MSPmentor - Managed Services & MSP News Blog http://mspmentor.net/rss.xml en Kaseya CEO Fred Voccola Foresees a New Era Emerging for MSPs http://mspmentor.net/managed-services/kaseya-ceo-fred-voccola-foresees-new-era-emerging-msps <div class="field-deck"> Long anticipated market shift to “MSP 2.0” is now occurring thanks to consolidation and new business models </div> <div class="node-body article-body">MSPmentor catches up with Kaseya CEO Fred Voccola on the eve of the Kaseya Connect 2016 conference.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mspmentor.net/managed-services/kaseya-ceo-fred-voccola-foresees-new-era-emerging-msps" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mspmentor.net/managed-services/kaseya-ceo-fred-voccola-foresees-new-era-emerging-msps#comments Managed Services Fri, 29 Apr 2016 23:04:00 +0000 65211 at http://mspmentor.net Storage, BDR and MDM among the IoT Growth Opportunities for MSPs http://mspmentor.net/msp-mentor/storage-bdr-and-mdm-among-iot-growth-opportunities-msps <div class="node-body article-body">The proliferation of sensors and new types of digitized devices is expected to dramatically increase the volume of data that needs to be stored, backed up and leveraged by business. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mspmentor.net/msp-mentor/storage-bdr-and-mdm-among-iot-growth-opportunities-msps" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mspmentor.net/msp-mentor/storage-bdr-and-mdm-among-iot-growth-opportunities-msps#comments MSP Mentor Fri, 29 Apr 2016 21:30:00 +0000 65201 at http://mspmentor.net <p><span style="font-size: 12.8px; line-height: 20px;">Among other things, the Internet of Things is expected to increase demand for mobile device management.</span></p> Thinkstockphotos.com Are You An IoT Expert? Take Our Quiz and Find Out http://mspmentor.net/msp-mentor/are-you-iot-expert-take-our-quiz-and-find-out <div class="field-deck"> By Kris Blackmon </div> <div class="node-body article-body">How well do you know the Internet of Things (IoT)? Take our handy quiz and find out.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mspmentor.net/msp-mentor/are-you-iot-expert-take-our-quiz-and-find-out" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mspmentor.net/msp-mentor/are-you-iot-expert-take-our-quiz-and-find-out#comments MSP Mentor Fri, 29 Apr 2016 19:15:00 +0000 65191 at http://mspmentor.net Thinkstock Should Threat Intelligence Solutions Be Part of Your Overall Security Strategy? http://mspmentor.net/blog/should-threat-intelligence-solutions-be-part-your-overall-security-strategy <div class="node-body blog-body">In today’s toxic risk climate, effectively protecting your customers’ networks and data requires much more than just standard antivirus solutions. Webroot VP Charlie Tomeo explains the value of threat intelligence solutions when implementing a comprehensive cybersecurity strategy for your clients, and how those solutions can also benefit an MSP’s business.</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Marketing </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/mspmentor-blog">MSPmentor Blog</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://mspmentor.net/blog/should-threat-intelligence-solutions-be-part-your-overall-security-strategy" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mspmentor.net/blog/should-threat-intelligence-solutions-be-part-your-overall-security-strategy#comments Guest Bloggers cybersecurity cybersecurity strategy threat intelligence webroot MSPmentor Blog Fri, 29 Apr 2016 15:56:00 +0000 65181 at http://mspmentor.net Increase in MSP Sales of IT Security Solutions http://mspmentor.net/blog/increase-msp-sales-it-security-solutions <div class="node-body blog-body">Although enterprises are generally more prepared for cyber threats than small businesses, the number of data breaches affecting large companies is still high.