiness Net Seminar on Wednesday, December 13th, 2006 at 2pm ET / 11am PT entitled: “When Managed Services Become Unmanageable: How to Avoid the Traps.”

[ClickPress, Thu Dec 07 2006] NEDS (New England Data Services) CEO Craig Valentine Brenner, an accomplished entrepreneur with over 10 years of experience in the successful launch and management of high growth technology businesses, will be a featured guest on the LIVE VARBusiness Net Seminar on Wednesday, December 13th, 2006 at 2pm ET / 11am PT.

IT service providers are invited to register now at, for this FREE interactive seminar entitled: “When Managed Services Become Unmanageable: How to Avoid the Traps.”

This VARBusiness NetSeminar, sponsored by remote support solutions provider, LogMeIn, Inc. CRN and VARBusiness, will feature Brenner live, with Keith Schiehl, President, Rent-A-Geek joining in by phone, for a discussion moderated by VARBusiness Senior Editor Shelley Solheim.

In this NetSeminar, IT service providers who have grown a managed services practice will share their secrets for how to successfully transition from low-margin, unpredictable income to high-margin, recurring revenue.

As many IT service providers, turn to a managed services model as a way to expand their business and offset shrinking margins in hardware and software markets, a lot of uncertainty remains around what exactly defines a managed service provider and what it takes to succeed in the managed services market.

But as IT service providers tap into this market and build their customer base, they’re faced with a catch 22: as their business grows, their costs also grow. They’re caught in a quagmire of overhead, billing and personnel hires required to run the business. How can IT service providers grow and still maintain high profit levels? (And should they grow at all?).

NEDS CEO Brenner, who has been at the helm of NEDS since it’s inception, has been actively involved in the start-up of several Internet and service companies both as an investor and executive, and currently serves on the Advisory Board of the MSPAlliance, the International Association of Managed Service Providers.

NetSeminars are FREE one-hour seminars, broadcast live on the Web with streaming audio and video. Each event provides a fully interactive learning environment, an educational presentation and features online polling, and a real-time question and answer session with the speakers. Additionally, the live event is archived for future on-demand/convenience use. All are tailored towards the unique needs the Solution Provider audience.

About NEDS
NEDS is a leading provider of automated managed service for small and medium sized business. NEDS specializes in managing the most common Internet technologies in use in business today. With their unique “micro-datacenter” design and rock-solid engineering, NEDS brings world-class Internet operations to smaller business owners at a price they can afford.

The main office of New England Data Services Holdings, LLC is located at 305 Winter Street in Waltham, MA 02454.For more information about NEDS please visit, email, or call 781.419.4200.

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