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UCG Technologies Blog 2017

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VAULT400 Smooths Industrial Equipment Manufacturer’s Global Consolidation Path

With operations in 12 countries, Eriez understands the importance of running a disciplined business. But until recently one aspect of its IT operations fell just a trifle short of world-class: data backup.

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VAULT400 Returns: Welcome Back, Old Friend

UCG Technologies announces the return of VAULT400.

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UCG's Newest Sales Executive Took an Unconventional Path to Success

Career-changing encounters can happen in the strangest places. For Matt Paterini, it was in a barber chair.

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Matt Paterini Joins UCG Technologies

It all started in a barber shop meeting with Jim Kandrac, Founder and President of UCG Technologies. Jim and Matt discussed ways he could provide value and help UCG clients succeed. It quickly became clear that Matt would fit perfectly into the culture and climate of innovation that is UCG Technologies.

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Dynamic New Board Members Join RIFI

Chicago, IL (September 10, 2017) RIF Institute is excited to announce the enhancement of its higher education work by the addition of James Kandrac and Sable Levy to its Board of Trustees, and Malachy Walsh and Mimi Gladstein to its Advisory Board as part of its plan to expand to a new, 9-month Gap Year program.

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UCG Technologies is pleased to sponsor OCEAN Tech Con 2017

Three days of training, networking and insight into the latest Technologies await you at OCEAN Tech Con 2017. Presentations and labs tailored for IBM i Programmers / Developers, Systems Support, and IT Management.

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Laura Sallay

Meet Laura Sallay, Accounting Manager

We are pleased to introduce you to Laura Sallay, UCG’s new Accounting Manager. Laura joined UCG Technologies in May 2017.

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UCG Highly Recommends Avast Security VPN for Your iPhone or Android Devices

Avast Security VPN will help protect your devices in public WiFi areas. Read more about the app and what it does in this article.

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3 Ways to Prevent Ransomware Attacks

3 Ways to Help Avoid A Ransomware Attack

Cyber attacks and Ransomware attacks like WannaCry are becoming more common these days. Learn how to be proactive and protect your data.

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IBM iSeries Cloud Backup Benefits

Top Benefits of IBM iSeries Cloud Backup

Weather the storm with UCG Technologies. IBM's iSeries Cloud Backup system will help keep your data safe. Learn more about the benefits of Cloud Backup in this post.

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UCG Technologies Partners with Midrange Performance Group

UCG Technologies is pleased to support Midrange Performance Group - fantastic partners and recognized industry experts in capacity planning and performance measurement for midrange and enterprise class servers. Thank you, MPG!

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UCG ELDY Award 2016

UCG Technologies Awarded 2016 ELDY Business Partner of the Year!

UCG is pleased and honored to have been awarded the ELDY award for 2016 Business Partner of the Year.

"Thanks for attending the 10th annual ELDY Awards and congratulations to you and the entire UCG team on winning the Business Partner of the Year award for 2016--the first company to have won a second such award. UCG was chosen from over 60 IT related business partners.

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Mary Borkman

Meet Mary Borkman, Client Success Manager, UCG Technologies

In 2016 UCG Technologies announced our Enterprise Security Training partnership with KnowBe4. It quickly became obvious that this program was key to the safety and security of our clients' data and indeed, their entire organization. Our clients' data is protected by UCG's IBM i Cloud Backup & DRaaS.

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Jim Kandrac Polar Bear Jump

Jim Kandrac to "go jump in the lake" tomorrow for a great cause!

Less than 1 week ago, I was asked and agreed to raise money for The Akron-Canton Food Bank by participating in the Portage Lakes Polar Bear Jump 2017 event which is tomorrow - Saturday February 18th. A personal goal was set of $2,500.00 - I jump started the fund raising by donating $250.00.

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IBM POWER8 S812 Announcement

IBM i S812 - 1 Core & 1 Partition - 2U for small clients. Maximum of 25 Users. 64GB of Memory, 8 disk drives, RDX drive. Perfect for small locations or a designated CBU server.

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UCG Technologies Accelerates Geographic Expansion with Acquisition of Pittsburgh-based Integrator

We are very pleased to announce that UCG Technologies has acquired the IBM i Series Solutions business of E-Safe Technologies LLC (formerly Premier Technologies, Inc.) a Pittsburgh-based IT service provider.

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