</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Marketing </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/mspmentor-blog">MSPmentor Blog</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://mspmentor.net/blog/increase-msp-sales-it-security-solutions" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mspmentor.net/blog/increase-msp-sales-it-security-solutions#comments Guest Bloggers compliance cyber threat data access data breach IT auditing Netwrix smb MSPmentor Blog Fri, 29 Apr 2016 14:01:00 +0000 65151 at http://mspmentor.net How Changing SMB Client Requirements Are Reshaping the MSP Market http://mspmentor.net/blog/how-changing-smb-client-requirements-are-reshaping-msp-market <div class="node-body blog-body">We often get caught up in discussions about "hot" markets for MSPs--and the list is growing, from security to cloud to mobile to firewall management. But it’s important to level set occasionally. The reason these markets are hot is because the technology requirements of the small- and medium-sized businesses that MSPs serve are undergoing a sea change.</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Marketing </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/mspmentor-blog">MSPmentor Blog</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://mspmentor.net/blog/how-changing-smb-client-requirements-are-reshaping-msp-market" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mspmentor.net/blog/how-changing-smb-client-requirements-are-reshaping-msp-market#comments Guest Bloggers Cloud end user security firewall management infosec kaseya multifactor authentication network and systems management offshore outsource password management security small and midsize business smb threat monitoring MSPmentor Blog Fri, 29 Apr 2016 13:55:00 +0000 65161 at http://mspmentor.net ‘Thorough’ More Important Than ‘Speed’ in Patch Management, Study Says http://mspmentor.net/msp-mentor/thorough-more-important-speed-patch-management-study-says <div class="node-body article-body">The 2016 Data Breach Investigations Report also found that phishing continues to be a dominant vector for cyber-attacks.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mspmentor.net/msp-mentor/thorough-more-important-speed-patch-management-study-says" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mspmentor.net/msp-mentor/thorough-more-important-speed-patch-management-study-says#comments MSP Mentor Fri, 29 Apr 2016 03:20:00 +0000 65171 at http://mspmentor.net <p style="font-size: 12.8px; line-height: 20px;">The Verizon 2016 DBIR&nbsp;tallied&nbsp;64,199 security incidents, and<span style="font-size: 12.8px; line-height: 20px;">&nbsp;2,260,&nbsp;more-serious&nbsp;security breaches, in which there was a confirmed disclosure of data to an unauthorized party.</span></p> IT Business Outlook Remains Strong After Q1, CompTIA Says http://mspmentor.net/msp-mentor/it-business-outlook-remains-strong-after-q1-comptia-says <div class="node-body article-body">Despite a slight dip, the Business Confidence Index shows continuing optimism about the industry’s prospects for 2016.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mspmentor.net/msp-mentor/it-business-outlook-remains-strong-after-q1-comptia-says" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mspmentor.net/msp-mentor/it-business-outlook-remains-strong-after-q1-comptia-says#comments MSP Mentor Thu, 28 Apr 2016 20:36:00 +0000 65111 at http://mspmentor.net <p><span style="font-size: 12.8px; line-height: 20px;">CompTIA&#39;s survey of 277 U.S. IT companies&nbsp;found continued confidence and&nbsp;more evidence of talent shortages.</span></p> CompTIA IT Industry Business Confidence Index Q2 2016 MSPs, Circle a Big Target Around SMBs http://mspmentor.net/cloud-services/msps-circle-big-target-around-smbs <div class="node-body article-body">Small and medium-sized businesses risk falling behind larger rivals who have already adapted to the cloud. Here’s why SMBs can’t afford to sit on the sidelines any longer.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mspmentor.net/cloud-services/msps-circle-big-target-around-smbs" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mspmentor.net/cloud-services/msps-circle-big-target-around-smbs#comments Cloud Services Thu, 28 Apr 2016 13:29:00 +0000 65091 at http://mspmentor.net The Vanguard That Is Valiant, New York’s “Techno Plumber” http://mspmentor.net/master-msp/vanguard-valiant-new-york-s-techno-plumber <div class="node-body article-body"><p>After Apple unveiled the iPod, iTunes store and iPhone, the company lifted itself from the financial canvas and went on to become the world&rsquo;s richest businesses. There was so much money floating around the Apple ecosystem a decade ago that scores of third-party companies got in on the action.