COMPUTER SOLUTIONS EAST, INC. EARNS A SPOT IN CRN 2018 MSP 500 LIST

Computer Solutions, East, Inc. (CSE) made it to the Pioneer 250 category of 2018 Managed Service Provider (MSP) 500 list of CRN®, a brand of The Channel Company.  The CRN MSP 500 is a yearly list that gives recognition to solution providers in North America that have shown exemplary managed IT services. As Managed Service Providers, they have firmly executed their purpose of helping businesses get rid of IT glitches that may disrupt their customers’ business workflows.

Those who belong on the Pioneer 250 list are small-to-medium business-focused solution providers with a heavy managed service offering. CSE has a wide range of offerings—from on-site to off-site services, as well as, partnerships with productivity suites, security applications, networking and cloud providers, and software and hardware vendors.

Whether small or medium-sized business, CSE strongly believes in the welfare of every investment and service intended. CSE will not tolerate any downtime and outage to a business. As a managed service provider, we have taken our leap to give the best service that we can, as we faithfully follow our vision of simplifying business technologies.

“Managed service providers have become integral to the success of businesses everywhere, both large and small,” said Bob Skelley, CEO of The Channel Company. 

CSE has taken the concept of this initiative to a whole new level by tackling cybersecurity and monitoring. We have always been proactive in taking steps to give a higher edge to our services, and that’s why we have turned into a Managed Security Service Provider.  Thus, we have proven our worth by earning a spot in this prestigious list in the information technology industry.

 

CLOUD TRANSFORMS THE MANAGEMENT PARADIGM

Cloud Computing technology is widely used today. Public cloud companies are emerging and competing in cloud technology markets such as: Google Cloud, Amazon Web Services, and Microsoft Azure.  Using the cloud as an off-premises data storage solution has grown over the years. It can now be utilized through the following workloads: software as a service, platform as a service, infrastructure as a service, network as a service, and many others.

From minimizing workload to faster distribution and access of data, the cloud has business processes that provide reliable help in storing data and showing data access.

Cloud computing changes the business model by simplifying methods from delivery of information to access and data transfer.

The management paradigm has been shifting because of the invention of cloud-based technology.

Management efforts can now be focused on the team rather than on business applications. The personnel management– dynamics, collaboration, synergy through team understanding– still matters more than the technical aspect of work. Managers can distribute tasks while keeping track of the workload because cloud-based applications can be monitored. An office productivity suite on the cloud like Office 365 contains the basic applications to attain business productivity values from documents, notebooks, e-mail, spreadsheets, and presentations.

The cloud’s flexibility has been utilized to expand the employee’s time through easier file-sharing methods.  Also, the team can collaborate and work remotely through the cloud. Thus, managers can adapt to the changing times that come with cloud computing and their companies’ preference to embrace the technology.

 

CSE SOLVES THREATS TO THE CLOUD

Outages can be caused by lack of security assurance, faulty software, and malfunctioning hardware. For a cloud to fully function and be maximized, these three things should be working properly.

The downtime and disruption of service has big economic implications because data is needed to keep any kind of service going, no matter what industry it may be.

It has been forecasted by the International Data Corporation (IDC) that businesses across industries such as banking, manufacturing, and retail, will invest in a cloud service. Aside from being a sound investment, there are still calculated risks that involve the cloud. Just like any technology, cloud computing is not a fail-proof invention.

Choosing the cloud solutions provider is critical because once the cloud gets compromised, it could cost billions of dollars, or even worse, trillions of dollars in damages.

A recent study was conducted by Lloyd’s and it projected that the monetary impact of a damaged cloud solutions provider was higher than revenue lost during natural disasters, such as hurricanes and tornadoes. It also discovered that 15 billion dollars’ worth of revenue could be lost in the USA during a major disruption in cloud computing services that lasts for up to six days.

In 2017, top cloud service providers experienced downtimes that lasted for hours, thus affecting their company’s reputation, as well as, the public trust on the reliability of using the cloud for their own business storage.

The cloud services of Computer Solutions East, Inc. (CSE) are backed up by Microsoft. CSE has been cited as a finalist for “NY Metro Cloud Partner of the Year” for its reliable cloud solutions and back-up data services.

Remember, business disaster recovery plans should always be on standby before a disaster occurs.

