Thought Leadership

Closing The Homework Gap with Tech-Focused Education Funding Programs 

May 24, 2022

Technology has become an integral part of education, especially in the years since the start of the pandemic. As more schools begin taking advantage of online learning, the more important access to good technology has become. The problem is that tech can be extremely expensive, and schools are often underfunded. The best way for schools to circumvent this problem is by applying for tech-focused education funding programs such as E-Rate and the Emergency Connectivity Fund (ECF). These go [...]

Outsourced IT Partner: Going Beyond an IT Vendor 

May 12, 2022

There are key differences between a break-fix IT vendor and a trusted, strategic IT partner. These differences should be evaluated when an organization is considering future technology strategy. What a strategic partner provides their clients is different than what an IT vendor offers.   We have laid out some areas to consider when evaluating an outsourced IT partner:  The role of an IT Partner Measuring Success IT Partner Management  Key Attribu [...]

Inside the Net with Sean Van de Riet, ALS Association

September 30, 2021

Sean Van de Riet is an Application Management Engineer at GadellNet. Since a young child, Sean has been involved with the ALS Association, participating in organized walks and many other different types of fundraising events.  Sean lives with the personal philosophy of trying to make people’s lives better. How do zero excuses play a role? Listen in to find out. Key Takeaways: The importance of illuminating othersHelp others, even if you don’t want toTime is a finite resource [...]

Zero Excuses: There is time to excel

February 4, 2021

Brian Decker is the Director of Player Development for the Indianapolis Colts and former Army Special Forces. After commanding the Army’s assessment and selection program, Brian took the lessons he learned about team development and high performance and applied them to professional football. “The most fundamental demand placed on high performance or excellence is desire, because the outward expression of your desire is your work habits.” Brian works to unlock potential in potential [...]

What to Look for in a Managed Service Provider

December 2, 2020

When you’ve decided to outsource some or all your business-critical IT functions, the real work begins. Finding the right partner for your organization isn’t easy. There isn’t a one-size-fits-all provider who can be considered “the best” and right for every organization. Different MSPs will be better partners for you than others. Sorting through these providers will take time, but we’ve come up with seven key details t [...]

Cyber Threat Hunting: Tricks and Tools You Need

June 23, 2020

A lot of cybersecurity processes are reactive. Indicators of Compromise (IOCs), for instance, interpret clues that could lead an organization to uncover threatening activity that is already in progress or has already compromised a system. This and other types of security monitoring are important for a holistic cybersecurity plan, but threat hunting is a different approach. What is Cyber Threat Hunting? Cyber threat hunting is when IT professionals proactively look for weaknesses that could allo [...]

Indicators of Compromise (IOCs): Definition and Examples

March 9, 2020

Cybersecurity is an important part of your business strategy; there’s no doubt about that. With so many terms surrounding the ins and outs of cybersecurity, it can be hard to keep track and stay well informed. Indicators of Compromise: What is an IOC Used for? Indicators are activities that lead IT professionals to believe a cybersecurity threat or breach could be on the way or in progress or compromised. More specifically, IOCs are breadcrumbs that can lead an organization to uncover threate [...]

Coronavirus: How Can Tech Keep Your Company on Track?

March 6, 2020

As the global impact of coronavirus continues to play out, here in the United States, community spread is becoming a larger concern. You may have seen news coverage of cities abroad where citizens are staying home and clean-up crews do their best to decontaminate public areas. This is an extreme example of precautions made to contain community spread.   Up until recently in the United States, individuals who have trav [...]

GadellNet Named one of Indiana Chamber’s 2020 Best Places to Work

March 2, 2020

GadellNet Consulting Services, one of the top Managed Service Providers in the Midwest, was named to the 2020 Best Places to Work by the Indiana Chamber of Commerce.   This annual list boasts the top 125 businesses across 30 different cities and towns in Indiana. Like GadellNet, these organizations have been recognized for being a quality employer, exhibiting strong workplace cultures and having best practic [...]

ABA Techshow 2020

February 24, 2020

Account Manager, Maurice Shim, will be attending the ABA Techshow in Chicago this week. This three-day conference brings lawyers and technology together. The ABA Techshow which highlights the most forward-thinking technologies and concepts in law practice is now in its 34th year.  This annual show brings together lawyers, legal professionals, educators, judges, law students, and IT professionals with a primary focus on industry-specific technologies. As GadellNet continues to help power [...]