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.

6 Questions For Your IT Manager

October 30th, 2017

Cyber Security threats are at an all time high. Are you or your current IT provider taking all of the necessary steps to keep everything you have worked so hard for safe? Here are 6 questions you should be asking yourself or you IT service provider.

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Hello, I’m Mike Ritsema with i3 Business Solutions where our mission is to accelerate business results by integrating technology solutions.

Why Managed IT Services? Check out our new video!

October 19th, 2017

 

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So you're a business owner.
You might be a doctor's office or a bakery or maybe you're a financial advisor, and no matter what your core business is, there's no denying that technology plays an important role in your daily operations.

i3 Business Solutions Named a Gold Partner by WatchGuard Technologies

February 21st, 2017

Contacts:

Mike Ritsema

i3 Business Solutions

616-719-4110

mritsema@i3bus.com

 

i3 Business Solutions Named a Gold Partner By WatchGuard Technologies

WatchGuard Gold partners represent the company’s top resellers who bring the highest level of training and service to end users

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How do I choose new Cloud or Application Software?

January 5th, 2017

Written by Kathy Labozzetta, Partner

I would like to share some relatively simple but important rules on how to start looking for New Cloud or Application Software in the New Year:

Set Clear Goals for the Project – What is your company trying to accomplish with this change (it’s normally a massive project and investment for the company)? In other words, how are we going to measure our results to know this project is successful? Is it company cost savings, productivity gains, client and customers support or decision making dashboards that make data readily available for management and leadership teams? Whatever the justification, make sure goals are clearly documented and defined including criteria for success.

What can we expect for 2017?

December 30th, 2016

Written by Tom Emperor, Senior Engineer

With 2016 nearing an end, we can reflect on what the year brought us and what we can expect for 2017.  2016 saw quite a few progressions to the cloud landscape.  Security was brought into the forefront as phishing, keyloggers, and hacking made the front pages on several occasions from large companies to our own election.

How to Recognize Phishing Attempts

December 16th, 2016

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

Phishing emails, links, and phone calls are designed by hackers and thieves to steal money. They attempt to do this by various means, including calling you claiming to be a bank you do business with to confirm account information, or sending you an email pretending to be your manager and request a large money transfer for a purchase.

Office 365 Roadmap – Large File Attachments using OneDrive

November 30th, 2016

Written by Mike Ritsema, President and Partner

At i3 Business Solutions, we rail against islands of information.  The key to I.T.:  Information Technology – is I.S.: Information Systems.  Less information systems or platforms means improved collaboration and productivity.

Is big data driving you forward?

November 21st, 2016

Written by Molly Luxem, Marketing Assistant

Typically, "Big Data" is a term used by researchers and enterprises, but no industry is unaffected by the value of big data. As more content is being created than ever before, companies are now leveraging compiled data in order to make more knowledgeable business choices.

Unsure how to maximize your Office 365 usage?

November 16th, 2016

Written by Brian Abraham, Client VCIO, Senior Network Engineer, Level 3 Support Technician

Are you getting the most from Office 365?  Do you like to be bleeding edge?  Want to try new products and features out before they hit the mainstream?  You can set that option in your o365 Admin Portal and try out the new stuff before it hits the general public.