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Karen Turtle

Karen Turtle

Karen Turtle is the editor and content manager at Cloudmore. She joined in 2018 and is the company’s newest cloud evangelist. Karen covers topics from; the evolution of the subscription economy, to shadow IT, to basically everything on anything-as-a-service.

Recent Posts by Karen Turtle:

by Karen Turtle, on 14-Jun-2019 11:08:19

Subscriptions are becoming ubiquitous, to the extent that probably everyone reading this first line (and their families) are signed up to at least one subscription service. Businesses love subscriptions because …

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Topics:self-serviceBilling & PricingSubscription managementRecurring revenue

by Karen Turtle, on 04-Jun-2019 13:42:09

"Because a high percentage of the revenue of a subscription-based business is recurring, its value will be up to eight times that of a comparable business with very little recurring …

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Topics:Subscription managementRecurring revenue

by Karen Turtle, on 20-May-2019 16:47:01

ERP solutions were the magic bullet technology that promised to integrate and streamline company operations from end-to-end, but the original ERP designers definitely didn’t predict the current subscription trend. Enterprise …

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Topics:Business processingSubscription management

by Karen Turtle, on 13-May-2019 17:31:47

Meeting the Microsoft Direct CSP requirements doesn’t have to be a headache. Even if your deadline is looming, Cloudmore has you covered. The 2019 countdown is well underway for many …

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Topics:Cloud BrokerageCSPCSP SetupBusiness processing

by Karen Turtle, on 08-May-2019 11:09:27

The transition to subscriptions doesn’t have to be a big-bang move. Here are some of the things you need to consider before making the change. Next year all new entrants …

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Topics:Subscription management

by Karen Turtle, on 03-May-2019 12:11:05

More companies are choosing to offer subscriptions because of the potential for better long-term customer relationships, easier sales and higher profits. Subscriptions have taken on a brand-new lease of life in …

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Topics:Subscription management

by Karen Turtle, on 05-Apr-2019 15:45:49

Nine in ten customers now expect a self-service portal. Accordingly, an increasing number of businesses are delivering this as standard. Here are three ways Cloudmore’s self-service portal can benefit you and your customers …

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Topics:Customer Self Service

by Karen Turtle, on 01-Apr-2019 12:48:22

The commoditization of IT continues to be a challenge for many Managed Service Providers (MSPs) as they battle against relentless pricing competition that gradually erodes profit margins. And yet, the demand …

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Topics:Managed Service Provider

by Karen Turtle, on 26-Mar-2019 14:44:41

Shadow IT (also known as rogue or stealth IT) is hardware and software that is used within an organization without explicit approval from management. The guilty parties fuelling the rapid proliferation …

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Topics:cloud management platformmulticloudShadow ITOrganizations

by Karen Turtle, on 18-Mar-2019 17:54:47

Cloudmore is much more than a mean, lean billing and provisioning machine. The Cloudmore platform is expertly designed to help businesses scale large. Anything can be sold and managed in …

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Topics:CSP

by Karen Turtle, on 28-Feb-2019 16:55:20

Subscriptions are infiltrating every aspect of our daily lives, and the introduction has been both gradual and subtle. I, for one, am signed up to three subscriptions, which turns out …

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Topics:Subscription management

by Karen Turtle, on 27-Feb-2019 12:21:16

“All cloud use at NASA shall be MANAGED cloud use,” wrote the space agency’s chief technology officer, Ray O’Brien in mantra-like fashion back in 2016. By this point NASA had saved over US$103 million in software after implementing a new asset management program to harness its profligate …

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Topics:cloud management platformcloud managementcloud automationCloud Computing

by Karen Turtle, on 13-Feb-2019 10:24:25

Two decades ago the definition of a good customer experience was strikingly different to how we describe it today. Automation has revolutionized the buyer journey and is turning the practice …

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by Karen Turtle, on 11-Feb-2019 17:38:20

Allister Moore has a 20-year track record of working with clients in emerging mobile and SaaS-based industries. He has extensive experience training technical support teams and has led the implementation …

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