Backup flexibility for OneDrive for Busines - New Cloud Backup SKUs

By Doug Handler on Sep 22, 2017

Forcing customers into any “one size fits all” solution can hurt MSP business. We want to keep our products flexible and allow partners the ability to adjust to their customers’ needs. We are excited about a recent change to our Cloud Backup product and how it works with OneDrive for Business.

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More transparency and improved customer billing for Partners who purchase Cloud Backup through a distributor

By Doug Handler on Sep 20, 2017

We recently released new features to improve product management and billing. These features were driven by partner requests, so please continue to let us know how we can improve Cloud Backup to help you grow your cloud practice. 

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New Devices tab helps partners manage the Outlook Assistant better than ever

By Lee Ramse on Sep 7, 2017

I’ve learned through numerous conversations with partners, all over the world, that they’re passionate about Outlook Assistant and the time it saves. They love that they don’t have to go on site and that it automates the most tedious aspect of their job… Outlook setup. While there is already so much love, many Partners have asked for even more out of Outlook Assistant. Specifically, more visibility and more control. 

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Microsoft changing how Outlook connects to Office 365

By Bern Clark on Aug 21, 2017

Microsoft recently announced an upcoming change to their Office 365 (Exchange Online) service that could result in some Outlook users not being able to connect to their mailboxes. We want to make sure our partners around the world are aware of this so that you can prepare yourselves and your customers.  

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Switching to SkyKick for Office 365 email migration from another tool

By Greg Bobgan on Aug 16, 2017

Many IT service providers come to SkyKick after using other processes and tools to perform Office 365 migrations. They come with assumptions, big questions about how SkyKick may or may not align with their business goals, and surgically-specific questions about our technology. We’ve helped hundreds of partners around the world as they approached the switch, onboarded their teams and started to perform Office 365 email migrations for the first time.

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Post-Crisis analysis: 4 ways to protect your clients against ransomware

By Trent Schwartz on Jul 31, 2017

Thanks to the recent widely-publicized “WannaCry” and “Petya” ransomware attacks, the threat of ransomware is on your customers’ minds. Many are probably having nightmares about the prospect of their organization falling prey to malware that locks and encrypts all of their company’s files, leaving access only to a ransom note.

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Product Update – More features and streamlined Review Accounts pages for Email Migrations

By Bern Clark on Jun 6, 2017

I am excited to announce updates to the “Review Accounts” pages in the SMB and Enterprise Migration Planners. We’ve made these changes based on , usability testing, and in-product analysis. These changes simplify the most common email configurations, streamline the most complex, and expand bulk edit capabilities to make changes across an entire Migration Project with just a few clicks. All the configuration capabilities you know and love are still available. Our team focuses on updates like these to simplify complex email migration projects, giving you the control that you need.

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New Webinars - Cloud Profitability Resource Series

By Kristen Larsen on Aug 29, 2016

In our recent State of the Office 365 SMB Cloud study, we found that 92.5% of businesses with under 250 employees have yet to move to Office 365 in the cloud. The IDC has even predicted that the greater cloud market is forecasted to be $500B by 2020*. Clearly there is still a massive opportunity for IT Solution providers in the cloud.  At SkyKick, not only are we committed to providing our partners with great technology and tools, but also insights and education that can help inform you along the path to cloud readiness and to be a success in the growing cloud sector. 

As part of our...

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Microsoft's WPC conference kicks off in July and we will be there

By Chike Farrell on Jun 16, 2016

Thousands of Microsoft partners will soon be flocking to Toronto, Canada to attend the Microsoft Worldwide Partner Conference (WPC) on July 10-14, 2016. SkyKick will be there as a Gold Sponsor, and as always, we can't wait to connect with you, our partners, during the week.

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Announcing State of the Office 365 SMB Cloud Study from SkyKick

By Chike Farrell on Jun 13, 2016

We get a lot of questions about cloud strategy. IT providers who have already decided to invest in the cloud generally ask us how do I grow my practice. Partners who are assessing their cloud strategy, typically want to know where they should start and what's the best way to execute.

The question we probably get the most, is how big and where is the cloud opportunity ahead? 

Well we're super excited to share the results of our first ever State of the Office 365 SMB Cloud study, which seeks to help answer this question, starting with the US market.

Hint hint: The opportunity is massive!

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