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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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    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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    IT Security Best Practices for Today’s Businesses

    By: Trevor Akervik
    June 18, 2019

    It’s true. Technology is always changing. Sometimes, technology changes in small, incremental ways, and at other times, it makes big shifts in what can seem like the blink of an eye. With technology in a constant state of change, it can be difficult for businesses to know they’re…

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    Marco’s Managed Services Change Along with Your Company, Here’s How

    By: Trevor Akervik
    May 20, 2019

    How does your managed services partnership adapt when your business changes? Here at Marco, we grow and scale alongside our customers. We've built our managed services offering to adapt to whatever changes your business faces.

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    5 FAQs about the Different Types of Cloud Computing

    By: Trevor Akervik
    May 8, 2019

    If you're looking for the future of business technology, look to the cloud. Businesses that migrate to the cloud have an easier time with A LOT of today's technology-related frustrations, like accessibility, scalability, performance, management and staying up-to-date. But a decis…

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    Inside Look: What to Expect from a Marco IT Audit

    By: Trevor Akervik
    March 19, 2019

    When was your last technology audit? If your answer is any combination of what’s that, I don’t know and a while ago, keep reading. When businesses don’t give their technology the time and attention it needs, things go wrong. It might happen slowly at first with applications loadi…

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    Introducing Marco’s Per User, Per Device Pricing Model and What It Means for You

    By: Trevor Akervik
    March 14, 2019

    Here at Marco, business print services have been a part of our core offering for decades. And during that time, we’ve kept ourselves on the leading edge of the industry, combining new technologies and strategies with our expertise to deliver services to our customers in the best …

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    How Will Blockchain Affect Your Business?

    By: Trevor Akervik
    March 5, 2019

    Have you heard of blockchain? Whether or not you have, know this: Blockchain is here and it’s growing. In fact, one research firm projects that spending on blockchain solutions is forecast to reach $11.7 billion in the next four years. That, combined with the capacity it has to i…

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