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The buyer’s guide for MSPs and advisors considering 6clicks

Anthony Stevens |

April 17, 2024
The buyer’s guide for MSPs and advisors considering 6clicks

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The buyer’s guide for MSPs and advisors considering 6clicks


Selecting a cybersecurity, risk, and compliance platform like 6clicks involves a range of important considerations for managed service providers (MSPs) and advisors. This guide explores critical questions that help assess the platform's suitability, flexibility, security, and strategic alignment with your business needs.

Customization capabilities

How customizable is the 6clicks platform to meet our specific business needs and those of our clients?

Understanding the extent of customization, including API access, reporting, dashboards, and UI, is crucial.

Key customization features include:

  • Content: Utilize pre-built frameworks like ISO standards, NIST, CMMC, ASD Essential 8, and UK Cyber Essentials, along with the ability to upload and integrate your custom content.
  • Branding: Customize the platform's appearance, including branding, logo and color palette. Domain names, email and other configuration can be customized on dedicated instances.  Learn more about 6clicks Fabric for private cloud deployments here
  • Client templates: Use "Spokes" templates to streamline content and configuration for specific engagements, such as ASD Essential 8 assessments or ISO 27001 statements of applicability.
  • Reporting and analytics: Enhance data analysis with built-in analytics and external tools like Microsoft Power BI for customized reporting.
  • Workflow adaptability: Tailor workflows and create custom fields across the platform to meet diverse operational and project needs.
  • Assessment and audit logic: Modify logic, question flows, and structures to support various audit and assessment processes and participants.

Intellectual property (IP) protections

What measures does 6clicks take to protect your IP and your clients'?

The platform ensures robust security protocols are in place to safeguard sensitive information.

6clicks is committed to protecting your intellectual property and that of your clients. It employs strong security protocols and assures that any IP created on the platform remains under your ownership, as stated in our terms and conditions. The platform uses aggregated and anonymized data to improve common features.

Influence on product roadmap

Can MSPs contribute to the development process of 6clicks?

Feedback is a cornerstone of 6clicks' evolution, and we encourage our partners to get involved in its development process through:

  • Partner advisory board: Engage in quarterly discussions with the global executive team.
  • Roadmap feature influence: Help shape the platform's evolution through an online voting system.

Hosting options

Is it possible to host 6clicks on various cloud providers?

While 6clicks primarily operates on Microsoft Azure, including proprietary capabilities, it offers flexibility for GSIs with private Azure cloud deployment through 6clicks Fabric. Read more about this announcement here.

Data center locations

Which global data centers support hosting for 6clicks?

The 6clicks platform is hosted across the UK, Europe, the US, and Australia in both public and government-certified data centers, ensuring compliance with data sovereignty laws and optimal performance.

Partnership exclusivity

What opportunities exist for exclusive partnerships with 6clicks?

While we open to exclusivity under specific market conditions or new market entries, such arrangements are approached cautiously.

Assurance of data security

What certifications and assurances does 6clicks offer regarding data security?

With extensive experience in sensitive industries, 6clicks adheres to high security standards. Details on certifications and security practices are accessible through our trust portal and online.

Engagement in client sales processes

How can MSPs involve 6clicks in client sales processes?

Partners benefit from access to an account management team and presales support, along with a wealth of resources available through our partner portal.

Managing audit independence issues

How does 6clicks handle potential audit independence issues with clients?

Understanding the scope of service and risk profile is key. Direct contracting with clients is possible where necessary to ensure compliance and service delivery.


Choosing a platform like 6clicks requires thorough evaluation of its capabilities to ensure it meets the specific needs of MSPs and their clients. This buyer's guide provides a structured framework for making informed decisions when selecting 6clicks as your preferred cybersecurity, risk, and compliance platform.


Anthony Stevens

Written by Anthony Stevens

Ant Stevens is a luminary in the enterprise software industry, renowned as the CEO and Founder of 6clicks, where he spearheads the integration of artificial intelligence into their cybersecurity, risk and compliance platform. Ant has been instrumental developing software to support advisor and MSPs. Away from the complexities of cybersecurity and AI, Ant revels in the simplicity of nature. An avid camper, he cherishes time spent in the great outdoors with his family and beloved dog, Jack, exploring serene landscapes and disconnecting from the digital tether.