Tag: remote work

Empowering clients with HIPAA-compliant WFH policies

Empowering clients with HIPAA-compliant WFH policies

For MSPs supporting the myriad businesses under HIPAA’s purview, the pandemic forcibly accelerated work-from-home policies that were, for many, already on the roadmap. Any forward-looking organization had anticipated future expansion of remote work practices. But the pandemic meant implementing such...

/ April 1, 2021
Shift to work from anywhere presents major MSP challenge

Shift to work from anywhere presents major MSP challenge

Most managed service providers (MSPs) today manage a large number of endpoints on behalf of a wide range of clients. So, it makes sense that many MSPs will have a keen interest in understanding how employees might be returning to...

/ March 24, 2021 / 2 Comments
Race to deliver remote network services at scale is on

Race to deliver remote network services at scale is on

Most managed services revolve around the end point. So any time there is a change to the way PCs and mobile computing devices are employed, the average managed service provider (MSP) will be profoundly impacted. Nothing has made that fundamental...

/ September 2, 2020
Helping clients adjust to the new reality of working

Helping clients adjust to the new reality of working

The pandemic has pushed many businesses to close offices and move to entirely working from home. This has led to many adjustments in how people work and what they need from IT. While this may have been thought of as...

/ July 2, 2020
SMBs’ security vs. headcount decision creates MSP opportunity

SMBs’ security vs. headcount decision creates MSP opportunity

Business executives in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic are now wrestling with some critical decisions that are likely to define their relationships with managed service providers (MSPs) for many years to come. A survey of over 1,000 business decision...

/ May 20, 2020
Podcast: Coronavirus and its impact on the IT services community

Podcast: Coronavirus and its impact on the IT services community

These days, everyone is talking about COVID-19 – and rightfully so. This global pandemic escalated in a matter of weeks and has drastically changed how businesses operate. In the managed services provider community, we have seen many MSPs step up...

/ April 3, 2020
Pandemic plans: How can I help my SMB customers prepare?

Pandemic plans: How can I help my SMB customers prepare?

During flu season, it’s only natural to prioritize health. We tend to eat better, exercise more, and make an extra effort to remember our daily vitamins. But when sickness hits on a global scale, it’s not enough to focus on...

/ April 2, 2020
Ten things MSPs should focus on to mitigate economic downturn caused by COVID-19

Ten things MSPs should focus on to mitigate economic downturn caused by COVID-19

The COVID-19 pandemic is clearly driving a wave of economic disruption from which no managed services provider (MSP) will be immune. However, as organizations move to implement business continuity plans, many of them are turning to MSPs. In fact, there...

/ April 1, 2020
Four ways COVID-19 is affecting MSPs

Four ways COVID-19 is affecting MSPs

The outbreak of COVID-19 has changed the way many of us operate and forced us to adapt to working remotely whether we were prepared for it or not. As MSPs and their customers adapt to the shift towards ensuring productive,...

/ March 30, 2020 / 1 Comment
Threat Spotlight: Coronavirus-related phishing

Threat Spotlight: Coronavirus-related phishing

As much of the world grapples with the new coronavirus, COVID-19, and how to handle it, attackers are taking advantage of the widespread discussion of COVID-19 in emails and across the web. Barracuda researchers have seen a steady increase in...

/ March 26, 2020