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How to Add New Managed IT Services to Your Portfolio

How to Add New Managed IT Services to Your Portfolio

To meet the demands of an evolving customer base, more and more businesses are leveraging IT to maximize operational effectiveness and deliver products and services efficiently to their customer base. As such, they look for MSPs to help them solve the challenges of running an agile organization in today’s competitive business landscape. Continue reading

Direct to S3 Glacier vs S3 Glacier Storage Class: Which Is Better for Data Archives

Direct to S3 Glacier vs S3 Glacier Storage Class: Which Is Better for Data Archives

Our clients who want to store backup data in Amazon S3 Glacier often ask us how best to back it up: Whether to place it in S3 Glacier storage directly, or instead to select S3 generic storage and configure S3 Glacier as the storage class. Although both approaches provide the same end result, there are reasons why you might prefer one method over the other. Keep reading for an overview.

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MSPs: Selling the Cake vs. Selling the Ingredients

MSPs: Selling the Cake vs. Selling the Ingredients

Managed service providers encounter numerous challenges regularly. From business development and MSP marketing to IT automation and staff, business managers and owners must do it all. But one of the biggest debates brewing on the MSP front for the last couple of years is about the choice of selling MSP packages as a whole or the base and add-ons separately. Continue reading

What Dark Web Monitoring Means for MSPs

What Dark Web Monitoring Means for MSPs

The dark web doesn’t have to be a foreign concept to your clients. Look at it as an opportunity to provide additional value to them through your own dark web monitoring services. Unlike other services MSPs provide, dark web monitoring is still in its infancy, so differentiate your offering today.  Continue reading

Backup Infrastructure Safety Considerations for MSPs

Backup Infrastructure Safety Considerations for MSPs

Managing one server can be complicated enough, but what if you have multiple platforms to protect? Multi-server platforms are more common as we transition to an environment of highly distributed, cloud-based platforms. As we move further, multi-tenancy is becoming the new black when it comes to digital ecosystems. Continue reading

Database Backup Best Practices for MSPs

Database Backup Best Practices for MSPs

If you’re an MSP, backing up databases is a critical part of virtually every data backup and recovery plan that you provide to clients. It can also be a challenging part, because the approach required to back up databases differs in certain key respects from backing up other types of files. Continue reading