Month: November 2020

Cloud file management platforms can help streamline governance

Cloud file management platforms can help streamline governance

As your MSP works to help clients, chances are that many companies are moving to cloud file management and collaboration tools like Box, Dropbox and Egnyte. These platforms not only provide a way to store, manage and collaborate on documents...

/ November 12, 2020
Digital business transformation investments bode well for MSPs

Digital business transformation investments bode well for MSPs

There no getting away from the fact that today is one of the most challenging economic times in modern history. Hanging in the balance, of course, is the amount of stimulus that might be injected into the economy as the number...

/ November 11, 2020
Cold calling on its own does not work for MSPs

Cold calling on its own does not work for MSPs

Now I know what you might be thinking, you just read that “cold calling doesn’t work for managed services providers (MSPs)”, but you have personally seen it produce results for your managed services business, or for your clients. Yes, I...

/ November 10, 2020
CRN Tech Innovator Awards and the Barracuda Message Bus

CRN Tech Innovator Awards and the Barracuda Message Bus

MSPs and security vendors alike are realizing the importance of innovation, both in staying ahead of cybercriminals and for the value it provides to their customers. So, Barracuda MSP was especially honored to be recognized as a finalist in the...

/ November 9, 2020
Tech Time Warp: The first computer election prediction

Tech Time Warp: The first computer election prediction

In a year when we’ve all become amateur epidemiologists, this week we’ve also received a crash course in ballot counting and election predictions. So it’s only fitting to look back at Nov. 4, 1952, a night of multiple presidential election...

/ November 6, 2020
The cloud-breaching headlines keep piling up

The cloud-breaching headlines keep piling up

The cloud has been victim to several high-profile breaches in recent weeks. The latest involves Pharmaceutical giant Pfizer, which suffered a significant breach of unsecured cloud data. According to Security Boulevard: The exposed data, including email addresses, home addresses, full...

/ November 5, 2020
Survey uncovers data reliability opportunity for MSPs

Survey uncovers data reliability opportunity for MSPs

Digital business transformation is all the rage these days in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, primarily because organizations realize it may still be months before they are able to engage physically with either end customers or suppliers. Projects that...

/ November 4, 2020
Seven key ways to defend a network from fatal DDoS attacks

Seven key ways to defend a network from fatal DDoS attacks

Distributed Denial of Service Attacks (DDoS) are much different than what they used to be. In the past, DDoS attacks involved sending as much traffic and data as possible to a network or server, with the idea of overwhelming it...

/ November 3, 2020
Ask an MSP Expert: MSPs and November elections

Ask an MSP Expert: MSPs and November elections

No matter what happens on Election Day in the USA, it will ripple through the MSP ecosystem. All significant events tend to bring out the cybercriminals, and 2020 has been a bonanza for the bad guys. According to a Forbes...

/ November 2, 2020