MSP Voice Episode 21 – “FREE STUFF” with Joe Pannone

Joe started Forza soon after college and over the past 20+ years, he’s grown it into a successful MSP business. As Joe and his partners developed their business they also found work on the application development side of things. As they were growing, they used this expertise to develop dashboards for both Connectwise Manage and Kaseya. They now offer these dashboards for free to any MSP. Continue reading

Brick-Level Mailbox Backup Explanation

Exchange Server brick-level backup means backing up the smallest available information objects (mailbox items), and there are a few things you should know about these “bricks”.

In this article, we are going to explain the different Exchange backup approaches and show you how to perform a granular restore using CloudBerry software for MS Exchange backup. Continue reading

Amazon S3 Security In-Depth Part 3: IAM Identities

This is the third article in a three-part series on Amazon S3 Security In-Depth. In Part I of this series, we discussed the different mechanisms you can use to allow access to your Amazon S3 buckets and objects. In Part II, we looked at writing identity-based policies to manage access to your S3 resources. In this Part III, we will cover authentication and identity within the context of AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM). Continue reading

Amazon S3 Security In-Depth Part 2: Basics of IAM Policies

This is the second in a three-part series on Amazon S3 Security In-Depth. In Part I of this series, we discussed the different mechanisms you can use to allow access to your Amazon S3 buckets and objects. In this Part II, we will take a deeper look at managing access to your S3 resources using AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM). Continue reading

MSP Voice Episode 20 – “How do you CRM?” with Florian Militaru

This week I talk to Florian Militaru who owns PRO in the Chicago area. Florian came to the US from Romania and started his business in 2003. PRO focuses on residential, break-fix and even some managed services. To run his business, Florian started working with an open source CRM solution, https://suitecrm.com/ and has developed modules that connect to multiple systems and is now his PSA. While not for everyone, developing your own solutions based on open source can save you a lot of money! Continue reading

MSP Voice Episode 19 – Bart Barcewicz from B Suite Cyber Security

MSP Voice Episode 19 with Bart Barcewicz

October is national cybersecurity month so this week’s guest is Bart Barcewicz from B Suite Cyber Security. Bart and Doug Hazelman discuss security practices in general as well as some things you need to do to make sure you and your customers are secure. Bart also shares some great advice for starting out: “if you want something you’ve never had, you’re going to have to do something you’ve never done Continue reading

MS SQL Server Backup Automation

SQL backup routine includes various actions you should remember about. And the best way to get it done is by using backup automation. In this article, we will cover built-in tools that help to simplify your daily routine.

We will also show how to do this using CloudBerry software for MS SQL Server backup. Continue reading

How to Сreate Multiple Backup Schedules in Windows Server

Windows Server Backup Multiple SchedulesMultiple backup schedules are used in most backup infrastructures to make backup processes flexible and efficient. You can, for example, configure separate backup schedules for the whole server backup and just one SQL database. However, built-in Windows Server Backup does not allow this to be accomplished via its GUI. Continue reading