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MSP IT Partners has manifested from almost 20 years of delivering technology solutions to meet the needs of business -- especially small and medium-sized businesses. Starting from the onset of the business network (Novell, Microsoft, SUSE Linux) and the proliferation of personal computers (PCs) in the 1990s, this Practice Model has evolved with the High-Tech industry.

We've gone from implementing huge mainframe centralized client-server systems to replace manual human functions, to software development, web services and enablement of the browser and mobile phone as the main way users would interact with information, to networks, infrastructure, hardware, cabling and optimizing for cost efficiencies and scale all the nuts and bolts needed to make information technology work, to virtualization, hosting and the cloud, to APIs and everything on-demand, as a service.

The industry evolved so fast it cannibalized quality, standards, security audit trails and compliance in a relentless quest for bigger scale and "more eyeballs".

And now we've reached a point where the complexity is so unbelievable, value has been so undermined, fundamental ethics have been so ignored, that we have a billion systems no one can use, support or maintain running on systems that fail or become incompatible in shorter and shorter timelines.  Where the best advice for security is: "Unplug from the Internet" and the number one reason for loss of productivity was "my connection (app, service) isn't working"!

Check Out Our Timeline:

  • 1998: Systems Integration and Workflow Automation --> ERP, CRM, POS, HRM, Supply Chain Management & Inventory/Warehouse Systems, BI/Reporting.
  • 2001: Software and Application Development of Browser (Web)-Based Enterprise Applications, J2EE, .NET, XML, AJAX, Service Oriented Architecture, Web Services, Composite Applications --> the antecedents of the Cloud and APIs
Throughout 2000s: Compliance! SOX, SAS70/SSAE16 Type A, Type B, IEEE, NIST, ISO-XXXX
  • 2004: Infrastructure, Hardware, Network Typology, Terminal Services, Remote Access, Rule-based, deep-packet inspection Firewalls and segmented VLANs --> High redundancy and availability, low-touch user endpoints to save on costs...
  • 2007: Cloud, Virtualization, Hosting, Mobility, Remote Management & Monitoring --> Now it became all about speed and accessibility, VMWare, Hyper-V, Xen, Private & Public Clouds, CoLos, Kasaya, NAble, LabTech, Solarwinds
  • 2010: APIs, Cloud Platforms, On-Demand, Technology As a Service --> Cost and efficiency come to the forefront with all of our line of business applications and consumer functions moving from locally installed software to virtually supplied services: SaaS, IaaS, DRaaS, CaaS, PaaS, Social Networks (FB, LI, Twitter!), Location (maps!)...
  • 2013: Big Data, IT Automation, DevOps --> The sheer complexity of data growth and expanding technology options available began to require new ways of managing all that information and all those tools: Hadoop, Spark, Hive, Pig, MapReduce, Zookeeper, Kafka, Lucene, AWS-S3, Azure, Machine Learning, Jetty, Netty, Continuum, BuildBot, Git, Jenkins, Drone, Continua CI, ANT, Maven, Gradle, Android...
  • 2014: Cyber-Security, Cryptoware-Ransomware, DDoS, Wire-Scams, NSA/GHSG spying, Wikileaks, Internet of Things (IoT) --> Suddenly everything is supposed to be digital and monetized for $$. Privacy, security, trust, reliability evaporate
    • Distributed Cloud Storage, Block-Chain --> As central systems fail like dominoes, country by country - bank hacks, hospital hacks, government hacks, social hactivists, crime syndicates. Then, those with the skills, start abandoning centralized infrastructure... Everything starts to move Peer-to-Peer in transparent, decentralized, uncontrollable transactions
    • $$ Currency, Investing and Buy-Sell Transactions via BitCoin or 12 other virtual contracts
    • Smart Contracts via Ethereum and the DAO
    • Encrypted Email, Text Messaging, Phone Calls. Files, Backups via Protonmail, Signal, Storj.io...
    • Social Media, Content Distribution via SteemIT, Decent, ...
    • Deconstruction of Tech Giants as waves of consolidation and layoffs ensue --> HP -30,000 engineers, IBM -300,000 consultants, Microsoft -18,000 software developers, Dell -10,000 technicians, Cisco -5,500 network engineers.
  • In 2016 alone, technology companies have shed 63,000 jobs.
  • Rise of the Unicorns and disruption of traditional business models --> AirBNB, Uber, LyftSlack, Google, Facebook, Tesla... And now? Making IT work for anyone, let alone everyone. There has to be a better way!