i3 Business Solutions Recognized for Excellence in Managed IT Services – CRN MSP 500

February 22nd, 2018

Contact:
Mike Ritsema
President, i3 Business Solutions
616-719-4100
mritsema@i3Bus.com
i3 Business Solutions Recognized for Excellence in Managed IT Services
Grand Rapids, MI, February 20, 2018 – i3 Business Solutions, dedicated to accelerating business results, announced today that CRN®, a brand of The Channel Company, has named i3 Business Solutions to its 2018 Managed Service Provider (MSP) 500 list in the Pioneer 250 category.

IT Planning Webinar Recap

November 18th, 2015

A HUGE thanks to our presenters, Brian Abraham and Mike Ritsema. Despite a few minor technological difficulties, they pressed on and presented relevant and useful information. Topics included:

-Components of an IT Plan

-IT Budget Necessities

-Disaster Planning

-Pracitcal Steps and i3's Recommendations

The webinar below is worth 30 mintues of your time and is packed with valuable information.

Michigan Council of Women in Technology

October 19th, 2015

The Michigan Council of Women in Technology Foundation is making a concentrated effort to grow membership in West Michigan.  Although their roots are in the Eastside of the State, local IT professionals are working with the Foundation to grow membership locally.

Protect Your Business from Identity Theft

May 5th, 2015

This month for the Grand Rapids Business Journal, Mike Ritsema discusses the threats of cybercrimes and highlights a proactive approach to minimize the impact on your businesses.

Your small business is at risk of substantial loss due to cybercrime.

Social engineering and phishing are two cybercrimes that threaten both your business’ and employees’ personal lives.

Executive Briefing: Top 5 Office Productivity Hacks

April 23rd, 2015

Have you ever been mid-sentence in an email and then an Outlook notification appears in the top right corner? Do you click on it rather than finishing the current email – only to come back to it later and not remember the next sentence you wanted to type?

Join Mike Ritsema & Patrick Kuras as they share tricks and tips to more effectively and efficiently use Microsoft Office and Outlook.

Improve people productivity first

April 10th, 2015

The staff at i3 Business Solutions contribute regularly to the Grand Rapids Business Journal blog. This month, Mike Ritsema discusses the importance of personal productivity within the workplace.

Technology marches on and impacts personal and business productivity and efficiency.

March Madness: Your One Shining Moment

April 6th, 2015

Tonight’s the night – the late night with tipoff at 9:18 PM for Wisconsin vs. Duke.  March Madness is some sort of annual tradition for me.  It’s a metaphor for life and affirms my fundamental beliefs:

I believe that God has a perfect plan for your life.

i3 Business Solutions Receives 3 National Recognitions from Microsoft and Industry for Outstanding Performance

March 6th, 2015

i3 Business Solutions (i3) has received three national recognitions in 2015 for outstanding performance and services in 2014:

Tier 1 membership with Microsoft’s SMB Champions Club
Inclusion on CRN’s MSP 500 List (second year of recognition).
Kathy Labozzetta, i3 Business Solutions partner, was also selected for inclusion in the MSPmentor 250.

“We are incredibly proud of our team,” said Mike Ritsema, i3 Business Solutions partner.

New Employee: James Lijewski

September 25th, 2014

We’ve been growing here at i3 Business Solutions, and with growth comes new employees. We recently bulked up our support center with two new fantastic technicians (at least we think so) and are proud to introduce you to one of them. World, meet James Lijewski.

New Employee: Nick Herner

August 13th, 2014

We've been growing here at i3 Business Solutions, and with growth comes new employees. We recently bulked up our support center with two new fantastic technicians (at least we think so) and are proud to introduce you to them. World, meet Nick Herner.

Nicker Herner graduated with a bachelor's in Network Security from Davenport University in 2014 and joined the i3 Business Solutions support center team in July.