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What to Expect from Your New Managed IT Services Provider During Onboarding

Erjon Xhepa

Posted by Erjon Xhepa
Fri, Jun 24, 2016

Bringing on a new managed services client—onboarding—does not happen overnight. It is a process, not an event that requires a team effort by both the service provider and the client. But this initial stage of managed services is critical, and careful attention to the client’s IT needs and capabilities here will result in smoother sailing down the road.

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SMBs - Let Your MSP Patch Those Network Vulnerabilities

Trent Edwards

Posted by Trent Edwards
Thu, Oct 23, 2014

Not a day goes by without a new software vulnerability being brought to my attention. As a member of the Virtual CIO (VCIO) team at a managed services provider (MSP), I receive an astounding amount of information daily on new security threats. Much of it deals with software vulnerabilities in both new and existing products that are installed on our clients’ computers.

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3 Immediate Benefits of a Hybrid IT Model

Robert Bruce

Posted by Robert Bruce
Tue, Apr 01, 2014

If the term 'hybrid information technology' sounds daunting to you, relax. You are already familiar with the concept of hybrid. You learned it in childhood. Remember Goldilocks? Papa Bear’s porridge was too hot, and Mama’s was too cold. Baby Bear split the difference and got it just right.

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Top 5 Reasons Your Organization Should Perform an IT Assessment

Juliana Lee

Posted by Juliana Lee
Thu, May 02, 2013

Is your IT a Burden or an Enabler? 

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A Power Shift - CFOs Now Have More Control of IT Services Spending

Brandon Phillips

Posted by Brandon Phillips
Wed, May 01, 2013

CFOs are continuing to have more control over their organization’s IT spend. As this power shift continues to move away from CIOs, companies should continue to look to Managed IT Services as a value-added technology investment.

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