Managed Services Articles

  1. Building Your MSP To Be A Heavyweight Company
    2/2/2016

    Shane Swanson, ARRC Technology COO and CharTec operations trainer, answered Business Solutions’ questions about what steps are necessary for MSPs (managed services providers) to expand their businesses by maximizing solutions, automation, and processes.

  2. One-Quarter Of Organizations Do Not Encrypt Sensitive Data
    2/2/2016

    Research by AIIM revealed 26 percent of organizations have suffered customer data loss or exposure over the past year, but 25 percent do not encrypt sensitive data.

  3. Kaseya Study: What High-Growth MSPs Look Like And What They Sell
    1/28/2016

    There has been a continued surge in overall growth for managed services providers (MSPs) according to the latest MSP Global Pricing Survey from IT management solutions provider Kaseya.

  4. CompTIA Highlights Solutions Provider Opportunities In The Professional Services Vertical
    1/27/2016

    According to the study IT Opportunities in the Professional Services Vertical, 78 percent of accounting, law, and marketing firms rate technology as important in reaching business objectives.

  5. What Are Your IT Clients’ CIO Priorities For 2016?
    1/27/2016

    PwC conducted a Twitter poll asking more than 1,000 people what the CIO’s priorities should be for 2016.

  6. Keep Your Head In The Cloud: UCC Market Penetration To Grow Sixfold By 2020
    1/25/2016

    Technology’s adoption lifecycle follows a bell curve from beginnings driven by the innovators and early adopters, to where it peaks and the market becomes saturated, and then transitioning to commodity. Think of something as simple as a VCR and how it went from just somebody you knew with one because of the associated price tag to the device itself being sold everywhere for less than $50. It’s the curve that follows most products regardless of its consumer or business technology.

  7. Survey Finds Shift In Trust Toward Cloud Adoption And Security
    1/22/2016

    Confidence in the cloud is rising, according to the report The Cloud Balancing Act for IT: Between Promise and Peril, from the Cloud Security Alliance (CSA) and Skyhigh Networks.

  8. Autotask Survey: Why You Should Offer Endpoint Security Services
    1/22/2016

    An Autotask study found endpoint expansion is now the top services driving revenue, coming in ahead of backup and restore and disaster recovery in the rankings.

  9. Solutions Providers: Consider What You Learned From The Past When You Set Your Course For 2016
    1/20/2016

    Looking back at 2015, there were a lot of changes — and challenges — in the IT channel. Consider the advice from these leaders at IT channel companies who offer advice on how to approach 2016, keeping in mind lessons learned last year in areas including channel consolidation, cybersecurity, and storage and data.

  10. Data Breach At Arnett Healthcare Affects 30K Patients
    1/15/2016

    In a change of pace from the larger incidents of 2015, a missing storage device is the root of one of the most recent healthcare data breaches.