Whether you’re deciding how to allocate your professional development budget or you’re looking to stay up-to-date on industry trends, choosing an MSP conference to attend can be daunting. With more options than ever before, it’s important to select a conference (or two) that best aligns with you, your business, and your budget.
Yes, it’s another one of these forward-looking new year posts. But we’re extremely confident ours will prove to be more accurate than the rest. In 2019, there were three notable trends that give an indication of what can be expected in the coming year.
The market for managed services has grown fiercely competitive; MSPs need to seek ways to remain competitive while becoming more profitable. The hype surrounding the simplicity hyper-convergence, the integration of the compute, storage, and virtualization layers of infrastructure into a single solution architecture, makes the architecture seem promising, but what more do MSPs need to know to guarantee success?
The CompTIA Tech Town Index illustrates that IT pros are in demand and have nearly endless options when choosing where to live and work. With overall cost of living an essential to 82% of tech workers, and nearly two-thirds citing weather and commute times as important factors as well, the good news is that tech workers have the opportunity to write their own stories.
As MSPs charged with implementing security measures that effectively protect our clients from harm, our industry would like to think there’s a set of solutions out there that we can arrange to provide perfect protection. In reality, though, experience always seems to have at least one extra lesson.