Month: November 2020

Helping your clients make sense of data

Helping your clients make sense of data

If data is truly the new oil, then helping your clients make sense of it without a lot of technical understanding could be a key part of running a successful MSP business in the coming years. Every business has a...

/ November 19, 2020
Digital business transformation creates need for MSP speed

Digital business transformation creates need for MSP speed

The more organizations that start to appreciate just how dependent they are on data to drive digital business transformation initiatives the more apparent it’s become how difficult it is to manage data. A survey of 200 IT, data science, and...

/ November 18, 2020
Harnessing courage to spark innovation

Harnessing courage to spark innovation

The development of the iPhone is the perfect intersection of innovation, speed, and courage. Those three characteristics are important for MSPs too. They have the potential to propel MSPs from being good at what they do, to being great. Those...

/ November 17, 2020
Cybersecurity Threat Advisory: Second Patch Released for VMWare Vulnerability

Cybersecurity Threat Advisory: Second Patch Released for VMWare Vulnerability

Advisory Overview A previously discovered remote code execution vulnerability for VMware ESXi has received a second patch from VMware, which should now correctly stop exploitation of the OpenSLP service issue. If an attacker were to attempt to exploit an unpatched...

/ November 16, 2020
Managed services becoming more essential for established telecoms

Managed services becoming more essential for established telecoms

The rapid pace of development in the telecommunications industry means that established telecoms need to consistently provide end customers with the most up-to-date communications services and solutions. And to effectively and cost-efficiently to maximise return on investment and ensure that...

/ November 16, 2020
Pioneers in Tech: Evelyn Berezin, Word Processing Trailblazer

Pioneers in Tech: Evelyn Berezin, Word Processing Trailblazer

The story of Evelyn Berezin’s decision to start the Redactron Corporation begins with one of those anecdotes that seems unbelievable today. The computer programmer had received a prestigious job offer from the New York Stock Exchange—only to have the offer...

/ November 13, 2020
Domains impersonating news sites emerge as cybersecurity threat

Domains impersonating news sites emerge as cybersecurity threat

SmarterMSP has highlighted the recent danger of malware and ransomware coming into email boxes tied to news of the day. An example might be an email appeal for funds related to post-election legal action or rebuilding after California’s wildfires. Other...

/ November 12, 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