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Advantages of Outsourcing IT Through Managed Services

As IT infrastructure is further diversified and more security threats emerge every year, many SMBs have begun to look towards outsourcing their IT tasks to MSPs.

This makes sense because MSPs allow businesses to focus on core tasks instead of resolving IT issues. Without the necessary level of experience, trying to fix IT problems on your own can actually lead to higher costs compared to letting a professional service provider take care of issues as they arise. Continue reading

5 Reasons Why MSPs Should Offer Online Managed Backup Services

why you should offer online managed backup

If you’ve already decided to start an MSP business, then you’ve made the right choice. The current market for IT managed service providers is constantly growing with more and more opportunities arising every single day.

That said, using an online backup service as an MSP is hands down one of the best ways to provide quality service to your clientele. That’s because online backup services allow you to ardently secure your clients' data by keeping reserve copies of your clients’ critical files, folders, and hard drives on a remote server or in a cloud storage platform like Amazon S3 or Microsoft Azure. Perhaps more importantly, when a service provider offers backup-as-a-service to his clients, he/she can always help to restore that data whenever the client needs it.

Securely storing your customer's data to a preferred cloud provider has numerous advantages than simply backing up the data to a local storage location. Let's take a closer look at these benefits below. Continue reading