VAR and IT Consulting News

VAR and IT Consulting News – including enterprise software solution providers, value added resellers, integrators, IT consultants, and related information technology news as issued by the Send2Press Newswire service.


By Light Awarded $38.2M Contract by DISA

MCLEAN, Va., Jan. 19, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Phacil, LLC, a wholly-owned subsidiary of By Light Professional IT Services LLC, has been awarded a bridge contract for a six-month base period with two, three-month option periods with a total value of $38.2M by the Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) for the Defense Information Systems Network (DISN) Secure Systems Engineering and Evolution Support project via the Encore III Full and Open (F&O) contract.

LeadingIT Launches New IT Support Strategies to Conform with Cybersecurity Predictions For 2021 And Beyond

CHICAGO, Ill., Jan. 18, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — LeadingIT, a Chicagoland cybersecurity and IT support company, today refreshed their previously launched cybersecurity measures to help its clients curb the increasing menace of cyberattacks. The launch comes when internet usage and online networking rose to unprecedented levels following the stay-at-home orders and other COVID-19 containment measures.

US Space Force Awards $285M IDIQ Contract to ACS, By Light JV FSO

FAIRFAX, Va., Jan. 12, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Full Spectrum Operations, LLC, (FSO), an SBA-approved, Mentor-Protégé Joint Venture (JV) between American Communications Solutions LLC (ACS), and By Light Professional IT Services LLC (By Light), has been awarded a contract for Eastern Western Operational Communications Services (EWOCS).

Randy Robinson Joins Black Sage from the Air Force Research Laboratory

BOISE, Idaho, Jan. 12, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Black Sage is proud to announce and welcome Randy Robinson as Director of Government Operations. Mr. Robinson served the United States Air Force for a total of thirty-five years, twenty years in active-duty and fifteen years working at the United States Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL).

The CMMC Accreditation Board (CMMC-AB) has approved Aligned Technology Solutions as a Registered Provider Organization (RPO)

ALEXANDRIA, Va., Jan. 11, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Aligned Technology Solutions (ATS), a top ranked managed IT services provider headquartered in the Washington DC Region, is pleased to announce the CMMC-AB, has approved it as an RPO. This achievement officially marks the entry of ATS into the CMMC ecosystem and is part of the firm’s ongoing expansion of offerings to defense contractors and clients seeking assistance with CMMC.

Connected Solutions Group Becomes Elite Cradlepoint Partner

RICHMOND, Va., Jan. 6, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Connected Solutions Group, LLC (CSG), a national leader in wireless hardware deployment and services, today announced that it has reached Elite Partner status with Cradlepoint, a global leader in cloud-delivered LTE and 5G wireless network edge solutions for branch, mobile, and IoT networks.

TechAhead Corporation Launches Fuzon to Expand IoT Solutions

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Dec. 21, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — As the Internet of Things (IoT) transforms the way the world works, businesses have to keep pace, says TechAhead Corporation. With the launch of Fuzon.io, their new website, Fuzon helps them do exactly that.

MoSHE and IntelliMedia Networks Partner to Digitally Transform the Ethiopian Higher Education and Vocational Training Sector

LOS ANGELES, Calif. and ADDIS ABEBA, Ethiopia, Dec. 15, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Ethiopian Ministry of Science and Higher Education (MoSHE) agrees to join forces with IntelliMedia Networks Inc. and its local partners Andalem Consulting PLC and United Systems Integrators, to enable a country-wide online learning platform to streamline access to higher learning across Ethiopia and improve quality of education and training for undergraduate and graduate students.

LeadingIT Announces Year-End Plans and Looks Forward to A Strong 2021

CHICAGO, Ill., Dec. 14, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — LeadingIT, a cybersecurity and technology support company in the Chicagoland area, outlines the plans for its team and clients for the end of the year, as well as the strategy it has to grow in 2021.

Aligned Technology Solutions Expands Leadership Team with Seasoned IT Managed Services Professionals

ALEXANDRIA, Va., Dec. 11, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Aligned Technology Solutions announced the recent addition of three accomplished veterans of the Managed Service provider (MSP) industry to its leadership team. The new members include a VP of Service Delivery, VP Cybersecurity & Compliance and Director of Helpdesk Operations. These are entirely new positions that were added in support of the companies continued growth and expanded service offerings.

NetPlanner Systems Named an Approved Provider in the GTA Direct IT Services Program

PEACHTREE CORNERS, Ga., Dec. 10, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — NetPlanner Systems, Inc., has entered into an agreement with the Georgia Technology Authority to make available Inside Cable/Wiring service to Georgia government entities via the GTA Direct IT services program. Effective October 26, 2020, NetPlanner is a GTA-approved service provider, and state government entities can access top-quality IT services through the contract.

ZenTek Consultants Becomes a Procore Certified Consultant

NEWARK, N.J., Dec. 8, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ZenTek Consultants, a leading consulting firm that provides services and training for Architecture, Engineering, and Construction companies, is excited to announce that it has been awarded the status of Procore Certified Consultant.

