The New Way to Look at Managed Services

Most customers turn towards an MSP for a viable solution to their current data problem. However, not everyone knows what an effective solution actually looks like. An MSP usually takes the position of a consultant. Managed services, if not handled with care can definitely steer the business in a wrong direction. It is important that…

4 Simple Steps for Better Online Security

The current world which is technologically advanced demands empowerment in the realm of technology which means a more responsive and respectful usage of technology. Online security is a necessity and should be a top priority for you as well as your clients.  Here are some useful tips that can help you maintain online security: 1.Connect…

A Quick Way To Land MSP Clients

Do I have your attention? It gets better. You do not need to buy an expensive list. All you need to do is dedicate an hour or two each week to approach the people on your list. Who is on this list? Friends, family, former co-workers, and the people in your LinkedIn network. Why? These…

Lack of Resources

The biggest problem that IT departments have nowadays is, lack of resources to deliver on their requirements. A simple solution is to hire more people, but with extremely thin and restrictive IT budgets that might not be an option. Even when you have that budget to hire someone you will need them to have experience…

NIST 800 – 171 3.1.13

Employ cryptographic mechanisms to protect the confidentiality of remote access sessions. What this control is looking for is something that is FIPS Validated or compliant to be used to be wrapped around remote access. FIPS is described here. What this essentially means is that your encryption needs to be one of the kinds listed here.…

IT Cause Analysis Methodology

Cause analysis is often referred to as Root Cause Analysis and is the method of identifying the source of a problem. This method of discovering the source of why something has occurred is detailed here. Root Cause analysis varies slightly when dealing with IT-based issues. We will include IT-based thinking and methods in this document.…

Sales Methodology

So you think you are good at sales? Do you say you can sell fire to the Devil or ice to Eskimos? Sure maybe you have a great personality, you shoot from the hip and a majority of the time you have no problems getting a meeting, maybe you pitch your product, maybe potential customers…