With the surge of remote workers and a need for increased flexibility, the traditional workplace is a thing of the past. According to Slack’s Future-Forum Pulse Report, the percentage of people working in hybrid and remote arrangements has increased to 58% in the United States. This means that organizations will need to adapt to a hybrid model to maximize employee productivity while supporting collaboration in and out of the office.
“Just one more tool…what’s the harm?” Because MSPs tend to be technophiles in some measure, we can sometimes be lured in by shiny objects known as “the newest and flashiest solution”. While this isn’t catastrophic in its own right, the “just one more tool” effect is compounding in nature, and so are its dangers.
A version of this blog first appeared in APMdigest. A new study by OpsRamp on the state of the Managed Service Providers (MSP) market concludes that MSPs face a market of bountiful opportunities but must prepare for growth by embracing complex technologies like hybrid cloud management, root cause analysis and automation.
Simple Network Management Protocol (SNMP) is a way for different devices on a network to share information with one another. It allows devices to communicate even if the devices are different hardware and run different software. And despite any rumors you may hear, it’s not going anywhere anytime soon.
Antivirus software refers to any program that’s specially designed to detect and remove malicious software (malware). After installation, antivirus software usually works continuously in the background to offer real-time protection against viruses and malware. A comprehensive AV solution can help you protect your device or network from various cyberthreats like malware, spyware and phishing.
Just because school is out doesn’t mean that you should let your marketing efforts take a summer vacation as well. Here are seven easy activities to market your MSP that you can implement that will keep your marketing efforts chugging along through the heated months to set you up nicely for the fall and winter ahead.
Buying the right network devices is an essential part of network design, and can have an impact throughout the network lifecycle. Get it right, and your network is high-performing, easy to troubleshoot, and reliable. Get it wrong, and downtime, complexity, and costs add up fast. A network device buyer’s guide would probably be really helpful. So we made you one.
Ransomware threatens the loss of crucial data as well as financial loss. However, with the right knowledge and tools, you can take action to protect your business from the damaging effects of ransomware. In a 2022 Coveware Q1 ransomware report, the average ransom payment was $211,529 with an average of 26 days for downtime suffered. Ransomware obviously continues to be a huge and costly threat to industries across the board.