NYC Comptroller Concerned About NonProfit Funding Process

Comptroller Scott Stringer expressed concern in a recent round-table with Community Board 5 about the lack of effective funding process for nonprofit organizations.

During the roundtable, which hosted local legislators, education advocates, community organizers etc, there was a length of discussion centered around nonprofit funding. The general concern was that while funding support was available for nonprofit organizations, it takes an extensive amount of time for the funds to reach the organizations themselves.

“Why is the city giving a good nonprofit money and then they don’t get the money two years? And then they have to take out loans against the money. It’s called the procurement process,” he said.

“I want a new more transparent procurement process. I want the mayor’s office of contracts to own up to the fact that they are too slow, too outdated and we are jeopardizing a lot of these nonprofit organizations,” Stringer said.

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Compulink Speaks About Client’s Tech Success

Danielle Arboleda, Director of Operations for Compulink Technologies, recently spoke at Ingram Micro’s TrustX Alliance Conference. She was asked to speak about Compulink’s involvement and experience with the Sales Advance Program created by Ingram Micro. Compulink Technologies has been a top partner of Ingram Micro for twenty years.

Danielle took this opportunity to speak to an audience of Ingram Micro Business Partners and leading IT manufacturers about committing to client success in the sales cycle and the benefits of the Sales Advance Program. Danielle spoke about having a junior team and the importance of growth together with shared experience; the benefits of Sales Advance and learning how to do strategic prospecting; and the excitement behind learning new best practices as well as using a growing sales partner network.

Danielle was able to successfully convey the Compulink Culture to the attendants of the events both in the stage and through networking. Through these exchanges, businesses are able to thrive together thanks to Ingram Micro’s collaborative initiative of sponsoring this event.

Crime Data That Can Be Misleading

A recent NY Times article discussed the influence of apps that provide crime alerts on social biases. The apps in discussion: Nextdoor, Citizen, and Neighbors give notification of crime updates in the local area. If one were to use these apps they would be receiving constant alerts about crimes, leading to a bias of perceiving the neighborhood as intrinsically dangerous.

The apps providing such data leads to the questions surrounding the data. For example, the app called Neighbors, sponsored by Amazon, lets users know about where there has been crime nearby for the past 30 days.

The broader takeaway here is to evaluate the broader context of statistical data. For example, in the Neighbors app, when the writer evaluated the statistics of crime for the previous day alone, the crime reduces and there was a nuanced view of daily crime rates.

In the times of information technology, access to accurate data is abundant! However, the reader of said data needs to understand the broader context of this information to make the appropriately draw conclusions about trends and such.

Compulink Technologies Named One of 2019 Tech Elite Solution Providers by CRN

Tech Elite 250 List Recognizes Highest Achieving IT Solution Providers in Vendor Certifications

CRN®, a brand of The Channel Company, has named Compulink Technologies Inc. to its 2019 Tech Elite 250 list. This annual list honors a select group of North American IT solution providers that have earned the highest number of advanced technical certifications from leading technology suppliers, scaled to their company size. These companies have distinguished themselves with multiple, top-level IT certifications, specializations, and partner program designations from the industry’s most prestigious technology providers.

To compile this annual list, The Channel Company’s research group and CRN editors work together to identify the most customer-beneficial technical certifications in the North American IT channel. Companies who have earned these elite designations— which enable solution providers to deliver premium products, services and customer support—are then selected from a pool of online applicants.

“CRN’s Tech Elite 250 list recognizes solution providers with extensive technical knowledge and premier certifications,” said Bob Skelley, CEO of The Channel Company. “Pursuit of vendor certifications and broader skill sets in a wide range of technologies and IT practices, proves a solution provider is committed to delivering maximum business value from those technologies and giving their customers the highest level of service.”

Compulink Technologies has also won CRN Awards in the past including the Elite 150 Category of the MSP 500 in 2019! You can click here to read more.

“We are very committed to staying on top of our tech certifications.  It is important to us that when we engage our clients, we are fully aware of what capabilities the products and solutions have or do not have.  This helps our Compulink team maintain transparency with our clients and ensure client satisfaction.” – Denise Arboleda, VP of Sales in Compulink Technologies.

Coverage of the Tech Elite 250 will be featured in the April issue of CRN, and online at www.CRN.com/TechElite250.

About The Channel Company

The Channel Company enables breakthrough IT channel performance with our dominant media, engaging events, expert consulting and education and innovative marketing services and platforms. As the channel catalyst, we connect and empower technology suppliers, solution providers and end users. Backed by more than 30 years of unequalled channel experience, we draw from our deep knowledge to envision innovative new solutions for ever-evolving challenges in the technology marketplace. www.thechannelcompany.com 

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Compulink Technologies Recognized for Excellence in Managed IT Services

New York, NY, February 19, 2019 – Compulink Technologies, announced today that CRN®, a brand of The Channel Company, has named Compulink Technologies to its 2019 Managed Service Provider (MSP) 500 list in the Elite 150 category.  You can find the link of our placement here.  This annual list recognizes North American solution providers with innovative approaches to managed services. These services help customers improve operational efficiencies, maximize return on IT investments, and continuously help them navigate the complexities of IT solutions.

Managed service providers are integral to the success of businesses everywhere. They empower companies to implement and operate complex technologies while staying within their budgets and keep focus on their core business. CRN’s MSP 500 list identifies the most groundbreaking managed service organizations, with advanced solutions that have endless potential for growth.

This annual 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-premises, cloud-based security services.

Compulink Technologies has also received the CRN Solution Provider 500 Award in 2017 and 2018 (link here)!  Compulink has also was placed in the Fast Growth 150 for CRN in 2016!  So this is the third consecutive year we have received a recognition from CRN!

“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,” said Bob Skelley, CEO of The Channel Company. “The companies on CRN’s 2019 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.”

“We are honored to be a part of this list,” said Rafael Arboleda, the President and CEO of Compulink Technologies.  “This is no easy feat.  This recognition is an accumulation of years of trial and error in the Managed Services space as well as our diligent dedication to client satisfaction.  I am very proud and thankful for our talented Compulink Staff and all who have contributed to our company’s growth for the past 30 years!  A big thank you to CRN for the recognition as well!”

About The Channel Company

The Channel Company enables breakthrough IT channel performance with our dominant media, engaging events, expert consulting and education and innovative marketing services and platforms. As the channel catalyst, we connect and empower technology suppliers, solution providers and end users. Backed by more than 30 years of unequalled channel experience, we draw from our deep knowledge to envision innovative new solutions for ever-evolving challenges in the technology marketplace. www.thechannelco.com

Follow The Channel Company: Twitter, LinkedIn and Facebook

Copyright ©2019. CRN is a registered trademark of The Channel Company, LLC.  All rights reserved.

The Channel Company Contact:          

Jennifer Hogan

Comptroller Recognition For Our VP!

Congratulations to our VP Denise Arboleda for receiving a Certificate of Recognition from the New York City Comptroller Scott M. Stringer!  As you may or may not know, the Comptroller heavily deals with the budget of New York City government agencies and many other similar fiscal matters.

Denise and the Compulink Technologies team have worked for decades to find the best possible pricing for our clients in both the government and the business sector!  In recognition of helping our government clients save money while procuring top-notch IT Solutions, Denise has received this certification!

 We are indeed very proud!  Congratulations to Denise!

Compulink Technologies is an MBE Certified Firm that has been bringing top-notch IT Service solutions to businesses and government agencies across the nation since 1986.

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