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How do you “play” Crochet? An interview with Zach Lakin

By Curtis Bagnall, Solution Engineer for Umbrella Managed Systems Hello all! Recently, we’ve had some great new hires. And I’ve had the privilege of getting to know a pretty cool guy named Zach Lakin. I would like to introduce him to you by sharing our interview! Curtis: Hey Zach, if you’re free, I’d like to ask …

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Our Q2 Company Meeting was a Productive Heat Wave!

By Roxanne Rabich, Service Coordinator for Umbrella Managed Systems I’m pretty sure our 2nd quarter company meeting was the shortest quarterly meeting in company history! On July 13th, we were scheduled to have our Q2 wrap-up. We’ve been on a roll and have kept to our meeting schedule for about a year. The streak was …

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Deep Thoughts by John King

By John King, Business Development Manager for Umbrella Managed Systems Six months.  Six months is how long I’ve been working for Umbrella. Six months is hardly enough time to understand the entire marketplace of IT services, let alone learn everything there is to know about selling our products and services. Even though it’s been a …

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We’re Thankful for the Former Military On The Umbrella Team

By Nick Stebbins, Senior Service Desk Engineer for Umbrella Managed Systems Fireworks and Freedom Independence Day has passed, the fireworks smoke has settled, and we’re more than halfway through the year! During the holiday, we appreciate more than just the fireworks. We have a special appreciation for our veterans. Umbrella has been my home for …

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Umbrella at the Top Gun KC Golf Tournament Benefiting the Halo Foundation.

Author: John King, Business Development Manager A beautiful, sunny Saturday. A nice breeze, raising money for charity and golfing with your boss. What could be better? Heath and I recently played in a Tog Gun KC charity golf tournament benefiting the Halo Foundation. We thought the event was for a good cause and another way …

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The WannaCry Ransomware Attack. How we got ahead of it.

Author: Michael Robins, Service Delivery Engineer When I was approached to do this story, I had several recent wins on my mind. Some were personal, and others for Team Watchmen. Ultimately, I decided to focus on an Umbrella win. A win for us that turned into a win for our clients. WannaCry Ransomware Attacks We …

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Umbrella at the T-Bones Game… cold weather, good food and foul balls.

Author: Roxanne Rabich, Service Coordinator We’ve not gotten together as a team other than regular business meetings since Christmas. TJ, our Director of Operations, suggested a group outing before summer vacations kick in. After brainstorming ideas, we decided on a Kansas City T-Bones Baseball Game! If you’re not familiar with the T-Bones, they are part …

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