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MTUG IT Summit and Trade Show

WGTECH will exhibit at this year’s MTUG IT Summit and Trade Show, scheduled for Wednesday, May 31 at the Holiday Inn by the Bay in Portland. This is the 30th anniversary of the MTUG event, which will feature 15 workshops, a trade show with 50 exhibitors, and networking events. For more information or to register, visit the MTUG website.

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How to Combat Ransomware with Business Continuity

In 2016, companies worldwide paid more than $1 billion because of Ransomware attacks. When you include the cost of downtime, the total loss to businesses is closer to $50 billion. 34% of victimized businesses reported losing revenue due to Ransomware, while 20% had to stop operations completely in the aftermath of a successful data breach.

We saw numerous ransomware attacks on Maine businesses last year – this is a new reality, and we strongly recommend that you have a business continuity in place. We can help.

Learn more at our no-cost webinar:

What: How to Combat Ransomware with Business Continuity
When: April 12, 12:00 PM
Where: Your Computer
With: WGTECH and Business Continuity Specialist Datto, Inc.

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WGTECH is a Maine Hire-A-Vet Employer

WGTECH is one of the more than 100 Maine employers that joined the Maine CareerCenter’s Hire-a-Vet Campaign. In the 2015 campaign, 135 Maine companies hired 259 veterans of our armed forces. WGTECH hired two employees from this program to work in our Westbrook, Maine offices.

 

To learn more about this program, visit the Maine Career Center website.

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WGTECH Sponsors Maine Municipal Association Annual Meeting

WGTECH will sponsor the Maine Municipal Association’s 80th annual convention on October 5, 2016. Technology, employee compensation, public safety, and medical marijuana are among the focuses of this event. For more information or to register, visit the Maine Municipal Association website.

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Workgroup Technology Partners Named a 2016 Best Places to Work in Maine

Great work environment, job flexibility, and training among the benefits offered by insurance software and IT services firm

WESTBROOK, ME – August 24, 2016 – Workgroup Technology Partners announces that it has been named as one of the 2016 Best Places to Work in Maine by Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) – Maine State Council and Best Companies Group. Partners endorsing the program include Mainebiz, the Maine State Chamber of Commerce, and Maine HR Convention. Workgroup is the parent company of WGTECH, Maine’s resource for advanced information technology solutions, and Insurance Automation Group, the developer of software solutions […]

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WGTECH Sponsors PubHub September 7

WGTECH is the lead sponsor for this month’s PubHub, a monthly networking event for entrepreneurs and business professionals. PubHub is Wednesday, Sept. 7 from 6:00 to 8:00 PM at Mechanics’ Hall on 519 Congress St., Portland, Maine. This month’s speaker is Betsy Biemann, the new CEO of CEI. She will share the stage with Kate Curran, who has recently launched a new program for women entrepreneurs. For more information and to register, visit the PubHub website. 

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WGTECH Sponsors Maine Digital Government Summit

WGTECH will sponsor the annual Maine Digital Government Summit, scheduled for November 1 at the Augusta Civic Center in Augusta, Maine. The Summit’s goal is to spread best practices and spur innovation in the public sector. The agenda is designed to be actionable for the state and local government organizations attending the summit and will feature inspirational keynotes, leadership discussions, networking breaks, and breakout sessions. For more information or to register, visit the Maine Digital Government Summit website.

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WGTECH to Sponsor Maine Credit Union Convention

WGTECH will sponsor the annual Maine Credit Union Convention. The 79th Annual Meeting & Convention will be held May 19-20, 2017, at the Holiday Inn by the Bay in Portland.  The Annual Convention Golf Tournament for Ending Hunger is Thursday, May 18, 2017, at Belgrade Lakes Golf Club in Belgrade Lakes.

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Portland Trust Company Partners with WGTECH in Wealth Management Firm Launch

The founders of Portland Trust Company, a new wealth management firm based in Portland, Maine, understand that building partnerships with customers means earning their trust. So when it came time to build secure, high-functioning, and flexible IT systems for their new company, they knew they needed a partner that they could trust. WGTECH has been by their side from the start, advising on all aspects of IT from designing networks and systems, to navigating regulatory compliance audits.

Amelia Kurtz, CTFP, and James MacLeod, Esq., founded Portland Trust Company in 2015, a modern-day wealth management firm that offers a host of […]

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It’s Always Open Season for eMail Scammers

You have to give credit to email scammers – they are relentless in exploiting every opportunity. Some of their phishing emails are obvious scams, but others are cleverly worded enough to make you click the link and start entering valuable data. All it takes is one click to open a door into your company’s network. At WGTECH, we have two pieces of advice: when in doubt, call us; if you have already clicked, call us.

We work with our clients to deploy the most advanced security protections, including robust antivirus solutions. But email continues to be a weak link in […]

Maine Credit Union League Annual Convention

WGTECH to Sponsor Maine Credit Union League Annual Convention
Look for WGTECH at the 2016 Maine Credit Union League Annual Meeting & Convention. This event will be held May 19-21, at the Holiday Inn by the Bay in Portland.

In addition to participating in the conference and vendor tradeshow floor as a technology services sponsor, we’ll once again be sponsoring the golf tournament on May 19. This is held at the beautiful Belgrade Country Club course.

For more information about the convention, visit the Maine Credit Union League website.

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WGTECH Recognized for Excellence in Managed Services

WGTECH Recognized for  Excellence in Managed Services

February 16, 2016 – WGTECH, Northern New England’s resource for advanced technology, announced today that CRN®, a brand of The Channel Company, has named WGTECH to its 2016 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 top-notch 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 environments, MSPs play an important role in helping companies leverage new technologies […]