It would have been hard to miss the rapid rise in ransomware attacks hitting businesses of every size. Over the past year, attacks have crippled hospitals, schools, government organizations and more. What’s more, high-profile attacks have hit major national infrastructure or supply chain organizations like the Colonial Pipeline, Kaseya, meatpacking company JBS and more. Continue reading
When it comes to protecting clients from cyberattacks, a zero-day exploit can be an MSP’s biggest enemy. A zero-day is a computer software vulnerability that remains undetected by either the vendor or the user until it is activated by the attackers. Continue reading
The backbone of every company’s technology strategy is its IT infrastructure. In the past, this typically meant a closet, a room or even a full data center dedicated to storage and other infrastructure needs. However, in today’s cloud-first and virtual world, there’s a lot more flexibility in how companies acquire and utilize infrastructure. Continue reading
Over the past year and a half, many people’s working lives have been turned upside down due to the pandemic and the sudden transition to remote work. As part of that, organizations have had to rethink how they use and optimize many of the tools at their disposal in order to remain effective and efficient as organizations. One area where this has taken place is around backup and disaster recovery (BDR). Continue reading
Bundling services isn’t a new concept in the IT channel. MSPs have been deploying this pricing strategy successfully for years. But cloud-first bundles, on the other hand, are still relatively new, and many MSPs are struggling with how to offer them. Continue reading
It doesn’t matter who you are or how successful you may be, nobody is completely fearless in business. While you may be able to manage your fears more successfully than others (and thriving small-business owners do), we all have them; however, what’s important for you as a small-business owner is that you’re able to recognize that and learn how to not only identify your fears but face them. Continue reading
For many businesses today, the cloud is an essential component of disaster recovery planning. But integrating cloud-based resources into your disaster recovery strategy can be challenging, because there are so many approaches you can take. Continue reading
When it comes to choosing professional cloud storage, pricing may become the deciding point. To help you better navigate on the ever-changing cloud storage market, we prepared a short article comparing prices for three of the most popular solutions: Microsoft Azure, Google Storage, and Amazon S3 cloud storage services.