This week, IT professionals flocked to London for IP EXPO Europe. Offering educational sessions on the current state of the cloud, cybersecurity and more, there were plenty of takeaways about the future of IT management and what it means for MSPs. It should be no surprise that businesses face more formidable, sophisticated security opposition as cyber attacks become increasingly commonplace and profitable. And now that the Web has given rise to a new era of always-on, 24x7x365 computing, businesses today simply can’t afford to risk losing data.
To truly serve as trusted advisors to your clients, you need to learn how to prevent data crises that can result when systems are compromised. One of the keys steps in learning how is to stay up-to-date with market trends. In the sections that follow, we present some of the major developments occurring within the managed IT services arena. It’s clear that as the reliance on the cloud grows and threat landscape expands, the need for managed IT services isn’t going anywhere—particularly when it comes to keeping corporate networks secure and backing up data.