Newsletter | April 16, 2020

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Channel Insights
5 Ways Your Business Benefits From Automation

When you think of IT automation, some of the biggest benefits that come to mind are efficiency and increased productivity. Automation can certainly help companies do more with less by introducing smart workflows and removing redundant tasks. Automation also increases the visibility of what’s happening in your daily operations, which frees up even more time to focus on critical business matters.

What Qualities Separate The Top 10% Of MSPs From Their Competition

The managed IT services (MSP) market is thriving, with projections it will be worth US$319.5 billion in 2024, up from US$166.8 billion in 2018. That’s an estimated compound annual growth rate of 11.5 percent.

Managing Backup In The Multi-Cloud World

The organizational benefits of using both AWS and Azure —speed, flexibility, no single-vendor reliance, selecting the best-of-breed capabilities, data sovereignty, redundancy—are all apparent. Yet, organizations leveraging AWS and Azure in their data protection operations have new challenges: there is no way to know if all instances are protected and no monitoring or reporting tools for public cloud let alone multi-cloud.

The Future Of Network Security Is In The Cloud

Digital business transformation inverts network and security service design patterns, shifting the focal point to the identity of the user and/or device — not the data center. Security and risk management leaders need a converged cloud-delivered secure access service edge to address this shift.

How To Get MORE Word Of Mouth Referrals

Discover how caring about your clients and contacts can be a powerful marketing weapon. Learn more about the four pillars of word of mouth strategy: over delivery; listening; surprise; and non-self-serving acts.

Crisis Management Advice
Managing IT During A Pandemic

Most companies can handle the one- or two-day closures from a major storm or other natural disaster without too much pain, but with a weeks- or months-long remote work and lockdown situation, the response is entirely different.

Why A Backup And Recovery Strategy Is Not Optional

It’s a scenario we see far too often: All of a company’s data is stored and managed on a single server. It’s protected by a backup server, sure, but even that is kept on the same domain as everything else. One day, the domain is hit by ransomware that not only shuts down the servers, but also corrupts backup data. So, what then?

Safety First: How To Continue Delivering On-Site IT Support

Ironically, as many workers go fully remote, on-site support is often necessary to make remote work possible. Depending on the company’s IT maturity, many companies will have to configure VPNs, add remote VOIP capabilities, and set up an RMM system on-site before employees can work from home.

8 Cybersecurity Tips For Working Remotely

As the COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic continues to interrupt everyday life, millions of employees have had to start working outside the office. For many, that’s a new concept, and they may not be as cautious as they are in the office in securing their equipment and data.

Leadership Lessons
Is Your MSP Offering International DIDs?

Companies hoping to thrive internationally should invest in technologies that create more pathways for global customer communication and enhance collaboration among their global remote workforce.

6 Secrets To Overcoming Objections When Selling IT

We are living in the golden age of technology with an abundance of opportunities for everyone. Still, when selling, it’s normal and natural for a buyer to present an objection.