Tommy Wald

White Glove Technologies

Tommy Wald is CEO of White Glove Technologies, a leading IT services firm based in Austin. Wald regularly speaks to Austin professional associations regarding developments in business and computing. He lives with his wife, Michelle, a bodyworker and painter, and his daughter, Sasha, age 9, and son, Devon, age 6. Wald enjoys time with his family and also plays saxophone in a local blues band. A Temple, TX native, Wald began his college on a music scholarship at Temple Junior College before transferring to the University of Texas at Austin. After graduating from UT with a business degree in Accounting and MIS, Wald joined the accounting firm of Peat, Marwick, Mitchell & Co, now known as KPMG, as an Information Systems Consultant. He parlayed this experience into independent consulting before starting a computer backup service company which grew into NETForce Technologies in 1995 and into RIATA in 2001. In 2010 RIATA merged with White Glove Technologies which resulted in creating one of the largest Managed Services Provider in Texas and the US.

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About Tommy Wald

White Glove Technologies

Tommy Wald is CEO of White Glove Technologies, a leading IT services firm based in Austin. Wald regularly speaks to Austin professional associations regarding developments in business and computing. He lives with his wife, Michelle, a bodyworker and painter, and his daughter, Sasha, age 9, and son, Devon, age 6. Wald enjoys time with his family and also plays saxophone in a local blues band. A Temple, TX native, Wald began his college on a music scholarship at Temple Junior College before transferring to the University of Texas at Austin. After graduating from UT with a business degree in Accounting and MIS, Wald joined the accounting firm of Peat, Marwick, Mitchell & Co, now known as KPMG, as an Information Systems Consultant. He parlayed this experience into independent consulting before starting a computer backup service company which grew into NETForce Technologies in 1995 and into RIATA in 2001. In 2010 RIATA merged with White Glove Technologies which resulted in creating one of the largest Managed Services Provider in Texas and the US.

The Benefit of Managed IT Services for Small Business

by Tommy Wald

White Glove Technologies

Tommy Wald is CEO of White Glove Technologies, a leading IT services firm based in Austin. Wald regularly speaks to Austin professional associations regarding developments in business and computing. He lives with his wife, Michelle, a bodyworker and painter, and his daughter, Sasha, age 9, and son, Devon, age 6. Wald enjoys time with his family and also plays saxophone in a local blues band. A Temple, TX native, Wald began his college on a music scholarship at Temple Junior College before transferring to the University of Texas at Austin. After graduating from UT with a business degree in Accounting and MIS, Wald joined the accounting firm of Peat, Marwick, Mitchell & Co, now known as KPMG, as an Information Systems Consultant. He parlayed this experience into independent consulting before starting a computer backup service company which grew into NETForce Technologies in 1995 and into RIATA in 2001. In 2010 RIATA merged with White Glove Technologies which resulted in creating one of the largest Managed Services Provider in Texas and the US.

For small businesses in today’s high-tech society, Information Technology (IT) has become a significant consideration. Implementing new technology is a challenging job for small business owners and can cause numerous difficulties in day-to-day operations. Many small businesses are finding Managed IT Services as a solution to get the most from their IT investment.

Topics: Operations, Technology

The Future of Cloud Computing

by Tommy Wald

White Glove Technologies

Tommy Wald is CEO of White Glove Technologies, a leading IT services firm based in Austin. Wald regularly speaks to Austin professional associations regarding developments in business and computing. He lives with his wife, Michelle, a bodyworker and painter, and his daughter, Sasha, age 9, and son, Devon, age 6. Wald enjoys time with his family and also plays saxophone in a local blues band. A Temple, TX native, Wald began his college on a music scholarship at Temple Junior College before transferring to the University of Texas at Austin. After graduating from UT with a business degree in Accounting and MIS, Wald joined the accounting firm of Peat, Marwick, Mitchell & Co, now known as KPMG, as an Information Systems Consultant. He parlayed this experience into independent consulting before starting a computer backup service company which grew into NETForce Technologies in 1995 and into RIATA in 2001. In 2010 RIATA merged with White Glove Technologies which resulted in creating one of the largest Managed Services Provider in Texas and the US.

We've all heard about how cloud computing is supposed to revolutionize everything, but how exactly will that work? What are the risks involved with giving your data over to another company? Which companies are leading the charge into the cloud?

Topics: Operations, Technology

Beware of Version 1.0

by Tommy Wald

White Glove Technologies

Tommy Wald is CEO of White Glove Technologies, a leading IT services firm based in Austin. Wald regularly speaks to Austin professional associations regarding developments in business and computing. He lives with his wife, Michelle, a bodyworker and painter, and his daughter, Sasha, age 9, and son, Devon, age 6. Wald enjoys time with his family and also plays saxophone in a local blues band. A Temple, TX native, Wald began his college on a music scholarship at Temple Junior College before transferring to the University of Texas at Austin. After graduating from UT with a business degree in Accounting and MIS, Wald joined the accounting firm of Peat, Marwick, Mitchell & Co, now known as KPMG, as an Information Systems Consultant. He parlayed this experience into independent consulting before starting a computer backup service company which grew into NETForce Technologies in 1995 and into RIATA in 2001. In 2010 RIATA merged with White Glove Technologies which resulted in creating one of the largest Managed Services Provider in Texas and the US.

Have you ever been the first kid on your block to get the newest, latest and greatest gizmo? And then been disappointed to find out it didn’t work exactly as advertised? This is the world of computers, software and new hand held smart devices and PDA’s.

Topics: Featured, Technology, Blog Posts

The IT Nation

by Tommy Wald

White Glove Technologies

Tommy Wald is CEO of White Glove Technologies, a leading IT services firm based in Austin. Wald regularly speaks to Austin professional associations regarding developments in business and computing. He lives with his wife, Michelle, a bodyworker and painter, and his daughter, Sasha, age 9, and son, Devon, age 6. Wald enjoys time with his family and also plays saxophone in a local blues band. A Temple, TX native, Wald began his college on a music scholarship at Temple Junior College before transferring to the University of Texas at Austin. After graduating from UT with a business degree in Accounting and MIS, Wald joined the accounting firm of Peat, Marwick, Mitchell & Co, now known as KPMG, as an Information Systems Consultant. He parlayed this experience into independent consulting before starting a computer backup service company which grew into NETForce Technologies in 1995 and into RIATA in 2001. In 2010 RIATA merged with White Glove Technologies which resulted in creating one of the largest Managed Services Provider in Texas and the US.

I just returned from attending the ConnectWise Partner Summit that was in Orlando this past week. In attendance was over 1400 IT service providers from around the world that focus on managed IT services as their key practice. The bond that connects us is that we all use the ConnectWise Professional Services Automation (PSA) tool that help us run our businesses and provide these services to our clients.

Topics: Technology, Business Best Practices, Blog Posts

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