Entries by Merrill Laufer

Freeit Ranks 115 on the 2020 CRN® Fast Growth 150 List

CRN® Recognizes the Top IT Channel Providers for Exceptional Growth and Performance   Austin, Texas, August 7th, 2020 – Freeit Data Solutions, is proud to announce that CRN®, a brand of The Channel Company®, has named Freeit Data Solutions to its 2020 Fast Growth 150 list. Each year, CRN® recognizes the fastest-growing technology integrators, solution […]

Freeit Data Solutions Celebrates 10 Year Anniversary

To commemorate our 10 year anniversary, Freeit Data Solutions, President & CEO, Wayne Orchid did an interview with Austin Business Journal reflecting on our highlights, learnings, and growth over the last decade.   First question, and I know you must get this a lot.  Is the company called Free-IT, or Freeit?  And how did you […]

Announcing Brian Jones as an AWS Certified Solutions Architect

Personal and professional growth is one of our core values. This month we are thrilled to announce that our very own Brian Jones has achieved the AWS Certified Solutions Architect certification. With customers at the core of all our decisions, this AWS certification enables us to give additional support and skilled consulting & architecture to […]

Driving Remote Collaboration with Microsoft Teams

In 2019, Freeit implemented Microsoft Teams for meetings and collaboration with our customers and partners as well as for internal collaboration. Now that many people are at home for shelter-in-place orders, businesses and organizations are relying on digital collaboration tools even more so than before. However, working remotely means some of us are turning spaces […]

Freeit Ranks No. 213 on 2020 Inc. 5000 Series: Texas

NEW YORK, March 13, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Inc. magazine revealed Freeit Data Solutions is No. 213 with two-year revenue growth of 97.7% on their Inc. 5000 Series inaugural: Texas list, the most prestigious ranking of the fastest-growing Texas-based private companies.  Born of the annual Inc. 5000 franchise, this regional list represents a unique look at the most successful […]

Ransomware by the numbers

Posted with permission from Enterprise.nxt from Hewlett Packard Enterprise, written by Larry Seltzer Many businesses and governments choose to pay tens or hundreds of thousands of dollars to ransomware attackers rather than suffer millions in recovery losses. 365% The percentage increase in detections of ransomware by Malwarebytes business customers from Q2 2018 to Q2 2019. At […]

Freeit COVID-19 Precautions

We’re All in This Together   On March 11, 2020, the World Health Organization (WHO) declared  COVID-19 a global pandemic. We continue to follow updates on the virus, and encourage people to adhere to the recommendations coming from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the World Health Organization. Freeit Community, The coronavirus (COVID-19) situation is evolving daily, and like many companies, we at Freeit Data Solutions are focused […]

Freeit Data Solutions Named Netwrix 2019 Channel Partner of the Year

AUSTIN, Texas, Feb. 13, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Freeit Data Solutions was presented with the prestigious Netwrix Channel Partner of the Year Award last Friday for outstanding commitment, collaboration, and revenue generation. Freeit won the hotly contested award over other Netwrix channel partners such as PC Mall, SHI International Corp., and Insight Enterprises. The Netwrix Channel Partner of the Year award […]

2019 In Review: Giving Back to The Community

At Freeit, we’re passionate about giving back. Our base may be in Austin, but we consider the entire world our community. We’re all in this together!  As a result, this year we donated over $22,000 in support of individuals and community organizations. In 2019 we are proud to have supported or volunteered with the following […]

Freeit Makes Austin Business Journal Fast 50

Freeit Ranked as the 12th Fastest Growing Company in Central Texas by Austin Business Journal. Austin, TX, October 24th, 2019 – Freeit Data Solutions was presented with the prestigious Austin Business Journal Fast 50 Award on Thursday for outstanding growth over the last year. Freeit was named the 12th fastest growing company in Central Texas […]