More Partner Pain Points: MSPs On Lack of End-to-End Security, 'New Normal'More Partner Pain Points: MSPs On Lack of End-to-End Security, 'New Normal'
Part two in this series touches on usual suspects like security and the talent shortage, but digs up some new ones.
June 9, 2021
We had so many partners reach out with their pain points for our last piece on the subject, we decided to do a part two. It is almost comical at this point that one of the primary sticking points keeping partners up at night is lack of proper end-to-end security. This remains at the tip top in terms of stressors for providers, and for good reason.
As Mike Bloomfield, president at Tekie Geek puts it, “Too many times do I have to have hard conversations with potential clients and try to explain just how ill-prepared they are for a cyber event, and too many times do they tell me that it’s not something they need to worry about.”
While some say this lack of awareness and implementation of end-to-end security is improving, others say it has remained about the same — even with the pandemic.
Other pain points include the talent shortage, balancing work life and customer interfacing in this “new normal.” There are also vendor shifts and growth. Dive into our slideshow above for part two of what’s keeping your partner peers up at night. Then be sure to register for our upcoming webinar where we break down the full MSP 501 list for 2021.
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