Kaseya adds Cooper Bots to successful Cooper AI portfolio
Automation is the name of the game to help MSPs serve their customers better and more efficiently, acoording to Kaseya's Fred Voccola. The company today at DattoCon announced Cooper Bots to help with this.
Kaseya introduced Cooper AI in 2021. Despite its somewhat jolly appearance by choosing a d... Read more
Ransomware fatal for SMBs: security increasingly taken seriously
A successful ransomware attack is a nightmare for many businesses. For SMEs, it is even so dangerous that it can be fatal, according to many IT professionals. As a result, companies feel it is time to put security higher on the agenda and increase budgets, according to research by Datto. We dive a ... Read more
‘Competition, migrations and security services grow among MSPs’
A research report by Datto sheds light on the state of managed service providers (MSPs). Security services, cloud migrations and competition are on the rise.
Datto based the study on a survey of more than 1,800 MSPs worldwide. The organization questioned respondents on challenges, opportunities... Read more
N-able’s Cove Data Protection aims to compete with Veeam, Datto and Commvault Metallic
N-able focuses on developing IT solutions for managed service providers (MSPs). It is best known for its RMM solutions, competing with Datto for example. However, N-able has put a lot of energy into a backup solution for MSPs, which it now offers under the name Cove Data Protection.
The company... Read more
As business booms, MSPs need to become more efficient
It's a good time to be an MSP, according to Kaseya CEO Fred Voccola. MSPs have many opportunities to grow. However, these opportunities also bring challenges. MSPs need to take a hard look at how they structure their services to customers. Kaseya's IT Complete platform, into which Datto is now also... Read more
Kaseya CEO’s meeting with Datto employees confirms culture clash
Kaseya CEO Fred Voccola addressed Datto employees in a two-hour meeting filled with profanity. The meeting highlights a clash between the culture of Datto and its new owner.
Kaseya recently finalized the €5,7 billion acquisition of Datto. The acquisition raises concerns among Datto's custome... Read more
Former Datto CEO disagrees with Kaseya’s acquisition strategy
Founder and former Datto CEO Austin McChord disagrees with the strategy of Kaseya, the new parent company of Datto. According to McChord, Kaseya's policy will be detrimental to the entire MSP industry.
The founder and former CEO expressed uneasiness with Kaseya's policy in a recent post on GitHu... Read more
Kaseya finalizes €5.7 billion Datto acquisition
Kaseya completed the acquisition of Datto. The American market authority could have intervened, but did not launch an official investigation. Kaseya got greenlit as the company's new owner.
In April 2022 Datto and Kaseya signed a €5.7 billion deal. The plan was shared with the US market autho... Read more
‘To stop ransomware, you will need a radically different security approach’
Many IT vendors and companies see ransomware as one of the most dangerous threats. After all, ransomware has been prevalent for years and will probably remain popular for a long time simply because there is a lot of money. However, there should be fewer victims if it is up to Datto CISO Ryan Weeks.... Read more
Kaseya acquires Datto for 5.7 billion euros
Kaseya acquires Datto for 6.2 billion dollars (5.7 billion euros). Insight Partners, Kaseya's owner, will finance the deal with a consortium of investors.
Datto, founded in 2007, specialises in software for managed service providers (MSPs). Initially, data protection set the tone. In recent yea... Read more