Amazon S3 offers a wide range of storage classes designed for different use cases. Various combinations of those storage classes allow you to cost-effectively store your data throughout its lifecycle. Continue reading
BCDR stands for business continuity and disaster recovery. This term aggregates the strategy and the collection of approaches that business needs to implement in order to keep at least mission-critical functions up and running during and after any unplanned event or a disaster.
Many MSPs rely on selling hardware as a way to generate additional revenue. While this source of revenue can help MSPs to boost their top lines, it can also create unwanted friction between them and their clients if they’re not initially straightforward about marking up hardware products. Continue reading
Networking isn't always effective, but when it is, MSPs benefit in the long run. They typically end up generating more business, finding new opportunities and educating themselves on emerging industry trends, which benefits not only them but their customers. Continue reading
For decades now, businesses have chosen to use terminal servers for employee client-side access to their data. With the rise of cloud computing, managed service providers have a number of new ways to put a different spin on this traditional solution.
When your customers are struggling, the best thing you can do is be supportive. During challenging times, your customers need you to help them stay afloat by providing them with options instead of roadblocks. If you can accomplish that, you’ll reap the rewards later. Continue reading
Are you confused with the different ways to back up your data? Full, differential, incremental, synthetic full - it’s easy to get lost in the terminology. In this article, we cover shortly all backup types without being too specific. If you already know about all backup types and simply want to pick the needed one for your use -case - scroll down, there is a chart that will help you choose from different types of backup. Continue reading
MSPs have always faced sales challenges. Overcoming sales objections isn’t something many MSP owners enjoy handling. They’d rather focus their efforts elsewhere. But here’s the good news: MSPs can overcome one of the most common sales objections by simply tweaking their approach to sales. Continue reading
SolarWinds Backup is a tool for basic backup and recovery scenarios. However, if you’re an MSP with more robust data backup and recovery needs, SolarWinds Backup may not cut it for you. It lacks flexibility -- in terms of multiple cloud storage options, broad operating system support, and more -- to enable sophisticated backup and recovery strategies. It is also less cost-effective than similar tools due to the limitations it imposes on where and how you store backup data. Continue reading