COMPUTER SOLUTIONS EAST, INC. EARNS A SPOT IN CRN 2018 MSP 500 LIST

Computer Solutions, East, Inc. (CSE) made it to the Pioneer 250 category of 2018 Managed Service Provider (MSP) 500 list of CRN®, a brand of The Channel Company.  The CRN MSP 500 is a yearly list that gives recognition to solution providers in North America that have shown exemplary managed IT services. As Managed Service Providers, they have firmly executed their purpose of helping businesses get rid of IT glitches that may disrupt their customers’ business workflows.

Those who belong on the Pioneer 250 list are small-to-medium business-focused solution providers with a heavy managed service offering. CSE has a wide range of offerings—from on-site to off-site services, as well as, partnerships with productivity suites, security applications, networking and cloud providers, and software and hardware vendors.

Whether small or medium-sized business, CSE strongly believes in the welfare of every investment and service intended. CSE will not tolerate any downtime and outage to a business. As a managed service provider, we have taken our leap to give the best service that we can, as we faithfully follow our vision of simplifying business technologies.“Managed service providers have become integral to the success of businesses everywhere, both large and small,” said Bob Skelley, CEO of The Channel Company

CSE has taken the concept of this initiative to a whole new level by tackling cybersecurity and monitoring. We have always been proactive in taking steps to give a higher edge to our services, and that’s why we have turned into a Managed Security Service Provider.  Thus, we have proven our worth by earning a spot in this prestigious list in the information technology industry.

 

CLOUD TRANSFORMS THE MANAGEMENT PARADIGM

Cloud Computing technology is widely used today. Public cloud companies are emerging and competing in cloud technology markets such as: Google Cloud, Amazon Web Services, and Microsoft Azure.  Using the cloud as an off-premises data storage solution has grown over the years. It can now be utilized through the following workloads: software as a service, platform as a service, infrastructure as a service, network as a service, and many others.

From minimizing workload to faster distribution and access of data, the cloud has business processes that provide reliable help in storing data and showing data access.

Cloud computing changes the business model by simplifying methods from delivery of information to access and data transfer.

The management paradigm has been shifting because of the invention of cloud-based technology.

Management efforts can now be focused on the team rather than on business applications. The personnel management– dynamics, collaboration, synergy through team understanding– still matters more than the technical aspect of work. Managers can distribute tasks while keeping track of the workload because cloud-based applications can be monitored. An office productivity suite on the cloud like Office 365 contains the basic applications to attain business productivity values from documents, notebooks, e-mail, spreadsheets, and presentations.

The cloud’s flexibility has been utilized to expand the employee’s time through easier file-sharing methods.  Also, the team can collaborate and work remotely through the cloud. Thus, managers can adapt to the changing times that come with cloud computing and their companies’ preference to embrace the technology.

 

NEW TWEAKS FOR CSE MARKETPLACE

Eight months ago, Computer Solutions East, Inc. (CSE) launched their ecommerce website, CSE Marketplace, and have continued since then to ensure improvements to its user-friendly features. The CSE Marketplace is designed as a Self-Service Subscription Management Portal, where customers have control over the Microsoft Cloud Subscriptions that they wish to acquire. As form meets function, new options and dashboards have been added to keep monitoring doable in a few clicks.

The subscription portal serves as a dashboard where you can view the licenses consumption summary and a list of current subscriptions, while the left side pane serves as the navigation for subscriptions and licenses, user admin center, and manage account for billing and payment method.

 Licenses Consumption Summary includes the following:  the subscription name, available units, consumed units, suspended units, and total active units.

If the user decides to suspend or to discontinue his subscription, he/she must free up, remove, or unassign the account that is subscribed to the program.    

The “Subscriptions” list includes: subscription name, quantity, effective date, renew date, billing frequency, status (if active or suspended), and actions where the customer can edit the details.  The “renew date” for yearly subscriptions is a year minus one day; for example: if the start of the effective date is on January 18, 2018, the renew date is on January 17, 2019. The same method of subtracting a day applies for monthly subscription.

When you view the selected product, you can see the billing frequency, billing type availed, details on the quantity, and the status (if active or suspended). The customer can also update the subscription. The users of the product under one company will show on this view including the display name, email address, location, payment method, and billing address. You can encode more than one credit card account details on the payment options.  

Please note that the products and services from the CSE Marketplace are offered to companies that are within the boundaries of the United States only. 

 

AZURE EVERYWHERE IS NOW MORE ACCESSIBLE WITH CSE

Computer Solutions East, Inc. (CSE), a Microsoft partner-IT managed security service provider, has been qualified to implement Azure Everywhere and has been given the privilege to demonstrate the capabilities of Microsoft Azure via Azure Everywhere which is a condensed overview and walkthrough on what Azure is all about.

