Tag: IT

Cybersecurity tops IT spending priority list for 2023

Cybersecurity tops IT spending priority list for 2023

A survey of 837 IT leaders and 201 line of business (LOB) executives conducted by the market research form Foundry, a unit of International Data Group (IDG), finds 91 percent of CIOs expect their technology budgets to either increase or...

/ February 6, 2023
Cybersecurity stays at the top of the IT priorities list

Cybersecurity stays at the top of the IT priorities list

As another year comes to close, most managed service providers (MSPs) are already squarely focused on the next. After all, there is little to be done now that could have a meaningful impact on financial results for 2022.

/ December 26, 2022
Cloud security will finally be in the spotlight for 2023

Cloud security will finally be in the spotlight for 2023

After more than a decade of varying levels of irrational exuberance in terms of deploying application workloads in the cloud, there is now a greater appreciation for cloud security. In fact, a survey of 350 IT leaders from large enterprises...

/ December 20, 2022
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