Managing one server can be complicated enough, but what if you have multiple platforms to protect? Multi-server platforms are more common as we transition to an environment of highly distributed, cloud-based platforms. As we move further, multi-tenancy is becoming the new black when it comes to digital ecosystems. Continue reading
The cybersecurity skills gap is one of the major factors driving continued demand for MSSP offerings. While this creates more revenue for companies delivering managed security services, it also means that these MSSPs have to develop internal capabilities and train their employees on critical cybersecurity skills needed to effectively deliver their services. Continue reading
Clear internal documentation helps managed service providers to offer a consistent level of support to their clients. It is a baseline for team education and new-employee onboarding. It also helps to ensure the same high standards across your company. Continue reading
So you’re an MSP, and you want to add Security-as-a-Service, or SECaaS, to your offerings. Or, maybe you’re starting a new managed services business and want to focus on security from the start — which would make you a managed security services provider or MSSP. Continue reading
This week’s guest is Phillip Poarch with Tolar Systems out of Abilene, TX. Tolar has been in business since 1999 where they started with high-end consulting. In 2012 they switched over to the MSP model. Phillip has been with Tolar since 2012, the same year the changed their model. Continue reading
There’s no denying the fact that selling managed security services can be hard. But it’s also critical if you want to run a successful MSP business that includes security offerings.
Below, we walk through common challenges that MSPs face in selling this type of service, then identify solutions. Continue reading
Together with MSP360 Managed Backup and Wasabi Hot Storage, Abbeycomp IT Solutions, a London-Based MSP, has successfully implemented a simple, secure and cost-efficient backup solution for its clients that supports over 400 terabytes of data. Are you facing a similar challenge? Read on to learn how Abbeycomp solved it in our success story.
In recent times, there has been greater demand for security services, especially as the cybersecurity landscape continues to evolve and grow more dangerous. Adding managed security services to your MSP offerings is a great way to generate more revenue and provide additional value to your clients. Continue reading
Whether you're a managed services provider (MSP) looking to transition into a managed security services provider (MSSP) or plan to launch a new MSSP business without having worked previously as an MSP, there are a variety of tools and you'll need to power your operations. This article offers a comprehensive overview of those tools, and the various types of MSSP service categories they cover. Continue reading
Many administrators know their IT-infrastructure front-to-back. Some will even tell you stories about how they have dreams about the network layout. That’s great, but it can create problems when an admin moves on to a new job and leaves a company behind. The new admins are left scrambling to figure out how to administer the infrastructure, network, authentication and so on. Continue reading
Swag is not really a new idea. The technique is time-tested, and still delivers impressive results, even for contemporary businesses such as Managed Service Providers (MSPs).
As an MSP, you can use swag to publicize your brand, promote your business on IT conferences and build relationships with existing and potential clients.