Preventable Data Breaches, A Lesson for MSPs
Charles Weaver
The U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Oversight and Government Reform published a report on the Equifax data breach, and in this report, there is an important lesson for all MSPs. One of the main…
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MSP Attrition, Not Consolidation
Charles Weaver
I have been giving a lot of thought to the issue of "MSP consolidation" and why I have a problem with it. To summarize, people have floated the idea that we are in the midst…
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Managed Services 2019 M&A Update
Charles Weaver
I am starting to hear a lot of "gossip" about mergers and acquisitions in the managed services community. M&A activity for MSPs has an ebb and flow, very similar to the tides. People, again, seem…
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US Banks Raise Stakes for Managed Service Providers
Charles Weaver
MSPs who service banks have always enjoyed a certain competitive advantage. Vertical industry experience, deeply embedded relationships, and a decent amount of protection against competitive threats from other MSPs, all explain why the banking (and…
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Human Capital Must be Focus of MSPs in 2019
Charles Weaver
According to a poll of 107 UK CEOs, there is a massive skills gap facing organizations, and it could bode very well for managed service providers. The study found that 71% of all respondents said…
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