Barracuda said this new capability is something that their partners have been asking for, and will allow them to take a more full-featured offering to their customers – which will be an additional revenue generator as well.
The solution will be easy for partners to put together, and is available broadly through distribution, without requiring certification. It is available now for the Azure cloud, with further cloud support on the horizon.
To avoid a nightmare integration when adding a new service or capability,, MSPs should look for services that easily plug into your existing tools and platforms, and vendors that understand your needs by providing intuitive tools to ease the process.
A new study that looks at managed services business by the channel generally – not just self identified MSPs – finds quite low rates of adoption. A significant number to plan to move into security however.
Handling hidden costs is a kind of business self-awareness. If an MSP can identify and manage these costs, you’ll know your business better. And that helps you set a course for managed services success.