Tag: IT

Higher salaries make IT hiring for MSPs more challenging

Higher salaries make IT hiring for MSPs more challenging

IT labor is still the most expensive cost any managed service provider (MSP) is going to incur, and a new report suggests those costs will only continue to rise. The report, based on an analysis of 907,000 interview requests involving...

/ September 19, 2022 / 10 Comments
Multi-cloud computing surfaces MSP opportunity and peril

Multi-cloud computing surfaces MSP opportunity and peril

A survey of 1,000 technology practitioners conducted by HashiCorp, a provider of tools for managing cloud infrastructure, suggests that as more organizations embrace multi-cloud computing the number of challenges being encountered is starting to multiply as well. Conducted by Forrester...

/ September 7, 2022
Solving the MSP sales struggle

Solving the MSP sales struggle

Let’s be honest, MSPs don’t have a great track record when it comes to sales. Most MSPs have been able to grow by referral because our addressable market has been very forgiving. Our prospects are bigger and the economy has...

/ July 26, 2022
Zero-trust IT transition requires MSP prudence

Zero-trust IT transition requires MSP prudence

Gartner is predicting that while 60 percent of organizations will embrace zero-trust as a starting point for security by 2025, more than half will fail to realize the benefits. In that same timeframe, however, 80 percent of enterprises will as...

/ July 20, 2022
MSPs will need to drive MFA adoption for small businesses

MSPs will need to drive MFA adoption for small businesses

Multifactor authentication (MFA) is a critical element of any approach to achieving zero-trust IT security. Yet, a global survey of 1,403 small business owners conducted by the Cyber Readiness Institute (CRI) finds that more than half still rely only on...

/ July 13, 2022
Barracuda MSP is coming to a city near you!

Barracuda MSP is coming to a city near you!

Since March 2020, every business has taken a pause with in-person interaction. As we turn a new page in the pandemic, Barracuda MSP is excited to be back on the road and meet with MSPs live once again!  

/ July 7, 2022
Salaries for IT pros with cloud expertise present MSP challenge

Salaries for IT pros with cloud expertise present MSP challenge

As the number of workloads shifting to the cloud continues to accelerate, one of the biggest limitations in terms of the addressable market for managed service providers (MSPs) is now the salaries of the IT professionals that have the expertise...

/ June 29, 2022
Blast off with FestivITies 2022: Galactic giveaways!

Blast off with FestivITies 2022: Galactic giveaways!

We at Barracuda MSP know the important role an MSP plays in the cybersecurity ecosystem. We think MSPs are out of this world. To thank and celebrate MSPs, Barracuda MSP has joined forces with Auvik and 6 other MSP vendors,...

/ June 9, 2022
Zero-trust IT creates major opportunity for MSPs

Zero-trust IT creates major opportunity for MSPs

Interest levels in approaches to creating zero-trust IT environments are now reaching a zenith. A survey of 800 IT and security professionals, conducted by The Cloud Security Alliance (CSA), finds 94 percent of respondents are in the process of implementing...

/ June 8, 2022
IT spending patterns are starting to shift back to normal

IT spending patterns are starting to shift back to normal

It appears that more organizations are looking for some relief as a spate of IT spending growth from the start of the COVID-19 pandemic begins to kick in. A survey of 1,000 IT decision-makers in the U.S. and UK conducted...

/ March 31, 2022