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    Trevor Akervik

    Trevor Akervik

    Trevor started with Marco as a territory sales representative in 2001, and over his years with the company, has held various leadership roles including his most recent role as senior director of managed services. Akervik was instrumental in the creation and growth of Marco's nationally recognized Managed Service Programs and is now responsible for the creation, implementation and oversight of all managed service offerings for Marco including managed IT, cloud, voice, video and print. Since Akervik became director of managed services in 2009, Marco's annual managed service revenue has increased from $2 million to an excess of $32 million annually. Trevor is involved in several IT and print industry peer groups, serves as chair of the United Way campaign for 2015 and is a member of the Rotary Club of St. Cloud.
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    The WAN Design and Setup Process, Explained

    By: Trevor Akervik
    October 13, 2020

    When I tell enterprise organizations that SD-WAN (software-defined wide area network) is easy, I encounter a fair share of disbelief. And honestly, I get it. Something as beneficial, cost-effective and user-friendly as a wide area network has to be complex and timely, right? Wron…

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    Trouble with Your IT Network Infrastructure? Automation can Help

    By: Trevor Akervik
    September 24, 2020

    Business growth can create tension, stress and challenges to future success and productivity. One of the biggest challenges your business faces as it grows is increasing complexity in its IT network infrastructure. As your business grows, you add more users and devices to your ne…

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    What is the Internet of Things and Why Should You Care? 

    By: Trevor Akervik
    September 8, 2020

    Take a moment to think about all the ways you’re connected via the Internet. Sure, you have the basics: cell phone, laptop, tablet, smart TV, etc. But, what else? Are there things in your home that you control with applications? It’s all too common for homeowners to control their…

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    What Managed Services Mean for Your Business [Infographic]

    By: Trevor Akervik
    August 19, 2020

    Marco’s managed services are a proven, strategic method businesses use to further operations and lower expenses. Because managed services allow businesses to outsource IT – especially those day-to-day technical management responsibilities and functions – businesses of all shapes …

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    What are the Chances of Losing Information in Cloud Storage?

    By: Trevor Akervik
    July 14, 2020

    The cloud; if anyone's making nominations for the 21st century's top technology buzzword, let's just say I know where my vote is going. In a world where technology changes and evolves at the speed of light, somehow the cloud finds a way to stay top-of-mind and for that matter, ti…

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    5 Frequently Asked Questions about Managed IT Services

    By: Trevor Akervik
    June 19, 2020

    When I talk to clients about Managed IT for their company, a few of the same questions keep coming up. They're great questions, and they give me the opportunity to explain the value that Managed IT can bring to an organization. But if I'm getting these same questions time and tim…

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    4 Reasons to Outsource IT Help Desk Services

    By: Trevor Akervik
    October 21, 2019

    A chief concern for every business is the efficiency in which its employees are completing their day-to-day tasks. No matter how large or small your company is, it will never be able to operate at a pace exceeding the productivity level of the employees that form its backbone. Wh…

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    What Is a Client Business Review and How Does It Benefit My Business?

    By: Trevor Akervik
    September 11, 2019

    The client business review forms a very important component of a managed services partnership. It provides an ongoing, inside look at not only what services we’re providing, but a clear picture of how those services are being provided. So, let’s start at the beginning…

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    3 Scenarios That Could Profit from the Advantages of Cloud Computing

    By: Trevor Akervik
    August 14, 2019

    Common as it may be, the cloud tends to be a gray area for many business owners. Cloud computing is defined as the practice of using a network of remote servers, accessible via the Internet, to store, manage and process data, rather than a local server or a personal computer. So …

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    An Inside Look at Marco's Help Desk Support

    By: Trevor Akervik
    June 26, 2019

    The moment you need support, support desk services become very important. We all know downtime is expensive, and frustrated employees come at a cost. But a great help desk can do more than just answer calls; they’re also committed to monitoring your network and resolving issues a…

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