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Posted by Amanda at Varay on September 14, 2021

We’ll be your Mary Poppins: the difference between MSP and block time

When you need IT support, should you pay by the hour or have an MSP contract? Here’s how to decide between block time vs managed IT services

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Posted by Amanda at Varay on August 23, 2021

Cleaning up for CMMC Compliance: How to Prepare

CMMC compliance is vital for government contractors. A good MSP can identify security gaps and make sure you have met requirements.

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Posted by Amanda at Varay on August 9, 2021

Providers with Benefits: how your business gains from an MSP’s experience

As an MSP, we can use our experience to keep our clients competitive. This is a huge benefit of outsourcing IT services!

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Posted by Amanda at Varay on July 21, 2021

Ransomware: The lowdown on preventing & removing attacks

Ransomware is scary. Is your business protected? Find out how ransomware works, tools to prevent attacks, and your options for ransomware removal.

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Posted by Amanda at Varay on July 13, 2021

8 questions to run a diagnostic on your MSP relationship

Is your IT provider meeting your needs? Here are 8 MSP interview questions to see if your relationship needs a reboot.

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Posted by Amanda at Varay on June 28, 2021

A (sticker) shocking story: when can you expect higher up-front costs?

Managed IT services costs can seem scary, but we can give you the level of support you need

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Posted by Amanda at Varay on June 21, 2021

Onboard new employees with a proven IT process

Clear expectations and good communication by your MSP are key to training new hires in IT processes

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Posted by Amanda at Varay on May 24, 2021

Varay's Managed Service Provider (MSP) Onboarding Process

MSP onboarding processes, up-front costs, and expectations. What are they, why do you need them, and is it worth the expense?

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Posted by Amanda at Varay on May 17, 2021

Internal IT vs. Outsourcing IT Services: Pros and Cons

MSPs vs. internal IT, here are the pros and cons between a managed service provider and hiring an internal IT position. Evaluating them can help you find what is best for your business.

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Posted by Amanda at Varay on April 27, 2021

Switching IT companies is a hassle, but your new MSP can make it easy!

Switching IT companies can be a hard decision, but understanding frustrations that come in the adjustment period makes it easier.

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