Month: May 2022

Global MSP Day 2022 is finally here

Global MSP Day 2022 is finally here

The day that we’ve been anticipating for the past few months has finally arrived: Global MSP Day 2022! Having the opportunity to celebrate MSPs around the world never gets old. You have all evolved, overcome challenges, and embraced opportunities over...

/ May 20, 2022
Why MSPs should up their own security game

Why MSPs should up their own security game

Significant breaches and large companies are what grab headlines. If a Colonial Pipeline or a college campus gets hit, that’s what people hear about. Often, behind the scenes are the managed service providers doing the day in and day out...

/ May 18, 2022 / 6 Comments
Tips for MSPs to weather the economic storm

Tips for MSPs to weather the economic storm

A major downturn in the global economic outlook is causing business and IT executives to reevaluate their IT spending priorities. In the wake of spiraling inflation driven by the ongoing conflict in Ukraine and rising oil prices, many of the...

/ May 17, 2022 / 6 Comments
Global MSP Day: A look back at 2021, and a glance forward at 2022

Global MSP Day: A look back at 2021, and a glance forward at 2022

In 2021, MSP Day was a global success, with more than 400 partners making their voice heard on the things that really mattered to them. It provided us with a valuable insight into what worked, what MSPs really cared about,...

/ May 16, 2022
Hackers harvest agri-business ransomware

Hackers harvest agri-business ransomware

MSPs with a portfolio of clients that include nondescript agriculture and food processing businesses, often think they are off the radar of sophisticated international hackers. Yet, this is not the case at all.

/ May 13, 2022 / 6 Comments
Pioneers in Tech: Ajay Bhatt, co-inventor of USB technology

Pioneers in Tech: Ajay Bhatt, co-inventor of USB technology

For this week’s Pioneers in Tech, we’re looking into the story of the USB. Like so many now-ubiquitous innovations, USB technology has a fascinating origin story you probably don’t know—and it might make you think twice about the “old” USB...

/ May 13, 2022
MSP Sales: Here’s how to let prospects sell you

MSP Sales: Here’s how to let prospects sell you

One of the many things I’ve learned from decades of sales experience is that salespeople are too focused on “selling.” They are typically set on meeting sales quotes and getting that next big bonus check. But they usually forget about...

/ May 12, 2022 / 5 Comments
Q&A: An MSP’s perspective on Global MSP Day

Q&A: An MSP’s perspective on Global MSP Day

As Global MSP Day approaches (May 20, 2022), SmarterMSP caught up with MSP partner Moss Jacobson, Director of New Business Development at CTN Solutions, to understand what he is seeing in terms of trends, challenges, and opportunities, and what he...

/ May 12, 2022
Cybersecurity Threat Advisory: Threat actors targeting VoIP provides with DDoS attacks

Cybersecurity Threat Advisory: Threat actors targeting VoIP provides with DDoS attacks

F5 has released a set of vulnerabilities including 17 high and 1 critical which affect the users of BIG-IP application delivery controller. The vulnerabilities provide malicious actors the ability to deploy crypto mining, ransomware, or other malicious files to the...

/ May 11, 2022
Cybersecurity Threat Advisory: TLStorm 2.0 vulnerabilities

Cybersecurity Threat Advisory: TLStorm 2.0 vulnerabilities

Up to 5 vulnerabilities were uncovered within the use of the TLS protocol in multiple models of the Aruba and Avaya Network switches. These vulnerabilities, if exploited, can provide threat actors remote access to enterprise networks and to transfer confidential...

/ May 11, 2022