The #1 Reason IT Struggles With Cloud Migration

​​​​​When you fail to plan, you plan to fail. That’s definitely true if you’re thinking of migrating to the cloud. Moving to the cloud can be a game-changer for many businesses that can include increased efficiency, flexibility, and increased cash flow but moving to the cloud isn’t right for every...

Downtown Akron Q&A with Akron Beacon Journal

​​​​​Metisentry is proud to be a part of downtown Akron’s Renaissance. President Marling Engle and Administrator Laura Engle sat down with the Akron Beacon Journal for a Q&A to discuss the anticipated expansion of Metisentry and why they’re excited for downtown Akron’s growth. To read more about Metisentry’s downtown Akron...

Metisentry Earns Prestigious Weatherhead 100 Award

​​​​​Metisentry is proud to announce that it has been selected as a repeat Upstart winner of the Weatherhead 100 Award. This prize recognizes an elite group of businesses and organizations that are paving the way in the areas of leadership, revenue growth and innovation in Northeast Ohio. Requirements for consideration...

Metisentry Participates in 8th Annual Food Drive

​​​​​Eager to help our community, Team Metisentry has partnered with the Akron-Canton Regional Food Bank for our 8th Annual Food Drive.  Only a quick, five minute drive from our office, the food bank feeds over 263,000 people throughout eight counties in Northeast Ohio, yearly. Our event takes place from Monday,...

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Linux and Open Source is becoming routine for businesses

​​​​​Linux is a free and open-source operating system that has the largest installed base of all general-purpose operating systems (OS). Its underlying source code may be used, modified and distributed by anyone, even for commercial purposes. In part because of these reasons, and also because of its affordability and malleability,...

Website safe, by choosing right hosting

​​​​​Generally, business owners tend to believe that their website is being backed up, that it is actively maintained by their hosting service, and that the service will keep their site protected, up-to-date and operational. However, that’s probably not the case. “Site backup and updates likely are not being provided by...

Metisentry Acquires WillCo Technologies

​​​​​Metisentry is pleased to announce the acquisition of WillCo Technologies, a Kansas City, Missouri-based company that serves as the largest credentials management software provider to the US Department of Defense. Through its IASTAR® (Information Assurance Strategic Tracking & Reporting) Online Software, WillCo Technologies provides service for over 1.5 million users and continues to evolve...

Metisentry Named 2017 Business Growth Honoree

​​​​​Metisentry has been named as a 2017 Cascade Capital Corporation Business Growth Award Honoree. This is our third year in a row and fourth time overall receiving this honor. We are among 44 honorees this year. The Cascade Capital Corporation Business Growth Awards program honors businesses from a seven-county region that have achieved significant...

Metisentry Makes Downtown Beautiful

​​​​​For the second year in row, Metisentry’s excited to be a part of the Green & Clean effort in Downtown Akron. Celebrating 10 years this year, Green & Clean is a city-wide project focused on making Downtown Akron ‘vibrant and valuable.’ The event encourages businesses, students and community members to...

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2017 Cleveland Technology Awards Honors Metisentry

​​​​​We’re pleased to be honored with our first award of 2017. Metisentry has been named an honoree of the inaugural 2017 Cleveland Technology Awards presented by Smart Business. We’re among 26 companies to be recognized as 2017 honorees. Of those 26 honorees, we’re one of 12 to be recognized as an Established...

Metisentry Will Remain Known as Metisentry

​​​​​As you may recall, we announced the Metisentry and Pantek merge last month. At the time of the announcement there were no known immediate changes and, for clients, it’s been primarily been business as usual. One major change is now known regarding company names. Both teams will now be known as...

Metisentry and Pantek Merge

​​​​​It is with great pleasure and excitement that we announce, Metisentry has merged with Northeast Ohio-based Pantek. As a leading force in Linux and Open Source Managed Services worldwide, Pantek has been providing tech support and cloud hosting services for the last 20 years. In 2016, Pantek’s acquisition of Pencilneck...

Metisentry Welcomes ePolk Clients

​​​​​We’re excited to announce that Metisentry has acquired Florida-based ePolk. As one of the oldest technology companies in the Winter Haven, FL area, ePolk has been providing business clients with email, website development and web hosting services since 1991. In order to focus attention on the enhancement and expansion of his WinFactor brand,...