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Service Notice: Managed Patching Enhancements

February 26, 2020

Due to the COVID-19 national emergency, we will be placing our new patching procedures on a temporary hold.  We will reassess next month. When we are ready to implement the new process, we will get in touch with you ahead of time. For any questions, please contact your Account Manager.   

Beginning Thursday, March 19, 2020, Systems Engineering will be enhancing our patching services. Before we communicate these enhancements, it's essential to understand the motivation behind them. Our patching service changes are in response to Microsoft's new way of servicing Windows known as Windows as a service.  

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Learn. Connect. Grow. Summer Internships in 2020

February 11, 2020

In 2016, Systems Engineering launched our first ever summer internship program, which has continued to grow and develop over the last four years. With unemployment levels for technology workers at record lows, and a steady increase in open tech positions, students have a unique opportunity with Systems Engineering to gain real-world experience through on-the-job training for a quick transition into full-time careers. Several of our past participants have chosen to take positions within Systems Engineering once they have completed formal studies, which is a testament to the strength of our program and the quality of candidates accepted into the summer internship.

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Reminder: New Microsoft Customer Agreement Date Nears

January 20, 2020

You may recall from our previous blog post in October that Microsoft will replace the core terms of their customer agreement for all existing and new Microsoft customers after January 31, 2020. This new Microsoft Customer Agreement (MCA) is said to improve the purchase experience to better support all customers.

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End-of-Life for Microsoft Windows 7

January 14, 2020

The time for planning has ended. Microsoft will no longer provide extended support for Windows 7. While Extended Security Updates (ESU) may be available for Professional and Enterprise editions of Windows 7 (for a maximum of three years from January 14, 2020), this option will come at an increasing cost to organizations.

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General, Cloud, Data Points, IT Strategy, IT Security

Disposing of E-waste Securely and Responsibly

October 21, 2019

In 2018, there was 49.8 million tons of e-waste generated worldwide. The US contributed a staggering 10 million tons of this waste, and our share is growing. As environmental and health concerns arise over the ever-increasing e-waste, it is the responsibility of everyone to ensure its proper disposal.

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New Microsoft Customer Agreement

October 08, 2019

This month, Microsoft began the transition to a new customer agreement, which replaces the core terms for all Microsoft customers. Their goal is to improve the purchase experience to better support all customers. They also had some important security-related reasons for the change, including;

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General, Cloud

2018 Holiday Greetings From Systems Engineering

December 11, 2018

First, I want to thank you, our customer, for your continued partnership with Systems Engineering. As the world of technology gains in business importance and the demand to operate securely and productively remains a competitive differentiation, we appreciate more now than ever the trust and confidence you put in our team.

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2018 Moments and Memories

December 11, 2018

As we approach the end of the 2018, it’s a time to reflect and celebrate the events and successes we have had here at Systems Engineering.  Between Fruit Mondays and Donut Fridays, we have spent a lot of time working hard but also playing just as hard.  Here are a few of our favorite moments from 2018:

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SE Data Points Winter 2018: New Employees Bulletin

December 11, 2018

At Systems Engineering (SE), our success depends on the efforts of our employees.  We strive to attract and retain talented, dedicated, and skilled staff who share our values, contribute to our vision, and take pride in our clients' success.

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Employee Spotlight:  Kelly Ridley

October 05, 2018

At Systems Engineering, employees are our number one resource. Our success depends on our dedicated and skilled staff who share our values and contribute to our vision. Our Employee Spotlight gives a brief but revealing look at one of our valuable members.

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