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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.
May 24, 2019
Managed service providers are aspiring to greater levels of MRR and deeper vertical market expertise, according to new Datto research; other news from the week.
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Managed service providers represent an important subset of the channel partner ecosystem. Browse the terms below to sharpen your understanding of MSPs and their service offerings. 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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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
The evolution of managed service providers began at the apex of the dot-com era and now continues with developments including cloud computing and industry consolidation. Continue Reading
Master MSPs emerged more than a decade ago as a means for channel firms to develop managed services, but experts are split on whether the traditional model continues to hold sway. 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
MSP software comes in various forms and combinations. Some larger MSPs are adopting ServiceNow and LogicMonitor to automate core business functions. Continue Reading
The developing MSP business model is showing some of the characteristics of an ancient agricultural technique. Find out how service providers are cultivating business. 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
The marketing formula at service provider DynTek includes executive briefings, messaging around innovation and transformation, and a blend of traditional and digital techniques. Continue Reading
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