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Press Release

 

April 11, 2018

Empire State Development Announces Expansion Plan For Innovative Solutions In Monroe County

Empire State Development (ESD) today announced that Innovative Solutions in Monroe County will expand, moving its operations to a new location in the Town of Henrietta. The software development company will relocate to a 19,000 square-foot facility on East River Road, repurposing the old Kodak campus. The new space will feature an innovative lab and a tech startup “launch-pad” that will aid the company in supporting up to 12 technology focused start-ups and recruiting recent graduates from local universities in the Finger Lakes Region. The project will create up to 15 new jobs; close to 70 jobs will be retained. Supporting the growth of innovative businesses is an integral part of the regionally designed Finger Lakes Forward economic development plan. Read More

 

November 6, 2017

Boonle Joins Innovative Solutions’ Launch Pad

- Innovative Solutions welcomed start-up company Boonle to join their newly renovated Launch Pad located at Winton Place. Innovative Solutions is one of Upstate NY’s leading IT companies offering free space to technology focused start-ups in a Google like atmosphere known as The Launch Pad. The Launch Pad provides an opportunity for start-ups to accelerate their business development and growth over a twelve-month period through marketing initiatives, promotions, introductions to clients and prospects, and integration into Innovative Solutions offerings. It also provides young companies an inside look of how to build an amazing culture. Read More

 


Upcoming Events

 

Thursday, September 6, 2018

2018 ROC Tech Conference

The landscape of technology is changing by the second, requiring everyone to hit the refresh button and start transforming your business.  The 2018 ROC Tech Conference is your chance to experience Rochester’s diverse technology community up close and personal.  Hear from local businesses on everything from future technology trends to retaining top-level tech talent.  Now is the time for all of us to listen, learn, and evolve...together.

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INDUSTRY Updates

 

MICROSOFT EXCHANGE SERVER 2007 SUPPORT ENDED ON APRIL 11, 2017

On April 11, 2017, Exchange Server 2007 reached End of Life. If you haven’t already begun your migration from Exchange 2007 to Office 365 or Exchange 2016, now’s the time to start your planning. Learn More About Your Options

 

Information Security is something you can not afford to ignore

How is your company protecting its information? Do you have policies and procedures in place to prevent someone from hacking your systems? Do you have awareness programs in place to let people know how to avoid spreading a virus? If you said no to any of those questions, we can help! Learn more about Information Security

 

Selling your products on Amazon is easier than you think

Amazon Marketplace has seen double-digit growth as sellers use the online retail giant to grow. It’s an extraordinary opportunity for businesses of every size—but there can be growing pains. Learn more about selling product on Amazon

 

A CIOs Guide To Information Security Challenges For Higher Education

Like all companies, higher education faces extreme challenges when it comes to information security. These challenges consist of complying to stringent government regulations (FERPA, HIPAA, PCI Compliance), handling an excess amount of data and ensuring that data is not vulnerable to external and internal threats while also providing a high level of availability to its constituency. Learn more about information security in education

 

Outlook 2007 and earlier versions will be unable to connect to Office 365 mailboxes starting October 31, 2017

If you're using Outlook 2007, you must update your version of Outlook for Windows before October 31, 2017. Or, use Outlook on the web to access Exchange Online mailboxes through the Office 365 portal. Call 585-292-5070 x236 to discuss your options.

 

'Krack Hack' WiFi (WPA2) Vulnerability

Serious vulnerabilities have been discovered in the WPA2 wireless security protocol. This means that even on correctly configured wireless networks, attackers can potentially use an attack to read information that was previously assumed to be safely secured. Call 585-292-5070 x278 to chat with our Chief Information Security Officer for more information.


INNOVATIVE SOLUTIONS In The News

 

FEBRUARY 2, 2018

Innovative in the RBJ - Innovative Solutions Owner Takes Unorthodox Approach To Management.

IMany IT companies stick to the beaten path when it comes to growing and developing their business. But Innovative Solutions’ owner and CEO Justin Copie has a vision for the company that is just that: Innovative...  Learn More

 

APRIL 7, 2017

D&C Rochester Top Workplaces 2017

Innovative Solutions has been awarded a 2017 Top Workplaces honor by The Rochester Democrat and Chronicle. The Top Workplaces lists are based solely on the results of an employee feedback survey administered by WorkplaceDynamics, LLC, a leading research firm that specializes in organizational health and workplace improvement. Several aspects of workplace culture were measured, including Alignment, Execution, and Connection, just to name a few.  Learn More

 

MARCH 3, 2017

Innovative in the RBJ - A Bold Approach

Innovative solutions CEO Justin Copie takes a risky move to challenge the company’s status quo.  Learn More

 

JANUARY 27, 2017

Democrat and Chronicle Small Business Spotlight

“Culture” is more than just a workplace buzzword at Innovative Solutions.  The Brighton-based IT company emphasizes the concept, to the point of creating a position of “director of culture.” Channeling his inner Willy Wonka, Innovative CEO Justin Copie shared the company’s “Golden Ticket,” which lists “golden rules” like “biography is not destiny.”  Learn More

 

September 25, 2016

Innovative In The Democrat and Chronicle

D&C Small Business Spotlight: Innovative Solutions in Brighton.  Learn More

 

MaY 27, 2016

Innovative In The RBJ

Justin Copie became CEO of Innovative Solutions on January 1st, replacing Bob Titus, who was in the role for 19 years. Copie, 33, also bought full ownership of the company, as of April 22, from Titus.  Learn More

 

March 25, 2016

D&C Rochester Top Workplaces 2016

We believe wholeheartedly in our people which is why this award is such an honor. Our culture is very unique and so are our people. We're a group of smart, dedicated, and technically talented people consistently striving to discover what we don't know. We work in an environment where we care boldy, change is non-negotiable, and failure is required.  Learn More

 

November 19, 2015

RBJ Forty Under 40 Awards

Jonathan Prutzman is a man of strong values, dedication, and a bold leadership style. No wonder he was nominated and awarded Rochester’s Forty Under 40 in 2015. He has achieved professional success and made significant contributions to our community. If you can’t find him in the office, you can find him at the golf course perfecting his 7 iron. Thank you Jonathan for sharing your talents with us!  Learn More

 

October 29, 2015

RBJ Rochester Top 100

Coming in at #67! Every individual at every level of our business is empowered to succeed in their own goals and contribute to the overall success of the company. With the right people and the right clients, we're committed to living our purpose and changing the world of I.T. forever.  Learn More