Autotask Week in IT: Top News This Week

May 12, 2017  
Here’s a look at what’s happening this week in the world of ITSPs, MSPs and Enterprise IT departments.

Lessons In MSP Mergers, IT Services Acquisitions From A Veteran Buyer

We track hundreds of M&A deals involving VARs, MSPs and CSPs each year on ChannelE2E. And we strive to explore the entrepreneur to exit (E2E) journey that many MSP executives have experienced. Among the key examples: Abby Warner is no stranger to acquisitions. She’s served as COO for The Brookfield Group for three years, and in that time she’s overseen four acquisitions — including 2016’s buyout of Ideacom.

CEO Forum: SMB Transformation, vCIOs and Driving MSP Growth

In my 30-year career in software, there is a constant in the technology landscape — progress, innovation, and disruption. But, right now we’re in the thick of a remarkably dramatic period, even for technology.

Cyber Crime Fears Drive Up Demand for Anti-Hacker Insurance

For companies and organizations, an attack by hackers can inflict financial losses, corporate embarrassment and legal action. For insurers jumping into the brave new world of cyber crime insurance, it’s free marketing for what could be a $10 billion opportunity.

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