The Azure Everywhere is a partner program and its goal is to fully educate people about the importance of an Azure workload.  Azure has various functions and workloads some of which are the following: Infrastructure as a Service(IAAS) foundation, SharePoint on IAAS, Structured Query Language(SQL) on IAAS, Azure Dev/Test, Enterprise Mobility + Security, SQL, and others.  Azure is one of the leading cloud platforms that is being used by big companies like BMW, GE Healthcare, Accuweather, 3M, and Heineken.

“I have high hopes for Azure Everywhere. It allows the public to be acquainted with what Azure can do for them. It gives them the chance to be trained. Microsoft bridges anyone to the discovery and understanding of the program,” Luke Celente, the President of CSE, asserted.

Azure is Microsoft’s robust and complete cloud platform that encompasses network, security, containers, web, data, internet of things, development, virtual machines, artificial intelligence + machine learning, and storage.  As a workload, its function may vary. So, a Microsoft partner like CSE is eligible and ready to instruct on how it operates and make sure it makes sense to anyone.

 

About Computer Solutions East, Inc.

Computer Solutions East is a full-service Software Licensing, Network Services and Support provider. Our services include software license acquisition and management, Lync and Exchange Online Migration, cloud computing, servers and hosting services. Our expertise with Office 365 includes a unique understanding of aligning Microsoft Exchange Online for business environments, as well as, SharePoint Online. We concentrate heavily on software licenses through volume licensing and Office 365. We have migrated thousands of users to Microsoft’s Cloud.

Computer Solutions East is a Tier 1 Managed Microsoft Partner that has been working with Microsoft Hosted Exchange, Sharepoint, and Cloud products since 2007, starting with their Business Productivity Online Suite (Exchange / Sharepoint / Lync 2007). CSE was the winner of 2016 East Region Renewal/Annuity Partner of the Year Award. They are also Gold and Silver certified for services on volume licensing, Office 365, and Azure Migrations (Small and Large), Dynamics CRM

Awards and Accomplishments:

Winner; 2016 Partner of the Year Award (East Region – Renewal / Annuity)

Finalist; 2016 NY Metro Partner of the Year

Finalist; 2016 NY Metro Cloud Partner of the Year

Finalist; 2015 NY Metro Partner of the Year

Finalist; 2015 NY Metro Cloud Partner of the Year

Winner; 2013 East Region TOP VAR Partner of the Year Award

Finalist; 2013 Small Business Partner of the Year

Ingram Micro SMB 500 (2013, 2015)

Inc. 5000 (2015, 2016, 2017)

CRN MSP 500 (2014, 2016, 2017, 2018)

CRN Pioneer 250 (2016, 2017, 2018)

CRN Next-Gen 250 (2016, 2017)

Tech Elite 250 (2017)

Technology solutions that make sense for your business:

Microsoft Volume Licensing Services Sales

Microsoft Office 365 (Migration & Licensing)

Microsoft Dynamics 365 Deployment and Customization

Azure: improve performance and consolidate resources. Let Microsoft take care of your servers

Application Development: websites, quote to order automation, Netbook, Vendor XML integration with shopping cart

Fixed Monthly Contracts: 24/7 service with predictable monthly payments

Cisco Network and Telephone: WAN, LAN, VPN, Wireless, and VoIP

CSE REVAMPS MARKETPLACE

Powered by Microsoft Azure App Service’s web app feature, CSE Marketplace is Computer Solutions East, Inc. (CSE)’s official e-commerce website that was launched last June 2017. Before hitting its first-year mark, CSE Marketplace has been refined to serve the needs of the on-the-go customer. Small-to-medium business owners cannot afford to waste their time waiting for a customer representative to assist them.  So, a Self-Service License Management Portal like CSE Marketplace can help in using time more economically.  With its clean and basic layout, it will be easier for the user to manage an account.

“CSE Marketplace keeps on getting better and easier to use. We must keep up with the booming trend of e-commerce sites. The different forms of selling get modernized day by day. I really find this as the next level in responding to the consumer’s needs,” said Victor Sai, the Sales Manager of CSE.

Self-Service License Management Portal

The CSE Marketplace is designed as a Self-Service License Management Portal where customers have control on the programs they wish to acquire volume licenses. They can manage their cloud-based subscriptions efficiently with the user-friendly interface. The users can navigate through the various components of the site, such as the subscription portal, where you can view the Licenses Consumption Summary and the list of current subscriptions, while the left side pane serves as the navigation for subscriptions and licenses, user admin center, and manage accounts for billing and payment methods.

