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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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    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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    What are the Chances of Losing Information in Cloud Storage?

    By: Trevor Akervik
    February 8, 2019

    The cloud; it is the most popular buzzword in the world of technology today. Data integrity within cloud storage is perhaps the greatest concern that most people have, both personally and professionally, with the cloud. 

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    3 Types of Cloud Computing and How to Know What's Right for Your Business [Video]

    By: Trevor Akervik
    November 19, 2018

    By now, cloud computing is a term that has made its way into everyday business IT discussions. An appropriate cloud computing strategy that fits your day-to-day operations, as well as long-term usability, can be an essential component of business success. Cloud computing gives un…

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    Our Managed Services Partnership is Different; It’s a Business Relationship, Not a Vendor Relationship

    By: Trevor Akervik
    November 14, 2018

    When I work with prospective Managed Services customers, one of the things we always talk about is what the level of interaction they can expect. This typically leads into a bit of a discussion on vendor relationships, partner relationships, and the difference between the two. Yo…

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    Calendaring Your IT Investments? Follow These Steps.

    By: Trevor Akervik
    November 8, 2018

    Budgeting for IT investments isn't something all businesses look forward to, but whether or not you plan for them, the need for business technology persists. Instead of signing off on invoices as they come, business owners are taking a proactive approach and calendaring out their…

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    Myth Series #15: IT Issues Will Get Missed [Video]

    By: Trevor Akervik
    November 1, 2018

    IT issues that get missed are a pain, and the longer they go unaddressed, the more painful things can get. I know some companies worry that making the switch to a managed services provider will result in more missed IT issues, but in my experience, it’s just the opposite. In this…

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    6 Benefits of Marco's Business IT Services

    By: Trevor Akervik
    October 30, 2018

    In an ever-evolving world of business technology, you need a business IT services partner who can evaluate the needs of your business, understand the current trends and deliver the solutions you need. In order to get the most out of your investment, choose a partner with an unriv…

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    Myth Series #14: There are Better Options [Video]

    By: Trevor Akervik
    October 18, 2018

    When it comes to considering managed services for your business, there are a few myths that come up time and time again. This myth, the idea that there are better options for your business, typically comes from comparing managed services pricing to big box pricing. But what those…

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    Are You Spending Too Much Time on End-User Support? Here's How to Tell

    By: Trevor Akervik
    October 10, 2018

    There's no doubt about it, end-user support is essential. Whether your business is small, medium or enterprise, day-to-day support has to happen. This includes patches, upgrades and troubleshooting, all of which work to keep everything in your business functioning as it should. B…

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