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Happy November! In Chicago that means the lights are up, and the winter holidays are here. In the spirit of the holidays, I thought I'd give an early gift and review one of my newest favorite custom visuals for Power BI, Dynamic Tooltip by MAQ Software. Although it is very simple in nature and design, I’ve found it to be extremely useful.

Amy Schneider | 11/9/2017 11:01:40 AM | 0 comments

Well it is almost that that time of month again! New feature releases from Power BI! I can honestly say this is only one of two reasons I am looking forward to November in Chicago. (Hint: I am not a fan of the cold). I wanted to make sure everyone has looked at the October updates before we get tempted with the November release. There were some awesome features release in October!

Amy Schneider | 10/30/2017 12:25:29 PM | 0 comments

October 30, 2017 – Chicago – Netrix Worldwide Pvt. Ltd, a subsidiary of Netrix, LLC announced today that it has acquired Kochi-based firm, Ideamine Technologies, for public cloud services expertise.   Netrix Worldwide has signed a definitive agreement to complete the acquisition of Ideamine, as announced in a local press conference Monday, October 23.

| 10/30/2017 10:20:27 AM | 0 comments

October 30, 2017 – Chicago – Netrix Worldwide Pvt. Ltd., a subsidiary of Netrix, LLC announced today that it has acquired Kochi-based app dev firm, Empressem Technologies.    Netrix Worldwide has signed a definitive agreement to complete the acquisition of Empressem Tech, as announced in a local press conference Monday, October 23.

| 10/30/2017 10:20:27 AM | 0 comments

Creating an IT budget early in the relocation and construction process enables the Stakeholders to establish rough orders of magnitude on how much everything will cost. These costs are based on initial perceived guiding principles, decisions, and assumptions. When developing a budget, Netrix first has conversations with key Stakeholders to discover and understand your business, the technology leveraged within the workflow on a daily basis, adopted business recovery options, and future plans for the business. These discussions are less focused on business goals and more on what needs to change in order to better support the business operation while confirming the evolving guiding principles. 

Andrew Chow | 10/3/2017 11:49:00 AM | 0 comments

Well it’s that time of month again, as it were, it’s my favorite time of month. The Power BI monthly feature release!!! [Cheer noise here]. Every month is packed with cool new features and connectors but I think this month had one of my favorites, Drilldown pages! Since I began working with Microsoft Power BI one of my main frustrations has been the inability to provide navigation within a report.  With the September release Microsoft has given me a new superpower!

| 9/20/2017 12:00:00 PM | 0 comments

Threats like Ransomware, data breaches and security incidents are on the rise and getting worse. Typically, we have two classifications of issues in security that can occur and go wrong, the first is a security incident, which is something like Ransomware (an advanced and persistent threat). The second scenario is a data breach, in which your sensitive data is exfiltrated or exposed. We often see hackers selling sensitive information on the dark web. While the latter of the two is more severe, both categories of incidences that can occur can be extremely impactful to you and your business. 

George Quinlan | 9/14/2017 8:00:38 AM | 0 comments

Today we caught up with Jeff Wampler, CTO of Netrix to get insight into his journey at Netrix. Jeff has been the CTO and a Partner at Netrix since 2006. 

| 9/7/2017 11:28:11 AM | 0 comments

An office relocation or large corporate build out has a variety of components and vendors that play various roles throughout the test-fit, design development, and construction processes. Each respective party has a different purpose and deadline to meet. Having a Lead IT Architect involved from the beginning of a project is essential to planning and staying on budget. In this role, our Lead ensures all components confederate at the right time within the project to ensure the delivery of the high ROI your organization is looking for.

Andrew Chow | 8/23/2017 10:00:00 AM | 0 comments

It's no longer just your laptop or desktop that is connected to the internet. In today's world just about anything can be wired up to the internet and this holds true in the corporate environment just as much as in your home. IoT, or Internet of Things, is a term used to describe the variety of devices that are internet connected.  The interconnection that now exists can be of great use - everything from a lightbulb to a mailbox can be cloud connected and by leveraging internet connectivity, devices are able to provide enhanced functionality. Unfortunately, this also opens up the opportunity for hackers and ill intended organizations to actively take advantage of this newly found connectivity between devices. As a result, cyber criminals are now able to penetrate the network perimeter of organizations in ways that have not been seen before.

Grady R. Negronida | 7/31/2017 11:09:42 AM | 0 comments

Chicago, IL – July 27, 2017 – Netrix LLC, a leading IT consulting company is pleased to announce it has won the 2017 Microsoft US SMB EMS Central Region Partner of the Year. The company was honored to be among a global field of top Microsoft partners for demonstrating business excellence and innovative solutions built on Microsoft technology.  

| 7/27/2017 4:00:30 PM | 0 comments

Chicago, IL, July 19, 2017 – Netrix LLC, a leading IT consulting company announced today their receipt of the FY17 US Top Windows 10 Deployment Partner Mid-Market Award by Microsoft. The annual award recognized top Microsoft partners in several categories for demonstrating business excellence and innovative solutions built on Microsoft technology.

| 7/25/2017 1:56:38 PM | 0 comments

Chicago, IL, July 18, 2017 – Netrix LLC announced today that Chris Clark has joined the Netrix team as a Senior Solutions Architect, Sales Engineer.

| 7/18/2017 4:00:30 PM | 0 comments

Bannockburn, IL -- Netrix, LLC recently worked with Houston-based CPA firm, MRZ, to design their brand new 26,417-square-foot headquarters. In order to accommodate the doubling of the company’s staff, a vast increase in square footage was required. This change also gave MRZ’s leadership the hands-on opportunity to create a workspace that reflects the firm’s culture with the most up-to-date technology, while encouraging employee collaboration.  

| 7/13/2017 1:24:52 PM | 0 comments

Bannockburn, IL -- Netrix, LLC is proud to announce that it has achieved the Cisco® Cloud and Managed Services Master designation worldwide.

| 7/10/2017 12:20:07 PM | 0 comments

With over 19 years of experience, Dunkley brings his most recent success at Project Leadership Associates (PLA) to help Netrix with its next generation cloud platform. 

| 6/26/2017 10:05:12 PM | 0 comments

Chicago, IL, June 5, 2017 – Netrix LLC is proud to announce today receipt of a 2016 Boeing Performance Excellence Award. The Boeing Company issues the award annually to recognize suppliers who have achieved a high standard of superior performance over a full 12-month period. In 2016, Netrix maintained a Silver-level performance rating for each month of the performance period, beginning October 2015 to September 2016.

| 6/5/2017 9:23:30 AM | 0 comments

This is the largest massive ransomware outbreak globally we’ve seen to date. The malware is still spreading globally, and took down 16 hospitals in the UK, and severely impacted FedEx in the US. Thus far 45,000 computers have been reported infected globally, and the infection is still spreading rapidly.  It’s a self-replicating worm and is capable of spreading to other computers inside an infected network.

| 5/14/2017 4:23:30 PM | 0 comments

At Netrix, our security practice sees trends and patterns in the industry that are worth mentioning and monitoring in 2017.  If these items aren’t on your mind and you don’t have a strategy in place to solve each of these, please read on.  

| 5/8/2017 9:11:03 AM | 0 comments

Several industry verticals have slowly adopted cloud services including legal, financial services and healthcare. Healthcare clients have traditionally been slow adopters of perceived cutting edge technologies, and cloud computing has been no exception. However, healthcare clients are now facing substantial increases in data, forcing a reevaluation of cloud solutions.

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