Andy Judge

Grove Networks has been serving the Miami area since 2000, providing IT Support such as technical helpdesk support, computer support, and consulting to small and medium-sized businesses.

Andy Judge, Founder and CEO

Andrew Judge founded Grove Networks in 2000 to provide big business quality IT support to small businesses throughout Dade and Broward counties. Today, Grove Networks serves small businesses to Fortune 500 Companies in the US, Caribbean and South America with over two hundred clients in 12 countries and 15 states.

A graduate of the University of Miami with a Masters from the University of Rhode Island, he has attained over 30 certifications from Microsoft and Apple, to VMware and DataCore. He has serviced and/or taught organizations such as IBM, Sun Microsystems, EDS, EMC, Wachovia, Bank United, and Raytheon. While in graduate school, Andrew built his own aircraft, and he still enjoys flying both for business and pleasure. He has also participated in the Angel Flight program aiding in the transport of critically ill, low-income individuals who need special medical treatment but are unable to afford transportation. Andy is a proud member of Sigma Chi and the Heartland Technology Group.

The Many Threats that Come from Leaning on Technology

The Many Threats that Come from Leaning on Technology

Your business is susceptible to countless threats and vulnerabilities, all of which aim to bring your organization crumbling to the ground. These include all types of technology-related problems that cause downtime and other terrible situations that your business has to overcome. Let’s look at some of the threats you face from day to day, and try to establish an appropriate response to each.

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A Private Cloud Doesn’t Have to Be a Massive Expense

A Private Cloud Doesn’t Have to Be a Massive Expense

Databases are exceptionally useful for allowing access to important data, but they by default expose data to risks depending on how they are stored. If a database is stored in the cloud, for example, it could potentially be exposed to threats that put the future of your business in jeopardy. Compared to the public cloud, a private cloud database can give you more opportunities for security, flexibility, and customization.

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Teamwork Requires Innovative Collaboration Tools

Teamwork Requires Innovative Collaboration Tools

Collaboration is critical to the success of your organization, and in a lot of ways, productivity can’t happen without it. Some modern collaboration tools have improved operations so much that they have completely changed the workplace dynamic, making meetings easier to manage, clients easier to communicate with, and managing in-house processes in a more efficient way. It’s no surprise that the right collaboration tools can help your organization overcome just about anything.

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AI and IT: A Natural Match

AI and IT: A Natural Match

Artificial Intelligence is one technology that garners excitement and fear. People’s imaginations tend to run away with them when they have conversations about AI. Businesses of all types are starting to figure how they can utilize advanced artificial intelligence platforms and machine learning to facilitate better business, but is it working? Let’s take a look at how AI innovation is changing business and see how ready AI is for primetime.

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What the Modern Worker Expects at His/Her Job

What the Modern Worker Expects at His/Her Job

There aren’t many happier moments for a person than when they score their first big job. The opportunity to use the skills they have learned, and to pay off some of the debt that knowledge set them back, are two activities most people who are in this position relish. However, you can’t expect these opportunities to keep your employees around forever... you need to meet (and sometimes manage) their other expectations of the workplace.

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