Premium Content From ASCII Members

  1. 4 Things You Have To Know About Encryption For Backup
    4/4/2014

    Encryption is becoming a more significant topic as many companies struggle to meet compliance requirements and keep their data secure. It is in demand more than you might expect, including for various website security functions and backups — which are another important area to consider using encryption on. To completely protect data and backup, you should consider encrypting both the data in motion and at rest. Here are a few facts about encryption that will help you understand the landscape.

  2. Advising Your Cloud Customer: Public, Private, Or Hybrid
    3/27/2014

    Let’s face it, do your customers really know what the cloud is, let alone whether it’s public, private, or hybrid?

  3. Differences Between A World-Class MSP And A Typical MSP
    3/13/2014

    “World-class” is used to explain “of the highest order.” Here’s how to ensure your company is performing better than everyone else.

  4. Are Your SMB Customers Safe From Cyber Attack?
    2/5/2014

    Tim Gillen of Terrapin Networks and a member of The ASCII Group lists some measures MSPs can take to help protect their SMB clients from cybercrime.

  5. Keeping Customers In The Age Of The Cloud
    1/31/2014

    Andrew Harrover of Matrix Computer Consulting, a member of The ASCII Group, shares the importance of talking with your clients about cloud-based offerings and how it can strengthen your role as their trusted advisor.

  6. 5 Things To Have In Your Managed Services Portfolio
    10/16/2013

    A common conversation among managed service providers (MSPs) seems to be about the service portfolio. What do you include? Mark Glowacz, owner of Tydan IT and ASCII Group member, provides a list of where to start.

  7. How To Make An Informed Choice: Public Or Private Cloud?
    10/9/2013

    If you are interested in cloud storage, there are numerous things you are going to need to know before you attempt to crossover. Andrew Calore, account executive with BCI Computers and ASCII Group member, says a good place to start is the differences of private and public cloud services.

  8. Managed Service Myths Break-Fix VARs Believe
    9/11/2013

    ASCII member Douglas R. Grabowski, managing partner of Grabowski Group, tells why it’s not difficult to change your business from break-fix to managed services He lists five common myths a break-fix VAR might believe — and the truth.

  9. Ways To Use PSA Reports To Improve Your Business
    9/9/2013

    Depending on the PSA you use, some reports may be standard, and already present in a report library, while others may need to be custom built, using the reporting engine. ASCII Group member Vince Tinnirello, CEO, Anchor Network Solutions, shares five key reports that all MSPs should be using to measure their businesses each month.