5 Trends for MSPs to Watch in 2018

5 Trends for MSPs to Watch in 2018

According to a research by Markets and Markets, it is estimated that the Managed Services market will be worth a whopping $257.84 billion by 2022. This makes a compound annual growth rate of 11.1 percent.

Having said that, newer and more advanced technologies will be introduced and MSPs will need to adapt to them. At the same time, there will be constraints, like budget and implementation of hardware and software. Continue reading

How Important Is Marketing For MSP Startups?

How Important Is Marketing For MSP Startups

Remember those days when you scoured video stores in your neighborhood to rent your favorite blockbuster? You might still find a few of them across the block in your area, but this business model of renting and purchasing is disappearing, and it’s disappearing fast… thanks to Netflix.

This applies to not only the movie rental industry, but to many other industries as well, especially IT. Continue reading

Granular Recovery – What You Need to Know About It

Granular Recovery – What You Need to Know About It

For MSPs, juggling customers’ varying recovery requirements is not an easy task. And if a requirement concerns the ability to make the recovery of a specific file possible, without actually performing a complete restoration, things can get even more challenging.

It could be like finding a needle in a haystack—in a limited time.

The solution as such could seemingly appear impossible… if you haven’t been keeping pace with granular recovery technology. Continue reading

3 Common VM Backup Mistakes to Avoid

3 Common VM Backup Mistakes to Avoid

Virtualization is now a common practice in business settings. Both small to midsize businesses are increasingly using virtualization for reasons well documented.

But even though the deployment has been adopted into the mainstream, it cannot be denied that many aspects of virtualization technology are still poorly understood. Among these, creating backups of one’s virtual environments, ranks high on the list. Continue reading

4 SEO Best Practices that MSPs Should Adopt

4 SEO Best Practices that MSPs Should Adopt

With all the things you have to do as an MSP during the course of a day, it can be easy to overlook your business website.

However, this could mean losing potential business. Your website is your primary lead generation and conversion platform. Ignoring it can lead to potential leaks in your lead capturing system.

And while most of your website’s management—that support your lead generation—remain admittedly static, there are some that keeps changing. Continue reading

Office 365 Exchange Mailbox Backup Considerations

Office 365 Exchange Mailbox Backup Considerations

Exchange Online is part of the Microsoft Office 365 suite of products. When it comes to Exchange Online backup, Microsoft relies on its native security features to protect data.

When an MSP is looking to offer Exchange Online mailbox backup services to their clients, there are certain considerations they need to keep in mind. Continue reading

5 Misconceptions Regarding Cloud-to-Cloud Backup

Misconceptions Regarding Cloud-to-Cloud Backup

Cloud-to-cloud backup, as the name suggests, is the backup of data from one cloud platform on another cloud platform.

This completely takes hardware out of the equation. Due to its convenience and reliability, it has become a preferred choice for many businesses.

However, since the mechanism is new, there are a variety of misconceptions regarding this.

We at Ahsay have tried to ward off misconceptions. Here are 5 of the most common myths regarding cloud-to-cloud backup: Continue reading