Managed Service Providers (MSPs) are a popular choice for businesses that need help managing their technology infrastructure. However, despite the many benefits of using MSPs, some businesses that rely on Linux environments have found it difficult to find MSPs that can provide the support they need.
The Challenges of Supporting Linux Environments
When supporting Linux environments, MSPs face a unique set of challenges. One of the biggest challenges MSPs face when supporting Linux environments is the lack of standardization. Unlike other operating systems, there is no single “Linux” platform. Instead, there are many different distributions of Linux, each with unique features and requirements. This makes it difficult for MSPs to develop standardized support procedures for Linux environments.
In addition to the lack of standardization, many MSPs tools, such as their RMM platforms, PSAs, and cybersecurity systems, were only designed to work in a Windows environment. This means these tools can …