The customer has the power to assess if their volume licenses are still in sync with their needs.

One can withdraw or change their volume license from “seat per year” to “seat per month”. They can adjust their subscription according to their current budget.

The user must register to make an account and to gain his unique view of the self-service license management portal. Also, one will be informed if your company has an existing account.

CSE Marketplace can be accessed by clicking here.

Please note that the products and services from the CSE Marketplace are offered to companies that are within the boundaries of the United States only. 

 

Computer Solutions East is a Tier 1 Managed Microsoft Partner that has been working with Microsoft Hosted Exchange, Sharepoint and Cloud products since 2007, starting with their Business Productivity Online Suite (Exchange / Sharepoint / Lync 2007). CSE was the winner of 2016 East Region Renewal/Annuity Partner of the Year Award. They are also Gold and Silver certified for Services on Volume Licensing, Office 365 and Azure Migrations (Small and Large), Dynamics CRM Online Customization and Configuration, and are a Microsoft Authorized Education Reseller Who provides fixed Monthly IT and Ad Hoc Services.

 

Awards and Accomplishments:

Winner; 2016 Partner of the Year Award (East Region – Renewal / Annuity)

Finalist; 2016 NY Metro Partner of the Year

Finalist; 2016 NY Metro Cloud Partner of the Year

Finalist; 2015 NY Metro Partner of the Year

Finalist; 2015 NY Metro Cloud Partner of the Year

Winner; 2013 East Region TOP VAR Partner of the Year Award

Finalist; 2013 Small Business Partner of the Year

Ingram Micro SMB 500 (2013, 2015)

Inc. 5000 (2015, 2016, 2017)

CRN MSP 500 (2014, 2016, 2017, 2018)

CRN Pioneer 250 (2016, 2017, 2018)

CRN Next-Gen 250 (2016, 2017)

Tech Elite 250 (2017)

 

Technology solutions that make sense for your business:

Microsoft Volume Licensing Services Sales

Microsoft Office 365 (Migration & Licensing)

Microsoft Dynamics 365 Deployment and Customization

Azure: improve performance and consolidate resources. Let Microsoft take care of your servers

Application Development: websites, quote to order automation, Netbook, Vendor XML integration with shopping cart

Fixed Monthly Contracts: 24/7 service with predictable monthly payments

Cisco Network and Telephone: WAN, LAN, VPN, Wireless, and VoIP

Computer Solutions East, Inc. Recognized for Excellence in Managed IT Services

New Rochelle, New York, February 20, 2018 – Computer Solutions, East, Inc (CSE), Business Technology Simplified, announced today that CRN®, a brand of The Channel Company, has named CSE to its 2018 Managed Service Provider (MSP) 500 list in the Pioneer 250 category. This annual list recognizes North American solution providers with cutting-edge approaches to delivering managed services. Their offerings help companies navigate the complex and ever-changing landscape of IT, improve operational efficiencies, and maximize their return on IT investments.

In today’s fast-paced business environment, MSPs play an important role in helping companies leverage new technologies without straining their budgets or losing focus on their core business. CRN’s MSP 500 list shines a light on the most forward-thinking and innovative of these key organizations.

The list is divided into three categories: the MSP Pioneer 250 (recognizing companies with business models weighted toward managed services and largely focused on the SMB market), the MSP Elite 150 (recognizing large, data center-focused MSPs with a strong mix of on-premises and off-premises services),and the Managed Security 100 (recognizing MSPs focused primarily on off-premise, cloud-based security services).

No matter the size of a business, CSE strongly believes in the welfare of every investment and service intended. CSE can not tolerate any downtime and outage to a business. As a manage service provider, they have taken the leap to give the best service that they can as they faithfully follow their vision of simplifying business technologies.

“Managed service providers have become integral to the success of businesses everywhere, both large and small,” said Bob Skelley, CEO of The Channel Company. “Capable MSPs enable companies to take their cloud computing to the next level, streamline spending, effectively allocate limited resources and navigate the vast field of available technologies. The companies on CRN’s 2018 MSP 500 list stand out for their innovative services, excellence in adapting to customers’ changing needs, and demonstrated ability to help businesses get the most out of their IT investments.”

“CSE has taken our initiative to a whole new level to uplift cybersecurity and monitoring. We have always been proactive in taking steps to give a higher edge to our services. That’s why we have turned into a Managed Security Service Provider. We don’t just do business for our customers, we are in charge of their business security,” said Allen Hamaoui, Sr., Managing Partner of CSE.

