Industry Perspectives http://mspmentor.net/taxonomy/term/7394/more en MSPs Can Increase Value by Increasing Offerings http://mspmentor.net/cloud-services/msps-can-increase-value-increasing-offerings <div class="field-byline"> Kirill Bensonoff | Unigma </div> <div class="node-body article-body">By providing an assortment of services that span beyond basic managed services, your company’s reputation within the client evolves to that of a trusted solutions provider.</div> <p><a href="http://mspmentor.net/cloud-services/msps-can-increase-value-increasing-offerings" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mspmentor.net/cloud-services/msps-can-increase-value-increasing-offerings#comments Cloud Services Industry Perspectives Fri, 22 Sep 2017 22:29:00 +0000 82481 at http://mspmentor.net Thinkstock The Benefits of Selling Bundled Managed Services http://mspmentor.net/blog/benefits-selling-bundled-managed-services <div class="node-body blog-body">Bundling services gives MSPs an opportunity to demonstrate the value of their services in a straightforward way. </div> <p><a href="http://mspmentor.net/blog/benefits-selling-bundled-managed-services" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mspmentor.net/blog/benefits-selling-bundled-managed-services#comments Industry Perspectives customer retention Datto managed services bundling service level agreement SLA MSPmentor Blog Fri, 22 Sep 2017 10:37:00 +0000 82411 at http://mspmentor.net 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 JPMorgan's Jamie Dimon Says Bitcoin is a ‘Fraud’ http://mspmentor.net/industry-perspectives/jpmorgans-jamie-dimon-says-bitcoin-fraud <div class="field-byline"> Hugh Son, Hannah Levitt and Brian Louis | Bloomberg </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The cryptocurrency “won’t end well,” he told an investor conference in New York on Tuesday. Dimon differentiated between the bitcoin currency and the underlying blockchain technology, which he said can be useful.</div> <p><a href="http://mspmentor.net/industry-perspectives/jpmorgans-jamie-dimon-says-bitcoin-fraud" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mspmentor.net/industry-perspectives/jpmorgans-jamie-dimon-says-bitcoin-fraud#comments Industry Perspectives Wed, 13 Sep 2017 00:43:00 +0000 82041 at http://mspmentor.net Thinkstock 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 HPE Reports Better Than Expected Earnings and Snaps Up Cloud Technology Partners (CTP) http://mspmentor.net/industry-perspectives/hpe-reports-better-expected-earnings-and-snaps-cloud-technology-partners-ctp <div class="node-body article-body"><p>HPE (NYSE: <a href="http://quotes.wsj.com/HPE">HPE</a>) on Tuesday surprised Wall Street with better-than-expected financial results for the fiscal 2017 third quarter ended July 31, and the rest of the industry with an announcement that it plans to acquire <a href="https://www.cloudtp.com">Cloud Technology Partners</a> (CTP).</p> <p>Herein I examine the fiscal results first, and the acquisition second.</p> <p>For the quarter, net sales at HPE rose 3 percent to $8.2 billion. Earnings, meantime, fell 90 percent to a $200 million from $2.5 billion reported one year earlier.</p></div> <div class="field-stocksymbols"> <span>Stock Symbols:&nbsp;</span> HPE DXE </div> <p><a href="http://mspmentor.net/industry-perspectives/hpe-reports-better-expected-earnings-and-snaps-cloud-technology-partners-ctp" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mspmentor.net/industry-perspectives/hpe-reports-better-expected-earnings-and-snaps-cloud-technology-partners-ctp#comments Industry Perspectives Wed, 06 Sep 2017 01:08:00 +0000 81601 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