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mspmentor.net/master-msp/vanguard-valiant-new-york-s-techno-plumber" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mspmentor.net/master-msp/vanguard-valiant-new-york-s-techno-plumber#comments Master MSP Thu, 28 Apr 2016 02:15:00 +0000 65041 at http://mspmentor.net Michael Cusanelli/ThinkStock 5 Lessons Learned from Master MSP Thomas Clancy of Valiant Technology http://mspmentor.net/master-msp/5-lessons-learned-master-msp-thomas-clancy-valiant-technology <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Thomas Clancy Jr. is the founder and CEO of Valiant Technology, a NY-based MSP specializing in providing break/fix services for enterprise customers. Clancy started the company in 2002 as an Apple reseller and service provider.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mspmentor.net/master-msp/5-lessons-learned-master-msp-thomas-clancy-valiant-technology" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mspmentor.net/master-msp/5-lessons-learned-master-msp-thomas-clancy-valiant-technology#comments Master MSP Wed, 27 Apr 2016 22:15:00 +0000 65081 at http://mspmentor.net Michael Cusanelli/MSPmentor Guest Blog: How Is the SDDC Different? Let Us Count 3 of the Ways http://mspmentor.net/blog/guest-blog-how-sddc-different-let-us-count-3-ways <div class="node-body blog-body">To say that the software-defined data center (SDDC) is different than traditional data centers is putting it mildly. The term “sea change” is more like it.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/mspmentor-blog">MSPmentor Blog</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://mspmentor.net/blog/guest-blog-how-sddc-different-let-us-count-3-ways" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mspmentor.net/blog/guest-blog-how-sddc-different-let-us-count-3-ways#comments Cloud Services Guest Bloggers cloud managment platform data center SDDC software defined data center virtualization VMware MSPmentor Blog Wed, 27 Apr 2016 20:10:00 +0000 65071 at http://mspmentor.net Q&A: Want to Cut Labor Costs 50-75%? Move Your NOC to India http://mspmentor.net/msp-mentor/qa-want-cut-labor-costs-50-75-move-your-noc-india <div class="node-body article-body">Lower costs and access to a rich IT talent pool are among the benefits of Unify Square's offshore Network Operations Center in tech-friendly Gurgaon, India, outside of New Delhi. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mspmentor.net/msp-mentor/qa-want-cut-labor-costs-50-75-move-your-noc-india" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mspmentor.net/msp-mentor/qa-want-cut-labor-costs-50-75-move-your-noc-india#comments MSP Mentor Wed, 27 Apr 2016 18:07:00 +0000 65061 at http://mspmentor.net <p>Unify Square saves money and taps a richer pool of&nbsp;IT talent by operating a Network Operations Center in tech-friendly Gurgaon, India, outside of New Delhi.&nbsp;<br /> &nbsp;</p> Thinkstockphotos.com MSP Loves ROI of Marketing With Webinars http://mspmentor.net/msp-mentor/msp-loves-roi-marketing-webinars <div class="node-body article-body">With relatively little time or money, companies can create engaging videos that keep selling your business for years to come. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mspmentor.net/msp-mentor/msp-loves-roi-marketing-webinars" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mspmentor.net/msp-mentor/msp-loves-roi-marketing-webinars#comments MSP Mentor Wed, 27 Apr 2016 00:40:00 +0000 65051 at http://mspmentor.net <p><span style="font-size: 12.8px; line-height: 20px;">A video of the March&nbsp;</span>BVoiP<span style="font-size: 12.8px; line-height: 20px;">&nbsp;webinar has already been viewed more than 300 times since the day it was put on</span><span style="font-size: 12.8px; line-height: 20px;">, resulting in eight new contacts.</span></p> Courtesy of BVoiP. Think of the Cloud as a Utility--Why The Cloud is an Essential Service for Information-Based Companies http://mspmentor.net/blog/think-cloud-utility-why-cloud-essential-service-information-based-companies <div class="node-body blog-body">For a variety of reasons, some companies are reluctant to do business in the cloud. They may have reservations about the cost or the security of the technology, or they may just not have enough information. One way to allay some of these concerns is to consider the cloud as a utility.