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Office 365: Tips & Tricks

Office 365: Tips & Tricks

Video by Nick Herner, Level 1 Support Technician

Nick Herner, one of i3’s Microsoft Office 365 specialists, is featured in this short but useful video with a few commonly used tips for being productive in Office 365.

If you are wanting to learn more, please join President and Partner, Mike Ritsema, on March 29th, 2017 at i3 Business Solutions for lunch and a briefing on tips and tricks regarding O365 productivity.

i3 Business Solutions Recognized Again by the CRN 2017 MSP 500

i3 Business Solutions Recognized Again by the CRN 2017 MSP 500

GRAND RAPIDS, MICHIGAN – March 15, 2017– i3 Business Solutions, the Grand Rapids-based technology consulting and managed services firm, announced that CRN®, a brand of The Channel Company, has named i3 Business Solutions to its 2017 Managed Service Provider (MSP) 500 list in the Pioneer 250 category.

Amazon Services to a Halt… But Why?

Amazon Services to a Halt… But Why?

Written by Benny Buljko, Network Administrator

On Tuesday, February 28th, Amazon’s AWS (Amazon Web Services) were taken offline causing millions of people to panic for over 4 hours. Since Amazon Web Services are used across several platforms worldwide, many people were affected.

Social media platforms that suit your SMB

Social media platforms that suit your SMB

Facebook might be the biggest name in social media, but that doesn’t mean it’s the only one. Since there isn’t a one-size-fits-all platform, there are trendier options such as Instagram and Snapchat, with a burgeoning millennial base to choose from.

BEWARE: More Phishing Attempts

BEWARE: More Phishing Attempts

Written by James Lijewski, Level 3 Network Technician/Support Center Team Leader

Be on the lookout for more phishing attempts. This went to my Junk Email folder in my Outlook, and happened to notice it when checking for other items. Moved it to my inbox, and looks like it’s an attempt to get us to go to a malicious website.

2017 West Michigan Peer Groups

2017 West Michigan Peer Groups

Written by Mike Ritsema, President & Partner

Peer Groups have so impacted Kathy and me at i3 Business Solutions that Mary Witte and I decided to start a group right here in West Michigan.

While there are many options for peer networking available including Vistage, GR Chamber, and more – this peer group will have a little different focus.

i3 Business Solutions is Hiring!

i3 Business Solutions is Hiring!

i3 Business Solutions is a Technology firm delivering Managed Services & IT Consulting.  Michael Ritsema & i3 are looking for two (2) part time (daytime hours) employees:

Marketing Coordinator
Accounting Assistant

Responsibility & Skills – Marketing Coordinator:

eNewsletter, Event, Webinar, Campaign, Blog, written & video testimonial coordination & execution
Web Site, branding & marketing materials improvement
Technical execution as well as communications skills.

Don’t fall victim to Gmail phishing!

Don’t fall victim to Gmail phishing!

Written by James Lijewski, Level 3 Network Technician/Support Center Team Leader

For those of you using Gmail, like myself, watch this quick 4-minute video and be on the lookout for a sneaky phishing attempt.

i3 Mandate: enable 2-Factor authentication like your ATM card for key online services!