Managed Services Executive Commentary

  1. How To Add Security To Your Offering
    8/4/2016

    In thinking about the threat cybercrime presents to businesses, it is not a matter of if it will ever happen, it is a matter of when it will happen. If you don’t believe this, then consider the President of the United States created the Cybersecurity act of 2015 and the Cybersecurity National Action Plan (CNAP) to direct the federal government to take action now to protect not only our government, but also the private sector and our personal lives from cybercrime. By David Nathans, director of security, SOCSoter

  2. Staffing Cybersecurity Means Managing Insanity
    8/3/2016

    To nurture your cybersecurity talent, prove you are working to nurture a productive workplace. By Barbara Kay, senior director of strategic solutions, Intel Security

  3. How Tech Is Aiding Project Management In Business
    8/2/2016

    Technology has changed everything — from the way we keep in touch with our friends and family, to the way we date, shop, and even diagnose our illnesses. By Jessica Foreman

  4. Habits Of A Profitable MSP
    8/1/2016

    It is safe to say that most people start businesses with profits in mind. By Rayanne M. Buchianico, EA, ABC Solutions, LLC and ASCII Group Member Since 2016

  5. 10 Tips For Managing Your Way To A Stronger Team
    7/29/2016

    Managing a successful team takes just the right balance of confidence, risk-taking, and talent. By: Mark Sokol, VP of Brand and Corporate Marketing, ConnectWise

  6. 3 Reasons Hybrid Cloud Solutions Make The Most Sense For Financial Institutions
    7/18/2016

    Cloud data vaulting services have become increasingly prevalent in the financial services market, especially with the growing digitalization of customer transactions and low tolerance for downtime, but there is no one-size-fits-all cloud model for financial institutions. By Brandon Tanner, Senior Manager, Rentsys and ASCII Group Member Since 2016

  7. MSP Pricing Mistakes You Will Make
    7/15/2016

    Even seasoned, 10-year veteran MSPs wrestle with how to price their services. Moreover, no matter how you roll your managed services, whether you either are offering only one plan or have broken your offerings into tiers, you will certainly hit some bumps along the way. By Joshua Liberman, President, Net Sciences, Inc., ASCII Group Member Since 2013

  8. Multichannel, Omnichannel, What’s The Difference? Hint: It’s About Customer Experience And Retention
    7/15/2016

    It’s not unusual to hear the terms used interchangeably. But when it comes to guiding and perfecting the online customer journey, multichannel and omni-channel solutions are anything but interchangeable. By Jessica Foreman

  9. Top 5 Issues To Consider Before Customizing Technology
    7/15/2016

    Customization used to be a bad word to many business owners. It was viewed as encumbering higher costs and depending on complex IT infrastructure. However, with the availability of more outsourced technology resources and the increased drive for innovation and marketplace gains, customization is becoming a more common business practice. By Kristen McAlister, President, Cerius Executives

  10. Warning: What You Need To Know About Malware
    7/14/2016

    Most people think if they have a firewall and some kind of anti-virus program they are good, thumbs up, no need to worry about all that cyber stuff. Unfortunately, it is this kind of thinking that makes cyber criminals so wealthy and the rate of cybercrime go up. By David Nathans, director of security, SOCSoter