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Winxnet Named to Best Places to Work in Maine List
Posted on OCTOBER 15, 2015

Winxnet Ranked 11th in the Medium Employer Category

PORTLAND, ME - Winxnet, an IT outsourcing and consulting firm that meets the complete technology needs of private and public sector organizations, was ranked as the 11th Best Places to Work in Maine for the Medium Employer Category (50-249 Employees). This is the fourth year in a row that Winxnet was recognized as one of the Best Places to Work in Maine.

This statewide survey and awards program was designed to identify, recognize and honor the best places of employment in Maine, benefiting the state's economy, its workforce and businesses. The 2015 Best Places to Work in Maine list is made up of 75 companies in three size categories: small (15-49 U.S. employees), medium (50-249 U.S. employees) and large (250+ U.S. employees).

Companies from across the state entered the two-part process to determine the Best Places to Work in Maine. The first part consisted of evaluating each nominated company's workplace policies, practices, and demographics. This part of the process was worth approximately 25% of the total evaluation. The second part consisted of an employee survey to measure the employee experience. This part of the process was worth approximately 75% of the total evaluation. The combined scores determined the top companies and the final rankings. Best Companies Group managed the overall registration and survey process in Maine and also analyzed the data and used their expertise to determine the final rankings.

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Managing Your SharePoint Solution
Posted on 10/28/2015 8:56:10 AM by Hannah Dexter

Microsoft SharePoint is a unique and powerful business platform that enables different types of organizations to foster higher value relationships with employees, partners, and customers. SharePoint is an easy-to-use platform that enhances collaboration among its staff and manages documents effectivity across its growing network.

Since 2001, Winxnet has been engaging with clients to ensure successful, value-creating SharePoint implementations. Winxnet SharePoint experts not only have the technical skills required to deploy, customize and manage the platform but understand the human and business aspects of SharePoint which are extremely critical for ensuring successful deployments and business results.

Three ways that our SharePoint team can help your organization:

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Happy Healthcare IT Week!
Posted on 10/6/2015 1:40:54 PM by Judi Grassi

It's the time of year you've all been waiting for with enthusiasm and excitement to rival some of our favorites; Fourth of July, Thanksgiving, Super Bowl Sunday...  That's right, it's National Healthcare IT Week!

Okay, so perhaps it's not the flashiest or most anticipated week of the year, but after a career dedicated to healthcare and the technology that makes it possible, I am passionate about the power technology has to improve the health and healthcare of people around the globe. I thought now would be a good time to talk about what makes me so excited about this week and why you should be too.Okay, so perhaps it's not the flashiest or most anticipated week of the year, but after a career dedicated to healthcare and the technology that makes it possible, I am passionate about the power technology has to improve the health and healthcare of people around the globe. I thought now would be a good time to talk about what makes me so excited about this week and why you should be too.

Healthcare IT is all around us. Since the enactment of HITECH, the focus on privacy and security of data has become the "apple a day" for Healthcare practices of all sizes. Not addressing the advantages of technology and its maintenance and oversite could be the difference between your organization being the reputable, confidence-inducing go to practice or the practice patients will do anything and everything to avoid!

It can be confusing and intimidating, but it doesn't have to be. Meaningful Use, Risk Analyses and technology requirements in general are enough to make any Practice Manager endure repeated sleepless nights. However, Healthcare IT, while intimidating at first, is a way to systematically attack and meet your Quality Performance targets and Security Compliance requirements.

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In this issue:
October 2015
Winxnet Named to Best Places to Work in Maine List
Managing Your SharePoint Solution 
Happy Healthcare IT Week! 
Upcoming Events:

Mainebiz Momentum Convention
When: Tuesday, November 10, 2015
Where: Augusta Civic Center in Augusta, Maine
Register: For more information, visit the Mainebiz event website.

Sophos and Winxnet After Hours Event
When: Thursday, November 19, 2015 from 5PM to 8PM
Where: Blazing Paddles at Game On! Fenway, 82 Lansdowne Street Boston MA 02215
Register: For more information, visit the Winxnet event website.

Spurwink 29th Annual Humanitarian Gala
What: The Spurwink Annual Humanitarian Gala honors the Humanitarian and is a major fundraiser for Spurwink and has brought significant community recognition to the organization's work in previous years.
When: Saturday, November 14, 2015 from 6PM to 10PM
Where: Sable Oaks Marriott in South Portland, Maine
Register: For more information, visit the Spurwink event website.

On the Moves:

Brad Mercier
Brad Mercier joins Winxnet as a NOC Level 2 Support Specialist in the Methuen office. Before joining Winxnet, Brad was an IT Field Tech. His expertise in networking and Windows will help Winxnet provide the best service to its growing client base.

Arthur Eagle
Arthur Eagle joins Winxnet as a Senior Systems Engineer in the Portland office. Arthur most recently was employed as the Manager of Engineering for a MSP in Maine. Arthur is originally from Australia and has over 25 years of solid IT experience, over a dozen certifications, and a Bachelor's Degree in Information Technology. His experience and expertise will help Winxnet provide the best service to its growing client base.

Mitchell Davis
Mitchell Davis joins Winxnet as a NOC Specialist I in the Portland office. Mitchell attended Southern New Hampshire University to attain his Masters of Science in Information Technology and has his Bachelors of Science in Recording Arts. His expertise in troubleshooting will help Winxnet provide the best service to its growing client base.


About Winxnet
Providing innovative IT solutions since 1999, Winxnet is a leader in IT outsourcing and consulting, software development, and strategic technical advisory services to the private and public sectors. With offices throughout the Eastern United States, Winxnet provides a broad reach with local expertise.
 
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