VAR White Papers

  1. The MSP’s Technical Guide To Providing Backup-as-a-Service
    6/4/2018

    Every MSP should be looking for additional services that are easy to setup, simple to manage, achieve predictable results, and generate consistent revenue. Backup-as-a-Service is one of the logical “next steps” for every MSP that is already responsible for the care of their customer’s most critical systems. Some simply haven’t made the jump yet (e.g. the customer is still managing their own backups), while others just haven’t moved their management of backups to a recurring service model.

  2. A Complete Guide For Backup And Disaster Recovery On Amazon Web Services
    6/4/2018

    Amazon Web Services (AWS) cloud computing resources, networking facilities, and multi-user applications reduce the amount of financial and business resources spent maintaining your business IT infrastructure. Off-site cloud storage further protects your data against disaster. This whitepaper reviews best practices for backup and disaster recovery on the AWS Cloud.

  3. Archiving To The Cloud: Cold Storage
    6/4/2018

    Through the digital transformation of businesses – moving from bricks and mortal, 9-to-5 businesses to ones that are available anytime, anywhere – has required a shift in the way organizations protect their data. Traditional backup storage models of on-premises tape and disk have given way to both cloud and hybrid-cloud backup storage, providing greater availability and accessibility of secure, protected data.

  4. 7 Ways To Make The Best Sales Pitch For Microsoft Azure
    5/29/2018

    Many resellers have a tough time deciding which provider has the best cloud platform to meet their client’s needs. We have looked at AWS, Google and Azure and we think Azure comes out the winner. Find out why you should recommend Microsoft Azure to your clients and how you can initiate the conversation.

  5. Security Awareness Training: The ROI For End User Education
    5/14/2018

    While any business that wants to stay afloat must regularly balance monetary costs against benefits, it is especially important for smaller businesses with more limited budgets to thoroughly vet their return on investment (ROI) before purchasing a new product or service. And, depending on budget constraints, many decisions must be made with potential risk in mind. For example, if the likelihood that a business would need a very specific type of costly insurance is extremely low, then there’s no point in wasting time or resources on that insurance, right?

  6. Datto’s 2018 State Of The MSP Report
    5/3/2018

    Datto surveyed roughly 2,300 managed service providers (MSPs) worldwide about their day-to-day lives. The result: a wealth of statistics about the state of today’s MSPs, including everything from basic demographics and media consumption preferences to business goals and challenges.

  7. 10 Steps To Proactive Security
    4/12/2018

    It has become commonplace to say that the state of cybersecurity has changed. It’s true—cybercriminals continue evolving their methods of attack. It’s not just malicious actors you have to worry about either—with the world growing more interconnected, it’s more likely than ever that insiders will accidentally cause a data breach.

  8. The 2017 Cyberattack Storm Aftermath
    4/12/2018

    A Survey of IT Leaders’ Thoughts on WannaCry, Petya, and Vault 7.

  9. 6 Week Guide To Accelerating Your Cloud Business
    4/10/2018

    If you want to be part of the cloud industry, you need to be clear about two things in order to capitalize on its growth; the type of business you want to be, and the type of portfolio you wish to build. This guide is a 6-week plan on how to bring your cloud business to a completely new level.

  10. How To Stand Out From The Crowd: The Importance Of Differentiation
    4/10/2018

    Every business is looking to boost their sales. The most effective way of achieving this is by focusing on your unique selling point, and using it to dominate your niche market segment. Here is a 3-step guide to give you tips on how to build a solid strategy, from which you can develop your offering and enhance your business outcomes.