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Opinion: Service providers must act now to stay relevant in a cloud-first world
Gartner says if the majority of providers don't act now, in five year's time 75 percent of today's IT service providers will become irrelevant.
WatchGuard appoints first platinum partner in A/NZ
National MSP Viatek Group was awarded platinum status in recognition of its commitment to protecting and securing clients with Watchguard offerings.
What does WatchGuard bring to A/NZ?
WatchGuard Technologies is a cybersecurity vendor actively looking for new local channel partners. We asked what it is offering the A/NZ market.
Digital Realty adds direct, secure access to IBM Cloud for A/NZ
Data centre leader provides global on-ramps to IBM Cloud, supporting critical enterprise applications.
The importance of closer relationships with external IT support
CSG’s recent survey has shown that SMBs are outsourcing their IT support at an increasing rate, showing opportunity for providers of IT services.
How partners can improve profit through operational efficiency
Achieving operational efficiency requires an unflinching examination of how well (or not) operations run today.
Barracuda names top performing A/NZ partners in awards ceremony
The vendor specifically highlighted MSP Alliance Business Technologies (ABT) for its fast adoption of Barracuda solutions.
Kaseya looks to deliver increased visibility for MSPs with ‘One’ solution
Kaseya One is designed to help facilitate a complete roles-based, ‘birds-eye’ view of infrastructure monitoring.
MSPs have crucial role in SD-WAN services, but do customers know it?
An Ovum analyst reports that enterprises are confused today by the multiple messages and promotions surrounding managed SD-WAN services.
In a dog-eat-dog market, how can a Kiwi MSP get ahead?
This MSP wanted to get one step ahead of a swelling MSP market & this case study details how it chose an RMM solution, its implementation and effects.
The importance of MSPs for cybersecurity
As the importance of security rises, SMBs will need to find a way to keep their organisations safe. Suhail Ismail thinks MSPs are the key.
Nexon Asia Pacific acquires fellow sydney-based MSP Cavalry
The acquisition serves to bolster Nexon’s service offering, specifically in hosted desktops, hybrid cloud consulting and managed services.
EXCLUSIVE: Continuum leaders share insights on state of cybercrime
We were able to catch up with two of Continuum's executives after its sold out European Partner day - they both see danger ahead for SMBs.
Celtra sets sights on A/NZ markets with new spinout
The new venture, "Puzzle Creative Technology Solutions," will be led by ex-Celtra A/NZ territory leads Richard Knott and Peter Bray.
Tomizone acquires mystery MSP to give revenues a $1 million boost
The company says the acquisition is consistent with their growth strategy of acquiring businesses with complementary offerings.
Cisco launches new network automation portfolio for service providers
The tech giant says the new release will help improve how global service providers run their large-scale networks.
Survey: Kaseya says MSPs underestimating GDPR despite focus on security
The seventh annual survey indicates that MSPs are increasingly focusing on security in regards to their value-add approach.
Five ways for MSPs to sharpen their business this year
Marina Brook has some advice for MSPs who are looking to take their business to the next level or tighten up their practice in 2018.
67% of organisations say they're understaffed to handle cybersecurity
RiskIQ's survey paints a grim picture that forecasts a 'perfect storm' where the problem of staff shortages collides with escalating cybercrime.
Empired signal NZ election woes with marginal revenue rise
The company experienced an overall revenue increase of 2% despite a 13% decline in NZ.
Thomas Duryea Logicalis recruit ex-Juniper talent for ‘CSO as-a-service’ initiative
The concept will be a core part of TDL’s security practice, adding new capabilities to their security lifecycle offering.
Brennan IT unveils new lifecycle asset management service
The company says the service is designed for customers looking to reduce capital expenses while leveraging the latest technology for business growth.
Probax empowers partners to move away from legacy tape
Probax is setting out to address the challenges MSPs and system integrators face in delivering secure long-term storage as a service.
Ovum: IoT suppliers should engage board/C-level to fast-track decision-making
Ovum senior analyst of IoT TZ Wong says identifying the right enterprise decision-maker is a critical step for IoT vendors and service providers.
The ultimate guide to selling Disaster-Recovery-as-a-Service
The key is being able to steer the discussion towards the business impact the lack of the service may have and work backwards to the offering.
The six golden keys to successful identity assurance
When someone tries to access your internal systems, how can you be sure a user is who they claim to be?
E-book: The quick MSP guide to Security-as-a-Service
You may have a great security offering in you -aaS portfolio, but how do you know if it's the right one? And what could it cost you if it isn't?
Whitepaper: How MSPs can escape technology's all-too-familiar Catch-22
Managed service providers may be hurting themselves by relying on technology platforms that are ‘good enough'.
Six key steps to growing your MSP business
In order to remain competitive, MSPs are being forced to become not just good in their operations, but great - here's some expert advice.