All posts by Jason Howells

Jason Howells is the EMEA Sales Director for Barracuda MSP. Email Jason at: jason.howells@barracudamsp.com or connect with him on LinkedIn (https://www.linkedin.com/in/jasonhowells/).

Breaking it down: The Evolving Landscape of the MSP Business Report 2022

Breaking it down: The Evolving Landscape of the MSP Business Report 2022

The fifth annual Evolving Landscape of the MSP Business Report demonstrated to us all that there is still a huge appetite for managed services, with global services-related MSP revenue set to increase by a further ten percent in 2022 compared...

/ June 21, 2022
A look back at MSP Day 2022

A look back at MSP Day 2022

MSP Day 2022 took place on Friday May 20, and it was full of informative sessions featuring industry thought leaders from around the globe. While the event was hosted by Barracuda MSP, we were also joined by CompTIA as a...

/ May 31, 2022 / 5 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
Time to celebrate Global MSP Day 2022

Time to celebrate Global MSP Day 2022

The environment has changed significantly in the past two years for businesses and managed service providers (MSPs) alike. While businesses embraced digitalization and fast-tracked their cloud adoption, it has created new opportunities, and challenges for MSPs. Recognizing the ever-evolving MSP landscape,...

/ April 26, 2022 / 5 Comments
MSP legislation in the UK, part 2

MSP legislation in the UK, part 2

If you saw my most recent post here on Smarter MSP, you probably remember that we were discussing new MSP Legislation in the UK and how it might affect you and your clients. Staying updated and informed will be crucial...

/ February 28, 2022 / 4 Comments
MSP legislation in the UK, Part 1

MSP legislation in the UK, Part 1

It’s no secret that MSPs (Managed Service Providers) are cybersecurity’s ace in the hole: providing services in network, application, infrastructure, and more. Whilst they have been around for some time, they are becoming more prominent in the frontal lobe of...

/ February 27, 2022 / 4 Comments
Calling all MSPs: Get Involved in Global MSP Day 2021!

Calling all MSPs: Get Involved in Global MSP Day 2021!

Three years ago, Barracuda, a leading provider of cloud-enabled security solutions, created the world’s first MSP Day, a movement designed to build an interactive, connected, and collaborative community of IT managed service providers. The founding purpose of MSP Day was...

/ April 9, 2021
Building customer trust

Building customer trust

Trust is a tricky business. Creating it is a slow, delicate process, yet losing it takes only seconds, leaving customers with a sour taste and our sales margin worse for wear. Don’t take just my word for it. Last year,...

/ April 22, 2020
Maximizing manpower for business customers

Maximizing manpower for business customers

If you’ve spoken with one of your customers lately, you’ve likely heard common difficulties they are having when managing IT resources. In particular, security teams lacking in staff and necessary skills, yet expected to drive consistent results regardless. Over the...

/ April 16, 2020
MSPs versus the rising tide of email attacks

MSPs versus the rising tide of email attacks

For all the comings and goings of modern technology, email seems to stay. Even with the rise of enterprise messaging tools such as Slack and Microsoft Teams, email still holds an important role in how we communicate. A staple of...

/ September 25, 2019