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April 5, 2017 designDATA is proud to announce that we have partnered with KnowBe4, a security firm that specializes in cybersecurity training. designDATA will now provide complimentary security testing and training services to their Managed Services and Agility Cloud contract clients. Click here to to view the press release.
July 14, 2016 DESIGNDATA 2016 SOC1-SSAE16 TYPE 2 AUDITdesignDATA announces the successful completion of our fourth annual SOC1-SSAE16 audit. Congratulations to the designDATA team for successfully completing the 2016 SOC 1 - SSAE 16 Type II Audit. Most companies who conduct these audits are very large businesses. designDATA is not. Completing this audit involved a lot of time and effort from all of our teams, particularly the SysAdmin and IT Architecture groups. Our success would not be possible without their enthusiasm and hard work.
At designDATA, we are committed to a standard of excellence that goes above and beyond the typical Managed Services Provider.
May 23, 2016 designDATA ranked #70 worldwide - designDATA has once again been named to Penton Technology’s ninth-annual MSPmentor 501 Global Edition, a distinguished report identifying the world’s top 501 managed service providers (MSPs). The complete 501 list is currently available on the MSPmentor website.
October 19, 2015 Doyon, Limited acquires designDATA - Doyon, Limited, a regional Alaska Native corporation, is pleased to announce the acquisition of designDATA, a leading IT Managed Services provider with offices in Maryland, Washington D.C. and North Carolina.
July 1, 2015 DESIGNDATA 2015 SOC1-SSAE16 TYPE 2 AUDITdesignDATA announces the successful completion of our third annual SOC1-SSAE16 audit. Congratulations to the designDATA team for successfully completing the 2015 SOC 1 - SSAE 16 Type II Audit. Most companies who conduct these audits are very large businesses. designDATA is not. At designDATA, we are committed to a standard of excellence that goes above and beyond the typical Managed Services Provider.
March 27, 2015 2015 MSPmentor designDATA ranked #64 Worldwide - designDATA has surfaced once again on Penton Technology’s eighth-annual MSPmentor 501 Global Edition, a distinguished report identifying the world’s top 501 managed service providers (MSPs). designDATA ranks #64 of 501 worldwide, and ranks #54 in North American rankings.
March 23, 2015 Source Gaithersburg Gazette Samantha Schmieder Staff Writer Rockville nonprofit Project Reboot, which provides inexpensive refurbished computers to those in need, is giving the gift of technology with the help from area donations, including a recent partnership with Gaithersburg-based IT services company designDATA. Dennis Ruck, president of designDATA, and his son, vice-president Matt Ruck, explained that the company wanted to find a way to donate computers that their clients didn’t need anymore.
February 18, 2015 CRN MSP 500 designDATA, the leading IT solutions and managed services provider of the Washington, DC, and Charlotte, NC, region, today announced it has earned recognition on The Channel Company’s 2015 CRN Managed Service Provider (MSP) 500 list as one of the “MSP Elite 150.”
July 24, 2014 designDATA completes SOC-1 SSAE-16 renewal! As a result of continued dedication to excellence, we have passed our audit renewal with flying colors. The audit covered our data center, operations, SysAdmin, monitoring, and IT services teams. Completing this audit involved a lot of time and effort from all of our teams, particularly the SysAdmin and IT Architecture groups. Our success would not be possible without their enthusiasm and hard work.
January 29, 2014 designDATA celebrates 35 years 2014 marks designDATA’s 35th anniversary year, and we are humbled and grateful to mark 35 years of business and service excellence. From our beginnings in 1979, we have grown as a company and as a family. Each year, we strive to grow in understanding and effectiveness, and 2013 was no exception. The past year has been one of growth and accomplishment. Review some highlights from 2013!
August 14, 2013 designDATA completes SOC 1-SSAE 16 audit! Good news - designDATA successfully completed our 2013 SOC 1-SSAE 16 type II audit (formerly known as a SAS-70 audit.) The audit covered our datacenter, operations, SysAdmin, monitoring, and IT services teams. Conducted by an independent service auditor, a SOC 1- SSAE-16 type II audit reports on the description of a service organization’s system, and the suitability of the design and operating effectiveness of the controls.
May 23,2013 designDATA Ranked #60 Worldwide! designDATA has been chosen for Nine Lives Media’s MSPmentor 501 Global Edition. MSPmentor, the world’s premier guide to managed services, has ranked designDATA 60th on this distinguished list of the top 501 managed service providers worldwide. This marks the 3rd consecutive year that designDATA has been selected for this honor.