Matt Alvarado

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.
Matthew Alvarado, VP Sales and Marketing



Matt is passionate about communication and the customer experience. With over 20 years in business, government and charitable organizations in the U.S., Latin America and Europe, his insight will help you develop a world class organization with a strong customer focus that delivers results to your bottom line. He is a Melvin Jones Fellow of Lions Club International, the University of Colorado Miami Chapter Leader and holds an MBA from Boston University. Matt is fluent in Spanish and Portuguese and has also studied French and German.

Lenovo Customers Exposed to Security Risk Through Superfish

b2ap3_thumbnail_Lenovo-Article.jpgAs was widely reported this week, Lenovo consumer products may have potentially serious security vulnerabilities due to a piece of factory-installed software. This software, called Superfish, puts sensitive user data at risk by breaking secure HTTPS website connections.

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You’re Under Attack! Eight Ways to Know for Sure

b2ap3_thumbnail_Mcafee-article.jpgThe parade of breaches, attacks and various other digital maladies hitting corporations in 2014 made it clear that default, out-of-the-box compliance and security is not enough to protect organizations. However, the nature of advanced persistent threats (APTs), and other forms of malware, makes it difficult to find an investment that can keep the next threat from growing into the next breach.

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Tip of the Week: 5 Technologies to Get Maximum Productivity Out of Your Employees

b2ap3_thumbnail_maximum_productivity_400.jpgWhen it comes down to it, your employees are being paid for their time spent at work. Business operates on the principle of “time is money,” which means that every minute wasted cuts into your bottom line. If you’re looking to squeeze the most productivity out of your employees, then there are technologies available that can take back those precious minutes.

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What Coca-Cola Got Wrong with its Slick New Commercial [VIDEO]

b2ap3_thumbnail_coke_spill_400.jpgDuring the broadcast of Super Bowl XLIX, Coca-Cola premiered a bold new commercial meant to inspire viewers, make the world (wide web) a happier place, and of course, sell Coca-Cola. To be sure, it was a monumental marketing effort, but for those of us in IT, we find it cringeworthy and must object to the commercial’s content.

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Can You Tell the Difference Between an IT Issue and an IT Problem?

b2ap3_thumbnail_what_is_the_problem_400.jpgWe often discuss why it’s important that a business takes proactive measures to resolve IT issues before they become problems, but these definitions might be lost on some of our followers. In order to understand the true value of our IT services, it’s imperative that you’re able to distinguish the difference between these two disruptive sources to your technology.

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