• SolarWinds IT Trends Report 2023: Lessons From Observability Leaders Survey

    Observability is a crucial tool for IT, DevOps, and SecOps teams—but how is the adoption process going? SolarWinds commissioned the 2023 IT Trends: Lessons From Observability Leaders Survey to find out.

  • Is Your MSP Business Prepared For An Economic Downturn Or Recession?

    A combination of effective A/R management practices and automation will put you in control should economic conditions worsen. The payout from having strong managed services contacts with steady cash flow is economic freedom.

  • How To “Sell” Disaster Recovery To CEOs

    CEOs have a lot on their plates, focusing on growth, competitiveness, profits for shareholders, and a range of other concerns. But there is a vital — indeed, existential — concern that many CEOs overlook: disaster recovery.

  • DR Runbook: Maximize Recovery Efficiency Following A Disaster

    You work hard to provide impeccable service to your clients, manage their assets and keep your business operations running smoothly. Unfortunately, disaster may strike at any time. A critical part of IT success is to stay prepared to overcome these emergencies, so you can keep your clients’ networks and assets protected with minimal downtime.

  • The MSP's Guide To Business Continuity And Disaster Recovery On Azure

    As cloud adoption continues to grow among small and medium businesses (SMBs), Microsoft Azure has emerged as a popular option. When SMBs run workloads in Azure, they agree to a shared responsibility model. In this model, the cloud provider (Microsoft) assumes responsibility for the security and protection of the physical data centers, hosts, and network, while the user is responsible for everything else—including information and data, applications, and more.

  • BCDR Buyer's Guide For MSPs

    When a client’s server goes down or is compromised in a cyberattack, managed service providers (MSPs) need an effective business continuity and disaster recovery (BCDR) solution to restore data and operations quickly, without sacrificing margin. That means industry-leading recovery technology from a vendor that is there to support you 24x7x365, no matter what. Simply put, you need a solution you can rely on. One that delivers peace of mind—for you and your clients.

  • Backup As A Service Success For MSPs

    Backup as a Service (BaaS), including cloud backup, is proving to be a successful business for Managed Service Providers (MSPs) today because enterprises need to modernize their backup solution to protect mission-critical application servers and want to outsource the function. In fact, it has been one of those steady growth areas within IT for decades, but it rarely gets the attention it deserves.

  • Best Practices For Document Migrations Amid Accelerating Data Creation

    It’s no secret—we’re increasingly reliant on remote operations. According to career news website Ladders, 25% of all professional jobs in North America will be remote by the end of 2022, and remote opportunities will continue to rise into 2023.

  • How To Sell Cloud Backup To SMB Clients

    The MSP industry is a crowded space. New players enter the market all the time, flooding an already competitive business environment. Moreover, a cottage industry of data backup and recovery solutions further complicates the landscape for your MSP and clients.

  • Pro Tips For Backing Up Large Datasets

    Successfully recovering from disruption or disaster is one of an IT administrator’s most critical duties. Whether it’s restoring servers or rescuing lost data, failure to complete a successful recovery can spell doom for a company.