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Accent Computer Solutions

Accent Computer Solutions is a managed IT services, cyber security, and IT support provider, serving businesses with 40 – 500 employees throughout Southern California. Businesses come to us because they want to use technology to move business forward and get the expertise they need to manage cyber risks and regulatory compliance. We can work alongside your internal IT team to make them more successful, or we can become your entire outsourced IT department. We also assist companies that need to attain CMMC or NIST compliance and uncover security gaps with cyber security assessments.

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Team Member Spotlight

Taking Nothing for Granted – A Spotlight on Corey Kaufman

By: Accent Computer Solutions
May 20th, 2022

Corey Kaufman was 15 years old when his dad dropped him off for his very first day of work for Accent. Turns out he needed steel-toed boots to do the work he was assigned, stringing cable at a client site. His dad, Marty Kaufman, owner of the company, had to turn around and pick him up and take him to a nearby store to get the footwear he needed to enter the construction site. Corey made sure that didn’t happen again and little did he know back then that this on-the-job training was the start of a learning journey that would lay the foundation for his future career.

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Tech Tips & Trends

8 Best Computers & Laptops for Your Small Business [2022]

By: Accent Computer Solutions
May 10th, 2022

Computers are an integral part of business environments today. They can also be expensive, so you want to make sure you’re investing in the right ones. At Accent, our clients often ask us, “Which computers should I buy for my employees?” That’s a great question. It can be nearly impossible to know if you’re buying what your employee needs, especially with all the options available on the market. Because we’re often asked this question, we‘ve compiled a list of the computers we often recommend. Although we chose these computers with peak business performance in mind, they’re also sleek, fun machines to use.

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Do IT Right: It's Not About The Computers

Optimize your business's IT function, understand proper - and cost effective - IT staffing, and learn from the mistakes others have made.

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Company News

Accent Computer Solutions Named a Top Healthcare Managed IT Services Provider

By: Accent Computer Solutions
April 29th, 2022

(April 29, 2022 – Rancho Cucamonga, CA) Accent Computer Solutions has been named as a top Healthcare Managed IT Service Provider by ChannelE2E, an IT industry publishing company. In addition to identifying the fastest growing Managed Service Providers (MSPs) from all around the globe, the list includes research that indicates that small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) are increasingly turning to outsourced managed IT services to meet their needs for IT and cyber risk management.

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Team Member Spotlight

Making Technology Topics Understandable - A Spotlight on Barry

By: Accent Computer Solutions
March 18th, 2022

When Barry was interviewing for a job at Accent, he could tell right away that this company was different from other places where he’d worked. For one thing, they were transparent. That has turned out to not only have an impact on the relationship he’s built with his employer, but it’s affected how he does his job -- in a good way.

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Company News

Abel Vega Promoted to Director of Operations at Accent Computer Solutions

By: Accent Computer Solutions
March 7th, 2022

(March 7, 2022 – Rancho Cucamonga, CA) Abel Vega is the new Director of Operations at Accent Computer Solutions, Inc. Abel moves into this leadership position after two years as an Elite Team Service Manager and one year as the Alpha Team Service Manager.

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Accent Computer Solutions Recognized as a Top Managed IT Service Provider

By: Accent Computer Solutions
February 14th, 2022

(February 14, 2022 – Rancho Cucamonga, CA) Accent Computer Solutions is on CRN’s Managed Service Provider 500 List for the eighth time since 2014. The list, released by IT industry publisher The Channel Company, recognizes the leading solution providers in North America whose innovative approaches to providing managed services are changing the landscape of the IT channel with ground-breaking solutions while helping end users improve operational efficiencies and maximize their return on investment.

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Professional Services Manager Promoted to Chief Technology Officer at Accent Computer Solutions

By: Accent Computer Solutions
February 11th, 2022

(February 11, 2022 – Rancho Cucamonga, CA) Chris F. is the new Chief Technology Officer (CTO) at Accent Computer Solutions, Inc. Chris moves into this leadership position after three years of leading the company’s Professional Services department.

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Cyber Security

5 Common Cyber Security Myths Business Leaders Believe

By: Accent Computer Solutions
December 14th, 2021

In a previous blog article, Marty Kaufman recounts the story of meeting with a business owner who was panicked and in crisis mode because of a cyber attack. If we could backtrack to the days, weeks, and months before the attack, we’d find that the business owner didn’t pay much attention to cyber security because he thought the odds of a data breach happening to him were low. As it turned out, the odds were higher than he thought, and it did happen.

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Cyber Security

17 Foundational Cyber Security Measures Southern California Businesses Need in 2022

By: Accent Computer Solutions
November 23rd, 2021

Hackers are getting more sophisticated. As a result, the minimum security protections that businesses need to defend against cyber criminals have changed. Cyber criminals have advanced the technology they use to sneak in (or bust through) network doors, so the list of must-have cyber security basics has expanded. To have a fighting chance, you need a layered cyber security strategy.  It might be hard to know what those layers should be if you’re not a technology specialist. You might even have a gut feeling that what you’re doing right now isn’t enough. So we’re here to help.

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Cyber Security

Hackers, The WiFi Pineapple, and Small Business

By: Accent Computer Solutions
November 4th, 2021

WiFi-enabled devices are now a part of our everyday lives. Think about it, what isn’t WiFi-enabled in your life? From our cars to our coffee pots, the Internet of Things (IoT) has taken over the world.

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