GadellNet Blog

Three Simple Ways GadellNet Makes Philanthropy a Priority

October 20, 2021

GadellNet has always put an emphasis on giving back to the communities we serve. When we were a small company with less than 10 people, we got together to rake leaves. As we continued to grow, we have been able to grow our philanthropy efforts. Last year's Season of Giving campaign shined a light on five deserving organizations. There are three simple ways we have made philanthropy a priority and created a giving culture within our organization. 1. Paid Time Off Each employee at Gade [...]

Technology Supply Chain Challenges Continue

October 15, 2021

Today, we are seeing continued and unprecedented demand across all types of technology become more severe, as the economy continues to grow. As you might hear in the news, the entire technology industry continues to be faced with severe shortages in raw materials and component parts. There are three areas causing the most challenges: Logistical challenges & unreliable shipment dates - In addition to the product/component/raw materials shortages, global logistics is suffering from severe [...]

The Evolving Landscape of Cyber Liability Insurance

September 21, 2021

Cyber liability insurance provides businesses with a combination of coverage options to protect their organization in case of data breaches and other cybersecurity issues. Coverage has become an important consideration for most small- to medium-sized businesses as cybercrime rates have increased exponentially in this segment. According to NPR, there were 7 ransomware attacks every hour in the United States in 2020, a number that is expected to increa [...]

Cybersecurity Hygiene

September 13, 2021

Cyber Risks Accelerated by COVID-19  The trends in cybersecurity we saw before 2020 have, unsurprisingly, only been accelerated by COVID-19 and the great migration to remote work across the world. Combine that with unplanned and rushed cloud migrations as part of moving to remote work and an environment has been created that is ripe for cybercriminals. Without taking the time to plan and put the proper security measures in [...]

Password Security: First Line of Defense

August 31, 2021

In 2019, 23.2 million victims worldwide used “123456” as their password, according to Security Magazine*. Making a few small changes to your passwords can go a long way to help keep your data and identity secured. Recycled passwords, uncomplicated passwords, and real words could be opening you and your company up for a security breach.  Don’t Recycle Passwords According to a survey by Google**, 66% of Americans use the same password across multiple inli [...]

There is time to fit the puzzle pieces together with Allison Melangton, Indianapolis

July 22, 2021

Allison Melangton is the Senior Vice President at Penske Entertainment, a job she specifically pursued to be the brains behind the Indy 500 operation. No small task. Given that she previously headed the host committee for the Superbowl in the past (making her only the second woman to have done so), she looked at the Indy 500 as just another exciting challenge and planned the 100th running of the race flawlessly.  When COVID hit, like most of us, her best-laid plans were tossed out the w [...]

There is time for investing in others with Blake Behr, Indianapolis

July 8, 2021

Blake Behr never imagined he would start his own company, but, as the saying goes, never say never. Now he’s President of Ridgeline Electrical Industries. A terrible work environment pushed him to make the leap and create a place where people actually enjoyed working. Pretty crazy concept, right? Basic things like showing appreciation and creating a positive culture might sound easy enough but require a lot of time and serious commitment - something many bosses aren’t willing to inves [...]

There is time for improv comedy with Tyler Mayer, Indianapolis

June 24, 2021

Tyler Mayer considered taking the cloth before he became an educator, a path that led him to his current role as the President and CEO of Providence Cristo Rey, a faith-based college and career prep high school.  There he helps kids become the best version of themselves. “If you don't show up every day striving to make that connection with those students and give it your all and run down the hill they're going to see right through you.” Tyler coaches “running down the hill” a [...]

Azure Virtual Desktop – June Updates

June 23, 2021

June has been quite a month for Azure Virtual Desktop. Microsoft remains committed to actively reading user’s suggestions and implementing real and substantial change. Some of those changes will be rolling out soon, so we have taken the liberty of preparing a list summarizing the biggest changes announced this month for AVD.   The Name Change  Probably the most noticeable change to AVD is the fact it is now [...]

Azure Virtual Desktop – Why Make the Switch

June 17, 2021

With the events of the past year still fresh in our minds, it is more important than ever to regard technology as an integral business partner rather than simply a tool. Not only that, it is evident the flexibility offered by technology plays an important role in the overall functionality of the business. Many organizations are struggling to find that perfect solution to bridge the gap between home and office work for their employees. It might be time to investigate Azure Virtual Desktop (AVD). [...]