It’s a scary climate out there, and business is getting tougher by the minute.
Margins are thin, security risks are real and tech upgrades come at the speed of light.
To find the right balance of speed, expertise and cost, many successful businesses turn to technical Managed Service Providers (MSPs) to keep their data secure, their networks fast and their CFOs happy.
But finding the right MSP to support your business is not easy. Different providers have different qualifications and capabilities, and many differ on what standard services MSPs should offer!
To combat this confusion, our top tech minds at Dynamic Quest have compiled the nine most important features, skills and abilities that separate the best Managed Services Providers from the non-options, and put all of the information together in a new whitepaper, 9 Key Criteria for Selecting a Managed Services Provider.
In this robust report, you’ll learn the critical questions to ask any prospective provider — and which red flags you should definitely avoid. There are tips for choosing the right size plan, information on how MSPs help your business and the critical areas of focus for successful CIOs. To top it off, it’s laid out with important stats and figures that emphasize the need for agile, efficient technology.
Here’s a taste of what’s inside:
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We are committed to providing industry information that you will find relevant and insightful, and this information comes from years of experience in the Managed Services field.
We also want you to be empowered to make an informed decision, so this whitepaper is available to everyone at no cost. Our hope is that you and your team can use this information to take a discriminating approach to vetting your IT suitors and find the right partner for your organization.
The average cost of a data breach in the United States is $8.64 million, which is the highest in the world, while the most expensive sector for data breach costs is the healthcare industry, with an average of $7.13 million (IBM).
The internal team was energized. With the Level 1 work off its plate, the team turned its attention to the work that fueled company growth and gave them job satisfaction.
It takes an average of 287 days for security teams to identify and contain a data breach, according to the “Cost of a Data Breach 2021” report released by IBM and Ponemon Institute.
More than 33 billion records will be stolen by cybercriminals by 2023, an increase of 175% from 2018.
The cost of cybercrime is predicted to hit $10.5 trillion by 2025, according to the latest version of the Cisco/Cybersecurity Ventures “2022 Cybersecurity Almanac.”.
The three sectors with the biggest spending on cybersecurity are banking, manufacturing, and the central/federal government, accounting for 30% of overall spending (IDC).
Forty-three percent of attacks are aimed at SMBs, but only 14% are prepared to defend themselves (Accenture).
40% of businesses will incorporate the anywhere operations model to accommodate the physical and digital experiences of both customers and employees (Techvera).
We did a proof of concept that met every requirement that our customer might have. In fact, we saw a substantial improvement.
We did everything that we needed to do, financially speaking. We got our invoices out to customers, we deposited checks, all the things we needed to do to keep our business running, and our customers had no idea about the tragedy. It didn’t impact them at all.
“We believe our success is due to the strength of our team, the breadth of our services, our flexibility in responding to clients, and our focus on strategic support.”