ASK Named One of 2019 Tech Elite Solution Providers by CRN®

Tech Elite 250 List Recognizes Highest Achieving IT Solution Providers in Vendor Certifications Lansing, MI, April 3, 2019 – Application Specialist Kompany (ASK) announced today that CRN®, a brand of The Channel Company, has named ASK to its 2019 Tech Elite 250 list. This annual list honors a select [...]

ASK Ranked Among Top 501 Global Managed Service Providers by Channel Futures

  11th Annual MSP 501 Identifies World’s Most Forward-Thinking MSPs & Leading Trends in Managed Services DATE August 1, 2018: Application Specialist Kompany (ASK), an I.T. managed services and cybersecurity company, ranks among the world’s 501 most strategic and innovative managed service providers (MSPs), according to Channel Futures 11th-annual MSP [...]

Client Spotlight – AMBS Call Center

AMBS Call Center is our featured Managed IT Services and Managed Print Services client. Through the use of technology, AMBS has been able to further grow their company. Here is a little more about their story: AMBS Call Center has been providing telephone answering services since 1932. Though the technology [...]

By |2019-08-05T20:38:28-04:00January 14th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

What You Need to Know About VMware and Browser Settings

FROM THE DESK OF MIKE MADDOX: In our last blog post, I provided an informational bulletin regarding recently discovered microprocessor vulnerabilities and the potential for these vulnerabilities to lead to security breaches. This is a huge issue that impacts all businesses and billions of devices. Over the coming days, hardware [...]

What You Need to Know About Recent Processor and Chip Vulnerabilities

From the desk of Mike Maddox: You have probably seen the news reports regarding microprocessor vulnerabilities and the potential for these vulnerabilities to lead to security breaches. ASK has put together the information below in an effort to keep you informed regarding this issue. To define the issue: it was [...]

ASK’s Mike Maddox to Present at Continuum’s Navigate 2017

Mike Maddox, President and CEO of ASK Presenting “Selling Cybersecurity” At Continuum’s Navigate 2017 conference, October 2-5 in Las Vegas Lansing, Michigan – 08/28/2017 – Mike Maddox, President and CEO at ASK, has been confirmed as a presenter at Navigate 2017, Continuum’s fourth annual user conference, taking place October 2-5 at [...]

By |2019-08-05T20:38:29-04:00September 6th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Phishing Scams – How to Protect your Business

What is a Phishing Scam? Phishing scams are typically fraudulent email messages appearing to come from legitimate enterprises in order to obtain sensitive information such as usernames, passwords, and credit card details and, indirectly, money. These are done for malicious reasons, by disguising as a trustworthy entity to trick recipients into responding or clicking immediately, [...]

By |2019-08-05T20:38:29-04:00July 28th, 2017|Email, Email Security, Phishing, Uncategorized|0 Comments

A New Variant of Crypto-Ransomware Hits the Globe

Have you heard the news? On Friday, May 12th, a new variant of Crypto-Ransomware (WannaCry) was released worldwide causing major disruptions at hospitals, private and public institutions, and has since garnered major media attention. This attack was detrimental to companies of all sizes all over the world. Cyber security is [...]

Siemens Push for Digitization of Manufacturing

Siemens is going “all in” on technology advances to revamp their manufacturing processes.  This massive company is gaining efficiency and return on investment based on their integral use of technology.  Mike and Erik discuss the advantage of this on this segment of the Bottom Line IT. Manufacturing is undergoing a [...]

By |2019-08-05T20:38:30-04:00April 28th, 2017|Bottom Line IT, Technology, Uncategorized|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 [...]