Tag: MSP

Tips for MSPs to weather the economic storm

Tips for MSPs to weather the economic storm

A major downturn in the global economic outlook is causing business and IT executives to reevaluate their IT spending priorities. In the wake of spiraling inflation driven by the ongoing conflict in Ukraine and rising oil prices, many of the...

/ May 17, 2022
Are you portraying yourself as a strategic partner?

Are you portraying yourself as a strategic partner?

Being an MSP has changed markedly over the years. In the early days (going back as far as being an application service provider or ASP), it was a given that most of the business would come from a web search....

/ May 3, 2022
Time to celebrate Global MSP Day 2022

Time to celebrate Global MSP Day 2022

The environment has changed significantly in the past two years for businesses and managed service providers (MSPs) alike. While businesses embraced digitalization and fast-tracked their cloud adoption, it has created new opportunities, and challenges for MSPs. Recognizing the ever-evolving MSP landscape,...

/ April 26, 2022 / 5 Comments
Survey finds SMBs that lack incident management may not survive ransomware

Survey finds SMBs that lack incident management may not survive ransomware

A survey of 1,200 small to medium-sized businesses (SMBs) finds nearly half would not survive a ransomware attack that caused their data to become inaccessible for three days, while 75 percent said they expect they might survive anywhere from three...

/ April 20, 2022
Ask an MSP Expert: How can I stay ahead with social media?

Ask an MSP Expert: How can I stay ahead with social media?

It’s no secret that businesses continue to utilize social media more and more each day. With the consistent rise of consumer social media usage, why wouldn’t they? Whether they are writing reviews, reaching out for customer service, purchasing products, or...

/ April 15, 2022
MSPs have a vested security interest in driving infrastructure upgrades

MSPs have a vested security interest in driving infrastructure upgrades

A survey of 1,406 individuals in the U.S., Europe, Middle East, Africa, and Latin America, who influence their organization’s information technology (IT) decision-making regarding investment in security technologies and infrastructure, finds nearly two-thirds (64 percent) are more likely to purchase...

/ April 13, 2022
SMB cybersecurity confidence creates a challenge for MSPs

SMB cybersecurity confidence creates a challenge for MSPs

A survey of 600 SMBs (small-to-medium businesses) with revenue between $1 to $40 million, conducted by Provident Bank, finds that about half of the respondents believe their organization is fully prepared for a cyberattack. An equal percentage of respondents, however,...

/ April 8, 2022
The past is peril for businesses using legacy equipment

The past is peril for businesses using legacy equipment

When it comes to technology, IT organizations are focused on the newest, fastest, and safest. But, for the rest of us, it is often a different story. According to a recent eFax study, there are 43 million fax machines still...

/ April 7, 2022 / 8 Comments
An overlooked way to boost MSP proposal acceptance rates

An overlooked way to boost MSP proposal acceptance rates

To improve their MSPs profitability, most firm leaders focus either on increasing sales volume or reducing fixed costs. Sadly, a one percent of sales volume increase adds only 3.2 percent, and a one percent fixed cost reduction adds only 2.3...

/ April 5, 2022 / 1 Comment
MSP sales journeys must begin with setting sales goals

MSP sales journeys must begin with setting sales goals

When most MSPs start out, finding new customers is usually handled by the founder. No one understands the SMB’s IT pains better, and besides, there usually isn’t much cash on hand to put towards sales. However, for some, over time...

/ April 4, 2022 / 8 Comments