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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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    Simplify Your Business Technology Terms into a Single Agreement

    By: Trevor Akervik
    January 26, 2021

    When your business receives multiple technology services, whether from the same vendor or different ones, each service is on its own agreement. And each agreement comes with different terms. That means different lengths, renewal dates, contracts and customer service styles. All t…

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    3 Operational Headaches Eliminated When You Join a Stax Program

    By: Trevor Akervik
    January 20, 2021

    As businesses continue to grow and scale, the old way of doing things starts getting in the way. The technology that’s meant to bring simplicity and ease requires too much effort to manage and maintain. And from the growing complexity and confusion, operational headaches are born…

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    5 Tips to Vet and Select a Technology Vendor

    By: Trevor Akervik
    January 18, 2021

    Choosing a technology vendor for your business can easily go one of two ways. On one hand, you can end up with a fantastic partnership where the vendor brings much needed products, services and expertise to your business. On the other hand, it can be pretty easy to end up with a …

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    Stop Drowning in Invoices and Add Ease to Managing Office Technology

    By: Trevor Akervik
    January 14, 2021

    Call to mind the person who manages your office technology. The one who handles the issues with the phones, gets answers to all the IT questions and takes on the responsibility of ensuring the office copier never runs out of toner. The person puts in the effort to make sure your …

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    Boost Your Technology Savings with Marco’s Stax Program

    By: Trevor Akervik
    January 11, 2021

    Marco’s Stax program is structured to help businesses add ease to their operations and lower their expenses at the same time. It applies a loyalty discount to your services; a discount that grows with every service you add to your program. Before we dive into the discount, let’s …

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    Introducing Marco’s Stax Program — Technology Bundling You Can Believe in

    By: Trevor Akervik
    January 1, 2021

    Without proper attention, business technology can easily get out of control. This is especially true during periods of business growth. As your business grows, so do its needs—your needs. Adding technology services enables your business capabilities, but they also add complexity.…

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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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