Managed Services Executive Commentary

  1. Read This Before Declaring War On Your Service Provider
    5/8/2017

    Have you ever been frustrated with your service provider or wondered why they aren't making your life any easier? As a service provider, there are things I would like every IT team to know so we can work better together.

  2. 9 Questions MSPs Should Be Asking Their Prospects And Customers
    5/5/2017

    The best way for an MSP to increase their chances of closing a deal is to understand the customer. You also need to know what problem the customer is trying to solve and how the solution you are offering can help them address the challenges they’re facing.

  3. What IT Departments Should Know For 2017
    5/2/2017

    Advances in technology have armed companies with more resources and power than ever before. Technology offers companies the ability to connect with customers and prospects whenever and wherever they want.

  4. How To Protect Customers From A Fortune 500-Destroying Vulnerability
    5/1/2017

    The most critical and vulnerable part of an enterprise is its information systems. Fortune 500 companies store highly-coveted data in those systems, making them priority targets for cybercrime.

  5. Riding The On-Premises-as-a-Service Wave
    4/18/2017

    Six ways service providers can better align their business model with today’s most in-demand data storage option.

  6. Security: Why It’s Needed Now More Than Ever
    4/17/2017

    Security is top of mind of most people in the channel today, driven by a climate of political unrest and constant change in technology, science, and worldwide relations. What constitutes security can vary based on the situation, the individual, or the enterprise, but what is continually relevant is the need to foster a realistic sense of security and a plan of action.

  7. 3 Ways Data Improves Customer Satisfaction
    4/13/2017

    As most MSPs can attest to, building and maintaining a successful business means establishing your expertise and authority as a business partner. Doing that involves constantly showing the customer the value of the services you provide, communicating with them on a regular basis about the health of their IT assets, and not being afraid to have difficult conversations when they are warranted.

  8. Cybersecurity And The IoT: From Incident Response To Continuous Response
    4/12/2017

    There’s no doubt the Internet of Things (IoT) will eventually take over the digital universe. By 2020, IDC predicts there will be more than 210 billion connected devices available, with at least 30 billion actively communicating online. Sensors are expected to number in the trillions within the decade.

  9. How To Sell Managed Services To Small Businesses
    4/11/2017

    In today’s market, MSPs have that perfect client in mind when they step out their door to make a sale: one that pays thousands of dollars a month for our services.

  10. So You Think You Can Sell Security?
    4/10/2017

    There’s a tremendous amount of momentum around the security market these days — innovative technologies, vendor mergers and consolidation, and, of course, a tremendous increase in the complexity and frequency of threats companies face.