8 Secret Struggles Today’s MSPs Are Dealing With

While MSPs are willing to share industry trends they’re taking advantage of, they’re not always willing to talk about the ones they’re losing sleep over. We’ve gathered eight MSP struggles that you may (or may not) be facing.

Annette HynesSep 22, 2022

15 Business-Boosting Conferences for MSPs in 2022 & 2023

Attending conferences is a small investment that can yield huge results for your MSP. Which events should you attend in 2020? We’ve…

Ryan LaFlammeAug 29, 2022
NVDR Report

What Does SASE Mean (for VPN)?

The basic idea is great: all your security and network services are on one platform. The problem comes when you get into the specifics.…

Ryan LaFlammeAug 23, 2022

IT Asset Disposition: An MSP Opportunity That’s Anything But Trash

Managing old gear is the bane of many an MSP’s existence. But why not turn that problem into a revenue stream by offering end-of-life…

Ryan LaFlammeAug 19, 2022

Sustainable Technology: Can Clouds Save The Planet?

Sustainable technology has become a hot topic in the tech world over the past few years. From the escalating environmental impact of heat…

Ryan LaFlammeAug 16, 2022
O’Reilly Report

Are We In a New Age of MSPs?

As automation, cloud, data, and integration continue to affect every industry, the value and capabilities of MSPs are shifting as well.…

Sarah Cunningham-ScharfMay 29, 2022

What’s next for the Internet of Things?

IoT devices seem to be ubiquitous, but the truth is we’re not nearly there yet. In fact, IoT Analytics continues to predict steady…

Ryan LaFlammeMar 29, 2022

Trends in Education Networking

The EdTech space is evolving at a rapid pace. In addition to a drastic increase in remote learning, a wide range of new technologies and…

Rebecca GrassingMar 1, 2022

3 MSP Trends on the Rise in 2022

For smaller independent MSPs to survive, it’s time to take advantage of scale. Employing a network monitoring and management system…

Ryan LaFlammeFeb 1, 2022
Command Center (N-Able)

10 Best Network Monitoring Tools, Compared

There are plenty of options for network monitoring tools today, and that can make it hard to pick the right one for you. Here, we’ll…

Destiny BertucciJan 21, 2022

To Protect and Secure: Selling Cybersecurity as a Service (Webinar)

A new year brings new threats, new exploits—and new MSP opportunities in cybersecurity. Understanding global technology trends and…

Ryan LaFlammeJan 13, 2022

How to Build a More Effective Service Desk (Webinar)

Patrick Albert, AVP of product management at Auvik, hosts business coach Rex Frank, CEO of Sea-Level Operations, to show you how to…

Jamie AndersonJan 13, 2022

Network Automation: What It Is, Where It’s Heading, and How to Start Planning

Auvik’s Director of Product Strategy Steve Petryshuck digs into the state of network automation planning: where we’re at, where we…

Rebecca GrassingJan 6, 2022

Auvik’s Network Vendor Diversity 2021: Who Reigns the Network?

At the end of November 2021, Auvik released our annual Network Vendor Diversity Report, and the data we collected had some interesting…

Rebecca GrassingDec 21, 2021

The 2021 Auvik Holiday Gift Guide for IT Pros!

It's that time of year. We’ve scoured the internet, and plumbed the depths of our company Slack channels, to bring you a round-up of…

Ryan LaFlammeNov 23, 2021

The Top Networking Certifications Guide for 2021

There’s no denying that networking certifications can help you land the right job, or accelerate your career path. There’s a lot of…

Lawrence PopaMay 5, 2021

Machine Learning & AI Need to Be Part of Your Tech Strategy in 2021 – FIT 081

Now’s the time to add artificial intelligence & machine learning to your organization. The benefits are huge but the costs don’t have…

Ryan LaFlammeFeb 18, 2021

Networks at Risk Due to Widespread Gaps in Basic Network Management Activities: Report

The Network Field Report 2021, a new study from Auvik Networks, reveals how in-house IT administrators manage their networks.

Ryan LaFlammeJan 19, 2021

How COVID-19 Changed Our Internet Habits

COVID-19 has us all spending more time in front of screens & has changed the way we use networks and the internet. Here's what it means…

Steve PetryschukDec 15, 2020

SD-WAN in the Age of WFH – FIT 075

With more people working from home permanently, will we see SD-WAN become a viable solution for private residences? Experts say we’re…

Ryan LaFlammeNov 26, 2020
Secure IT Ops

3 Key Trends From the 2020 Network Vendor Diversity Report

In the 2020 Network Vendor Diversity report, we analyzed a sample of 30,000 networks, compared the data to previous years & identified 3…

Annette HynesNov 17, 2020

How IT Pros Will Help the World Come Out Stronger After COVID-19

With the upheaval of COVID-19, we depend on networks, and the IT pros who keep them running, more than ever. Here's how they're making an…

