Co-managed IT refers to the collaboration between a managed service provider (MSP) and a client’s internal IT department. It is common among MSPs that serve larger businesses with in-house IT teams. It is less common, but not unheard of, for MSPs serving small businesses.
As an MSP, you understand the benefits of moving your clients to Office 365. Get users on board by reminding them that Microsoft’s Office 365 suite offers a great core selection of features with the convenience of SaaS applications.
Ransomware protection begins with end-user education, perimeter protection, and antivirus software. However, if a victim falls prey to a social engineering attack, they’re essentially opening the door for ransomware to enter a network.
Reports of ransomware attacks against MSPs are beginning to increase. Everis, one of Spain’s largest MSPs was hit by a recent ransomware attack, according to Bleeping Computer. While the attack has not yet been confirmed by Everis, reports say the ransom remand was $835,923.