The MSP 500 list will be featured in the February 2018 issue of CRN and online at www.CRN.com/msp500.

About Computer Solutions East, Inc.

Computer Solutions East is a full-service Software Licensing, Network Services and Support provider. Our services include software license acquisition and management, Lync and Exchange Online Migration, cloud computing, servers and hosting services. Our expertise with Office 365 includes a unique understanding of aligning Microsoft Exchange Online for business environments, as well as, SharePoint Online. We concentrate heavily on software licenses through volume licensing and Office 365. We have migrated thousands of users to Microsoft’s Cloud.

Computer Solutions East is a Tier 1 Managed Microsoft Partner that has been working with Microsoft Hosted Exchange, Sharepoint, and Cloud products since 2007, starting with their Business Productivity Online Suite (Exchange / Sharepoint / Lync 2007). CSE was the winner of 2016 East Region Renewal/Annuity Partner of the Year Award. They are also Gold and Silver certified for services on volume licensing, Office 365, and Azure Migrations (Small and Large), Dynamics CRM Online Customization and Configuration, and are a Microsoft Authorized Education Reseller who provides fixed Monthly IT and Ad Hoc Services.

New Partnership: Computer Solutions East and AssureSign—A DYNAMIC Duo

Electronic signatures guarantee a modernized workflow by digitally transforming an organization’s method of gaining consent or assent from their customers and prospects.

Yet, to transform their entire front-to-back business process, many businesses must leverage other solutions to arrive at their digital nirvana.

As a company, Computer Solutions East, Inc. (CSE) is devoted to providing information technology (IT) services and digital solutions across the SaaS landscape.

In addition to offering custom solutions and integrations, CSE offers education, training, and specialized support for the array of digital tools a client subscribes to or licenses. Providing this support are knowledgeable and industry-certified specialists who are trained to provide best-in-class service to CSE’s 600+ licensed subscriber base.

The solutions, custom integrations, and support services offered in CSE’s marketplace enable SMBs the capacity to compete with mid-to-large-scale enterprises.

From network design overhauls to troubleshooting a user’s application, CSE simplifies the use of technologies that allow businesses to remain competitive and current.

While CSE offers a range of products and services for a wide-variety of digital systems—Symantec Backup Exec, Lenovo devices, BlackBerry Servers, etc.—many of their utilities cater to Microsoft solutions and products. As a Microsoft Gold Partner, CSE provides well-suited add-ons and support for popular MS platforms, such as SharePoint, Azure Active Directory, Office 365, and Dynamics 365.

Users of Dynamics 365—Microsoft’s branded CRM—can leverage more ways of engaging with their consumer through purpose-built add-on applications available in CSE’s marketplace. From Delve analytics to cloud storage options, as well as, social posting applications, CSE yields intelligent solutions capable of enhancing Dynamics users entire front-to-back workflows.

Specializing in small-to-medium business markets, CSE partners with digital product vendors like AssureSign to offer robust integrations capable of streamlining the entire spectrum of a client’s end-to-end workflow.

Remaining devoted to enhancing the full spectrum of user workflows, CSE recently made the power of AssureSign eSignatures available to its subscribers.

What is AssureSign Connect?

AssureSign Connect, the industry’s leading partner program, lends businesses the opportunity to combine the power of eSignature with industry-specific applications to meet the unique digital needs of the companies and industries that comprise a modern market.

AssureSign recently joined forces with yet another solutions partner, whose assortment of customizable digital tools and resources create the conduit for business efficiency and growth.

AssureSign and CSE: A Dynamic Duo

Because of our dedication to Microsoft platforms, CSE builds integrations with digital solutions that best harmonize with Microsoft’s intelligent business applications.

When CSE discovered AssureSign’s premiere Dynamics 365 eSignature integration, their search for the optimal eSign integrator was over! As the newest member of AssureSign Connect , CSE can now license Dynamics eSignature integrations within its marketplace.

The best part? CSE can incorporate other valuable solutions when it sells eSignature to its subscribers! So, whether it’s an eSign add-on or a combination of our electronic signature with other solutions to form a multi-function integration, as an AssureSign Connect partner, CSE can provide the industry’s most capable and secure eSignature to users of Dynamics 365 and beyond!

Together, CSE and AssureSign are enabling more businesses to lower their costs, improve time to market, and propel positive change in processes and business models.