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MSP Voice Episode 57 – “Residential and Commercial” with Nate Sheen

MSP Voice Episode 57 – “Residential and Commercial” with Nate Sheen

This week I am joined by Nate Sheen out of the greater Cleveland, OH area. Nate has owned his own MSP, DataCom Technologies, for over 4 years now and having great success by focusing both on residential and commercial customers. Continue reading

MSP Voice Episode 56 – “MSP360 and Sales” with Brian Helwig

MSP Voice Episode 56 – “MSP360 and Sales” with Brian Helwig

This week I’m happy to be joined by Brian Helwig, the CEO of MSP360 (formerly CloudBerry Lab). In case you haven’t heard, CloudBerry Lab is now MSP360. Brian and I previously worked together at Veeam where we had an office next to each other. When I heard Brian was joining CloudBerry I was excited to work with him again. Continue reading

Think You’re Ready To Hire Your First Employee?

Think You’re Ready To Hire Your First Employee?

Running a one-man shop is stressful. You have to serve as head of sales, support, accounts payable and accounts receivable and more, all at once. And if the business runs solely on you, when you’re not working, you’re not making money. Even taking a sick day can set you back for the month. Continue reading

Why Are Cybercriminals Targeting MSPs?

Why Are Cybercriminals Targeting MSPs?

Whether you're an MSP or an MSSP, prioritizing security is essential — especially today, when cybercriminals are increasingly targeting MSPs as a way to get into IT systems. Indeed, despite efforts by IT security professionals to mitigate threats, more than 33 billion records are expected to be stolen by cybercriminals in 2023 alone, according to a report by Juniper Research. Continue reading

MSP Voice Episode 53 – “SECURITY” with John Kulas

MSP Voice Episode 53 – “SECURITY” with John Kulas

This week is a special episode where I have a security expert, John Kulas, join me to talk about security. John has spent a lot of time on the security side working for different companies. While he doesn’t work for an MSP he does have some great tips for MSPs (and others) when it comes to security. Continue reading

MSP Voice Episode 52 – “Diversity in Hiring” with Dawn Sizer

MSP Voice Episode 52 – “Diversity in Hiring” with Dawn Sizer

Dawn owns and runs 3rd Element Consulting in central Pennsylvania and she’s expecting some big growth this year. Some of the verticals they focus on are law enforcement and legal. Having spent time in the male-dominated tech industry, Dawn decided that it was time for her to start her own company almost 14 years ago. Continue reading

The vCIO Process: What MSPs Should Know

The vCIO Process: What MSPs Should Know

Not every business is large enough to have its own CIO, so instead of employing someone, an MSP or a contractor is oftentimes hired to fill the role. While MSPs are properly trained in the services and offerings they provide, they aren’t always well equipped to tackle the business challenges CIOs face daily. By understanding how CIOs transform businesses, managed services providers can improve the ways in which they manage technical environments and deliver business results effectively as vCIOs. Continue reading