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Managed Services & Cloud Computing news & blog by MSPAlliance

MSP Security Is a Two Way Street

A quick observation about MSPs and security based on some recent inbound emails I've received. When we talk about security and managed service provide...

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MSP Vendor Redundancy

Former Navy SEAL Rob O'Neill told a packed room of MSPs at MSPWorld about how he got prepared before going into battle: "two is one and one is none." ...

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Outsourcing Security: We’ve Seen This Before

When you know history, it can help you avoid repeating mistakes from the past. The same is true in managed services. In 2018, as a large segment of th...

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Data Breaches Cost How Much?

Data breaches are one of those things where we know they are bad but do we know what their real cost is? IBM and the Ponemon Institute have an answ...

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June Tech Job Losses Good Sign for MSPs

Non-technology US businesses lost 90,000 Information Technology jobs in June of 2018, according to a report from CompTIA. The report also went on to s...

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Will Cybercrime Court Help or Hurt MSPs?

The United Kingdom recently announced the creation of a "cybercrime" court, designed to bring the country into the 21st century. Catherine McGuinness...

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Are MSPs Being Targeted By Cyber Criminals?

Are MSPs Being Targeted by Cyber Criminals? Not that I'm aware of. This idea came from an article I read about a group of Australian CSOs who discu...

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Where Are the Angel Investors in Managed Services?

There continue to be many startup managed service provider companies from all over the world, even in 2018. I take this as a very good sign of continu...

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MSPs Shouldn’t Look to Cloud Computing for the Future

Besides the turbulent history managed service providers have had with cloud computing over the years, there may be even more of a reason for MSPs to b...

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A Few Random Thoughts on MSP Consolidation

Inevitably, when we get word of a merger or acquisition involving a managed service provider there is renewed talk about consolidation in the managed ...

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