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WGTECH to Sponsor Maine Bankers’ Bank Expo 2016

WGTECH to Sponsor Maine Bankers’ Bank Expo 2016

Look for WGTECH at 24th annual Bank Expo 2016, held April 14 at the Holiday Inn by the Bay in Portland. This show is for operations, IT, security, and compliance managers from banks across Maine, and we’ll be on hand as a technology sponsor in the exhibit hall to discuss our IT solutions and services.

For more information visit the Maine Bankers’ Association Bank Expo site.

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WGTECH is the IT Services Sponsor for PubHub

WGTECH is the IT Services Sponsor for PubHub
Maine business and technology professionals can join us the first Wednesday of each month at PubHub, a networking group for Maine’s entrepreneurs. WGTECH is the IT services sponsor for this event, and are happy to connect with attendees in person to learn more about their information technology needs, and how we can support their growth.

We’ll be the lead sponsor for the May 4 event and for the September 7 event – look for us onsite at Mechanics’ Hall on Congress in Portland from 6:00 – 8:00 PM. In addition to the chance […]

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WGTECH to Sponsor 2016 Maine Municipal Technology Conference

WGTECH to Sponsor 2016 Maine Municipal Technology Conference

Maine Municipal Association’s 2016 Municipal Technology Conference will be held Thursday, May 5, 2016 at the Augusta Civic Center. Look for WGTECH as a sponsor for this annual conference for Maine’s local and state government officials and employees.

The conference will provide updates on technology trends and useful tips on how best to use today’s technology. A major focus will be on GIS and its uses by municipalities.

For more information, visit the Maine Municipal Association’s site.

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WGTECH to Sponsor MTUG Maine Technology Summit

WGTECH to Sponsor MTUG Maine IT Summit

WGTECH will sponsor the 29th annual MTUG Information Technology Summit and Tradeshow. Look for us this Maine Technology Users’ Group event on June 2 at the Holiday Inn by the Bay.

The IT Summit is a premier technology infrastructure conference, with workshop topics that speak to the concerns and interests of IT professionals in all organizational sectors and industries.

WGTECH will be on hand to discuss its IT services and solutions portfolio, including for virtualization and cloud computing, systems engineering solutions, network solutions, telecommunications consulting, and more.

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Scott Deshaies Joins WGTECH as Senior Systems Engineer

Scott Deshaies Joins WGTECH as Senior Systems Engineer
At WGTECH, we are very proud of our team’s deep technical knowledge. We’re excited to announce that Scott Deshaies is now working with customers to design, support, and install servers, storage, networks, backup, and security solutions. He joins us from technical roles at MEMIC and Central Maine Medical Center, and brings 25 years of experience in network engineering, systems, and security.

“I enjoy solving business problems through the use of information technology, and building fault-tolerant networks for companies where downtime is not an option,” says Scott. “I’m excited about the opportunities I’ll […]

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Cisco announces Spark, a new collaboration tool

Cisco has announced a new offering to deliver messaging, meeting, and calling from the cloud. Cisco phones and video conferencing systems also can plug into the cloud and access these new services. Some details from the Cisco announcement:

It is designed from the ground up for highly secure collaboration that is delightful to use. Today, most of us use unconnected tools for team messaging, virtual meetings and phone calls.  Called Cisco Spark, our new offer mixes messaging, meeting and calling in such a simple way that it is hard to tell where one ends and the next begins. With Cisco Spark, all three […]

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Time Warner data breach

Time Warner has confirmed a major data breach of email addresses and passwords impacting up to 320,000 customers nationwide. Early reports suggest that this breach impacts residential customers, with those using the Road Runner email accounts (username@rr.com) at the highest risk.

If you share sensitive information such as credit card numbers, monitor those accounts closely. If you receive a large number of people reporting that you have sent a “spam” or other unlikely email, that is another trigger.

The best bet for all Time Warner users is to change any passwords immediately; follow good password protocol by choosing a password with eight […]

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Star Wars: The Force Awakens event

The Star Wars event hosted by WGTECH and Cisco was a terrific time – thanks to everyone who came out and watched the movie with us. Two lucky attendees were able to walk away with more than just their memories – they each won a very cool Ultrasaber.
Thanks to Cisco for sponsoring this fantastic afternoon.

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Evan Goulet Joins WGTECH as IT Support Technician

Evan Goulet Joins WGTECH as IT Support Technician
The next time you need help with your desktop, applications, or servers you just might reach Evan Goulet. He recently joined the WGTECH Helpdesk team, coming to us from the Gorham Savings Bank Helpdesk. Evan’s role is to connect directly with customers to provide support on hardware and software, as well as to provide training when needed.

At WGTECH, the most important attributes for this role are dedication to customer satisfaction and the ability to be a team player, both of which are aspects that Evan likes about the job. “We have […]

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Torry Eaton Joins Workgroup Technology Partners as Senior HR Administrator

Torry Eaton Joins Workgroup Technology Partners as Senior HR Administrator
Torry Eaton has joined WGTECH as our Senior HR Administrator. In addition to working with our growing team, Torry also serves in this role for our sister company Insurance Automation Group. She joins us from Aroostook County Action Program, where she was a Senior Manager for Workforce Development Programs.

“I enjoy the ability to assist WGTECH employees with their benefits and in meeting the company’s mission and vision,” says Torry upon joining the company.

Torry has her BA in Political Science (Pre-Law Concentration) from University of Maine, and when she’s not at […]

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Matt Beaudet Joins WGTECH as IT Support Engineer

Matt Beaudet Joins WGTECH as IT Support Engineer
At WGTECH, the most important attribute required of IT Support Engineers is a dedication to customer satisfaction. Matt Beaudet, who joined the WGTECH team in this role, fits this to a T: “I love being able to help our customers and know that I’ve given them the best possible service that I can,” says Matt.

He joins WGTECH from Diversified Business Communications, where he was a Desktop Support Specialist, and has jumped right in to solving customer issues. His responsibilities include supporting servers, storage, networks, backup solutions, and desktops, as well as installing […]

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Corey Ramsey Joins WGTECH as IT Support Engineer

Corey Ramsey Joins WGTECH as IT Support Engineer
It’s always exciting to help people launch a career in IT services. We’re pleased that Corey Ramsey chose WGTECH to start his as an IT Support Engineer. He joins us from SMCC’s computer technology program where he is continuing to earn his degree. He is on track to graduate in the spring of 2016.

In this role, Corey works directly with customers to support their servers, storage, networks, backup solutions, and desktops. “I really enjoy this role because of the amount of various technologies used and implemented,” says Corey. “I am constantly […]

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