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Managed Services & Cloud Computing news & blog by MSPAlliance

MSPs Should Never Win on Price

“You never want to win on price, you want to win on the value of your product." Diane Greene, CEO of Google Cloud said this about cloud computing, b...

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Does Your MSP Practice Really Need a NOC?

The short answer is yes. Although it is well into 2018, there are still companies building managed services teams. These new MSPs frequently need assi...

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Born in the Cloud Analysts

I recently read about a new report from an analyst firm claiming the North American cloud computing industry would reach 130 billion USD by 2024. It i...

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Walmart IoT Strategy Holds Key Lesson for MSPs

MSPs must always keep an eye towards the future. The reinvention of your managed services practice should always be happening if you want to remain ah...

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MSP Security Is a Two Way Street

A quick observation about MSPs and security based on some recent inbound emails I've received. When we talk about security and managed service provide...

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MSP Vendor Redundancy

Former Navy SEAL Rob O'Neill told a packed room of MSPs at MSPWorld about how he got prepared before going into battle: "two is one and one is none." ...

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Outsourcing Security: We’ve Seen This Before

When you know history, it can help you avoid repeating mistakes from the past. The same is true in managed services. In 2018, as a large segment of th...

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Data Breaches Cost How Much?

Data breaches are one of those things where we know they are bad but do we know what their real cost is? IBM and the Ponemon Institute have an answ...

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June Tech Job Losses Good Sign for MSPs

Non-technology US businesses lost 90,000 Information Technology jobs in June of 2018, according to a report from CompTIA. The report also went on to s...

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Will Cybercrime Court Help or Hurt MSPs?

The United Kingdom recently announced the creation of a "cybercrime" court, designed to bring the country into the 21st century. Catherine McGuinness...

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