Tag: MSPs

Ongoing skills shortage drives demand for managed services

Ongoing skills shortage drives demand for managed services

Savvy managed service providers (MSPs) realize that any type of ongoing IT skills shortage creates opportunities for them. According to a recent online survey of IT managers conducted by the recruitment firm Robert Half, there are primary areas where IT...

/ February 20, 2024
Cybersecurity priorities
Cybersecurity priorities for MSPs to focus on this year

Cybersecurity priorities for MSPs to focus on this year

Many organizations conduct surveys every year about the evolving threats and cybersecurity concerns that enterprises are faced with. Info-Tech Research Group’s report is a must-read for all security stakeholders, chief information security officers (CISOs), and managed service providers (MSPs). Some...

/ February 19, 2024
AI
Knowing your AI from your GenAI

Knowing your AI from your GenAI

For better or worse, artificial intelligence (AI) is a hot topic right now. However, two main forms of AI are being written and spoken about, and it’s essential to understand the difference between them. Note that you may find extra...

/ February 14, 2024
2024 projections for MSPs: Navigating AI, cybersecurity, and diverse partnerships

2024 projections for MSPs: Navigating AI, cybersecurity, and diverse partnerships

Success depends on managed service providers’ (MSPs’) readiness to embrace these shifts, enhance cybersecurity measures, and provide comprehensive solutions in the upcoming year. As we close the books on 2023, now is an excellent time to take stock of the...

/ February 13, 2024
cloud
Report reveals cloud optimization opportunity for MSPs

Report reveals cloud optimization opportunity for MSPs

Despite rising concerns about the cost of cloud computing, a new report finds more than half of organizations do not make use of Saving Plans or Reserved Instances. These plans, available on the Amazon Web Services (AWS) cloud, make it...

/ February 12, 2024
Essential tips to enhancing MSP video content in 2024

Essential tips to enhancing MSP video content in 2024

It’s no secret most of the content we consume these days is video. Recent statistics show that more than 91 percent of businesses are using video as a marketing tool in 2024. Before I go deeper, I want to make...

/ February 8, 2024
Cybersecurity economics to increasingly favor MSPs

Cybersecurity economics to increasingly favor MSPs

As the economics of cybersecurity continue to evolve, the number of organizations that can effectively manage cybersecurity on their own will continue to decrease. A survey of 1,917 IT security practitioners conducted by Ponemon Institute finds only 43 percent claimed...

/ February 6, 2024
Five healthcare cybersecurity trends to monitor in 2024

Five healthcare cybersecurity trends to monitor in 2024

We’ve looked at the cybersecurity trends in store for 2024, but trends will differ by discipline in the months ahead. For instance, industrial settings have their own set of vulnerabilities, as do finance, education, government, and healthcare. Hackers especially covet...

/ February 5, 2024
security
Focus on cybersecurity to uplevel your MSP business

Focus on cybersecurity to uplevel your MSP business

What matters most to an organization? The security of the devices that its platform operates on, or the data and information that is held on and moved across that platform? If you think they are both important, think again. A...

/ February 1, 2024
evolution of cybersecurity
Evolution of cybersecurity: The rise of XDR in the 2020s

Evolution of cybersecurity: The rise of XDR in the 2020s

As part of our 5-part series on the evolution of cybersecurity, the fifth and final entry highlights the need for manageability and visibility as the frequency of cyberattacks increased sharply, coupled with a shortage of cybersecurity professionals, and the growth...

/ January 31, 2024