PCS International selected by RSM Computer Services as exclusive provider

CHICAGO, Ill., Nov. 23, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — PCS International (PCS), a Chicagoland based technology service provider, is excited to announce that it has been named the exclusive provider to all clients of RSM Computer Services (RSM) for technology service, support, and maintenance services.

By Light Unit Awarded $83.7M Bridge Contract by DISA

MCLEAN, Va., Nov. 12, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Phacil, LLC, a wholly-owned subsidiary of By Light Professional IT Services, has been awarded a bridge contract for a one-year base period with one, six-month option period with a total lifecycle value of $83.7M by the Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) for the Defense Information System Network (DISN) Technical Refresh Turnkey Support project via the ENCORE III Full and Open (F&O) suite contract.

LeadingIT Teams Up with Extra Life to Raise Money for Sick Children

CHICAGO, Ill., Nov. 9, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — LeadingIT, a Chicagoland technology and cybersecurity support company, has teamed up with Extra Life to raise money for hospitals that treat sick or injured children.

By Light Chief Strategy Office Promotes Growth and Innovation

MCLEAN, Va., Oct. 27, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — By Light Professional IT Services LLC is investing in its people with a series of promotions to further its strategic growth and solidify its brand as a leader in IT solutions for government and commercial clients. By Light’s promoted several employees who are trailblazers in their fields to positions within the Chief Strategy Office.

LeadingIT Celebrates 10 Years of Service in Chicagoland

CHICAGO, Ill., Oct. 12, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — LeadingIT, a friendly technology and cybersecurity support firm, started with no clients and zero dollars. For the first 8-10 months, Stephen Taylor, our CEO, worked on reaching out to as many people as possible, offering and telling them what he could do. The few who saw value in our offerings signed up as clients. With sheer determination and dedication, he spent the first year trying to build the business.

Willow.ai™ and TECVINE Offer the Next Generation of AI

GRAND JUNCTION, Colo., Sept. 29, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Willow.ai, provider of a proprietary pre-trained artificial intelligence solution called Willow™ that analyzes insights, automates workflows, and optimizes everyday business tasks, announces today its new partnership with TECVINE, a leading provider of network, cloud, and mobility infrastructure solutions for enterprise organizations.

MCC Fall Scholarship – Developing the Next Generation of IT Professionals

CHICAGO, Ill., Sept. 18, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — LeadingIT, an all-inclusive, fast, and friendly technology and cybersecurity support company operating in the Chicagoland area cares about developing the next generation of IT professionals. Employment in computing, information systems, and information technology (IT) is growing at a rapid pace.

Core Catalysts Announces Partnership to Launch New Service of Solving Cloud Sprawl

KANSAS CITY, Mo., Sept. 16, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Consulting firms Core Catalysts and Smart Factory have announced a new partnership. In response to a significant increase in demand by their Healthcare, Finance, Insurance, and Manufacturing clients, the two companies have teamed up to create a new line of service targeted at solving cloud sprawl.

DISA Awards By Light Team $198.9M Cloud-Based Internet Isolation Production OTA

MCLEAN, Va., Sept. 15, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — By Light Professional IT Services LLC has been awarded a $198.9M, 5-year production Other Transaction Agreement (OTA) by the Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) for the Cloud-Based Internet Isolation (CBII) Program. By Light as the prime contractor for this OTA, with teammate Menlo Security, Inc., are together delivering this next-generation Isolation Platform to protect Department of Defense (DoD) networks worldwide.

XLR8 Companies announces New Technology Division headed by Santosh Kumar and New Medical Services

NEW YORK, N.Y., Sept. 8, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Xelerate Logistics LLC (“XLR8”) announced the launch of its latest additions to its business, two new divisions, Advanced Technology Services, and Medical Equipment & Shipping.

Aligned Technology Solutions Ranks on the 2020 Inc. 5000 with Three-Year Revenue Growth of 107 Percent

ALEXANDRIA, Va., Aug. 19, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Inc. magazine today revealed that Aligned Technology Solutions is No. 3485 on its annual Inc. 5000 list, the most prestigious ranking of the nation’s fastest-growing private companies. The list represents a unique look at the most successful companies within the American economy’s most dynamic segment-its independent small businesses.

Right Hand Technology Group Ranked Among World’s Most Elite 501 Managed Service Providers

PITTSBURGH, Pa., Aug. 13, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Right Hand Technology Group has been named as one of the world’s premier managed service providers on the prestigious 2020 annual Channel Futures MSP 501 rankings.

Kraft Technology Group Ranked Among Tennessee’s Most Elite MSPs

NASHVILLE, Tenn., Aug. 6, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Channel Futures creates an annual, comprehensive list, known as the MSP 501, to recognize some of the best managed service providers (MSPs) around the globe. This year, Kraft Technology Group Ranked among Tennessee’s Most Elite MSPs.

Aligned Technology Solutions Ranked Among Virginia Most Elite 501 Managed Service Providers

ALEXANDRIA, Va., Aug. 3, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Aligned Technology Solutions has been named as one of the world’s premier managed service providers and one of the top MSPs in Virginia on the prestigious 2020 annual Channel Futures MSP 501 rankings.

