Tag: Managed services

Why MSPs are attractive cyberattack targets

Why MSPs are attractive cyberattack targets

Once again, government watchdogs have issued an alert to managed service providers (MSPs), encouraging them to implement new security guidance in response to increasing levels of cyberattacks. MSPs are a prime target for cybercriminals – they have direct access to...

/ August 2, 2022
Need to rein in cloud costs creates opportunities for MSP

Need to rein in cloud costs creates opportunities for MSP

According to a pair of recent reports, organizations are becoming sensitive to cloud computing costs more than ever before. This is good news for managed service providers (MSPs) though, as it’s creating new opportunities.

/ January 27, 2022
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Cybersecurity in 2022: What’s hot and what’s not

Cybersecurity in 2022: What’s hot and what’s not

This week we feature an MSP’s perspective on what is hot and what is not with regards to cybersecurity in 2022.

/ January 17, 2022 / 7 Comments
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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
Smarter MSP's top posts of 2021
Smarter MSP’s top 12 posts of 2021

Smarter MSP’s top 12 posts of 2021

When reflecting on 2021, one thing is for certain: It was not a boring year. From new cybersecurity threats and vulnerabilities identified, to a ramp in digital transformation projects for MSPs, not to mention a continued global pandemic, and much...

/ December 30, 2021 / 9 Comments
The MSP change train is leaving the station: Are you on board?

The MSP change train is leaving the station: Are you on board?

The MSP change train is rolling along with or without you. It’s time to get on board if you haven’t already purchased a ticket and found your seat. Every day a TruMethods member shares another letter from an insurance company...

/ November 30, 2021
Five effective strategies for MSP organizational improvements

Five effective strategies for MSP organizational improvements

Work culture has evolved dramatically and every MSP has been forced to adapt as remote and hybrid models remain the popular choice among the workforces of many businesses and organizations. During this time of change, MSPs should be looking both...

/ October 25, 2021
Channel Chat: Launching a new MSP offering

Channel Chat: Launching a new MSP offering

This week of Cybersecurity Awareness Month is “Cybersecurity Career Awareness Week.” To coincide with this theme, SmarterMSP spoke with Jean Maurice Prosper, CEO at Nettobe Solutions Limited, as part of our Channel Chat series, where he shared his experience in...

/ October 18, 2021
What MSPs need to know about the American Rescue Plan

What MSPs need to know about the American Rescue Plan

The United States government recently passed the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021, a stimulus package for American organizations and individuals that is specifically designed to facilitate the American recovery from the harsh economic impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. Each...

/ July 26, 2021
7 questions MSPs need to answer for prospective clients

7 questions MSPs need to answer for prospective clients

If your client’s business made it through the pandemic, chances are that their technological capacities have been tested to the maximum. Scaling a business cost-effectively is a challenging proposition at any time, but the era of remote work and anywhere...

/ June 22, 2021