MSPmentor Blog http://mspmentor.net/blog/8622/feed MSPmentor Blog en MSPs, You're Paying Too Much for Bare-Metal Backup http://mspmentor.net/blog/msps-youre-paying-too-much-bare-metal-backup <div class="node-body blog-body">Let’s face it: As an MSP, you want to increase your margins. One place where there is a huge opportunity to grow revenue and provide more value to customers is within the cloud backup market--especially as more customers have more data and more computers, from PCs to Macs to servers. It all needs to be protected, and if you have clients requiring bare-metal recovery, you are reading the right blog.</div> <p><a href="http://mspmentor.net/blog/msps-youre-paying-too-much-bare-metal-backup" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mspmentor.net/blog/msps-youre-paying-too-much-bare-metal-backup#comments Guest Bloggers backup and recovery bare-metal backup and restore disaster recovery IDrive MSPmentor Blog Mon, 24 Apr 2017 09:39:00 +0000 76591 at http://mspmentor.net Ransomware: CryptoLocker Was Just the Beginning http://mspmentor.net/blog/ransomware-cryptolocker-was-just-beginning <div class="node-body blog-body">Stories about hospitals and other institutions shut down by ransomware have been making headlines in recent months. Webroot expects ransomware to become an even larger problem in 2017.</div> <p><a href="http://mspmentor.net/blog/ransomware-cryptolocker-was-just-beginning" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mspmentor.net/blog/ransomware-cryptolocker-was-just-beginning#comments Guest Bloggers Cryptolocker exploit kit Locky RaaS ransomware ransomware as a service webroot MSPmentor Blog Wed, 19 Apr 2017 10:24:00 +0000 76511 at http://mspmentor.net What the Rise of Industry 4.0 Means for MSPs http://mspmentor.net/blog/what-rise-industry-40-means-msps <div class="node-body blog-body">We’re on the verge of a $6.1 trillion technology revolution; embrace it now, so you can capitalize on it in the near future.</div> <p><a href="http://mspmentor.net/blog/what-rise-industry-40-means-msps" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mspmentor.net/blog/what-rise-industry-40-means-msps#comments Guest Bloggers cloud computing IIoT Industrial Internet of Things Industry 4.0 Internet of Things Intronis IoT M2M MSPmentor Blog Fri, 14 Apr 2017 13:23:00 +0000 76401 at http://mspmentor.net 6 Takeaways from Datto’s State of the MSP Report http://mspmentor.net/blog/6-takeaways-datto-s-state-msp-report <div class="node-body blog-body">We’ve picked our partners’ brains when it comes to everything Backup and Disaster Recovery, or BDR. To say we have received some incredible data would be a major understatement. Recently, we decided to turn to our partners to learn more about them. </div> <p><a href="http://mspmentor.net/blog/6-takeaways-datto-s-state-msp-report" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mspmentor.net/blog/6-takeaways-datto-s-state-msp-report#comments Guest Bloggers backup Backup and Disaster Recovery BDR Datto disaster recovery healthcare manufacturing professional services Star Trek Star Wars MSPmentor Blog Tue, 11 Apr 2017 16:36:00 +0000 76251 at http://mspmentor.net Don’t Take the Bait; Spear Phishers Trying to Reel in Big Tax Returns http://mspmentor.net/blog/don-t-take-bait-spear-phishers-trying-reel-big-tax-returns <div class="node-body blog-body">Taxpayers, company accountants and IT admins, take heart: The IRS isn’t the only group that’s interested in your tax return. Criminals leverage unencrypted email, poor firewalls, and general social engineering to steal taxpayers’ and organizations’ returns in hopes of garnering a refund and/or nonpublic information (NPI)—and it’s arguably easier for them to do it than filing a return.