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Richard Tubb: Why You Should Standardise Your MSP Offer

Richard Tubb: Why You Should Standardise Your MSP Offer

Before I ran my own Managed Service Provider (MSP) business, I worked in corporate IT.

I worked for some large organisations like Ernst & Young, GE Capital and the NHS.

One lesson I learned in these corporate environments was the value of standardisation and scalability. Continue reading

General Backup Retention and Scheduling Considerations

General Backup Retention and Scheduling Considerations

Backup is one of the most important business processes in IT and should be approached with care. The choice between different retention policy and scheduling scenarios should be made according to your business needs.

In this article we’ve prepared essential retention considerations and assets, which will help you to setup your backups right. Continue reading

MSP’s Guide on How to Get the First Clients

MSP’s Guide on How to Get the First Clients

The MSP market is more competitive than ever before. With the current array of providers, crafting a unique competitive advantage and differentiating your services from those of others can be a significant challenge. You may have determined how to start a managed services company, but the next major hurdle and question you face is: How do I get managed services clients? Continue reading

Geo-Redundancy Clash: Amazon S3, Microsoft Azure Blob and Google Cloud Storage

Geo-Redundancy Clash: Amazon S3, Microsoft Azure Blob and Google Cloud Storage

Want to take advantage of geo-redundant storage but are unsure where to start? This article is for you. Below, we compare AWS replication across regions, Azure storage geo-redundancy and the data replication features available on Google Cloud Storage. Continue reading

MSP’s Bundling Guide: How to Build Your Offer

MSP’s Bundling Guide: How to Build Your Offer

How you package and price your offerings plays a key role in determining the success of your managed services business over the long haul. Finding a perfect balance between your package and your pricing can be quite challenging and confusing, especially when you start reviewing all the possible approaches you could take and services you could include in the offer. Continue reading