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Ted Wentzel

Ted Wentzel

Ted Wentzel is the Director of Marketing at Concurrency, Inc located in Brookfield, WI. He has broad experience across a range of industries from consumer goods and insurance to ecommerce and technology. He has worked across all channels of marketing from TV, print, radio, OOH, and email to digital, social and event. Ted supports Concurrency’s 12 business solution groups and promotes the entire Microsoft stack of enterprise technologies including Windows 10, SharePoint, Office 365, Dynamics CRM, System Center/OMS, Business Intelligence and SQL Server.

Contributions by Ted Wentzel

Protecting against ransomware requires up-to-date operating systems

The WannaCry malware attack last month has woken up business leaders to the importance of keeping computer operating systems up to date. Companies across industries were affected by the ransomware attack, in which users’ data was held hostage. The business disruptions were severe in some cases, but the greater lesson from this episode is how much worse it could have been if a “kill switch” hadn’t been discovered relatively soon after the attack. 

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Concurrency Named to CRN’s 2017 Solution Provider 500 List (CRN SP500)

Concurrency, Inc., a Microsoft Partner of the Year-winning professional services firm, has been named to CRN’s 2017 Solution Provider 500 List. CRN is a brand of The Channel Company. The annual CRN SP500 List has served as the industry’s standard for recognition of the most successful technology integrators, solution providers and IT consultants in North America by revenue.

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Fool me once-shame on the hacker. Fool me twice-shame on me!

In May, at least 200,000 organizations in 150 countries including hospitals, transformation systems and factories were infected with “WanaCrypt0r” ransomware-malware, a self-spreading virus which took advantage of vulnerabilities in the Microsoft server and desktop operating systems. 

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Concurrency speakers dominate Midwest Management Summit 2017

Concurrency will send a group of speakers to this year’s annual Midwest Management Summit in Minneapolis. The Summit is a 4-day conference purposely sized to just 750 to ensure maximum experience for attendees.

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Microsoft Awards Two More Concurrency Consultants as MVPs

BROOKFIELD, WI—January 10, 2017— Two Concurrency, Inc. consultants were awarded by Microsoft on January 3 as Microsoft MVPs. Drew Madelung was named an MVP in the Office Servers and Services category in recognition of his work in Office 365 and SharePoint. Bill Hughes won in the Enterprise Mobility category in honor of his work on Identity and Access solutions. 

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Planning Your Skype for Business Voice Solution

All-in-the-cloud, on-premises, or hybrid? Whether you want (or are required) to retain functionality provided by your on-premises deployment, whether you need features that are currently available only with your on-premises voice solution, and what your plan is for moving people to the cloud depends on company’s current and future needs.

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