</div> <p><a href="http://mspmentor.net/blog/don-t-take-bait-spear-phishers-trying-reel-big-tax-returns" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mspmentor.net/blog/don-t-take-bait-spear-phishers-trying-reel-big-tax-returns#comments Guest Bloggers AppRiver business email compromise messages cybercriminal IRS phishing traffic social engineering spear phishing spoofed email tax return tax season W-2 MSPmentor Blog Mon, 27 Mar 2017 09:24:00 +0000 75781 at http://mspmentor.net Why You Need the Right Cloud Monitoring Solution http://mspmentor.net/blog/why-you-need-right-cloud-monitoring-solution <div class="node-body blog-body">When a Microsoft outage in early March took down a host of cloud-based services, the impact on users ranged from inconvenience to hampered productivity. For many managed service providers, the outage meant fielding calls from customers unsure of why they were suddenly unable to access the applications they rely on to operate their businesses.</div> <p><a href="http://mspmentor.net/blog/why-you-need-right-cloud-monitoring-solution" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mspmentor.net/blog/why-you-need-right-cloud-monitoring-solution#comments Guest Bloggers cloud monitoring services cloud outage cloud-based services downtime kaseya MSPmentor Blog Mon, 27 Mar 2017 08:59:00 +0000 75771 at http://mspmentor.net 3 Reasons MSPs Should Embrace the Broader Role of MSSP http://mspmentor.net/blog/3-reasons-msps-should-embrace-broader-role-mssp-1 <div class="node-body blog-body">The skyrocketing number of security threats combined with a growing acceptance of the as-a-service business model is creating an increased demand for managed security services providers (MSSPs)</div> <p><a href="http://mspmentor.net/blog/3-reasons-msps-should-embrace-broader-role-mssp-1" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mspmentor.net/blog/3-reasons-msps-should-embrace-broader-role-mssp-1#comments Guest Bloggers attack mitigation Barracuda Networks cybercrime cybersecurity Intronis intrustion detection IT skills gap MSSP secure software development security talent MSPmentor Blog Mon, 27 Mar 2017 08:32:00 +0000 75731 at http://mspmentor.net Cybersecurity Is an Essential Part of the MSP Toolkit http://mspmentor.net/blog/cybersecurity-essential-part-msp-toolkit <div class="node-body blog-body">With IT becoming table stakes for business success, and the threat environment growing, MSPs must become more than just a trusted advisor or partner.</div> <p><a href="http://mspmentor.net/blog/cybersecurity-essential-part-msp-toolkit" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mspmentor.net/blog/cybersecurity-essential-part-msp-toolkit#comments Guest Bloggers avg cybersecurity Integrated AntiVirus Integrated AV Managed Security Services MSPs Remote Monitoring & Management RMM MSPmentor Blog Mon, 13 Mar 2017 10:17:00 +0000 75351 at http://mspmentor.net How MSPs Can Master Email Marketing http://mspmentor.net/blog/how-msps-can-master-email-marketing <div class="node-body blog-body">Email marketing presents a valuable and feasible opportunity for MSPs to scale their business by engaging with prospects and upselling clients. However, it may be difficult to begin an email campaign from scratch if you don’t have the proper experience.</div> <p><a href="http://mspmentor.net/blog/how-msps-can-master-email-marketing" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mspmentor.net/blog/how-msps-can-master-email-marketing#comments Guest Bloggers clickthrough Datto email campaigns email marketing email promotion open rate personalization MSPmentor Blog Mon, 13 Mar 2017 10:15:00 +0000 75331 at http://mspmentor.net Why IoT Is the New Threat Frontier http://mspmentor.net/blog/why-iot-new-threat-frontier <div class="node-body blog-body">Phishing and ransomware have recently garnered the lion’s share of attention from the media and security professionals, but the latest twist in cyber threats promises to present additional challenges for MSPs. Read how the Internet of Things (IoT) is becoming the new threat frontier.</div> <p><a href="http://mspmentor.net/blog/why-iot-new-threat-frontier" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mspmentor.net/blog/why-iot-new-threat-frontier#comments Guest Bloggers cyber criminals Internet of Things IoT phishing webroot MSPmentor Blog Thu, 09 Mar 2017 11:01:00 +0000 75231 at http://mspmentor.net