WOM (Weaver Outrage Meter): Medium
Aside from the obvious additional “S”, the inclusion of security in MSP is both incorrect and misleading. Looking at the historical evolution of the MSP profession, managed security has been baked into managed IT services from the very early days.
What has changed? MSSPs are now the rage and there is an active campaign taking place to disrupt existing managed services philosophy. We will examine the leading causes behind this MSP vs. MSSP battle, and offer opinions on what normal MSPs ought to be doing today.
- Do normal MSPs avoid security?
- What is behind the MSSP push?
- Can general practitioner MSPs become MSSPs? If so, how?
- Outsourcing your NOC vs Outsourcing your SOC