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Chief Technology Officer for Small to Medium-sized Businesses MetroMSP serves the tri-state area around New York City and provides a wide range of services, including backup, business continuity, and disaster recovery, hosted email solutions, website hosting, and Workspace-as-a-Service. MetroMSP’s president Bob Michie has over 30 years of experience managing teams and improving processes through the use of technology, business analysis, project management, networking and software development skills. Prior to co-founding MetroMSP in 2010, Bob worked directly for The New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT), Digital Equipment Corporation, and Toys R US. He has also had extended consulting engagements with The State of NJ, ISI International, UPS, Lucent, Sony and Everest Broadband. MetroMSP and Neverfail Bob defines the technology strategy and initiative critical to ac... (more)

Use This MSP Marketing Secret to Get Your First IT Client!

The Value Of Public Relations MSP marketing can be challenging, but there are ways to curtail costs while simultaneously increasing exposure. One of those ways involves utilizing PR techniques. Public Relations differ from traditional advertising methods in that PR is generally about giving the public a positive exposition of a given company, rather than a product. PR also functions as a kind of free means of showcasing the company. Obtaining Positive Public Perception Naturally There is no shortage of non-profit organizations. Many need IT support, but affording it is practica... (more)

Disaster Recovery Download: Estimating the Cost of Data Center Downtime

When asked about the actual cost of an hour or minute of downtime, frequently the response is “it depends.” In some ways, we agree, it can be tricky to pin the cost of downtime to one static number when the variables change so dramatically from incident to incident. One hour of downtime at Amazon may be completely different from an hour at Microsoft, Google or a much smaller business. Nevertheless, we still get excited when the experts make an effort to estimate the value of uptime and the cost of downtime. While they may not be scientifically correct, assigning a tangible moneta... (more)

Disaster Recovery Download: Looking Ahead to IT Continuity Trends in 2014

It’s exciting to look back at the end of every year in the IT industry to see how far we’ve come. In 2013 we saw the meteoric rise of SDN/NFV, the continued hype around big data and even more conversations circulating about virtualization and the cloud. With all these buzz words filling the air, where does IT business continuity fit in? In 2013, businesses came to terms with the necessity of an effective disaster recovery strategy. Many made the move from simple backup and tape solutions to more flexible and cost effective cloud-based technologies. While there were improvements, ... (more)

Neverfail Knows: Veeam

Earlier this week we announced support for Veeam in our IT Continuity Architect product. What does this mean for you? It means that Architect can now automatically determine the protection scope and RPO of your Veeam-protected virtual machines. This is in addition to Architect’s ability to see protection capabilities from VMware, Microsoft, and of course Neverfail’s IT Continuity Engine as well. With this wealth of information about your installed high availability and disaster recovery solutions, IT Continuity Architect performs an immediate gap analysis between where you want... (more)