Zeblok Computational Announces Partnership with Laufer Center and CEWIT – COVID-19 Drug Discovery

STONY BROOK, N.Y., July 20, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Zeblok Computational is contributing to the efforts of two groups of researchers at The Laufer Center for Physical and Quantitative Biology, for COVID-19 drug discovery by providing Zeblok’s secure, scalable Supercomputing-as-a-Service platform, employing 128 GPUs from the CEWIT SMART GPU Cluster.

IQBG and Active Navigation Partner to Help Organizations Understand Their Data Estate and Effectively Govern Growing Information Stores

MCLEAN, Va., July 9, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — IQBG, Inc., a leading provider of information and management solutions to highly regulated industries and the public sector, today announced a strategic partnership with Active Navigation, the data privacy and governance software provider.

Don Baham accepted into invitation-only Forbes Technology Council

NASHVILLE, Tenn., July 9, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Don Baham, President of Kraft Technology Group, LLC (KTG), has been accepted into Forbes Technology Council, an invitation-only community for world-class CIOs, CTOs, and technology executives.

Aligned Technology Solutions Celebrates 10 Years Continued Growth and Success

ALEXANDRIA, Va., June 30, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Aligned Technology Solutions, an award-winning managed service provider (MSP), has reached an exciting milestone as the company celebrates a decade of providing affordable world-class IT solutions that improve technology outcomes for small- and medium-sized businesses.

James F.X. Payne joins pExchange LLC as Vice President of Special Projects

ARLINGTON, Va., May 28, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — pExchange LLC, a leading provider of innovative government PPBE budgetary software, database management and advanced analytics solutions, just announced that James F.X. Payne has joined the company as Vice President of Special Projects.

Texas Systems Group Named to ChannelE2E Top 100 Vertical Market MSPs: 2020 Edition

AUSTIN, Texas, May 27, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Texas Systems Group has been named to After Nines Inc.’s ChannelE2E Top 100 Vertical Market MSPs list and research for 2020. The annual list and research (hashtag: #Top100MSP) identify and honor the top 100 managed services providers (MSPs) in healthcare, legal, government, financial services, manufacturing and additional vertical markets.

IMPRES Selected for GSA’s Government-wide Single Award Dell Rugged Products BPA

SANTA FE SPRINGS, Calif., May 14, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — IMPRES Technology Solutions, Inc., a leading IT solutions provider for the US Federal Government, today announced an estimated $67 million award to provide standardized, pre-configured rugged laptop devices to federal customers via the General Services Administration AdvantageSelect program.

Jordan Etem Networks Tackles Global Challenges Head-On with a Convergence of Innovations

LOS ANGELES, Calif., April 14, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Jordan Etem Networks is a global leader in technological convergence for more adaptive and intelligent systems. Risks are around us all the time, says founder Jordan Etem. We are warned of risk all the time. Science is a reliable indicator of risk.

Aligned Technology Solutions Awarded as One of The Financial Times The Americas’ Fastest Growing Companies 2020

ALEXANDRIA, Va., April 9, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Aligned Technology Solutions has been recognized as part of The Financial Times inaugural list of The Americas’ Fastest Growing Companies 2020. This prestigious award is presented by The Financial Times and Statista Inc., the world-leading statistics portal and industry ranking provider.

Right Hand Technology Group Becomes First Pittsburgh-based Managed IT and Cybersecurity Service Provider to Earn CompTIA Security Trustmark+

PITTSBURGH, Pa., March 25, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Right Hand Technology Group Inc, a Managed IT and Cyber Security Service Provider, announced today it has received the CompTIA Security Trustmark+(tm) from CompTIA, the non-profit association for the world’s information technology (IT) industry.

Texas Systems Group Launches BrightChannel Partner Program

AUSTIN, Texas, Feb. 28, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Texas Systems Group, Inc. (“TXSG”) announced today that it is launching a Direct Channel Partner Program called the BrightChannel Partner Program. The program allows partner businesses to offer trusted and industry-recognized BrightStar Managed IT Services to their clients and earn recurring revenues.

Aligned Technology Solutions Recognized on CRN’s 2020 MSP500 List

ALEXANDRIA, Va., Feb. 27, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Aligned Technology Solutions, announced today that CRN, a brand of The Channel Company has named Aligned Technology Solutions to its 2020 Managed Service Provider (MSP) 500 list in the Pioneer 250 category.

Utelogy Launches U-Automate – Workspace Automation for Unparalleled Productivity Enhancements and Scalability

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Feb. 5, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Utelogy Corporation, a visionary provider of control, monitoring and analytics software for workspace management, today announced its automation tool, U-Automate. This module delivers the Room Readiness feature, which enables IT teams to remotely validate the readiness of all connected devices, sensors, etc., in its workspaces.

Don Baham invited to join Nashville Business Journal Leadership Trust

NASHVILLE, Tenn., Jan. 28, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Don Baham, President of Kraft Technology Group, LLC (KTG), has been invited to join Nashville Business Journal Leadership Trust, an exclusive community for influential business leaders, executives and entrepreneurs in Middle Tennessee.