We collected some insights from a few channel cool cats to outline why the MSP 501 is more than just a number.
Allison Francis is a writer, public relations and marketing communications professional with experience working with clients in industries such as business technology, telecommunications, healthcare, education, the trade show and meetings industry, travel/tourism, hospitality, consumer packaged goods and food/beverage. She specializes in working with B2B technology companies involved in hyper-converged infrastructure, managed IT services, business process outsourcing, cloud management and customer experience technologies. Allison holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in public relations and marketing from Drake University. An Iowa native, she resides in Dallas, Texas.
Recent articles by Allison Francis
- March 24, 2020
Here’s everything you ever wanted to know about applying for the 2020 MSP 501 survey and rankings.
- March 17, 2020
Cysurance and Kaseya Compliance Manager tool partner to deliver compliance and cyber risk management to small businesses.
- March 13, 2020
This integration will empower IT pros to get a handle on IT spending, risk levels and more.
- March 9, 2020
It’s go time! The 2020 MSP 501/NextGen 101 is officially open for applications.
- March 2, 2020
The entry date was pushed to coincide with the Channel Partners Conference and Expo and to accommodate new methodology.
- February 28, 2020
501-er Logically talks about how the management of IT has to be simplified and automated.
- February 25, 2020
Less than 10% of MSPs offer compliance-as-a-service solutions. Kaseya Compliance Manager seeks to fill this gap.
- February 21, 2020
The numbers and 2020 initiatives highlight the company’s continued focus on the needs of MSPs.
- February 19, 2020
The company announced the launch of the SolarWinds Head Nerds program, highlighting customer success and partnerships.
MSP 501 Profile Podcast: Marco Technologies on the Shifting IT Skill Set and Sustaining Security Talent
- February 14, 2020
501-er Marco Technologies talks about the scary threat landscape and the shortage of talented security professionals.
- February 13, 2020
There are major gaps in security for MSPs using RMM tools and a concerning lack of urgency to remedy the issue.
- February 11, 2020
The solution goes beyond SIEM, combining XDR technology and 24/7 SOC as a service to MSPs and their clients.
- February 10, 2020
The report finds that providers are gaining customers, as well as embracing advanced security and automation.
- February 7, 2020
Audiovisual tools are enhancing business productivity… when they work.
- February 4, 2020
Netwrix survey of 50 North American MSPs uncovers what’s needed for success in terms of customer loyalty and growth.
- February 4, 2020
Several overarching #cloudcomputing trends have emerged that will shape the market over the next year and beyond.
- January 31, 2020
Another 501-er talks about how experiences and challenges can shape an organization’s business model.
- January 27, 2020
The vulnerabilities highlight the gaps in security for MSPs using RMM tools, and the urgent need to patch systems.
- January 23, 2020
Users can now enhance their security policies by patching unique software titles applicable to their IT environments.