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Exciting Announcements! TRA’s Managed IT Services business unit has been rebranded as Risetech Partners. TRA’s K-12 Computing Group has been acquired by ITsavvy. Please see below for more details!

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Datto Partner Conference Recap

Tom Reminga, our Chief Technology Officer, and I recently attended Datto’s 1st Annual Partner Conference in Washington DC.   One of the main themes of… Read More

The Hidden Expenses of IT Support

Many small business leaders believe their true cost of technology support is either A) the salary of their internal IT employee or B) the support… Read More

Is Your IT Provider Consistently One Step Behind?

The most common theme of my meetings with small business leaders is that their IT provider is always in catch up mode. From regularly scheduled… Read More

Autotask Live 2013 Recap

I recently attended the Autotask Live 2013 conference in Scottsdale. TRA has been using Autotask since 2007 to run the key functions of our business… Read More

Windows 8 and Outlook 2013 – First Impressions

Recently I started using Windows 8 and Outlook 2013 with my new HP EliteBook Folio 9470m laptop. I am experiencing a learning curve in adapting… Read More

Time to Plan an Upgrade?

With the recent announcement from Microsoft that support for Windows XP Pro and Office 2003 will end in April 2014 (, now is the time… Read More

HP Commercial Chromebook Now Orderable

Earlier this week HP officially released these details on their much anticipated Commercial Chromebook: 14” diagonal 1366×768 HD display, 320GB HDD or 16GB SSD, Ethernet… Read More

Ingram Micro Cloud Summit 2013 Recap

As with every IT industry conference that I attend, my primary goal is to find one or two nuggets that can be used to improve… Read More

Projects On a Tight Timeframe

Summer is rapidly approaching and will be here in the blink of an eye. If you need assistance planning and implementing projects in a tight… Read More

2013 Cloud Summit

Looking forward to attending Ingram Micro’s Cloud Summit in Scottsdale from April 8th-10th. Themed “All Sky. No Limit.”, the Ingram Micro Cloud Summit stands out… Read More