Tag: Automation

MSPs need to look to the future of managed services now more than ever

MSPs need to look to the future of managed services now more than ever

The rate at which routine functions are automated, such as delivering patch updates is about to accelerate considerably. While that may sound like an advance that will benefit managed service providers (MSPs), it turns out that the automation of those functions...

/ September 4, 2018
On-Premise IT Thanks to Automation Starts to Achieve Cost Parity with Public Clouds

On-Premise IT Thanks to Automation Starts to Achieve Cost Parity with Public Clouds

Managed service providers (MSPs) have a complicated relationship with cloud service providers (CSPs). On the one hand, the massive number of workloads running on public clouds clearly helps drive demand for managed services. At the same time, however, CSPs have...

/ July 10, 2018
Network automation race
Network automation arms race is on

Network automation arms race is on

Network automation is a doubled-edged sword that as far as managed service providers are concerned is about to cut both ways. On one side, network automation has the potential to significantly reduce labor costs for MSPs. On the other side,...

/ May 8, 2018
Ask an Expert: What should I look for in a good integration?

Ask an Expert: What should I look for in a good integration?

Q: As we continue to grow our IT services business, we noticed there are areas where we could be more efficient—which is why we’re looking for backup solutions that closely integrate with our current PSA and RMM tools. What are...

/ November 13, 2017 / 1 Comment