Industry Insights

  1. 3 Tips For Beating The MSP Competition

    Learn how you can improve your MSP business with these 3 quick tips to help you beat the competition.

  2. 4 Tips For Lead Generation Success

    Learn how you can generate better and more leads with these 4 tips form the Business Made MSPeasy series.

  3. Switching From VAR To MSP

    The value-added reseller (VAR) business isn’t what it used to be. Competition on pricing is intense, and profit margins have become thin. As a result, some VARs are looking for ways to diversify their offerings and generate new revenue. For many, that means delivering managed IT services.

  4. From VAR to MSP: Real Advice From Successful VARs Turned MSPs

    With intense competition on pricing and paper-thin profit margins, the value added reseller (VAR) business isn’t what it used to be. As a result, many VARs are looking to diversify their offerings and generate new revenue by transitioning over to managed services.

  5. Be Alert! The Ransomware Epidemic, By The Numbers

    91% of IT service proividers report recent ransomware attacks against small businesses, 40% report six or more in early 2016, and 31% report multiple ransomware attacks in a single day.

  6. 13 Ransomware Statistics That Will Make You Rethink Data Protection

    Ransomware has had a BIG year. So big, that it has cost US small businesses upwards of $75 billion dollars in downtime.

  7. Justifying The Cost Of Backup And Disaster Recovery (BDR)

    IT provider? Justifying the cost of backup and disaster recovery to end users can be difficult. Here are some tips to help you make the sale.

  8. Datto's 2017 State Of The MSP Report

    As a channel-first company, Datto is 100% dedicated to enabling our partners to be the best managed services providers they can be. In order for us to continue to deliver the industry-leading solutions and resources, it is critical to know as much as we can about the IT channel and the needs of MSPs today.

  9. Five Cyber Threat Trends MSPs Need To Know

    While the number of malware executable files and potentially unwanted applications has dropped, plenty of other threats continue to multiply. Report after report warns businesses, government and consumers of increasingly sophisticated attacks. We’ve seen zero-day phishing URLs grow steadily through 2016, with almost twice as many detected in the fourth quarter as in the first quarter.

  10. Millennials & Mobile: Hospitality Trends Of ‘Generation Y’

    The word ‘Millennial’ is referenced more and more these days, and while the term is sometimes used in a light-hearted or satirical context (“it’s a millennial thing” or “millennials are taking over the world!”), millennials are an influential part of the population and an important group to understand – especially as it relates to hospitality and technology.