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December 04, 2019
The purchase of Carolinas IT is another transaction that demonstrates the active managed services merger and acquisition environment, which has seen more than 30 deals this year.
October 11, 2019
Here are several observations from MSPAlliance's MSPWorld 2019 conference, which wraps up today in Las Vegas. 1. The industry wants to reframe the MSPs-as-target discussion MSPAlliance leadership ...
October 10, 2019
As customers increasingly question the cybersecurity postures of MSPs, MSPAlliance aims to give firms a way to show they are proactively dealing with threats.
September 20, 2019
D&H Distributing's cloud strategy aims to help VARs adopt the managed services model and sell bundled cloud offerings around platforms such as Office 365 and Azure.
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A service-level agreement (SLA) is a contract between a service provider and its customers that documents what services the provider will furnish and defines the service standards the provider is obligated to meet. Continue Reading
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MSPs sometimes avoid prospective clients that already have internal IT staff, but by taking the co-managed IT services approach, they don't have to. That's according to Bob Coppedge, owner of ... Continue Reading
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The 2020 cybersecurity landscape presents new challenges and opportunities for managed service providers, according to predictions from security firm WatchGuard. Continue Reading
PowerShell scripting can help MSPs automate mundane and time-consuming chores, but service providers need to test their scripts and look to security first. Continue Reading
MSPs are under pressure to expand their businesses beyond their traditional offerings. Cybersecurity and consulting services are two directions they can take their businesses. Continue Reading
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Demand for Microsoft Azure services ranges from cost optimization to AI services, according to service providers looking for business in this public cloud platform. Continue Reading
Hardware-as-a-service (HaaS) is a procurement model that is similar to leasing or licensing in which hardware that belongs to a managed service provider (MSP) is installed at a customer's site and a service level agreement (SLA) defines the ... Continue Reading
A managed service provider (MSP) is a company that remotely manages a customer's IT infrastructure and/or end-user systems, typically on a proactive basis and under a subscription model. Continue Reading
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Managed service provider security is being put to the test as hackers target MSPs with increasing frequency. Even a relatively simple attack can compromise a service provider. Continue Reading
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Vology has used a combination of acquisitions and organic growth as it transitions from a product-oriented approach to an IT services provider business model. Continue Reading