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Local IT Support Company Earns Top Microsoft Partner Recognition

Accent Computer Solutions, Inc. Is Honored To Be Named One of the Top 200 U.S. Microsoft Partners

RANCHO CUCAMONGA, CA--(Marketwired - December 29, 2016) - Accent Computer Solutions, Inc., a leading information technology (IT) support and managed IT services provider in Southern California, today announced that it has been named one of Microsoft's Top 200 U.S. Partners by Redmond Channel Partner (RCP) magazine, a publication focused on driving success in the Microsoft Partner community.

This is the first annual list of its kind. RCP put this list together to help businesses figure out which are the best IT companies in their area when they search for a new IT consultant.

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How To Create And Prioritize Your 2017 Business Plan

Now's the time to kick 2017 business (and life) planning up a gear!

Some of the folks I've talked to already have the plan finished and they're ready to roll. Others haven't even started planning yet.

Not to worry! It's certainly not too late - and it's not as hard as it sometimes seems. 

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$1.5M Cyber-Heist Typifies Growing IT Security Threat

Efficient Escrow of California was forced to close its doors and lay off its entire staff when cybercriminals nabbed $1.5 million from its bank account. The thieves gained access to the escrow company’s bank data using a form of “Trojan horse” malware.

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Year-End Information Technology Cost Savings Opportunities for Small Businesses

The end of the year seems to be a time of spending, but in case you haven’t heard, there are multiple money-saving opportunities for businesses this holiday season too.

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Local IT Support Company Wins A 2016 Top Workplace Award

Accent Computer Solutions, Inc. Is Honored To Be Named A 2016 Top Workplace By The Press-Enterprise

RANCHO CUCAMONGA, CA (December 5, 2016) — Accent Computer Solutions, Inc., a leading information technology (IT) support and consulting company in Southern California, has been awarded a 2016 Top Workplaces honor by The Press-Enterprise.

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How One Nagging Thing Becomes A 2017 Business Planning Trick

Thanksgiving is the time of year I cherish most. I love spending time with family and friends, eating, watching football, playing with my grand kids, and just relaxing. It always feels like the calm before the storm of the Holiday Season. From here on, it's a sprint to the end of the year that will become a blur for most. 

Planning for the New Year is undoubtedly on the agenda for December.

If your 2017 planning juices need a jump start, I have a little trick that may help...

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What To Do When Your Email Has Been Hacked

A colleague got an odd email from you, but you didn’t send it. … How did this happen? Were you hacked?

With the right IT security measures in place, successful attacks on corporate email systems are rare, but they do happen.

So what should you do when you think you’ve been hacked?

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Topics: I.T. Security

Could One Tiny Leak Wipe Out Your Entire Company?

Things were going great at Michael Daugherty’s up-and-coming $4 million medical-testing company.


He was a happy man. He ran a good business in a nice place. His Atlanta-based LabMD had about 30 employees and tested blood, urine and tissue samples for urologists. Life was good for this middle-aged businessman from Detroit.

Then, one Tuesday afternoon in May 2008, the phone call came that changed his life. His general manager came in to tell Daugherty about a call he’d just fielded from a man claiming to have nabbed a file full of LabMD patient documents. For a medical business that had to comply with strict federal rules on privacy, this was bad. Very bad.

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Topics: I.T. Security

Watching "Discipline Equals Freedom" Come To Life

 

Have you been surprised in the month of October? There sure is no shortage of things to be surprised about considering Halloween and our political climate!

But I was surprised this month in a very positive way.

You may recall last month when I discussed how my team has adopted the principles of Extreme Ownership from a book by Navy SEALs, Jocko Willink and Leif Babin.

The weekly and quarterly meetings have continued, and this month we embarked upon our 3rd Quarter Leadership Meeting. We had 13 people in the room and were ready to go.

One of the topics for discussion was: How can we do better at demonstrating Extreme Ownership to our fellow teammates?

I started us off with a few opening remarks and then we dove right in.

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Go Mobile - Without Killing Your Data

What if you could tap into the top talent in your industry, no matter where in the world they are? With the power of the mobile web, your all-star team is now – literally – at your fingertips.

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Topics: I.T. Security