</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Marketing </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/mspmentor-blog">MSPmentor Blog</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://mspmentor.net/blog/think-cloud-utility-why-cloud-essential-service-information-based-companies" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mspmentor.net/blog/think-cloud-utility-why-cloud-essential-service-information-based-companies#comments Guest Bloggers Cloud cloud computing cloud storage cloud utility cloud-based services Data Deposit Box MSPmentor Blog Tue, 26 Apr 2016 13:00:00 +0000 64991 at http://mspmentor.net CSAT Customer Satisfaction Tool Strives for Deeper Insights on Each Ticket http://mspmentor.net/msp-mentor/csat-customer-satisfaction-tool-strives-deeper-insights-each-ticket <div class="node-body article-body">The solution is billed as a complementary offering to the related-but-different, Net Promoter Score. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mspmentor.net/msp-mentor/csat-customer-satisfaction-tool-strives-deeper-insights-each-ticket" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mspmentor.net/msp-mentor/csat-customer-satisfaction-tool-strives-deeper-insights-each-ticket#comments MSP Mentor Mon, 25 Apr 2016 23:31:00 +0000 65031 at http://mspmentor.net <p>CSAT<span style="font-size: 12.8px; line-height: 20px;">&nbsp;provides instant feedback about a&nbsp;customer&rsquo;s reaction to an&nbsp;individual, just-concluded&nbsp;transaction.</span></p> Courtesy of Nex.to InterDev Wins Contract to Provide Managed Services to South Carolina City http://mspmentor.net/msp-mentor/interdev-wins-contract-provide-managed-services-south-carolina-city <div class="node-body article-body">Under the deal, won through competitive bidding, the firm will perform network management, security and strategic planning. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mspmentor.net/msp-mentor/interdev-wins-contract-provide-managed-services-south-carolina-city" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mspmentor.net/msp-mentor/interdev-wins-contract-provide-managed-services-south-carolina-city#comments MSP Mentor Mon, 25 Apr 2016 15:33:00 +0000 65021 at http://mspmentor.net <p><span style="font-size: 12.8px; line-height: 20px;">Atlanta-based InterDev won a contract to provide managed services to Beaufort, S.C., a city&nbsp;of&nbsp;12,300,&nbsp;located about 25 miles north of Hilton Head Island.</span></p> Courtesy of the City of Beaufort. Effective Questions: An Essential Skill when Building Workforce Teams http://mspmentor.net/msp-mentor/effective-questions-essential-skill-when-building-workforce-teams <div class="node-body article-body">When employees do not understand the types of questions they should be asking one another, project outcomes lack the much-needed breadth, depth, insight and innovation required to create enduring business outcomes.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mspmentor.net/msp-mentor/effective-questions-essential-skill-when-building-workforce-teams" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mspmentor.net/msp-mentor/effective-questions-essential-skill-when-building-workforce-teams#comments MSP Mentor Mon, 25 Apr 2016 07:00:00 +0000 65001 at http://mspmentor.net <p>Tomorrow&rsquo;s workforce is structured around the power of your teams to ask effective questions.</p> Thinkstockphotos.com MSP Weighs in on Microsoft vs U.S. Government ... and Other MSP News http://mspmentor.net/msp-mentor/msp-weighs-microsoft-vs-us-government-and-other-msp-news <div class="node-body gallery-body">From product releases to perspectives in the field, here's a recap of top headlines from the week of April 18-22.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mspmentor.net/msp-mentor/msp-weighs-microsoft-vs-us-government-and-other-msp-news" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mspmentor.net/msp-mentor/msp-weighs-microsoft-vs-us-government-and-other-msp-news#comments MSP Mentor Mon, 25 Apr 2016 06:37:00 +0000 65011 at http://mspmentor.net <p><span>Recap of top headlines from the week of April 18-22.</span></p> Are Customers Happy With Your Service? It Depends Who You Ask http://mspmentor.net/msp-mentor/are-customers-happy-your-service-it-depends-who-you-ask <div class="node-body article-body">Satisfying the needs of line employees and managers doesn’t necessarily mean the decision-makers know you’re doing a good job.