Azure for Small Business: How (and Why) an MSP Can Help

Azure for Small Business: How (and Why) an MSP Can HelpWhether you're a startup or an existing small business, Azure is an excellent platform. But as a complicated platform, you might need a little extra help making it work to its full potential. An MSP can help your organization develop out its Azure deployment, and put all the strength of Microsoft Azure behind your own unique vision. Here's how small businesses can benefit from Azure and how they can further benefit from SMB IT managed services.

Advantages of the Managed Services Model vs. Professional Services

Advantages of the Managed Services Model vs. Professional ServicesWhat's the difference between a managed services model and a professional services model? If you're looking into help for IT, you may have seen both professional services and managed services. These are extremely similar, and there are times when you may need either, but they are not quite the same. Here's what you need to know about the advantages of managed services model and the managed services vs. professional services model.

What Are the Types of IT Managed Services?

What Are the Types of IT Managed Services?There are many types of managed services for those who are looking for managed and outsourced IT. Whether your business wants to outsource all its IT or just some of it, there's a solution that can be customized for you. These are only broad categories; a good MSP will be able to tailor its offerings for your company's needs.

Cybersecurity Best Practices and Challenges in 2020 and Beyond

Cybersecurity Best Practices and Challenges in 2020 and BeyondRansomware. IoT. And more. All the issues that arose in 2019 are going to come to a head in 2020. Companies need to be exceptionally vigilant about their cybersecurity if they're going to be able to survive. Here's a general overview of the cybersecurity best practices and challenges for 2020 and beyond.

Best Practices to Keep Your Employees Productive While Working from Home

Canva - Top View Of Student Using A Laptop (1)COVID-19 and social distancing mandates have dramatically changed the way people work. Over the past few weeks, a full or partial remote workforce has become a necessity for most organizations. Working from home has it benefits but it also comes with several disadvantages that can be hard on employees and productivity. 

Understanding Cyber Security 101 for the Non-CISO Crowd

Understanding Cyber Security 101 for the Non-CISO CrowdRunning a business shouldn't mean that you have to be a cybersecurity expert. But you do, at least, need to understand the cybersecurity fundamentals. As a business owner, you probably know the basics of personal cybersecurity and the threats that we face today. As a business owner, all these threats are amplified, and you are far more likely to become a target.

Cybersecurity Incident Response Plan: How Your MSP Can Help

Cybersecurity Incident Response Plan: How Your MSP Can HelpA cybersecurity incident occurs. What do you do? You know that every minute that passes after a cybersecurity incident is potentially thousands of dollars or thousands of records stolen. But if you don't have a proper cybersecurity incident response plan, you may not know what the next step is. By the time you need a cybersecurity incident response plan, it's already too late to formulate one. The time to make one is now.

How Managed Cybersecurity Can Keep Your Business Safe

How Managed Cybersecurity Can Keep Your Business SafeManaged cybersecurity solutions are becoming rapidly more popular, and there's a reason. As the field of cybersecurity becomes infinitely more complex, it becomes more difficult for companies to manage. Companies today don't want to have to manage their own internal cybersecurity teams. Instead, they want to be free to run their business. Here are some ways in which managed cybersecurity can keep your business safe.

Top Cybersecurity Trends in 2020

Top Cybersecurity Trends in 2020The world of cybersecurity is changing dramatically. As we move further into 2020, it's easy to wonder what new trends we will face in cybersecurity. From 2010 to 2019, many of the threats that we uncovered had to do with cloud platforms and the Internet of Things. As the world becomes more connected, it also becomes more dangerous. So, what are some of the cybersecurity trends and threats that we can see happening?

Wrestling with Azure Cost Management? Here's How an MSP Can Help

 

Azure Cost Management is complex enough that it's an entirely separate part of managing and maintaining Azure. As with most cloud solutions, Azure has specialized costing depending on the services and features you need and the resources that you use. Azure Cost Management can be arcane to many, and can quickly spiral out of control. A Microsoft Azure management team can help.