A recent TechTarget SearchITChannel article discussed the happenings at this year’s Microsoft Worldwide Partner Conference (WPC) in Orlando, Florida. En Pointe’s software asset manager Adam Harfield weighed in on why En Pointe is in sync with Microsoft’s strategy to be cloud-first and mobile-first, elaborating on how En Pointe strives to give customers a service-centric experience to reach more levels of clients’ organizations.
A recent press released announced En Pointe’s strategic partnership with Foresite, a threat mitigation and managed security services provider. Together, En Pointe and Foresite will deliver threat mitigation and managed security services to their customers, helping them overcome challenges with information security and manage increasingly complex compliance regulations.
In an article on the challenges organizations face with updating their infrastructure and adopting a public cloud or hybrid cloud environment, the news website Building the Converged Branch quoted Herb Hogue, En Pointe senior vice president of engineering and professional services. Hogue elaborated on the three top issues those organizations face as they attempt to revise their infrastructures, including security, financials, and knowledge or capabilities.
With Windows Server 2003 rapidly approaching its end-of-life date this July, Redmond Channel Partner featured En Pointe’s senior Microsoft architect Andrew Hertenstein in an article on migration lessons learned from Windows XP’s end-of-life last year.
In a recent article about data security threats to the healthcare industry, Vertical Systems Reseller (VSR) featured En Pointe’s business development manager, Bradley Jaramillo. The article addressed high profile security breaches in the healthcare industry and examined five must-have solutions to consider. Among the key solutions for data security were asset and theft management, asset control and data provisioning, encryption technology and services, tokenization solutions and services, and cloud-based electronic health record systems.
According to a Redmond Channel Partner article, Windows 10 is changing how Microsoft partners do business by seeking out revenue streams outside of Windows. The article quoted En Pointe solutions architect Anthony Clendenen, who elaborated on Microsoft’s changes in the market. Clendenen also explained how users will see a more unified view from device to device, showing one of many big improvements in the new OS.
LOS ANGELES, CA – March 3, 2015 – En Pointe Technologies, one of the largest Microsoft Licensing Solution Providers (LSPs) and systems integrators, today announced that it has earned recognition on The Channel Company’s 2015 CRN Managed Service Provider (MSP) 500 list as one of the top-ranking MSP Elite 150. This annual list distinguishes the top technology providers and consultants in North America whose leading approach to managed services enables their customers to improve operational efficiencies, elicit greater value from their IT investments, and successfully leverage technology to achieve greater competitive advantage.
According to recent trends, more and more companies are drifting toward cloud and hybrid cloud solutions, such as Microsoft’s System Center Configuration Manager and VMware’s vCloud Automation Center, solutions that En Pointe engineers are well-trained in. Shane Corbett, En Pointe director of data center engineering, was quoted in a SearchITChannel article on channel training and education, specifically for cloud and hybrid cloud solutions.
VMware announced that this year’s VMware Partner Exchange conference would be the last as it will be morphed into VMworld in the future. The news saddened many, including En Pointe’s director of data center engineering, Shane Corbett, who told SearchITChannel that VMware PEX was one of his favorite conferences, and he enjoyed the separation of VMware PEX and VMworld because they are focused on different things.
Health Data Management recently featured an article by En Pointe senior vice president of sales Bob Bogle, which elaborated on the integration of cloud technology in healthcare organizations. In the article, Bogle explains that following the adoption of electronic health records, many healthcare organizations went on to embrace the cloud for other clinical applications despite initial skepticism toward cloud technology’s security capabilities. Recent reports indicate that about 40 percent of healthcare organizations have adopted the cloud for storing sensitive information.