Thought Leadership

There is time for writing your personal playbook with Gary Brackett, Indianapolis

March 3, 2022

“Take an inventory of your life. If things aren't adding up, it's time to start subtracting.” Gary Brackett has experienced extreme highs and lows in his life— from being a part of a Superbowl-winning NFL team to filing for bankruptcy and divorce. In this episode, Gary shares how he learned just as much from failure as he has with success. Achieving what he thought he wanted—status and wealth—put things in perspective, forcing him to realize family and fulfillment are what reall [...]

Attracting Great Talent During the Great Resignation

March 1, 2022

At the end of 2021, the US experienced what has been dubbed the Great Resignation. This unprecedented event saw 4.5 million Americans quit their jobs in a single month, according to Fortune Magazine.  The is a silver lining: this is a sign of a strong and healthy economy because people were not just quitting their jobs, but leaving them for better, often higher-paying, jobs with more balance and flexibility. GadellNet added 12 employees to our ranks in January [...]

Team Changes at GadellNet

February 17, 2022

A note from our CEO We are excited to announce a series of promotions to provide more depth, knowledge, and capacity to serve your IT and cybersecurity needs. These opportunities reflect our commitment to improving our ability to deliver quality service, to protect your business from cyber threats, to onboard top tech talent, and to advance the overall client experience. These new roles will create more space for me to ensure we are investing in the right places and prioritizing the correct f [...]

Microsoft NCE: What You Need to Know

February 14, 2022

What is Microsoft NCE   On March 1st, Microsoft is making changes to their licensing pricing. They are calling this the Microsoft New Commerce Experience (NCE). The NCE is meant to simplify and streamline how you buy from Microsoft.  You will not lose functionality with this change.  The transition must be completed by June 30th, 2022. What does it mean for your organization  This will have an impact on your business. Microsoft is encouraging moving awa [...]

Endpoint Protection Evolution: improving your cybersecurity

February 7, 2022

The cybercrimes landscape has changed drastically over the last few years with bad actors getting far more aggressive.  Recent attacks have proven that no industry – hospitals, schools, manufacturers, government – is safe.  However, as cyberattacks have increased, so have advances in cybersecurity defenses.  EDR, or Endpoint Detection and Response technology, has had a significant impact in protecting organizations.  What is EDR and does your organization need [...]

Zero Excuses New Year’s Resolutions 2022

January 31, 2022

An important primer to this blog post is that it’s taken me nearly 4 weeks to complete this exercise.  No doubt, my marketing team is losing their mind as we head into nearly the 2nd month of the year.  That said, 2021 required more than a casual reflection before I publicly state my intention for 2022.   My goals are different this year.  Sure, I’ve put some placeholders along the way for big events – company milestones, long-endurance races, and a long-a [...]

There is time to find the silver lining with Katie Doble, Denver

January 20, 2022

Throughout her life, Katie ‘Emoji’ Doble has found herself a statistical outlier. In her teens, she lost her mother to cancer, in her 20’s she struggled with her identity, in her 30’s she was diagnosed with a very rare terminal cancer. Finally, she’s met her 40’s being declared disease-free. Each of those events has taken its toll, but they’ve also given her perspective on the importance of addressing your emotions, giving yourself grace, and setting boundaries. How does [...]

Why we increased our internal cybersecurity controls to serve our clients

January 3, 2022

On November 20, 2021, GadellNet completed its SOC 2 Type 1 Attestation and we announced it publicly in early December. Obtaining this certification was a months-long process with widescale participation across our entire organization. We’re proud to share more with you about how this hard-earned honor will impact your business. As many of you know, utilizing a Managed Service Provider (MSP) is an efficient and affordable way for small and medium-sized businesses to optimize technology f [...]

Inside the Net with Ben Davis, Platelet Donor

December 16, 2021

Ben Davis is a Strategic Consultant at GadellNet, yet he somehow still finds time to spend two hours every other Saturday donating platelets.  Some might wonder why he doesn't sleep in or something more typical of a Saturday morning. For Ben, the answer is simple – is your motivation focused on yourself or on others? How does a Zero Excuses mentality fit in? Listen to find out.  Key Takeaways:  - Is your motivation focused on yourself or on others? - [...]

There is time for being intentional with Alex Raymond, Boulder

December 9, 2021

Alex Raymond has lived and traveled all over the world–from the metropolises of Hong Kong, London and Beijing to the small-town tech hub of Boulder, Colorado. "It's all about mindset. I want to have friends all over the place. So I spent a lot of time asking, 'Where would I like to live.'" Alex's company, Kapta, is a purpose-built platform for organizations that want to establish, expand, or improve their Key Account Management function. But it didn't start out that way. As wi [...]