Article | March 14, 2018

Why Security Is The Biggest Tech Opportunity For MSPs And VARs

Source: Collabrance LLC

A conversation with Doug Grimm, Vice President & General Manager, Collabrance

Data Security

Doug Grimm sat down with MSPinsights and VARinsights to talk about the biggest tech opportunity for MSPs and VARs.

MSPinsights:  In your opinion, what technology or trend presents the next best opportunity for the channel (resellers and MSPs)?

Grimm:  Security by far represents the most important technology MSPs and resellers can offer. Cybercrime is projected to be over a $2 trillion industry in 2019, up fourfold from a 2015 estimate of $500 billion. In fact, IBM President and CEO Ginni Rometty described cybercrime as “the greatest threat to every profession, every industry, and every company in the world.” Meanwhile, U.N. Secretary General Antonio Guterres called for global regulations to reel in the damage from cyber-attacks, and said that no “regulatory scheme,” such as the Geneva Convention or international law, yet applies to cyber warfare, Reuters reported.