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Announcing Dattocoin, the first altcoin designed for MSPs

A decentralized solution to harness the power of the MSP, brought to you anonymously by Arty McCoin and purpose-built to be bigger than Ethereum.

[Video] Lead Generation Made MSPeasy

Not all leads are created equal. To properly qualify a lead, you'll need to determine determine three key factors.

New Strain of Ransomware Deletes Backup Data

A new strain of ransomware​ goes a step further than the run of the mill variants we have seen in the past. According to researchers, Zenis ransomware​ encrypts files regardless of whether victims pay the ransom.

MSP First: We Want to Hear from You!

At Datto, we are always striving to put our Partners first. We earn our partner’s trust through innovative technology and management through a single pane of glass. We want to know what the Datto and Autotask merger means to you.

Sales and Marketing Made MSPeasy!

We know sales and marketing can be a real struggle for MSPs. Sometimes finding the time to dedicate your working day to each field can be tough; especially when your to do list is growing by the hour! That's why we've compiled the top sales and marketing strategies from industry-leading MSPs into a Sales & Marketing Made MSPeasy Success Kit! This is the perfect package to help you generate leads, build out strong campaigns and help your sales team reach their clients.

How MSPs Can Build Recurring Revenue

MSP leaders often spent a good part of their careers working as a VAR and in the systems integration business, where revenue often comes in large but sporadic doses.

In Loving Memory of Andrew Stuart

It is with deep sadness that I deliver news of the sudden and tragic passing of our colleague and friend, Andrew Stuart.

Datto Feature in The Sunday Times Best Small Companies!

Read all about it! Datto EMEA are officially in The Sunday times 100 Best Small Companies to work for in 2018!

Recurring Revenue Made MSPeasy!

MSPs are rapidly reinventing their business models, customer relationships, operational efficiency and partnering practices. Can you keep up or do you risk falling behind?

New Form of Ransomware Bypasses Security and Targets SaaS Data

A new form of ransomware has managed to avoid detection by built-in security in Google Drive and Microsoft Office 365.

5 Tips for Kickstarting Your MSP Business in 2018!

If you’re a managed service provider (MSP) sometimes you’re going to lose more than you’re going to win. The question is, are you going to give up? If you want to know the tips and tricks to protecting your clients whilst managing a profitable MSP business then look no further! Our latest livestream, Cyber Security: The MSP opportunity, aims to do exactly that!

‘Cyberwar. What’s your thoughts?’

Seventeen years later, the state of New York is finaling answering the memo from the US Secretary of Defense, Donald Rumsfeld, declaring a “Cyberwar”. In 2001, Rumsfield shared the 38-page paper, which detailed the consequences of society’s increasing dependence on the internet and what could happen should we ignore the threats that it brings. It seems only now that New York have decided to take a stand and deal with the problem directly.

CRN Honors Datto Team Members on Channel Chiefs List

CRN has named four members of the Datto family as 2018 Channel Chiefs.

It's Time To Get Cyber Smart!

​Fact: In 2018, Ransomware is on the rise and cyber security breaches are becoming more frequent. The UK National Cyber Centre​ recognises that - when it comes to malware attacks - it’s not a case of if businesses will get hit, but when. While I am likely telling you information you already know, are you leveraging this to position your business in the current MSP channel? So, you already have the audience, but how are you going to sell them the solutions they need to prepare?

Winter Olympics Goes A Little Off-Piste!

Moments before the opening ceremony of the Winter Olympics 2018 the website was hit by a cyber attack! Just before the show was about to open in Pyeongchang, South Korea, the site was taken down.It was not just the sites which were affected either. TV and internet systems suffered disruptions but were restored and back up and running 12 hours later.

European State of the Channel Ransomware Report

Recently, we surveyed 150 MSPs serving nearly 1.1 million small-to-medium-sized businesses across Europe. Datto’s European State of the Channel Ransomware Report provides unique visibility into the state of Ransomware from the perspective of the European IT channel and their clients.

MSP Magazine: Taking Managed Services to the Next Level

In this issue, we dive into the recent ransomware trends and how Datto is working with our partners to combat the growing threat in 2018 and beyond.

How MSPs Can Develop A Sales And Marketing Process

Many IT service providers struggle with sales and marketing. In some cases, that’s because they come from a technical background rather than a business one.

Common Types Of Ransomware

With the recent influx of ransomware stories seemingly every week, it may be hard to keep track of the different strains.

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