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Backup Infrastructure Safety Considerations for MSPs

Backup Infrastructure Safety Considerations for MSPs

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

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MSP Voice Episode 69 – “Self Made” with Andrew Lassise

MSP Voice Episode 69 – “Self Made” with Andrew Lassise

Andrew started off with a degree in finance in 2009. Unfortunately, because of the recession, he had to switch gears and focus on IT instead of finance. He found a position at a company doing break-fix remotely and then was approached by some friends about starting their own IT company. Continue reading

MSSP Is a Hard Nut. Think About the Alliance

MSSP Is a Hard Nut. Think About the Alliance

According to the 2019 Cost of Cybercrime Study report by Accenture & Ponemon, the world economy is at risk of losing $US5.2 trillion globally over the next five years to cyber attacks. To avoid becoming a statistic in today’s dangerous cybersecurity landscape, more and more businesses are seeking ways to improve their security posture. Continue reading

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MSP Voice Episode 68 – “Clients, not Customers” with Thomas O’Brien

MSP Voice Episode 68 – “Clients, not Customers” with Thomas O’Brien

This week I welcome Thomas O’Brien with IDEOLITY to the show. Thomas is in the Kansas City area and has been in business since 1988. While it took Thomas and his partners about 3 years to settle on IT services, they have been going strong ever since. In 2008 they changed the name of the company to IDEOLITY to better reflect what they do and it’s also much shorter than the previous name. Continue reading

Here’s How You Can Transition Your Break-Fix Clients to Managed Services

Here’s How You Can Transition Your Break-Fix Clients to Managed Services

All successful MSP business models are built on recurring revenue streams. When starting out, most MSPs typically have a large number of break-fix customers. This means they only make money when their client has an IT problem and something needs fixing.  Continue reading

Must-Have Security Certifications for MSSPs

Must-Have Security Certifications for MSSPs

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

Guide to MSP Internal Documentation: Principles and Practices

Guide to MSP Internal Documentation: Principles and Practices

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