Global MSP Day 2024: Q&A with our featured speakers 

Global MSP Day 2024: Q&A with our featured speakers 

Managed service providers (MSPs) across the globe are feeling the excitement and build-up of Global MSP Day 2024! On June 6th, we’ll be celebrating, networking, and collaborating with MSPs around the world both virtually and in-person.  This incredible annual event...

/ May 9, 2024
Ask an MSP Expert
Ask an MSP Expert: Crafting the ultimate MSP website

Ask an MSP Expert: Crafting the ultimate MSP website

In the competitive managed service provider (MSP) market, having an effective website is crucial for lead generation. In this edition of Ask an MSP Expert, discover key tips and pointers to make your website stand out. Recently we were joined...

/ May 9, 2024
deepfakes
MSPs are on the front lines of fighting deepfakes

MSPs are on the front lines of fighting deepfakes

Alarm bells went off in board rooms and C-suites across the globe last fall when an executive at a Hong Kong company was duped by deepfakes into wiring $25 million to criminals. According to CNN: A finance worker at a...

/ May 7, 2024
AI MSSPs
AI adoption creates additional cybersecurity opportunities for MSSPs

AI adoption creates additional cybersecurity opportunities for MSSPs

The adoption of generative artificial intelligence (AI) by organizations continues to rise. Therefore, there is a strong need to make sure the data being shared with these platforms is secure. The National Security Agency (NSA), in collaboration with multiple security...

/ May 6, 2024

Sales & Marketing

Marketing for MSP owners: Shifting from “when I have time” to getting it done

Marketing for MSP owners: Shifting from “when I have time” to getting it done

Rapid growth is an interesting time for managed service provider (MSP) owners – or all business owners for that matter. You’ve invested your life into building your company from the ground up, refining processes, marketing, selling, and having a hand...

/ May 21, 2024
An MSP’s guide to dealing with ghosting

An MSP’s guide to dealing with ghosting

Virtually every managed service provider (MSP) under the sun has dealt with ghosting from prospects at some point, so today we’re going to shine a light on it so that you don’t have to lose sales opportunities (nor peace of...

/ May 14, 2024
Your MSP website doesn’t need to be catchy

Your MSP website doesn’t need to be catchy

IT is one of the most in-demand business services in the world. There are thousands and thousands of managed service providers (MSPs) out there. The struggle in every crowded industry is to stand out. The IT world is no exception....

/ May 2, 2024
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Security

Cybersecurity Threat Advisory
Cybersecurity Threat Advisory: Foxit PDF Reader vulnerability

Cybersecurity Threat Advisory: Foxit PDF Reader vulnerability

A critical Foxit PDF Reader vulnerability are generating unusual pattern of behaviors. This exploit triggers security warnings designed to deceive users to execute harmful commands. Read this Cybersecurity Threat Advisory to learn recommendations to minimize your risks. What is the...

/ May 23, 2024
Cybersecurity Threat Advisory
Cybersecurity Threat Advisory: Fluent Bit critical vulnerability

Cybersecurity Threat Advisory: Fluent Bit critical vulnerability

This Cybersecurity Threat Advisory highlights a critical vulnerability discovered within a popular logging and metric solution called Fluent Bit. CVE-2024-4323, a new memory corruption vulnerability, has the potential to cause denial of service (DOS), information leakage, and code execution (RCE)....

/ May 22, 2024
cybersecurity insurance
Why cybersecurity insurance is essential for MSPs today

Why cybersecurity insurance is essential for MSPs today

The daily stories about breaches, hacks, and ransomware have continued unabated in 2024. But how much of the damage wrought by cybercriminals is protected by cybersecurity insurance? Network Assured has compiled some startling statistics, including: The global cybersecurity market was...

/ May 20, 2024
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Better Business

partner success podcast
Empowering partners to deliver more success with Jason Beal

Empowering partners to deliver more success with Jason Beal

How can strengthening the experience drive more partner success within the channel ecosystem? In the latest episode with Danny and David on Twins Talk Tech Leadership, Jason Beal, Vice President of Worldwide Partner Ecosystems at Barracuda Networks, shares insights from...

/ May 24, 2024
cloud services
Cloud optimization continues to be an MSP opportunity

Cloud optimization continues to be an MSP opportunity

A new report finds more than half of the organizations on Amazon Web Services (AWS) cloud do not use cloud optimization tools such as Saving Plans or Reserved Instances. ProsperOps, a cloud cost optimization provider, conducted an analysis of AWS...

/ May 23, 2024
Global MSP Day
Commemorating the MSP community on Global MSP Day 2024

Commemorating the MSP community on Global MSP Day 2024

The managed service provider (MSP) community is gearing up for the seventh annual Global MSP Day 2024 on June 6! This day is dedicated to you, the MSPs, to acknowledge your unwavering commitment and resilience to your customers.  SmarterMSP.com connected...

/ May 22, 2024
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Tech Insight

Tech Time Warp
Tech Time Warp: A look back at the “Woodstock of the Web”

Tech Time Warp: A look back at the “Woodstock of the Web”

“The feeling of delicious possibility was immense.” This evocative line comes from the founding curator of the Computer History Museum, Marc Weber. It sums up what it must have been like to attend the first web conference 30 years ago...

/ May 24, 2024
AI
A guide to incorporating AI into your managed services

A guide to incorporating AI into your managed services

Artificial intelligence (AI) is changing how organizations operate and directly impacts how technology is being used to support and provision services. Although there is much to be said about how managed service providers (MSPs) can use AI and generative AI...

/ May 23, 2024
Tech Time Warp
Tech Time Warp: A nostalgic look at Mattel’s Computer Warriors

Tech Time Warp: A nostalgic look at Mattel’s Computer Warriors

Children of the 1980s are familiar with Transformers and can likely still sing “More than meets the eye…” but how many of us remember Mattel’s Computer Warriors? Produced only in 1989 and 1990, the Computer Warriors were in some ways...

/ May 17, 2024
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