Tag: managed service providers

  • Defining MSPs’ Goals, Challenges and Tools

    Defining MSPs’ Goals, Challenges and Tools
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    Defining MSPs’ Goals, Challenges and Tools Defining MSPs’ Goals, Challenges and Tools Most MSPs are aligned with the IT industry’s trend toward specialization and are developing expertise in verticals to provide optimized solutions for customers. Demographics The majority of MSPs are between the ages of 35 and 54 (59%), male (86%) and college-educated (82%). Money… Read more

  • Technology Is Shaping the Channel, CompTIA Reports

    Technology Is Shaping the Channel, CompTIA Reports
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    Technology Is Shaping the Channel, CompTIA Reports Technology Is Shaping the Channel, CompTIA Reports CompTIA’s report predicts that the channel will shift away from product resellers to service providers specializing in vertical industries or solution niches. Modest Growth The global IT industry is forecast to grow 4.1% in 2017, according to CompTIA. IT Spend Hardware,… Read more

  • Datto Buys OpenMesh to Extend MSP Reach into Networking

    Datto Buys OpenMesh to Extend MSP Reach into Networking
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    In a move designed to significantly expand its partners’ market opportunities, Datto acquired OpenMesh, a provider of networking and security infrastructure managed via the cloud. OpenMesh will now be known as Datto Networking, a business unit that will operate alongside Datto’s existing data protection platform for managed service providers. OpenMesh has been making headway in… Read more

  • MSPs Anticipate Continued Revenue Growth

    MSPs Anticipate Continued Revenue Growth
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    MSPs revenue MSPs Anticipate Continued Revenue Growth A new report from Kaseya finds savvy MSPs are generating more revenue by increasing both the number of services they offer and their prices for those services. Revenue Generated by Managed Services • Less than 25% of MSPs: 40% • 25% to 50% of MSPs: 41% • 51%… Read more

  • Interest in Network and Security Services Grows

    Interest in Network and Security Services Grows
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    Networking Interest in Network and Security Services Grows Managed global WAN connectivity platforms and firewall-as-a-service offerings are high on the list of approaches being considered by IT organizations. Network Upgrade Plans Among IT pros that plan to upgrade their networks in the next 12 months, 26% said a shift to a managed global WAN connectivity… Read more

  • MSPs Can Play a Bigger Role in Disaster Recovery

    MSPs Can Play a Bigger Role in Disaster Recovery
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    Disaster recovery and MSPs MSPs Can Play a Bigger Role in Disaster Recovery Only 45 percent of IT pros think their company is very prepared to recover from a disaster, but managed service providers can help them implement DR plans. DR Disconnect 68% of C-Level executives surveyed believe their organization is “very prepared” to recover… Read more