What Is a Managed Service Provider (MSP)?

June 15, 2022

An MSP (Managed Service Provider) is a third-party company that offers information technology (IT) services to client organizations. Some standard services provided by IT MSPs are network and infrastructure management, security-related services, and cloud configuration.

While companies of all sizes can benefit from outsourced IT, the most common clients of MSPs are SMBs, non-profits, and government agencies. An MSP can provide IT services either remotely or on-premises.

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