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Social Media for MSPs: Are you posting the right content?

Social Media for MSPs: Are you posting the right content?

In today’s world, it’s important to utilize social media for any business, and that includes your MSP. The tricky part can be making sure you’re posting the right content for your audience. How do we know what to post when...

/ January 26, 2022
Securing 5G cloud infrastructure

Securing 5G cloud infrastructure

5G cybersecurity is becoming a hot topic among MSP owners and engineers. Recently, I’ve spoken to many MSP owners who have had questions. As 5G gradually rolls out in markets across the USA and Canada, its arrival will usher in...

/ January 24, 2022 / 6 Comments
Tech Time Warp: Microsoft offers $250,000 to catch the makers of Mydoom

Tech Time Warp: Microsoft offers $250,000 to catch the makers of Mydoom

Beginning in late January 2004, an email worm called Mydoom caught the attention of the world—and led Microsoft to offer $250,000 for information leading to its creator’s apprehension. At its peak, Mydoom accounted for approximately one-quarter of all email traffic...

/ January 24, 2022
Cloud spending recovers in the third quarter

Cloud spending recovers in the third quarter

Spending on cloud infrastructure returned to its previous rates after what appears to be a momentary period of indigestion. International Data Corp. (IDC) estimates spending on dedicated and shared cloud computing environments increased 6.6 percent year-over-year to $18.6 billion in...

/ January 19, 2022
Demand for managed services contracts
Value of managed services contract outpaces overall IT services demand

Value of managed services contract outpaces overall IT services demand

Despite some macroeconomic headwinds the annual contract value for managed services contracts involving larger enterprise IT organizations increased 16 percent in the fourth quarter of 2021 with a record 2,176 contracts being signed.

/ January 13, 2022
Predictions 2022
Executive predictions for 2022: SVP Aidan Kehoe

Executive predictions for 2022: SVP Aidan Kehoe

As 2022 gets underway, we’re looking ahead to the changes, developments, and trends the coming year will bring to the cybersecurity industry and the threat landscape. To help you prepare for 2022, we recently spoke to three Barracuda executives, each...

/ January 12, 2022
Executive predictions for 2022: CTO Fleming Shi

Executive predictions for 2022: CTO Fleming Shi

As 2022 gets underway, we’re looking ahead to the changes, developments, and trends the coming year will bring to the cybersecurity industry and the threat landscape. To help you prepare for 2022, we recently spoke to three Barracuda executives, each...

/ January 12, 2022
2022 Cybersecurity trends: Social engineering, remote work, and training

2022 Cybersecurity trends: Social engineering, remote work, and training

Today, Smarter MSP is continuing its exploration of cybersecurity trends expected to emerge in the year ahead, as well as some surprises from 2021.

/ January 6, 2022
GameOver | Tech Time Warp | SmarterMSP
Tech Time Warp: Game Over for GameOver Zeus

Tech Time Warp: Game Over for GameOver Zeus

On Dec. 30, 2016, President Barack Obama announced sanctions related to Russian state-sponsored hacking of the 2016 U.S. presidential election. An individual believed to be involved was already on the FBI’s most wanted list of cybercriminals—one Evgeniy Bogachev, leader of...

/ December 31, 2021
Partner Spotlight: Barracuda partnership drives MSP efficiency

Partner Spotlight: Barracuda partnership drives MSP efficiency

CMIT Solutions of the Northeast Valley has been serving the Scottsdale, Arizona community for over 13 years as Scottsdale’s premier managed IT services provider. Bruce Newman, the MSP’s President, and his team bring decades of knowledge and experience to small...

/ December 27, 2021