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Data Protection
Managed Service Providers key to customer data protection
Frequent cyberattacks in the ASEAN region drive the demand for MSPs that can deliver purpose-built security solutions for SME customers.
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Datto
Datto releases purpose-built continuity solutions for MSPs
Datto has launched its SIRIS 5 product featuring up to four times the performance and Cloud Continuity for PCs, improved for the hybrid workforce of today.
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Kaseya
Kaseya to acquire Datto in US$6.2 billion transaction
Kaseya and Datto have announced that Kaseya will acquire Datto in an all-cash transaction that will offer Datto’s shareholders US$35.50 per share.
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Cybersecurity
A new tool to help the MSP community combat Log4j
Datto is encouraging all MSPs to download a free script developed and made available on GitHub for any Remote Monitoring and Management solution. 
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Microsoft
Datto announces new cloud solution for Microsoft Azure
Datto has announced the availability of Datto Continuity for Microsoft Azure.
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Managed Services
Datto launches latest SaaS Protection solution for MSPs
Datto states that these enhancements come at a critical time as businesses worldwide have shifted to distributed work models and accelerated their move to the cloud, increasing the demand for managed services.
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Managed Services
Datto acquires Aussie procurement platform, Gluh
Gluh’s SaaS platform automates the processes of product selection, quoting, and sales of IT products and services for MSPs.
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Managed Services
State of play for MSPs: challenges, opportunities and emerging tech
“MSPs remain the cornerstone of our economy as they serve small businesses through the pandemic and beyond.”
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Training
CompTIA and community to offer free tech certifications
Association will provide 3,000 students aged 25 and under with free training and certification exam vouchers.
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Ransomware
Wakeup call: NZ and Aussie SMBs rate highest globally in ransomware attacks
New Zealand and Australian small to medium sized businesses are in need of a wakeup call after recording the highest rate globally of reported ransomware attacks.
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Datto
Datto appoints former Oracle staffer as new CTO
Datto has a new chief technology officer, and a reinvigorated goal to improve its offerings for managed service providers and small businesses.
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Managed Services
Talent troubles plague growing MSP market, says Datto
As the MSP industry continues to grow, a recent report from Datto shows that recruiting talent is tougher than ever - plus more MSP trends.
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Virtualisation
Datto’s new and improved solutions announced
Cloud Continuity for PCs, SIRIS 4 and a superior partner experience showcased, enabling faster performance and ease of use for MSPs.
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Managed Services
10 factors MSPs need to consider when deploying an RMM tool
While RMM tools are typically easy to deploy, they’re replaceable too. The challenge for MSPs is that RMM solutions are never like-for-like, so it’s important to bring together the best combination of features.
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Cybersecurity
MSPs making the shift to strategic advisors
To better capture managed services revenue, MSPs are expanding their portfolios with services they might not traditionally think to offer.
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Managed Services
Datto expands A/NZ presence with Sydney office
This investment will enable Datto and its partners to continue to grow and address the IT needs of small and medium businesses (SMBs) in the region.
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Managed Services
New API improves Datto RMM integration with ConnectWise
When combined with the ConnectWise API, Datto RMM partners can maintain an integrated, scalable, and secure management platform without self-hosting.
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Ransomware
State of the channel: A/NZ MSPs still grappling with ransomware
Issues range from SaaS infections  to SMBs that don’t report ransomware attacks to the appropriate authorities, and much more.
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Cybersecurity
Datto names new CEO as founder steps back
Austin McChord continues as a board member as the former president and COO takes over as CEO.
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Cybersecurity
What MSPs can learn from Datto’s Channel Ransomware Report
While there have been less high profile attacks making the headlines, the frequency of attacks is, in fact, increasing.
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Robotic Process Automation / RPA
Four ways automation improves business efficiency
MSPs are well-placed to take advantage of the productivity boost that results from automating aspects of their business.
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IT Automation
Datto releases second Autotask update in three months
New features enable MSPs to improve resource allocation and enhance client collaboration.
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Managed Services
What MSPs should know about business management platforms
As your MSP business grows and its time to invest in tech that can help, it’s important to make sure you are getting the right solution for you.
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CRM
How to take your MSP game to the next level with services automation
It can be difficult to accommodate growing customer needs, while maintaining profitability. Professional services automation could be the answer.