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Simplex-IT CEO Bob Coppedge heading back to DC to talk to Congressional Leaders #CompTIAFlyIn

January 31st, 2018
Simplex-IT CEO Bob Coppedge heading back to DC to talk to Congressional Leaders #CompTIAFlyIn

Simplex-IT CEO Bob Coppedge heading back to DC to talk to Congressional Leaders
For the 3rd straight year, Bob will be heading down to Washington DC for 2 days (13-14 February). He’s joining the CompTIA DC Fly-In to advocate for technology sector priorities on Capitol Hill during the association’s annual fly-in to Washington, DC. CompTIA, the Computing Technology Industry Association, through its advocacy arm, champions member-driven business and IT priorities that impact all information technology companies – from small managed solutions providers and software developers to large internet companies, equipment manufacturers, and communications service providers.

Virtual and Augmented Reality Seminar was out of this world!

January 30th, 2018

Simplex-IT's first Quarterly Seminar of 2018 was on January 24th, and it was a great way to kick off our Seminars for the year. Guest Speaker, Bill Myers founder of New Territory, a virtual and augmented reality development studio based in downtown Akron presented this new technology and led us through a discussion about real life uses of VR and AV in a professional setting (we learned it's not all about gaming!)

A big ol' Simplex-IT shout out to Bill, we appreciate the time you too to share your passion with us.

Webinar: Why Your Organization needs Cyber Insurance

January 30th, 2018

Attend our Free webinar!  We'll be presenting an overview of Cyber Insurance and why organizations (large and small) should have a policy.  And we'll also give attendees first glimpse of Simplex-IT's newest service offering (here's a hint:  It rhymes with "Fiber Assurance").

When:  February 20th, 2-2:30 pm (Eastern)

Where:  Online (Click here to RSVP)

Over the past couple of years nothing has changed as much in the IT industry (and here at Simplex-IT as well) as Cyber Security.

Buy my book this Thursday!

January 29th, 2018
Buy my book this Thursday!

Ok, my book “A CEO’s Survival Guide to Information Technology” is out.  As in done.  Published.  Available.

But don’t buy it until this Thursday (Feb 1st).

My goal is to reach “bestseller status” which would help get the word out to small-medium business owners about Information Technology topics like Cyber Security threats, why backups are the most critical line of defense and what models of IT support make the most sense for their business.

Simplex-IT adding Dispatcher position

January 29th, 2018

Simplex-IT is growing, and looking for a reliable Service Dispatcher to act as a communication liaison for the service wing of our company. This individual should be able to appropriately manage emergency and non-emergency requests during business hours using our business management solutions.

Office 2019 is on its way

Office 2019 is on its way

As a convenient cloud solution, Office 365 boasts nearly 30 million users. But that’s nothing compared to licensed versions of Microsoft’s productivity suite, which have more than one billion users. Office 2019 was announced in September and it will mean big changes for businesses that want simpler versions of Word, PowerPoint, Excel and more.

Cloud-hosted vs. On-premises VoIP

Cloud-hosted vs. On-premises VoIP

Business communication has come a long way since traditional landline calling. Today, it’s all about internet-based phone systems, aka, VoIP. But before investing in VoIP phones, you need to determine how you plan to deploy them — in the cloud or on-premises.

FREE Webinar: Training Services

January 25th, 2018

Training employees and keeping employees up to date on new technology and programs is an on-going effort. Sending them to a full day classroom style training session isn’t always realistic for a small business, and a lot of online tutorials are not easy to follow.

Simplex-IT’s New Training Services: Simplex-TM

January 25th, 2018
Simplex-IT’s New Training Services: Simplex-TM

Training employees and keeping employees up to date on new technology and programs is an on-going effort. Sending them to a full day classroom style training session isn’t always realistic for a small business, and a lot of online tutorials are not easy to follow.

Employee Spotlight – Jeff Buskirk

January 25th, 2018

What’s your role at Simplex-IT and when were you hired?
I was brought into the Simplex-IT family as an Intern April 1st, 2013. Six months later I was added as a full-time member of the team. I am currently a Network and Systems Administrator working alongside the rest of my peers providing the best customer service possible to our clients.