May 2024 Newsletter | 🎖️Our New Certifications to serve you better! + Teleco Triumphs at TAG Conference🏆

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Welcome to Teleco’s May Newsletter! This month, we are thrilled to share some exciting milestones and initiatives with our valued community. Teleco has proudly received two prestigious industry awards, recognizing our commitment to innovation and excellence. Additionally, we’ve enhanced our expertise by earning new technical certifications, further solidifying our position as a leader in the tech industry. As part of our ongoing dedication to your security, we are now offering free cyber risk assessments to help safeguard your digital assets. Dive in to learn more about these achievements and other updates that underscore our commitment to delivering exceptional technology solutions.

Let’s start this morning with another riddle…
I scramble data to keep it secure,
Without my help, it’s not so sure.
Keys unlock my hidden code,
What am I? Do you know my mode?

(find the answer at the bottom of the email!)

Teleco Wins Prestigious Award at TAG Conference

Teleco had the fantastic opportunity to attend the annual Technology Assurance Group (TAG) conference in the vibrant city of Las Vegas. As a member of an elite network of leading managed technology services providers in North America, we delved into the latest advancements in AI, cybersecurity, and cutting-edge IT protocols, alongside essential leadership principles.

We are thrilled to announce that Teleco was recognized with the Unsurpassed Sales Award for 2023 at the annual banquet. This prestigious award highlights our dedication to sales excellence and innovation in the technology industry.

Read the full press release here.

Happy Work Anniversary Geoff & Tyler 🥳

Happy 7th work Anniversary to Geoff Holtby!🎉 Geoff is one of our IT Technicians who is a valuable resource to us as he can complete IT tickets, service calls and is one of our Cloud Engineers helping to cut-over and deploy new cloud voip phone solutions to our clients.

Happy 2nd year work Anniversary to Tyler Friesen! 🎉 Tyler is our Controller, and we have kept him extremely busy with not only taking over all of our accounting but also changing banks and accounting systems! To say we keep him on his toes is an understatement, but he is always up to the challenge and unphased with what we throw at him.

Chamber Business Awards 🏆

Teleco enjoyed an incredible evening at the Thunder Bay Chamber of Commerce’s BizAwards, celebrating our very own Penny Belluz’s nomination for Business Person of the year. We are grateful for the recognition and heartfelt congratulations to all the nominees and winners! It’s inspiring to witness the abundance of talent and success within our community.

Find Out Your Cyber Score Today!

Take advantage of our FREE risk assessment and find out your cyber score. Learn your organization’s security posture and identify gaps where security needs to be improved. Understand your exposure and make informed decisions. Click here to schedule your assessment or view our sample report here.

Certification Shout-Outs! 📢


At Teleco we prioritize investing in continuous learning and certification to ensure we remain at the forefront of cutting edge technology. Congratulations to Shane Smith who wrote and passed his WatchGuard Network Security Technical Certification.

Congratulations also to David Miedema and Spencer Graham who wrote and passed their Axis Communications Network Video Fundamentals Certification which is a comprehensive course that covers the essentials of network video surveillance.

🔒 Enhance Your Business Security and Efficiency with Access Control 101 🔒

Discover how robust access control can safeguard your assets and streamline your operations. In our latest blog post, Director of Operations Penny Belluz delves into the essentials of access control and highlights innovative solutions from industry leader Axis Communications. Learn how Teleco, as a Gold Partner, can help you implement top-notch security measures. Read on to ensure your business is secure and efficient! Read More.

Upgrade Your Business Communication with VoIP Technology 🌐☎️

🚀 Unlock Efficiency and Flexibility 🚀
In today’s fast-paced world, staying connected is key to success! Upgrade your business phone system to the cloud with VoIP technology and experience:

1️⃣ Seamless Communication: Stay connected anytime, anywhere, ensuring smooth interactions with clients and colleagues.

2️⃣ Cost-Effective Solutions: Reduce your phone bill while enjoying advanced features like conference calling and voicemail-to-email.

3️⃣ Scalability: Easily add or remove lines as your business grows, without the hassle of traditional installations.

4️⃣ Enhanced Productivity: Empower your team with mobile integration and virtual receptionists for efficient remote work.

Don’t let outdated phone systems hold your business back! Click here to learn more and take your communication to new heights!

Answer: Encryption

Encryption is a crucial element in business security because it converts sensitive information into unreadable code, ensuring that only authorized parties can access the data. Implementing strong encryption protocols is a fundamental practice for any business looking to maintain a robust security posture and protect its valuable assets.