Tag: remote work

Zero Trust, XDR, and digital transformation: Interview with Fleming Shi

Zero Trust, XDR, and digital transformation: Interview with Fleming Shi

For anyone involved in tech and security, it’s hard to avoid a blizzard of messaging and advertising around Zero Trust Network Access (ZTNA) and Extended Detection and Response (XDR). But it can be remarkably difficult to understand exactly what a...

/ August 8, 2022
MSPs will be increasingly caught up in remote work debate

MSPs will be increasingly caught up in remote work debate

While the debate over the merits of enabling a much larger percentage of the workforce to work remotely intensifies as the COVID-19 pandemic becomes an aspect of daily life, it appears most organizations are now resigned to the fact that...

/ July 19, 2022 / 6 Comments
Remote work has forever changed managed services

Remote work has forever changed managed services

When the shift to remote work first occurred, there was a sense that no matter how bad the COVID-19 pandemic became there would be a return to the office. Two years later the pandemic is still with us, and the...

/ June 6, 2022 / 4 Comments
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
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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
2022 Cybersecurity trends: Social engineering, remote work, and training

2022 Cybersecurity trends: Social engineering, remote work, and training

Today, Smarter MSP is continuing its exploration of cybersecurity trends expected to emerge in the year ahead, as well as some surprises from 2021.

/ January 6, 2022
Ask an MSP Expert: How can I get the most value from my RMM?

Ask an MSP Expert: How can I get the most value from my RMM?

The evolving cyberthreat landscape has come into full focus within the past few years, leaving MSPs to prioritize keeping their customers fully protected. For many MSPs, this means maximizing the value from their cybersecurity offering, specifically their remote monitoring and...

/ September 28, 2021
MSPs should expect remote work to be here to stay

MSPs should expect remote work to be here to stay

A survey of 402 executives and technology professionals in the U.S. conducted by Dimensional Research on behalf of ManageEngine, a unit of ZoHo that provides an IT operations platform, suggests managed service providers (MSPs) will be supporting large numbers of...

/ September 23, 2021
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