Firm named to CRN’s MSP 500 list for sixth straight year, third straight year among the Security 100. PORTLAND, Ore. (Feb. 22, 2021) – Structured proudly announced today that it was named to the 2021 Managed Service Provider (MSP) 500 list in the Security 100 category by CRN®, a brand of The Channel Company. Released annually, this list recognizes the leading North American solution providers that have demonstrated business-savvy, market-leading approaches to managed services. These services help clients improve operational efficiencies and navigate the complexities of IT solutions, which provides a greater return on their IT investments. “To avoid distraction from their core mission, and to gain access to a much wider range of expertise and business-critical tools, organizations often turn to MSPs to affordably expand their skillset as well as offload time-consuming, albeit important, tasks,” said Ruth Walters, senior managing director of Structured’s cloud practice. “We’ve aligned our services to meet modern business requirements for around-the-clock secure monitoring, maintenance, escalation, and even help desk functions, from Tier 1 through Tier 4.” “Receiving managed services from Structured means that our customers enjoy a proven, process-driven and professional IT team without the pressures of managing people in house,” Walters added. Further,…

Structured Helps Secure Department of Defense Supply Chain


CMMC-AB Registered Provider Organization Badge

Firm added to CMMC-AB marketplace as a Registered Provider Organization™ for DOD contractors. PORTLAND, Ore. (Feb. 10, 2021) – Structured announced today that it has ramped up its ability to assist Department of Defense (DOD) contractors in their quest to become CMMC-certified suppliers. With extremely limited exceptions, all companies that supply goods and services to…

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Structured Managed Services Achieves SOC 2 Compliance


AIPCA SOC 2

 A proactive, security-first company, firm launched rigorous process to protect client data and privacy. PORTLAND, Ore. (Feb. 5, 2021) – In this age of advanced and sophisticated threats, Structured and its Managed Services team eagerly and exponentially elevated its capabilities for securing and protecting customer data by obtaining the American Institute of CPAs (AICPA) SOC…

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Trust is Dead, Long Live Trust!


MFA & Zero Trust Business

By Brad Pierce, Structured Managing Director of Security, CISSP/CISA/PCIP -- Zero Trust is a philosophy, a journey. No one manufacturer or security product will get you where you’re going. It will take all of your technologies, and likely some new ones, to arrive at a Zero Trust architecture. Trust is dead, long live trust! Zero…

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Supply Chain Hacks: Fallout from a nation-state-backed attack


By Jesse Wilson, CISSP, Sr. Security Engineer -- Two weeks have passed since the discovery of Sunburst (https://us-cert.cisa.gov/ncas/alerts/aa20-352a), an exploit so vast it likely will become the biggest breach in history – at least to date. Government agencies and private businesses alike are scrambling to detect indicators of compromise (IOCs), install patches and implement damage…

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Structured Expands IT Solutions and Services in North America


Company acquires the assets of DPC IT Solutions, streamlines ability to serve Canadian customers. PORTLAND, Ore. (Dec. 21, 2020) – Structured is pleased to announce its continued North American expansion via an acquisition of the assets of DPC IT Solutions, a Canadian solution provider with three decades of extensive wireless, networking and security experience. While…

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iland’s Secure Cloud Backup Energizes M365 Security


iland's Secure Cloud Backup

Oil and gas companies must explore far more than terrain and seismic reflection to remain nimble in an era of unstable prices and consumer pressure for decarbonization. While dealing with uncertainly caused by COVID-19 and ongoing calls from citizens, policymakers and businesses for lower-carbon futures, forward-looking oil and gas companies are capitalizing on technology to…

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Structured Acquires Verge Technologies, Expands In California


Structured brings extensive services, solutions and broader access to infosec expertise to the new market. PORTLAND, Ore. (Dec. 2, 2020) – In a move to expand its leading-edge IT solutions and services on the West Coast, Structured acquired Silicon Valley-based Verge Technologies. Structured, a nationally acclaimed solution provider specializing in security, cloud, and digital infrastructure,…

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Secure Critical Infrastructure Demands Proactive Measures


Electricity Infrastructure with Cityscape

By Collin Miller, Director of Cloud Security -- Given the emergency brought on by rapid spread of COVID-19, many businesses have been shut down or are transitioning to telework to comply with public health measures. However, for the group of organizations that make up our critical infrastructure, shutting down is not an option.  Critical infrastructure…

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Structured Coronated with CRN Triple Crown Investiture


Teamwork

Elite technical expertise, strong corporate earnings and rapid year-over-year growth propel Structured to the winner's circle. PORTLAND, Ore. (Oct. 30, 2020) – It is said great things come in threes. In Structured’s case, this proves true. We are honored to announce that CRN®, a brand of The Channel Company, has recognized our company as a…

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Future of Work: It’s about apps, data & UX


Remote Worker with Dual Screens

By Chris McDuffie, VP of Cloud Architecture -- In a bold proactive move to quash prolonged uncertainty over “return to work” scenarios, many high-profile tech companies are allowing employees to work from home for months, a year, or even indefinitely. For most enterprises with less advanced tech, offering the same distributed workforce option is a…

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