“Michigan Reimagined” Podcast: Cyber-Security and IT Challenges with Work-From-Home

Recently, our CEO Mike Maddox was invited to be a guest on the Michigan Reimagined podcast hosted by Chris Buck. As a previous economic development director for Meridian Township and the current Senior Managing Director and COO for Martin Commercial Properties, Chris's podcast features conversations with local business leaders [...]

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ASK Groundbreaking Ceremony Recap

It was one month ago today that ASK officially kicked off the renovation of our new headquarters at the former Moores Park School in REO Town Lansing. There doesn't seem to be a better way to celebrate 25 years of business than the purchase of our forever home. With roughly [...]

By |2019-08-05T20:38:27-04:00August 8th, 2018|ASK, Bottom Line IT, Business, Community, Mike Maddox|0 Comments

ASK Named to 2018 CRN Fast Growth 150 List

Recognizing Thriving Solution Providers in the IT Channel Lansing, MI, August 14, 2018 – Application Specialist Kompany (ASK), an I.T. managed services and cybersecurity company, announced that CRN®, a brand of The Channel Company, has named ASK to its 2018 Fast Growth 150 list. The list is CRN’s annual ranking [...]

Creating a Culture of IT Security

For the last 4 years, I have been an outspoken advocate for the implementation of, what I consider to be basic, security controls. I have preached the gospel of NIST and CIS frameworks to anyone that would listen, expounding the benefits of limiting administrator access, least privileged user, and password [...]


ASK Purchases Moores Park Elementary School Building in Reo Town Lansing Lansing, Michigan - 6/20/2018 – Application Specialist Kompany (ASK) is pleased to announce the location of their new headquarters at 316 Moores River Drive in Lansing, Michigan. ASK purchased the former Moores Park Elementary School and plans to move [...]

By |2019-08-05T20:38:27-04:00June 20th, 2018|ASK, Business, Mike Maddox|0 Comments

ASK and AOS Announce Managed Services Partnership

ASK and AOS Form Partnership for Managed IT Services and Managed Print Solutions, Offering Businesses a Comprehensive Technology Solution. Lansing, Michigan – 09/13/2017 – Mike Maddox, president and CEO of Application Specialist Kompany (ASK), announced today a formal partnership with American Office Solutions (AOS). The partnership will allow ASK’s clients [...]

By |2020-02-21T15:01:41-05:00September 13th, 2017|ASK, Business, Managed IT Services, Mike Maddox|0 Comments

Why Your Corporate Cyber Security Program Doesn’t Work

On Tuesday, April 25th, ASK had the privilege of being a sponsor and panel moderator at the Michigan Manufacturers Association (MMA) 2017 MFG Forum. This year's forum theme was cyber security, business innovation, and the importance of protecting your business's network. ASK's Josh Gembala wrote the following article for the [...]

Cyber Security Breach: It’s Not If, It’s When

Learn from the technology and law experts on why cybercrime isn’t worth the risk Lansing, Michigan, April 17, 2017 - ASK, an IT and security consulting company, and Foster Swift Collins & Smith, PC, a full-service Michigan law firm, announced today they will hosting a complimentary cyber security seminar for [...]

ASK Named One of 2017 Tech Elite Solution Providers by CRN®

Tech Elite 250 list recognizes IT solution providers with deep technical expertise and premier certifications. Lansing, Michigan, April 3, 2017 – Application Specialist Kompany (ASK) announced today that CRN®, a brand of The Channel Company, has named ASK to its 2017 Tech Elite 250 list. This annual list honors an exclusive [...]