What challenges do MSPs face?

Managed Service Providers (MSPs) must respond to the ever-increasing demand for bundled XaaS solutions from customers. They require complete solutions bundled and delivered as a service, payable in fixed monthly installments and, ideally, through a single supplier.  

Previously, this meant MSPs like you needed to add new people to quote, procure, provision, and manage all these processes manually using individual vendor portals. Today, thanks to greater volumes and increasing complexity, this operational inefficiency is dead weight you can’t afford to carry – and your speed to market is compromised.

Shadow IT is also an issue for customers and for MSPs – who lose out on potential business. MSPs are often unable to keep their catalogs growing at the rate they need to due to the long and costly integration work required. 

And as more MSPs make acquisitions and grow internationally, multiple new systems and processes are often introduced which impacts operational efficiency negatively.  

This means organizations often lack visibility at a central level and costs can spiral.

“Buyers … favor subscription business models because of continuous upgrades and their predictable costs and revenues.”

Jay McBain
Principle Analyst, Forrester

Joe Cicmann
Senior Analyst, Forrester

Automate Operations to Accelerate Time to Market 


Automate and standardize your XaaS procurement processes

Centralize and simplify the process of XaaS procurement, fulfillment, and provisioning to improve your efficiency and accelerate your time to market.


Expand your catalog faster

Automate and streamline the vendor onboarding process and expand your product catalog immediately. Reduce time and cost spent on integrations, maintenance, and support and cross-sell more – a direct benefit of XaaS.


Launch XaaS subscription bundles efficiently

Create unique XaaS bundled solutions such as WaaS and DaaS, combining hardware, software as a service (SaaS) and services, eliminating the hassle and complexity for your clients. Streamline the entire procurement, fulfilment and billing process – all in one place.


Unify multi-countries and multi-subsidiary operations

Gain visibility of operations and power of negotiation by unifying all your subsidiaries through a central platform, increase your geographical footprint and grow your margins with CloudBlue marketplace software.

For us, it’s revolutionary. We are able to deliver offerings as needed on demand. That’s key for our marketplace growth.”

Dirk Müller Niesser
General Manager, Bechtle

How can MSPs cut through complexity?

CloudBlue’s managed marketplace platform helps MSPs streamline operations by automating procurement and fulfilment processes.  

By cutting down on manual tasks and increasing automation, MSPs like you can concentrate on designing XaaS model bundles suited to your customer’s requirements, cross- and up-selling – and introducing new offerings to market faster than ever. 

Our extensive portfolio of market-leading 3rd party products gives you the means to expand your solution catalog easily and quickly. This also helps avoid shadow IT and keeps cost to a minimum.

According to Deloitte, cloud investments are expected to double as a percentage of information technology (IT) budgets over the next three years. With the help of CloudBlue’s platform, MSPs can unify multi-country and multi-subsidiary systems and processes.  

And by taking advantage of group-level negotiated pricing, MSPs will see cost savings and efficiencies which enable them to scale faster.

Why CloudBlue?


Your simplified subscription and billing management platform

Combine subscription-based services with your core offerings (consumables, electronic appliances, software, etc.). Support for flat-rate, tiered, pay-as-you-go or one-off billing models. CloudBlue helps you make subscription and billing management more efficient.


Use the extensive CloudBlue catalog and network

Choose from extensive portfolio of pre-integrated market-leading 3rd party products, saving you money and time. Now you can access millions of end-customers world-wide from your CloudBlue platform.


Your End-to-end As as Service platform

Do you want to use one single platform to manage vendors, suppliers, partners, and deliver a wide range of XaaS bundled offerings, both physical and digital? Welcome to the power of CloudBlue’s enterprise grade technology.


Want to learn more about how CloudBlue helps companies around the world?

CloudBlue is a hyperscale platform with hypergrowth products and services – and access to a hyperconnected ecosystem of 200+ top-selling vendors, 200+ leading brands and over 80,000 partners globally.

Read on to find out about how CloudBlue can help your XaaS business thrive in an ever-changing economy and see where our solutions can drive your growth.

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