Cybersecurity Isn’t Just the IT Department’s Job

It’s an astounding — and perhaps disheartening — statistic: 60 percent of small companies are unable to sustain their business within six months of a cybercrime attack, according to the U.S. National Cyber Security Alliance. To help avoid joining their ranks, John Hey and other information technology experts advise small business managers to foster a […]

Loss of Data: Causes and Prevention

The adoption of technology in the simplest of matters to the most complex problems has rendered us heavily dependent on it. We love paying our bills minutes before they are due. We enjoy seeing loved ones face-to-face on our computer screens. We can access and print our extremely sensitive records from government and financial websites […]

WOOD TV8: Experts Talk Cybersecurity at Conference in Grand Rapids

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WOOD) — Hundreds of people got together in Grand Rapids Wednesday to learn more about cybersecurity and how to protect themselves and their companies from attacks. Executives, security professionals and students were among the people who showed up to the Michigan Cyber Security Conference to learn more about how to keep their […]

What is the Cloud: A Simple Analogy

You use the cloud and don’t even know it. Do you go to Amazon and create a wish list? Do you have an email account on Gmail? That is cloud computing. All your emails are stored on Google’s servers somewhere. They are on physical servers, of course, but they aren’t on your laptop. The advantage […]

Trivalent Group to Co-Host 2016 Michigan Cyber Security Conference Featuring the FBI and Industry Experts

GRANDVILLE, MICH. (September 20, 2016) — Trivalent Group, Michigan’s leading provider of managed services, cloud, IT services, business continuity, and managed networks, is hosting the 2016 Michigan Cyber Security Conference in partnership with the BBB Serving Western Michigan, the WMCSC (West Michigan Cyber Security Consortium), and the Michigan SBDC (Small Business Development Center).  The 3rd […]

ArtPrize Expands to Eight HUBs

New for the eighth annual event, ArtPrize visitors will find eight Neighborhood HUBs throughout the ArtPrize district. These HUBs will function as ArtPrize-operated visitor service locations at eight major venues including the original ArtPrize HUB/HQ at 41 Sheldon Blvd. Designed to meet visitor needs, the HUBs serve first as an entry point to the event. […]

TechSpeak vs. UserSpeak

By Bob Nally vCIO Trivalent Group, Inc. If you are a technical professional that interacts with users, the following may be familiar: You’re in a meeting with a user or audience; it could be your client. You’re excited to tell them all about some latest technology that’s the perfect tool for them.  But, as you […]

GRBJ: West Michigan Tech Sector Faces Shared Promise, Challenges

There’s a lot of flux in the world of information technology, especially in West Michigan. One need look no further than Switch Ltd.’s incoming SuperNAP data center to understand why the managed services and cloud services industry in West Michigan currently is experiencing exponential growth and increasing competition. “If you keep doing what you’ve been […]

Culture: Can a Company Be Successful without a Good One, and Where Does It Come from?

By Ken Zimmer Director of Sales Trivalent Group, Inc. In today’s day and age, you see so many articles and blogs referring to the culture of a company.  Indeed, there are a variety of opinions about how to create a good culture.  But I think there are root questions to ask about this buzzword.  I […]

Trivalent Group Named to CRN’s 2016 Solution Provider 500 List

GRANDVILLE, MI – Trivalent Group, Inc., Michigan’s leading provider of managed services, cloud, business continuity and managed networks, announced today that CRN, a brand of The Channel Company, has named Trivalent to its 2016 Solution Provider 500 list. The SP500 list is CRN’s annual ranking of the largest technology integrators, solution providers and IT consultants […]