MSP vs MSSP: Let us Break It Down For You

msp vs mssp

Unless you work specifically in the world of network security, there are all kinds of terms and technology that may prove confusing. This is especially the case when it comes to abbreviated acronyms for equipment and applications often implemented into office networks. Two, in particular, include MSP and MSSP. Both of these services are similar, yet there are many differences. Due to this, whether you have questions about MSP vs MSSP, you’re considering the installation of one, but you want to make sure the other isn’t better, or you simply want to know the difference for your own knowledge, here at Charlotte IT Solutions we want to break down the similarities and differences between MSP and MSSP. (more…)

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Breaking Down the Top Cloud-Based Backup Services

cloud-based backup services

In modern business, data is the name of the game. And data doesn’t simply represent your customers and their financial information. While this is part of it, the more information you have on your target audience, customer profile, email list, and other marketing insights, the better off your company will be. You will better understand what your potential customers do, who they are, and how you can sell to them. This information is worth its weight in gold, yet it’s all for not if you lose the data.

Whether it is due to a failed hard drive, a crashed network, a virus, or some other issue, the loss of this information can prove devastating. That is exactly why you need to take advantage of cloud-based backup service. Cloud-based backup services ensure you’re always able to save your valuable information, so no matter what happens to your immediate data, you can retrieve it. And yet, with so many services out there, which one might prove beneficial to you and your business? (more…)

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Mobile Device Management: Manages your organization’s mobile workspace

Mobile Device Management

The world of business has certainly changed over the years. Now, more than ever, employees and clients alike depend on mobile devices to stay on top of services and utilize better what your company offers. Whether it is employees performing some of their work functions over a mobile device, such as a smartphone or tablet, or you offer customers very specific mobile features to improve their own business, your ability to quickly and effectively provide updates while staying secure is a must. All of this is possible with mobile device management. But what is mobile device management, and why is it something you need to utilize within your own business? Here are the ins and outs of the service and why your company absolutely needs to harness its potential.


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Desktop as a Service: How can it benefit your organization?

Desktop as a Service

When it comes to technological abbreviations, it’s easy to begin feeling a bit overwhelmed as a business owner. You spend your time focused on growing your client base, boosting sales, and expanding your service territory. So if you’re not up on all of the Internet abbreviations for technology you should be implementing into your company’s infrastructure, don’t worry; we are here to help. DaaS is one of the abbreviations you may have come across (and may have been told you should take advantage of). 

Short for Desktop as a Service, DaaS has the potential to improve your daily operations while streamlining certain practices, all while improving overall security. To help iron out any wrinkles you might have in understanding what DaaS is; you need to know about how Desktop as a Service works and why you should consider taking advantage of it.


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Do You Know the True Cost of Cyberattacks for Small Businesses?

As a small business, you know the risks. You know the risks of what might happen should someone get food poisoning in your restaurant or injure themselves using a product you manufacturer. But do you know the true cost of cyberattacks on your small business?

If an outside threat was to make its way onto your network and begin pulling critical information, what would that cost you? Do you have a ballpark estimate? Probably not. Don’t worry, though; you’re not alone. Most small businesses are in a similar situation as you. That doesn’t mean you should sit on your hands and just find out when you find out. Here’s what you need to know about the cost of cyberattacks. (more…)

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