Tag: MSPs

Why MSPs should up their own security game

Why MSPs should up their own security game

Significant breaches and large companies are what grab headlines. If a Colonial Pipeline or a college campus gets hit, that’s what people hear about. Often, behind the scenes are the managed service providers doing the day in and day out...

/ May 18, 2022
Global MSP Day: A look back at 2021, and a glance forward at 2022

Global MSP Day: A look back at 2021, and a glance forward at 2022

In 2021, MSP Day was a global success, with more than 400 partners making their voice heard on the things that really mattered to them. It provided us with a valuable insight into what worked, what MSPs really cared about,...

/ May 16, 2022
Hackers harvest agri-business ransomware

Hackers harvest agri-business ransomware

MSPs with a portfolio of clients that include nondescript agriculture and food processing businesses, often think they are off the radar of sophisticated international hackers. Yet, this is not the case at all.

/ May 13, 2022 / 4 Comments
MSPs and SACA: What MSPs need to know

MSPs and SACA: What MSPs need to know

The President of the United States recently signed into law the Strengthening American Cybersecurity Act of 2022 (SACA). SACA is just one of many recent laws enacted to bolster cybersecurity, and something that MSPs need to have on their radar...

/ April 19, 2022 / 5 Comments
Survey sees 5G driving edge computing opportunities for MSPs

Survey sees 5G driving edge computing opportunities for MSPs

A survey of 466 business and IT leaders conducted by the market research firm Omdia, finds that 70 percent of respondents will invest in some form of edge computing within the next 12 months. About 80 percent of respondents are...

/ February 24, 2022
Survey surfaces increased reliance on MSPs

Survey surfaces increased reliance on MSPs

A recent survey of 1,000 IT decision-makers from small and mid-sized enterprises (SMEs) across a variety of industries conducted by JumpCloud, a directory platform provider, suggests that managed service providers (MSPs) are now accounting for a much larger share of...

/ February 3, 2022
The seven habits of highly effective service providers

The seven habits of highly effective service providers

The global pandemic has put IT organizations in the spotlight, with greater pressure to deliver differentiated digital products and services. With enterprises expected to spend $2.8 trillion on digital transformation by 2025, IT teams need to fast-track critical priorities such...

/ February 1, 2022
Report surfaces major gains for MSPs serving enterprise customers

Report surfaces major gains for MSPs serving enterprise customers

A report published this week by Information Services Group (ISG) shows the annual contract value (ACV) of managed services contracts valued at more than $5 million hit a record $8.4 billion for the third quarter, representing a 22 percent increase...

/ October 14, 2021
Next wave of COVID-19 fallout for MSPs starts to arrive

Next wave of COVID-19 fallout for MSPs starts to arrive

The COVID-19 pandemic is yet another classic example of an ill-wind that ultimately threw a lot of good in the general direction of managed service providers (MSPs). Naturally, the MSP community as a whole wishes it never happened, but like...

/ July 22, 2021 / 1 Comment
How Barracuda’s acquisition of SKOUT Cybersecurity helps MSPs

How Barracuda’s acquisition of SKOUT Cybersecurity helps MSPs

We have some exciting news to share! Barracuda has completed its acquisition of SKOUT Cybersecurity, a Melville, NY-based leader in cyber-as-a-service software for Managed Service Providers (MSPs) and provider of an extended detection and response (XDR) platform and service. Making SKOUT...

/ July 13, 2021