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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

Sysadmin’s Guide to Network Services

Sysadmin’s Guide to Network Services

Network administrators utilize services every day to make their lives easier. These network services run on the application layer of the OSI model and above. Services, when configured and administered correctly, can automate administrative processes and do work that may in the past have had to do manually. 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

5 Critical Cybersecurity Tips for SMBs in 2020

5 Critical Cybersecurity Tips for SMBs in 2020

If you run a small business, you might not think that you are a priority target for hackers. But you'd be wrong. 

Small and Medium-Sized Businesses (SMBs) are among the most frequent target for cyber attacks. Even the smallest business holds a wealth of personal information on customers, employees, and other businesses. In addition, SMBs are at greater risk for cyber attacks because they tend to be easier targets, and don’t always have the resources that larger organizations can deploy to protect themselves. Continue reading

MSP Voice Episode 62 – “Joining the Franchise” with Matt Lewis

MSP Voice Episode 62 – “Joining the Franchise” with Matt Lewis

Matt Lewis is a technician for CMIT Solutions of Cincinnati, Northeast. Matt has been working in the MSP business for several years, starting at an MSP while still in college. Matt enjoys MSP work and the variety it provides and is onsite with customers most of his time. Matt is active on Reddit and Discord MSP channels and likes the help they provide through the community. Continue reading