Lindsay Windover-KroesApr 7, 2020

Fight Back: What You Can Do About MSP-Targeted Ransomware – FMSP 051

Wes Spencer of Perch Security reviews the practical steps you can take to protect yourselves, your clients, and the managed services…

Ryan LaFlammeOct 3, 2019

4 Key Takeaways From the 2019 Managing Network Vendor Diversity Report

The managed services industry has experienced a lot of change: tech trends are evolving, new products are being released, and client…

Annette HynesOct 1, 2019

What Current Network Hardware Trends Mean for MSPs – Webinar (On Demand)

There are hundreds of network hardware vendors competing for market share on today’s managed networks. The 2019 Managing Network Vendor…

Sarah Cunningham-ScharfSep 30, 2019

Survey Says! Managed Security Isn’t Optional – FMSP 041

Lynn Souza of Kyber Security shares why she chose to leave behind 30 years of branding to shift from MSP to MSSP, the pains and…

Ryan LaFlammeApr 18, 2019

Digital Transformation Is Top IT Priority in 2019, TechTarget Reports

Nearly 70% of businesses have digital transformation as their top IT priority in 2019, according to the 2019 TechTarget IT Priorities…

Sarah Cunningham-ScharfMar 12, 2019

MSP Hyperspecialization: Building Your Niche Offering

So you get the business benefits of hyperspecializing your MSP to serve a particular business niche, and you understand the five criteria…

Sarah Cunningham-ScharfNov 6, 2018

MSP Hyperspecialization: A High Margin Opportunity

Jay McBain, an IT channel analyst at Forrester, says the MSP industry won’t die any time soon, but the opportunity to generate revenue…

Sarah Cunningham-ScharfOct 16, 2018

Managing Hardware Vendor Diversity in an MSP – FMSP 027

A new industry report reveals the scope of vendor diversity in an MSP and the challenges you face trying to manage it all. Richard Tubb…

Ryan LaFlammeSep 20, 2018

Managing Network Vendor Diversity: The MSP Challenge

As an MSP that may manage anywhere from a handful of client networks to more than 100, you face a big challenge: high diversity in the…

Alex HoffAug 28, 2018
Vendor Diversity Report 2020

What’s the Deal With Digital Transformation – FMSP 021

Techaisle CEO Anurag Agrawal explains the true meaning of digital transformation and how MSPs can profit from it. Richard Tubb and Karl…

Ryan LaFlammeJun 28, 2018

What Artificial Intelligence Means for MSPs

Artificial intelligence is a hot topic these days. If it’s starting to seem like something you can’t get away from, there’s a…

Arnie BelliniMay 29, 2018

Metrics That Matter: A New Era for ITSPs – Webinar (On Demand)

Join us as we review the newest Metrics That Matter™report from Autotask and discuss what the numbers will mean for IT service…

Ryan LaFlammeMay 7, 2018

The Biggest Operational Efficiency Leaks for MSPs – FMSP 017

CompTIA analyst Carolyn April shares findings from her newest report on who in the channel is most efficient and where most MSPs are…

Ryan LaFlammeMay 3, 2018

How ‘Born in the Cloud’ Is Changing the MSP Business Model – FMSP 015

Channel analyst Jay McBain explains the ‘born in the cloud’ trend along with other parts of the shadow channel, and what these new…

Ryan LaFlammeApr 5, 2018

Yes, You Can Predict the Future…Accurately – FMSP011

Futurist & NY Times bestselling author Daniel Burrus shares his framework for accurately predicting where technology and industry will go…

Ryan LaFlammeFeb 8, 2018

Is Amazon an MSP Threat or Opportunity? – FMSP 002

Larry Walsh of The 2112 Group offers insight into Amazon’s market moves and what they mean for managed service providers.

Ryan LaFlammeOct 5, 2017

Threat or Gold Mine? What Lies Ahead for Managed Services

“This is the shift that will dominate the future of IT services,” says Arnie Bellini, CEO of ConnectWise. Are you ready?

Ryan LaFlammeNov 8, 2016

As Network Value Skyrockets, Network Managers Become Increasingly Essential

Networks have become an indispensable part of life in the 21st century. Just how much is a network worth? And how much does that make…

Ryan LaFlammeSep 6, 2016

Network Management Megatrends for MSPs to Know About

A new report from EMA looks at network management “megatrends” for 2016. It reveals some very interesting stats for MSPs to pay…

Ryan LaFlammeMay 3, 2016

22 Network Industry Statistics to Use and Share

Sometimes a few numbers come in handy: A well-placed stat can give a client presentation, blog post, or business plan greater power. They…

Ryan LaFlammeApr 19, 2016
Tackle 2021

Why Good Network Management Is More Important Than Ever

Network management tops the list of plans and concerns for IT administrators in 2015, a new survey from TechTarget reveals. Here’s why.

Alex HoffMar 17, 2015

8 Networking Trends to Watch in 2015

What networking trends will we see come to life in 2015? Think security, speed, and cloud.

Kevin DooleyJan 6, 2015