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June 8, 2017 | by Shawn Lazarus
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OnPage Trend Report: 5 MSP Productivity Strategies

Ask any MSP and they will tell you that maintaining and solving IT issues for their clients lends itself to busyness. However, studies show that being busy doesn’t always mean being productive. Being busy just means …. In fact, a recent study found that the U.S. economy suffers a nearly $1.3 trillion productivity loss each … Continued

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May 24, 2017 | by Shawn Lazarus
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OnPage Trend Report: The Perfect MSP Toolkit

Working in the managed services industry has probably left you with an impressive collection of tools filling up your “toolkit”. But if you have more tools than clients then it’s time for a review of the tools you need and the tools that add dead weight to your MSP toolkit. We asked our MSP customer base … Continued

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May 17, 2017 | by OnPage Corporation
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Moving from break-fix to managed services

MSP’s Guide To Happy Customers An MSPs’ ability to work effectively at their job depends on their technical expertise. However, their ability to ensure customer satisfaction is what will maintain current clients and win over future ones. Clearly, a successful MSP is more than just technical expertise. So, given this reality, MSPs need to be … Continued

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May 10, 2017 | by Shawn Lazarus

The Incident Management Guide for MSPs

MSP service desks primarily work with tickets to ensure effective incident management.  For example, if a service interruption occurs for an MSP’s client, a service ticket is created. Managing incidents for multiple accounts, however, is a challenge for MSPs. As such, MSPs need an incident management system to handle IT incidents from different clients under … Continued

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May 3, 2017 | by Shawn Lazarus
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The ConnectWise Incident Response Guide

The ConnectWise Incident Response Guide A new survey of 2,400 IT and security professionals conducted by The Ponemon Institute on behalf of IBM finds 66 percent of respondents say their organization is not prepared to recover from cyberattacks. A growing trend is to let MSPs handle cyberattacks and other critical incidents. Those with experience have … Continued

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April 20, 2017 | by Shawn Lazarus
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ConnectWise Tips for MSP Teams

In order to be competitive and achieve long-term success MSPs need to attain complete control and transparency in its processes. They need to make sure that every incident, no matter how chaotic can be controlled with tried and tested processes. The only way to do this is to learn from past experiences. ConnectWise is a … Continued

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April 13, 2017 | by OnPage Corporation
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On-call paging survival guide

Being unavailable when your client experiences a technology service disruption can cost your client time, money and business. In fact, according to a 2012 study by Aberdeen Research Group, just one hour of downtime can cost a small business $6,900! In addition, it may cause significant damage to your own business’s reputation. Here are just … Continued

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April 6, 2017 | by OnPage Corporation
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Automate alert management through ConnectWise

5 Ways to automate alert management in ConnectWise MSPs automate a lot of processes to streamline their business. These processes include items like recurring billing and maintenance updates to client infrastructure. However, one area that needs automation but is often ignored is the alerting process. Alerting is a critical component of incident management. While you … Continued

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March 22, 2017 | by Shawn Lazarus
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How to Enhance ConnectWise Ticketing through Critical Alerting

For MSPs, ConnectWise ticketing  enables MSPs to keep track of changes in ongoing incidents. MSPs leverage tools like ConnectWise to set a wide range of conditions that allows them to closely monitor their clients’ infrastructure. While you can catalog an incident by creating a ticket through ConnectWise, there is very little you can do to better … Continued

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