Category Archives: MSPA Blog

Managed Services & Cloud Computing news & blog by MSPAlliance

US Banks Raise Stakes for Managed Service Providers

MSPs who service banks have always enjoyed a certain competitive advantage. Vertical industry experience, deeply embedded relationships, and a decent ...

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Human Capital Must be Focus of MSPs in 2019

According to a poll of 107 UK CEOs, there is a massive skills gap facing organizations, and it could bode very well for managed service providers. ...

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Taking Managed Services Beyond IT

It is time for the professional MSP community to stop fixating on information technology and start addressing the business and other “non IT” need...

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MSP Lessons: IBM Acquisition of RedHat

IBM's announcement of its acquisition of RedHat may seem far away from the daily lives of most mid-market and SMB focused MSPs. But, there is a lot to...

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Bank Cyber Rules Pave Way for MSP Certification

We have more evidence that end-user organizations are getting wiser about how outsourced IT providers help them protect IT assets. We also have more e...

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Who is in your MSP Friend’s List?

Your Facebook friends list controls who has access to your "private" information on the social media platform. Hopefully, if you care about your priva...

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Vietnam Launches Tough Cyber Law

You wouldn't normally associate the country of Vietnam as being tough on cybercrime and data privacy, but you may want to think again. According to a ...

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MSPs Should Charge More for GDPR Clients

For some time now, MSPAlliance has argued for a risk-based approach to pricing for managed services. This model minimizes the commodity-driven approac...

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Targeting of MSPs Shows Increasing Stakes of Cyber Warfare

MSPs are coming under attack. The attacks were first reported by the Australian government and now we are getting warnings from the United States. ...

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Stop Losing Managed Services Deals Over Lack of Certification

It is common for us to hear MSPs say that they have lost a managed services contract because of a lack of certification or audit. I would like to addr...

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