Anne Campbell

As Senior Content Marketing Manager for Barracuda MSP, Anne Campbell focuses on developing meaningful content that helps educate MSPs and empower them to improve and grow their businesses.
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How WAF-as-a-Service can help MSPs

Posted by Anne Campbell on Jul 26, 2018 3:31:47 PM

Web applications have become a key part of how businesses of all sizes operate, particularly as more data and apps move to the cloud. But they’re also vulnerable targets.

According to WhiteHat Security’s 2017 Application Security Statistics Report, 75 percent of attacks target applications, and 25 percent attack the network perimeter. But for most companies, security spending doesn’t match up to that reality. The report shows that 90 percent of security investment is in perimeter security, and just 10 percent of security investment is in application security.

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Topics: Announcements, Cyber Security

Introducing Managed PhishLine

Posted by Anne Campbell on Jul 11, 2018 9:36:48 AM

How confident are you that your SMB customers and their employees know how to recognize a phishing attack? Most likely the answer is not very. According to Barracuda’s 2018 Email Security Trends Report, 84 percent of IT security professionals said poor employee behavior is a greater email security concern than inadequate tools.

The solution? Better security awareness training. In the email security trends report, 98 percent of respondents said there are better ways to train employees than traditional classroom-style education.

That’s why we’re excited to introduce Managed PhishLine, a new service for MSPs. To give you an inside look at the new addition to our professional services offering and how it can help your business, we talked to Jayne Haggard from the Managed PhishLine team.

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Topics: Announcements, Cyber Security

Feature Spotlight: Intronis Backup - ConnectWise Automate integration

Posted by Anne Campbell on Jun 6, 2018 9:01:00 AM

At Barracuda MSP, we understand that remote monitoring and management (RMM) and professional services automation (PSA) platforms are an important part of our MSP partners’ success. That’s why we’re excited about our integration for Barracuda Intronis Backup – MSP with ConnectWise Automate (formerly LabTech).

To give you a better look at the integration and its benefits, we sat down with Chris Crellin, the senior director of product management.

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Topics: Announcements

Tip Tuesday: Fix your MSP pricing problems by charging more, not less

Posted by Anne Campbell on May 29, 2018 8:10:00 AM

In the crowded IT services market, it can be easy to fall into the trap of competing on price. But, that often spells trouble for MSPs. By reducing prices, you’re cutting your margins thinner, undervaluing your offering, and making it more difficult to provide a high quality of service for your customers.

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Six-time Channel Chief reflects on changes in the IT channel

Posted by Anne Campbell on Apr 26, 2018 1:46:17 PM

Six years can go by pretty quickly. Just ask Neal Bradbury. Neal, senior director of business development at Barracuda MSP, has once again been recognized by CRN on its list of 2018 Channel Chiefs. This is the sixth year in a row Neal has been named to the list, a fact that surprised him when we sat down to talk.

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Topics: Awards

Feature Spotlight: Physical Imaging Standard to Cloud for Intronis Backup

Posted by Anne Campbell on Apr 11, 2018 9:00:00 AM

In today’s fast-paced business environment, organizations want to maximize uptime, and as a result MSPs are looking for image-based solutions that help them offer customers fast business recovery capabilities. That’s why we’re excited about Physical Imaging Standard to Cloud for Intronis Backup.

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Topics: Announcements

World Backup Day: 4 MSPs save the day with backup

Posted by Anne Campbell on Mar 30, 2018 1:36:32 PM

Disasters happen. Whether it’s a flood, a ransomware attack, a failed hard drive, or a careless employee that accidentally deletes large amounts of data, nightmare scenarios can strike a small business at any time. But those stories don’t have to end with data loss.

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Topics: Cloud Backup and Recovery

Tip Tuesday: Avoiding public cloud firewall confusion

Posted by Anne Campbell on Mar 27, 2018 7:00:00 AM

As more SMBs embrace the benefits of the public cloud, IT services providers are facing a new set of challenges. One of these challenges is transitioning from protecting on-premises environments to securing data and applications in the cloud— while avoiding common pitfalls along the way.

A recent survey of more than 600 IT decision makers by Dimensional Research and Barracuda explored the concerns many IT professionals have about cloud security. In an announcement about the study, Tim Jefferson, VP public cloud, Barracuda, shared the following insight:

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Topics: Tip Tuesday

Celebrate your favorite backup win!

Posted by Anne Campbell on Mar 15, 2018 3:56:43 PM

Backup is often to unsung hero of the IT channel. When data backup goes right, your customers barely notice that there was a problem. All they know is that you kept them up and running. They don't realize that you and your team just averted a major disaster without breaking a sweat.

That's why we invited our MSP partners to share their favorite #backupwin on Twitter to help celebrate World Backup Day, which is coming up on March 31.

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Topics: Cloud Backup and Recovery

Tip Tuesday: How to grow your MSP with cloud backup

Posted by Anne Campbell on Mar 13, 2018 7:05:00 AM

If you let small business customers pick and choose the IT services they want, they’ll often miss critical services, such as cloud backup, that they need to keep their data safe. One way to address this concern and make sure all your customers have appropriate coverage is to bundle a cloud backup service like Intronis Backup into your standard offering.

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Topics: Selling Cloud Backup

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