Our very own Kyle Hildebrand was recently promoted to Network Administrator from his previous role as a Senior Helpdesk Specialist to meet our clients growing needs. He's unstoppable as he also won the Red Level 2017 Professionalism Award where he demonstrates enthusiasm, openness, diversity, teamwork, accountability, and a sense of purpose for the company. Kyle received high praise for his Office 365 migration project including OneDrive and Skype for Business training with a prominent automotive and aerospace organization. Some of his expertise includes: Support relating to complex technical issues involving Microsoft’s core business applications, especially Office 365 and directory synchronization Support for backup systems/disaster recovery solutions Support of peripheral devices/technology such as printers, copiers, scan-to-email/folder Mobile device support for various platforms [...]
Hopefully, the winter blast we've been experiencing has finally subsided. Now with this mini heat blast into the 40s, take a look at these 5 quick IT stories you should know about: WHAT ARE THE FIVE W'S OF MANAGED SERVICES? Who, What, Where, When, and How for Managed Services A quality IT provider should feel like part of your company’s family, like a natural extension of or another department within your business. TECH NEWS: Managed Services Provider Checklist Marco D’Aristotile, Red Level Help Desk Manager, Explains How Managed Service Providers Become Outsourced IT Departments. BLOG: Two Advanced Security Certifications = Better Security For You Information security is a significant area of concern these days – and it ought to be. TECH SPRING CLEANING [...]
“The threat landscape is always changing, and changing at a very rapid rate” For most companies, information security is a significant area of concern these days – and it ought to be. Hardly a week goes by without news of a new high-profile hack, data theft or intrusion striking a major enterprise, causing incredible damage to reputations and bottom lines. Meanwhile, the countless smaller companies being compromised, often with devastating results, seldom come to broader attention. The era of complacency about a network and data security is well beyond over: The abundance of sophisticated malware and the seeming freedom of powerful hacking groups has seen to that. Red Level believes that being anything less than high alert concerning security threats [...]
Grab the popcorn and dim the lights. It's the perfect time to cozy up with your favorite Christmas movie. We gathered the team together to share a few of their favorite holiday films and a few ideas that should top every CIO's Christmas wish list.
Plenty of smiles, full bellies and ugly sweaters at the annual Red Level Christmas Pot Luck. This year's spread featured everything from chocolate chip waffles to Filipino Pancit to extra cheesy mac and cheesy to tangy bbq ribs to mounds of fresh baked goods to a sea of shrimp cocktail to a kettle full of meatballs. We're all fat and happy. This is a great place to work!
Red Level's offices will be closed on Thanksgiving, Thursday, November 23rd. We wish you a Happy Thanksgiving filled with family, football and a tasty feast. We have so much to be thankful for - especially our great team and amazing clients. Our offices will reopen Friday, November 25th, but you are never alone. For emergency tech support, please call 248-412-8210.
While Equifax made global headlines with their cyber breach, IBM’s research has shown that small and mid-sized businesses (SMBs) are the targets of 62% of all cyber attacks. That equates to 4,000 SMBs daily¹ – or in more context, nearly 1 in 4 (24.33%) of U.S. SMBs (excluding nonemployers) annually. While an attack on your organization may not create global headlines, the impact to your organization and its’ employees could be devastating. If it extends to your customers’ information and records, it could negatively impact them and shatter your reputation. How devestating? I’ll share a real-world example. […]
Red Level's offices will be closed for the Labor Day Holiday, Monday, September 4th. But you are never alone. For emergency technical support call 248-412-8210. We wish you a happy, relaxing day filled with family and friends, doing whatever you enjoy most. Our offices will reopen on Tuesday, September 5th. Thank you, The Red Level Support Team 248.412.8210 firstname.lastname@example.org
Rough morning? We feel ya. The Red Levelers bought a handful of losing tickets last night too. No one likes coming to work the next day after learning they didn’t win the $700 millions they were so positive they’d win the night before. Sure, a lottery is a tax on people who are bad a math, but the skewness of it all makes it pretty darn fun to dream of buying your own island. If you still want to have fun at the lottery, here are a few quick tips: Play Lotto47. The jackpots aren’t as high, but the odds of winning are much higher – 1 in 10 million for Lotto47 vs 1 in 292 million for Powerball. Play your 401K. Not exactly [...]
Novi, Michigan-August 18, 2017 – Inc. magazine today ranked Red Level at NO. 4648 on its 36th annual Inc. 5000, the most prestigious ranking of the nation's fastest-growing private companies. The list represents a unique look at the most successful companies within the American economy’s most dynamic segment— its independent small and midsized businesses. Companies such as Microsoft, Dell, Domino’s Pizza, Pandora, Timberland, LinkedIn, Yelp, Zillow, and many other well-known names gained their first national exposure as honorees of the Inc. 5000. “We are certainly tremendously pleased to find ourselves included in the Inc. 5000 again,” says Dave King, Red Level CEO. “Recognition such as this is certainly a badge of honor, coming as it does from a publication that’s [...]