Tech Talk

DataVizion Named to 2018 CRN Fast Growth 150 List and CRN’s 2018 Solution Provider 500 List

DataVizion, a leading edge provider of business technology solutions, announced today that CRN®, a brand of The Channel Company, has named DataVizion to its 2018 Fast Growth 150 list. DataVizion landed in the elite 20% coming in at No. 28 on the list. The list is CRN’s annual ranking of North America-based technology integrators, solution providers and IT consultants with gross sales of at least $1 million that have experienced significant economic growth over the past two years. The 2018 list is based on an increase of gross revenue between 2015 and 2017. The companies recognized this year represent a remarkable combined total revenue of more than $50 billion. From 2016 to 2017, DataVizion more than doubled its top line revenue servicing a variety of… Read More

Mobility is a necessity, but is your network ready?

From answering emails on a smartphone and employees working remotely to creating a collaborative workspace with digital services and amenities, mobility needs in the workforce continue to rise substantially and are crucial to your success. The result of a Gallup poll found that businesses that hire remote employees have grown from 39% in 2012 to 47% in 2016.1 The use of smartphones and telecommunication channels are also continuing to increase and provide a competitive edge. These mobile connections are allowing employees and customers communicate in unprecedented speeds, and this is proving to pay off. According to Forbes, “SMBs that adopt mobile technologies are seeing double the revenue growth and are creating up to eight times as many jobs as their less mobile-ready peers.”2 Don’t let… Read More

Joel Rourke Joins DataVizion as Director of Sales

DataVizion is pleased to announce that Joel Rourke has joined the company as Director of Sales. Joel brings 20 years of IT sales experience. In the past five years, he’s worked for leading IT solution providers Aruba, a Hewlett Packard Enterprise Company, and most recently Nutanix. Joel has significant experience including growing territories and helping customers solve their business objectives through the use of meaningful technologies. “We at DataVizion are really looking forward to having Joel’s leadership on our team to facilitate the exciting plans we have for DataVizion,” said Kelly Schrad, DataVizion President and CEO. “Joel understands our company values well and especially embodies our top two values ‘Customer first, customer last’ and ‘Our people are the keys to our success.’ I’m confident he… Read More

Next-Gen Mobility and Connectivity a Must for College Campuses

The number of network-connected devices per person is expected to be nearly seven by the year 2020*. Seem like a lot? Not when you consider smart phones, tablets, laptops, fitness trackers, iPods and more. Nowhere is this more evident than on college campuses, which can put a huge strain on existing networks. For colleges that want to keep up, it’s time to move to a mobile-first campus with Aruba, a Hewlett Packard Enterprise company’s, Mobile First Architecture. The Aruba Mobile First Architecture will allow your campus to seamlessly transition your existing network to a software-defined enterprise, with new features and functionality all while supporting your legacy systems. Features include: Mobile First:  It allows users and devices to connect to the network and receive the same… Read More

Take the Guesswork out of Network Performance with Aruba NetInsight

In an ever-increasing digital world, the use of mobile and other IoT devices will continue to rise along with the expectations of users. Whether it’s at work, on campus or while shopping, users expect to seamlessly access information, without having to worry about network issues. However, as any IT professional knows, the increase in devices also means that networks are becoming more complex. So what happens when network issues do occur throughout your business? It can take hours or even days to troubleshoot and resolve wireless problems, during which the user experience is less than ideal. To help our client’s combat this, DataVizion is implementing Aruba NetInsight, which gives your IT professionals access to AI-powered network analytics and assurance to detect problems and help optimize… Read More

DataVizion welcomes Aaron Tredway, Service Operations Manager

As the Service Operations Manager, Aaron will be responsible for internal operations and service levels provided to our clients through DataVizion’s Support Desk and Field Engineering Teams. “We’re excited about Aaron’s role within DataVizion and the possibilities it creates for us,” said Kelly Schrad, DataVizion President and CEO. “He will be working to facilitate a process that encourages those who join DataVizion to have a mentored process for their career. We want to create a path for those who start at the service desk to gain additional technical knowledge and progress to the highest levels in our organization.” Aaron comes to DataVizion with 20 years of management experience, with 11 of those years in the information services industry. He sees a real opportunity for growth… Read More

DataVizion Team Learns About the Latest in Mobility and Security at Atmosphere 2018

Recently, a group of our DataVizion team members, made their way to Las Vegas, Nevada, at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center for Aruba Atmosphere 2018. Hosted by Aruba, a Hewlett Packard Enterprise company, it’s the largest mobility conference in the world, that brings together networking experts from across the globe. During the action-packed week, our DataVizion team members, along with several of our customers, attended keynotes from top-performing industry professionals, and hands-on sessions and demonstrations. Along with our customers, we learned about the importance and implementation of intelligent edge, and how to enable its capabilities throughout businesses with Aruba Mobile First Architecture. We also had the opportunity to hear from Partha Narasimhan, CTO at Aruba. During his presentation, he spoke about the need of Al-powered… Read More

Tech Summit Brings Together Industry Professionals to Share Latest in Next-Generation Mobility and Security

DataVizion’s 2018 Tech Summit kicked off April 9, bringing together industry professionals and technology experts from more than 30 companies. This year’s theme “Leveraging Next Generation Technology Solutions” focused on the latest in next generation mobility and security and what companies need to do to keep up. “Advances in technology are shaking up expectations for how every kind of business operates,” Kelly Schrad, DataVizion President and CEO, said. “Technology isn’t going to slow down, so we’re helping our customers not only look how to get ahead of the curve, but also utilize solutions to give them a competitive advantage. “ The day kicked off with a presentation from special guest speaker Dale Cline, the CEO of BlackStratus. Cline discussed the latest in IT security and… Read More

Join us for the 2018 DataVizion Tech Summit

The DataVizion Tech Summit will bring together industry professionals and technology experts to share the latest in next generation mobility and security. If you are an IT Professional, IT decision maker, business owner, CEO or CFO, you won’t want to miss this event. Come learn how you can leverage next generation technology solutions for your business, exchange ideas on common challenges and network with other professionals. We will kick off the day with special guest speaker Dale Cline, the CEO of BlackStratus, a global provider of enterprise-security information management solutions. Dale will discuss the latest in IT security and compliance and what businesses should be on the look out for. Next up will be Condall Clegg, the Director of US Channels and Alliances in the Solutions and… Read More

Cybersecurity Trends to Watch Out For in 2018

Looking back on 2017, it was a big year for major breaches and cyberattacks. The success of ransomware went mainstream, which lead to increasing cases of ransomware attacks. Now that 2018 is here, we’ll continue to see the development of ransomware attacks, which will deeply impact the productivity and security of organizations. Here are some predictions for additional vulnerabilities in store for businesses this year. Political motives on the rise: Expect to see ransomware motives that are for political gain rather than just commercial. Increased sophistication: Security solutions will need to adapt faster than ever to keep pace with increasingly sophisticated ransomware. Expanded targets: Hackers are no longer just going after big business. While the statistics vary, most show a significant increase in attacks on small businesses. Focus… Read More