Category: Tech Insight

AI
A guide to incorporating AI into your managed services

A guide to incorporating AI into your managed services

Artificial intelligence (AI) is changing how organizations operate and directly impacts how technology is being used to support and provision services. Although there is much to be said about how managed service providers (MSPs) can use AI and generative AI...

/ May 23, 2024
Tech Time Warp
Tech Time Warp: A nostalgic look at Mattel’s Computer Warriors

Tech Time Warp: A nostalgic look at Mattel’s Computer Warriors

Children of the 1980s are familiar with Transformers and can likely still sing “More than meets the eye…” but how many of us remember Mattel’s Computer Warriors? Produced only in 1989 and 1990, the Computer Warriors were in some ways...

/ May 17, 2024
Pioneers in Tech
Pioneers in Tech: An Wang, a key player in technology’s core memories

Pioneers in Tech: An Wang, a key player in technology’s core memories

The layperson might not immediately name An Wang as a 20th-century technical giant, but we certainly should. The Chinese American computer engineer invented the magnetic pulse transfer controlling device, which, as you will learn in this edition of Pioneers in...

/ May 10, 2024
AI MSSPs
AI adoption creates additional cybersecurity opportunities for MSSPs

AI adoption creates additional cybersecurity opportunities for MSSPs

The adoption of generative artificial intelligence (AI) by organizations continues to rise. Therefore, there is a strong need to make sure the data being shared with these platforms is secure. The National Security Agency (NSA), in collaboration with multiple security...

/ May 6, 2024
Tech Time Warp
Tech Time Warp: Voyager’s nearly 47 years of technology brilliance

Tech Time Warp: Voyager’s nearly 47 years of technology brilliance

In this edition of Tech Time Warp, we take a look at how, for almost 47 years, NASA’s Voyager 1 spacecraft has transmitted the amazing secrets of the universe back to Earth. Along with that, the news that engineers had...

/ May 3, 2024
Survey sees an increase in MSP IT spending

Survey sees an increase in MSP IT spending

While no one knows for certain what percentage of the trillions of dollars spent on IT might be accounted for by managed service providers (MSPs), recent research suggests MSP IT spending is growing at a significant rate. A survey of...

/ April 29, 2024
Tech Time Warp
Tech Time Warp: Not a stretch about IBM supercomputer

Tech Time Warp: Not a stretch about IBM supercomputer

It’s ironic that a computer deemed “not good enough” could have reigned as the world’s fastest computer for three years and made a lasting impact on the tech industry. But that’s the story we dive into in this edition of...

/ April 26, 2024
cloud service market
Forecasts are in: Managed cloud services market to rise

Forecasts are in: Managed cloud services market to rise

A market forecast report, published by Meticulous Research, shows the global managed cloud services market is projected to grow 14.2 percent on a compound annual basis to reach $247.5 billion in revenue by 2030. According to the report, much of...

/ April 22, 2024
Tech Time Warp
Tech Time Warp: The breakthrough against software piracy that wasn’t

Tech Time Warp: The breakthrough against software piracy that wasn’t

In this edition of Tech Time Warp we go back to April 14, 1995, when the Chinese government began widespread efforts to stop its government agencies from using pirated software. The move came after a Feb. 27, 1995, accord agreement...

/ April 19, 2024
Survey: Demand for cloud cost control expertise is on the rise

Survey: Demand for cloud cost control expertise is on the rise

The volume of applications deployed in the cloud continues to increase steadily. More organizations are looking to contain costs but are finding they lack the skills and expertise needed. A survey of over 400 cloud and data decision-makers conducted by...

/ April 17, 2024