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mspmentor.net/msp-mentor/are-customers-happy-your-service-it-depends-who-you-ask" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mspmentor.net/msp-mentor/are-customers-happy-your-service-it-depends-who-you-ask#comments MSP Mentor Fri, 22 Apr 2016 20:22:00 +0000 64981 at http://mspmentor.net <p><span style="font-size: 12.8px; line-height: 20px;">Managed service providers must avoid a disparity between the views of line employees the decision makers who renew contracts.&nbsp;</span></p> Thinkstockphotos.com 5 Considerations for Today’s SLPA Partners http://mspmentor.net/blog/5-considerations-today-s-slpa-partners <div class="node-body blog-body">Microsoft’s Service Provider License Agreement (SPLA) partners are facing mounting pressure to re-evaluate their business models as hyperscale cloud providers enter the market.</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Marketing </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/mspmentor-blog">MSPmentor Blog</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://mspmentor.net/blog/5-considerations-today-s-slpa-partners" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mspmentor.net/blog/5-considerations-today-s-slpa-partners#comments Guest Bloggers Amazon AppRiver cloud service provider CSP Exchange Online Google hyperscale IBM Microsoft Provider License Agreement migration Office 365 SharePoint SPLA upgrade MSPmentor Blog Fri, 22 Apr 2016 19:40:00 +0000 64961 at http://mspmentor.net Cloud Investments a Drag on Earnings for Google, Microsoft http://mspmentor.net/msp-mentor/cloud-investments-drag-earnings-google-microsoft <div class="node-body article-body">Neither shows any sign of taking its foot off the gas in the race for dominance of the public cloud market.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mspmentor.net/msp-mentor/cloud-investments-drag-earnings-google-microsoft" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mspmentor.net/msp-mentor/cloud-investments-drag-earnings-google-microsoft#comments MSP Mentor Fri, 22 Apr 2016 16:26:00 +0000 64971 at http://mspmentor.net <p>Google and Microsoft earnings disappointed analysts in the most recent quarter, with at-least some of the sluggishness blamed on their huge cloud investments.</p> Thinkstockphotos.com Top Ten Challenges for Next Generation Partner Ecosystems http://mspmentor.net/msp-mentor/top-ten-challenges-next-generation-partner-ecosystems <div class="field-byline"> By Theresa Caragol </div> <div class="node-body article-body">How many of us believe we can force multiply our businesses through partnerships and channels?</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mspmentor.net/msp-mentor/top-ten-challenges-next-generation-partner-ecosystems" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mspmentor.net/msp-mentor/top-ten-challenges-next-generation-partner-ecosystems#comments MSP Mentor Thu, 21 Apr 2016 22:29:00 +0000 64941 at http://mspmentor.net <p><span style="font-size: 12.8px; line-height: 20px;">We explore the top ten partnering challenges the hosting community encounters in building their channels for the future.</span></p> Thinkstockphotos.com After Big Cash Out, MSP Founder Misses ‘Tough, Tough Business’ http://mspmentor.net/msp-mentor/after-big-cash-out-msp-founder-misses-tough-tough-business <div class="node-body article-body">Tommy Wald’s Riata Technology offers a case study in operational excellence, deep in the heart of Texas. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mspmentor.net/msp-mentor/after-big-cash-out-msp-founder-misses-tough-tough-business" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mspmentor.net/msp-mentor/after-big-cash-out-msp-founder-misses-tough-tough-business#comments MSP Mentor Thu, 21 Apr 2016 20:37:00 +0000 64931 at http://mspmentor.net <p><span style="font-size: 12.8px; line-height: 20px;">Tommy Wald&nbsp;now&nbsp;consults, sharing the lessons of two decades with the next generation of MSP owners.</span></p> The MSP's Job No. 1: How to Win the CEO Over to the Cloud http://mspmentor.net/cloud-services/msps-job-no-1-how-win-ceo-over-cloud <div class="field-deck"> MSPs need to explain to the CEO why the cloud will make their businesses better and more secure. That means: Think big picture. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">MSPs need to explain to the CEO why the cloud will make their businesses better and more secure. That means: Think big picture.