Managed Services Executive Commentary

  1. 3 Trends Tomorrow’s BPOs Need To Know Today
    1/27/2016

    Robotic process automation, new access to dark data, and transactional processing moving to the cloud are three technology trends that will transform the business process outsourcing (BPO) industry in 2016.

  2. 3 Reasons Why MSPs Need To Offer Connectivity And Communications Solutions
    1/27/2016

    In recent years, IT and telecommunications have begun to converge and drive more and more MSPs, IT solutions providers, and agents to once again re-evaluate their business models, prompting many to make incremental, and in other cases, sweeping changes to their businesses. If you’re not embracing these two lines of service, here are three reasons you should.

  3. Identity: A Focused Attack Vector In 2016
    1/27/2016

    As data breaches continue, the human element will continue to be a major attack vector. It is therefore critical that we understand how and where people, processes, and identity and access management (IAM) controls are vulnerable. 

  4. It’s A Trap! Preparing For Smokescreen DDoS Attacks
    1/26/2016

    The threat landscape is more complex than ever, and establishing a cybersecurity strategy in 2016 entails accounting for a number of different factors. Hackers will employ a variety of techniques to achieve their goals. In order to establish a viable defense, enterprises and VARs must select the necessary technology for countering different forms of attacks.

  5. 3 Things To Watch In IT For 2016
    1/26/2016

    Enterprise IT is nothing if not dynamic. Looking into 2016, another exciting year of change and new trends is set to kick off. Here are three things anticipated to define 2016 for enterprise IT solutions providers and customers:

  6. The 3 Questions That Can Save MSPs Money... And Frustration
    1/25/2016

    In fact, the answers to just three questions will often tell providers whether they’re either on track with key business goals or need to seriously rethink their strategies.

  7. 5 Reasons Why RMM Fails Backup Checks
    1/25/2016

    RMM tools don’t do a great job of reporting on disparate backup systems. MSPs need a far more granular perspective of what’s really going on when it comes to any and all backups. 

  8. 4 Cybersecurity Predictions For 2016 (And How VARs Can Help Keep Their Customers Protected)
    1/21/2016

    The increase in breach volume and sophistication is a sign of things to come. Companies must learn from past mistakes and their painful repercussions to protect themselves from cyberattacks. The good news is that the VAR community is in an excellent position to help protect its customers and become major resources for cybersecurity leadership.

  9. The 2016 Outlook For Cybercrime: What To Do To Keep Data And Systems Safe
    1/21/2016

    Here is a list of areas of IT security technology focus and reasons why they need to be on everyone’s agenda.

  10. 3 Access Control Trends That Drive The Convergence Of Physical And Logical Functions
    1/21/2016

    The government has sought to create a standardized access control and identity management approach for physical and logical security across its agencies. Advancements in technology have transformed a seemingly impossible vision into an achievable goal, which a variety of industries can take stock in how this model benchmarks against their security strategies.