Category Archives: MSPA Blog

Managed Services & Cloud Computing news & blog by MSPAlliance

Have Managed Services Become a Commodity?

It seems like I address this issue every few years: is managed services becoming a commodity? While this question was expected back in the early 2000...

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Security Must Be Addressed By MSPs

I believe we are at the point where security must be addressed by managed service providers (MSPs), regardless of their service or market vertical exp...

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Do You Stay In Touch With Your Managed Services Customers?

Simple Misunderstandings

IT services are complicated, and sometimes ...

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Telemarketing to Grow Managed Services Business

Talent is one of the hardest commodities to come by when you are a hiring manager of a small to medium-sized business....

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Difficult IT Marketing Tasks are Easy in Opposite Land

If you have every read or watched “Alice in Wonderland,” you understand how fun and interesting opposite land can ...

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Referrals and IT Internet Leads Hide a Little Secret!

Almost all MSPs count on referrals for new leads. Many of them are so complacent about this approach it narrows their ...

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How MSPs Can Capitalize on E-Rate Opportunities

As children and teachers head back to school, they are relying on an increasing number of wireless devices as educational tools in the classroom. Whet...

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Why Is It Important for MSPs to Attend the Right Trade Shows?

There are so many trade show events throughout the year, which means it can be a bit overwhelming for MSPs to determine which ones they should attend...

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How to Successfully Get IT Testimonials

When you are talking about ways in which your company can help build up their brand recognition, one of the best ways is with testimonials from custom...

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Why Rackspace Went Private

By now, everyone knows that Rackspace has entered a deal to be purchased by private equity firm Apollo Global Management for $4.3 billion. The deal cu...

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