MSPmentor Blog http://mspmentor.net/blog/8622/feed MSPmentor Blog en Veeam Availability Suite Added to IBM Cloud for VMware Solutions Portfolio http://mspmentor.net/blog/veeam-availability-suite-added-ibm-cloud-vmware-solutions-portfolio <div class="node-body blog-body">Integration of Veeam backup and replication deployment gives customers full administrative access to Veeam console.</div> <p><a href="http://mspmentor.net/blog/veeam-availability-suite-added-ibm-cloud-vmware-solutions-portfolio" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mspmentor.net/blog/veeam-availability-suite-added-ibm-cloud-vmware-solutions-portfolio#comments Industry Perspectives backup and replication IBM Veeam MSPmentor Blog Fri, 15 Sep 2017 10:08:00 +0000 82131 at http://mspmentor.net What Is PuTTY? (And What You Need to Know about Elliptic Curve Cryptography) http://mspmentor.net/blog/what-putty-and-what-you-need-know-about-elliptic-curve-cryptography <div class="node-body blog-body">Updates to PuTTY in 2017 include the availability of a 64-bit client and support for elliptic curve cryptography. </div> <p><a href="http://mspmentor.net/blog/what-putty-and-what-you-need-know-about-elliptic-curve-cryptography" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mspmentor.net/blog/what-putty-and-what-you-need-know-about-elliptic-curve-cryptography#comments Industry Perspectives ellipic curve cryptography public key cryptography PuTTY Thycotic MSPmentor Blog Thu, 14 Sep 2017 08:12:00 +0000 82121 at http://mspmentor.net Why You Need a Better Way to Manage Cloud Billing http://mspmentor.net/blog/why-you-need-better-way-manage-cloud-billing <div class="node-body blog-body">With Office 365 playing such a dominant role in the MSP portfolio, it’s smart to start there.</div> <p><a href="http://mspmentor.net/blog/why-you-need-better-way-manage-cloud-billing" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mspmentor.net/blog/why-you-need-better-way-manage-cloud-billing#comments Industry Perspectives automated billing Azure kaseya Office 365 psa public cloud infrastructure MSPmentor Blog Tue, 12 Sep 2017 15:29:00 +0000 81971 at http://mspmentor.net Avast Arms MSPs for a Security-First Future http://mspmentor.net/blog/avast-arms-msps-security-first-future <div class="node-body blog-body">Evolving cybercrime calls for an evolved RMM security solution. Meet Managed Workplace 11 and our new Site Security Assessment. </div> <p><a href="http://mspmentor.net/blog/avast-arms-msps-security-first-future" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mspmentor.net/blog/avast-arms-msps-security-first-future#comments Industry Perspectives Avast avg cybercrime cybersecurity monitoring and management tools RMM security assessment solution smb MSPmentor Blog Tue, 05 Sep 2017 20:12:00 +0000 81511 at http://mspmentor.net Are Your Customers Ready for Their Journey to the Cloud? http://mspmentor.net/blog/are-your-customers-ready-their-journey-cloud <div class="node-body blog-body">To ensure that the trip runs smoothly, you need to have all your ducks in a row before setting off. Why? Because it’s important to know where you want to go, how you are going to get there, when you want to start and what you want to take with you. This same principle applies to transitioning your customers’ application environments to the cloud. </div> <p><a href="http://mspmentor.net/blog/are-your-customers-ready-their-journey-cloud" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mspmentor.net/blog/are-your-customers-ready-their-journey-cloud#comments Industry Perspectives Arrow assessments as a service Cloud cloud assessment MSPmentor Blog Thu, 31 Aug 2017 09:54:00 +0000 81421 at http://mspmentor.net Complexity Is Poor Bet When Security Stakes Are High http://mspmentor.net/blog/complexity-poor-bet-when-security-stakes-are-high <div class="node-body blog-body">“Simpler is better” is a concept that’s particularly relevant to security. The easier a solution is to select, implement and manage, the more likely you’ll have the defenses you need.</div> <p><a href="http://mspmentor.net/blog/complexity-poor-bet-when-security-stakes-are-high" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mspmentor.net/blog/complexity-poor-bet-when-security-stakes-are-high#comments Industry Perspectives clickjacking cybercrime cybersecurity malvertising network security simplicity vipre MSPmentor Blog Thu, 31 Aug 2017 09:13:00 +0000 81411 at http://mspmentor.net Is Winter Coming for MSPs? http://mspmentor.net/blog/winter-coming-msps <div class="node-body blog-body">As you may have heard, winter is coming. Well, unfortunately for HBO, it came sooner than expected. In case you have been trying to avoid spoilers for Game of Thrones, I hate to break it to you, but some episodes were leaked early. This was no accident or attempt at hype, but rather the work of hackers.</div> <p><a href="http://mspmentor.net/blog/winter-coming-msps" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mspmentor.net/blog/winter-coming-msps#comments Industry Perspectives HBO Kaspersky ransomware twitter MSPmentor Blog Tue, 29 Aug 2017 23:14:00 +0000 81351 at http://mspmentor.net Live Connect Integration Bridges Essential MSP Products http://mspmentor.net/blog/live-connect-integration-bridges-essential-msp-products <div class="node-body blog-body">For MSPs tasked with monitoring and managing multiple customers with end users that have myriad needs, technology that enables policy and automation and the capability to do things in bulk has gone a long way toward efficiencies and cost reductions. But even with this functionality, sometimes admins need to get their hands dirty and log in to a single machine.</div> <p><a href="http://mspmentor.net/blog/live-connect-integration-bridges-essential-msp-products" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mspmentor.net/blog/live-connect-integration-bridges-essential-msp-products#comments Industry Perspectives endpoint remediation hardware utilization kaseya remote control MSPmentor Blog Thu, 24 Aug 2017 10:12:00 +0000 81231 at http://mspmentor.net 3 MSP Metrics (Beyond Profitability) That Indicate Success http://mspmentor.net/blog/3-msp-metrics-beyond-profitability-indicate-success <div class="node-body blog-body">It’s tempting for MSP business owners to gauge their success based solely on profitability. And, while this highly important metric shouldn’t be ignored, it doesn’t offer the total picture of a company’s success — especially if you’re a VAR that’s only recently made the transition to selling managed services.</div> <p><a href="http://mspmentor.net/blog/3-msp-metrics-beyond-profitability-indicate-success" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mspmentor.net/blog/3-msp-metrics-beyond-profitability-indicate-success#comments Industry Perspectives customer retention customer satisfaction Intronis KPI performance metric professional service automation SMART goals MSPmentor Blog Fri, 18 Aug 2017 12:56:00 +0000 81111 at http://mspmentor.net Moving from VAR to MSP? These 3 Tips Are a Must http://mspmentor.net/blog/moving-var-msp-these-3-tips-are-must <div class="node-body blog-body">The VAR business isn’t what it used to be. Competition on pricing is intense, and profit margins have become paper thin. As a result, some VARs are looking for ways to diversify their offerings and generate new revenue. For many, that means delivering managed IT services.</div> <p><a href="http://mspmentor.net/blog/moving-var-msp-these-3-tips-are-must" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mspmentor.net/blog/moving-var-msp-these-3-tips-are-must#comments Industry Perspectives Datto monthly recurring revenue MRR MSP professional services automation psa remote monitoring and management RMM VAR MSPmentor Blog Tue, 15 Aug 2017 09:37:00 +0000 80971 at http://mspmentor.net