The Public Cloud Space Continues to Offer Profitable Opportunities for MSPs

The public cloud is getting bigger by the day. Case in point, the total global public cloud market will be $178B in 2018, up from $146B in 2017, and will continue to grow at a 22% compound annual growth rate (CAGR), according to Forrester. With Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) and Platform as a Service (PaaS) adding up to be […]

How MSPs Can Benefit from Blockchain Technology & Cryptocurrency

News of record-breaking Bitcoin growth seems to be making headlines every week. But with so much focus on the cryptocurrency itself, the platform on which it runs—blockchain technology—isn’t being fully explored, which is unfortunate since B2B organizations of all sizes stand to benefit from this amazing infrastructure. So, what exactly is blockchain technology? Put simply, it’s an algorithm created to […]

How the Cloud Delivers Greater ROI than On-Prem IT Solutions

Deciding whether to stick with an on-premise IT infrastructure or move to the cloud can be a stressful decision. There’s much to consider. From migration fees to ramp-up time, making the move requires you to invest time and money. However, instead of focusing on the initial hassle, it’s important to project the long-term return on investment (ROI) you can expect […]

How to Make Public Cloud Easy

Not all public cloud products are created equal. Some are notoriously long, eating into precious productivity and revenue. To ramp up recurring revenue with public cloud solutions, it’s important for Managed Service Providers (MSPs) to select products their organization can adopt quickly. According to a recent ScienceLogic survey of 1,100 IT professionals: 31% didn’t feel they had the right skills […]

The Hidden Cost of Vendor Lock-In

When most business owners think of selling their business, they imagine all their hard work, sound investments, and sacrifices will add up to a strong valuation. But a few small mistakes can dramatically reduce the value of your Managed Services practice to potential buyers. At the top of that list is vendor lock-in. While your reasons for committing to a […]

Why MSPs Shouldn’t Ignore AI

Interest in Artificial Intelligence (AI) is growing, with 81% of IT leaders currently investing in, or planning to invest in, AI. To meet this demand, the AI startup space is rapidly expanding. In just the past two years 1,100+ new AI companies entered the marketplace, bringing the total number to well above 2,200, according to IDC predicts this market […]

5 Ways SMBs Can Benefit from Big Data

Big data might be a trending topic, but few companies have created the processes necessary to fully capitalize on the storehouses of digital information at their disposal. Case in point, a 2016 Gartner survey found that while 48% of companies invested in big data solutions, only 15% reported deploying those solutions into production. Before we go any further, let’s define […]