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mspmentor.net/cloud-services/msps-job-no-1-how-win-ceo-over-cloud" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mspmentor.net/cloud-services/msps-job-no-1-how-win-ceo-over-cloud#comments Cloud Services Thu, 21 Apr 2016 18:00:00 +0000 64951 at http://mspmentor.net MSPmentor 501 2016 - Deadline for Nominations is Friday! http://mspmentor.net/msp-mentor/mspmentor-501-2016-deadline-nominations-friday <div class="node-body video-body">If your company provides managed services, there's still time to be counted among the 501 most capable MSPs in the industry.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mspmentor.net/msp-mentor/mspmentor-501-2016-deadline-nominations-friday" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mspmentor.net/msp-mentor/mspmentor-501-2016-deadline-nominations-friday#comments MSP Mentor Thu, 21 Apr 2016 08:30:00 +0000 64911 at http://mspmentor.net <p><strong>Applications for the 2016 MSP 501 will be accepted until April 22, 2016.</strong></p> AvePoint Could Help Microsoft Partners’ Transition to Cloud http://mspmentor.net/msp-mentor/avepoint-could-help-microsoft-partners-transition-cloud <div class="node-body article-body">Timely changes to its AvePoint Online Services platform could mean a win-win as more firms look to sell migration and other IT services to enterprise cloud customers. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mspmentor.net/msp-mentor/avepoint-could-help-microsoft-partners-transition-cloud" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mspmentor.net/msp-mentor/avepoint-could-help-microsoft-partners-transition-cloud#comments MSP Mentor Thu, 21 Apr 2016 02:55:00 +0000 64891 at http://mspmentor.net <p>AvePoint&nbsp;plans to launch a partner portal interface to its AvePoint Online Services platform, enabling users to sell managed services to Office 365 customers.&nbsp;</p> Courtesy of AvePoint 10 Questions for Devising a ‘Goldilocks’ Approach to Cybersecurity http://mspmentor.net/msp-mentor/10-questions-devising-goldilocks-approach-cybersecurity <div class="node-body article-body">As the consultative value of MSPs and MSSPs becomes more critical to differentiation, helping clients avoid unnecessary security spending is as important as ever.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mspmentor.net/msp-mentor/10-questions-devising-goldilocks-approach-cybersecurity" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mspmentor.net/msp-mentor/10-questions-devising-goldilocks-approach-cybersecurity#comments MSP Mentor Wed, 20 Apr 2016 19:10:00 +0000 64881 at http://mspmentor.net <p>Logicalis<span style="font-size: 12.8px; line-height: 20px;">&nbsp;offered up a list of 10 security questions every CIO should&nbsp;answer in</span><span style="font-size: 12.8px; line-height: 20px;">&nbsp;committing to a cyber-defense plan.</span></p> Thinkstockphotos.com Network Function Virtualization http://mspmentor.net/msp-mentor/network-function-virtualization <div class="node-body article-body">NFV World Congress 2016 brings proponents to San Jose, Calif., this week, to drive innovation and ecosystem growth. An inaugural Congress in May 2015 drew more than 1,000 people.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mspmentor.net/msp-mentor/network-function-virtualization" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mspmentor.net/msp-mentor/network-function-virtualization#comments MSP Mentor Wed, 20 Apr 2016 03:45:00 +0000 64861 at http://mspmentor.net OneAccess Releases ‘Fast’ NFV Solution for MSPs http://mspmentor.net/msp-mentor/oneaccess-releases-fast-nfv-solution-msps <div class="node-body article-body">The fully open platform and virtualized network functions are intended to provide MSPs with cost-savings, interoperability and flexibility to easily adjust service offerings. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mspmentor.net/msp-mentor/oneaccess-releases-fast-nfv-solution-msps" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mspmentor.net/msp-mentor/oneaccess-releases-fast-nfv-solution-msps#comments MSP Mentor Wed, 20 Apr 2016 02:26:00 +0000 64851 at http://mspmentor.net <p>OneAccess&#39;&nbsp;ready-to-go tools for service providers enables streamlined deployment of network function virtualization.</p> Thinkstockphotos.com