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April 1st, 2022 | Redstor
In this report, Redstor examines how Microsoft 365 is not intended to include an all-encompassing backup solution. A simple recovery can be a massive problem if data has fallen out of the retention period and Microsoft 365 has deleted it forever. You can avoid this with a data management and protection service that allows you to set your own retention policies very easily and whose sole purpose is to ensure that your data can be recovered directly back to Microsoft 365, regardless of the state... - Read More
 
April 1st, 2022 | Redstor
Let’s face it, it’s a pretty tough gig today for MSPs with growth performance under the spotlight. While the overall managed service market is growing, and many MSPs secured new business during the pandemic as they helped companies safely digitize, the market is also attracting new entrants. Many of whom have hyper-relevant, innovative, turnkey solutions and are crowding out established players. - Read More
 
April 1st, 2022 | ChannelPro
Erick and Rich explore Cytracom’s bold move into secure networking, explain why watching Google for local ransomware stories can help MSPs land new business, and question why anyone would want to take their house plants with them on vacation. - Read More
 
March 31st, 2022 | Eddy Farrat
In honor of World Backup Day, consider these three tips for discussing a more secure backup infrastructure for your managed services clients. - Read More
 
March 29th, 2022 | Colleen Frye
Security professionals point to data privacy as one of their three top areas of responsibility, according to a recent Cisco study. - Read More
 
March 28th, 2022 | Datto
Delivering cloud services and providing them with strong business continuity and disaster recovery (BCDR) protection can present challenges, so it’s helpful to hear from other MSPs about what worked for them and to learn best practices for providing value to customers. Datto interviewed its MSP partners to gather insights about what helped them successfully grow their business with the cloud. No matter your cloud maturity, learning from other MSPs will help guide you in your efforts to... - Read More
 
March 28th, 2022 | Datto
Datto surveyed more than 1,800 managed service providers (MSPs) worldwide to learn more about who they are and what they care about. Of those surveyed, only 17% were active Datto partners. The result: A wealth of data and insights from a diverse sample of MSPs on how they run their business, the solutions they use to serve clients, and their predictions for the next few years. - Read More
 
March 28th, 2022 | Datto
MSPs play an important role in helping their SMB clients implement and scale their IT operations, acting as their advisor for all things IT. But how can MSPs help businesses with more established IT infrastructures? The answer is co-managed IT services. This eBook provides an introduction to the co-managed IT model—what it is and how it benefits MSPs and your clients. - Read More
 
March 28th, 2022 | Colleen Frye
ChannelPro celebrates its 15th anniversary by checking in with IT business owners featured in cover stories from our inaugural year. - Read More
 
March 25th, 2022 | ChannelPro
Erick and Rich discuss what Microsoft’s huge partner program changes mean for its channel, explain why team-building events are more important than ever, and ponder how drunk you’d have to be to leave your dentures at a bar and never retrieve them. - Read More
 

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May 10th, 2022 | ChannelPro
The two-day event from sales training company MSP Sales Revolution is designed to help MSP attendees sell more, identify the right trends, and grow faster. - Read More
 
May 6th, 2022 | Colleen Frye
The six-city, two-day conference series headed west to Chicago, featuring a lineup of educational sessions addressing the top issues and trends managed service providers and integrators care about. - Read More
 
April 28th, 2022 | ChannelPro
Hot topics trending on the members-only ASCII Group Forum. Come join the conversation... - Read More
 
April 27th, 2022 | Rich Freeman
At its 2022 partner conference this week, the power vendor called management software an increasingly critical ingredient in hardware deals, and outlined forthcoming plans to roll all of its management tools together into a single, unified platform. - Read More