An IT director and an MSP walk into a bar… Well, it wasn’t actually a bar, it was a panel session on the second day of the Protect & Streamline Summit for IT Leaders. And they didn’t so much walk in as hit join meeting from their respective home offices. Nevertheless, the discussion between Bryan Schultz and Bob Coppedge, moderated by Datto’s Rob Rae, felt a lot like a candid conversation between friends.
Automating client onboarding can eliminate the tedious task of cloning dashboards, creating group directory structure, setting up reports, and configuring access roles. All of these tasks are prone to human error and to put it mildly, not really fun to do. In this blog, we’ll walk through a PowerShell script to automate some of these tasks.
Opmantek CEO recently had the pleasure of being on The MSP Culture Podcast with Jordan Silva, listen along for some great Opmantek insights, how we value automation and can help MSPs grow their businesses.
Organizations have doubled down on remote working, digital transformation, and cloud adoption to cope with the sudden onset of a global pandemic. An S&P Global survey in March 2020 found that 41% of enterprises were already “experiencing increased strain on internal IT resources” due to the coronavirus outbreak.
OpsRamp’s recent survey found that 91% of IT operations teams were looking to increase spending with managed service providers (MSPs). The major reasons for working with MSPs to monitor and manage hybrid infrastructure were technical expertise (63%), security know-how (52%), and cost optimization (50%).