Red River Charitable Foundation Awards Six Scholarships to STEM Students

Melinda Walker News, Press Releases

CLAREMONT, N.H. – August 4, 2020 – Red River Charitable Foundation (RRCF), a 501(c)3 supporting veterans and students, today announced the recipients of its STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) scholarship. Now in its twelfth year, the RRCF Scholarship program has given  60 scholarships and supports recent high school graduates in the New Hampshire and Vermont area pursuing STEM fields …

Red River Launches Access-EDU to Deliver School-Level Connectivity at Home

Melinda Walker News, Press Releases

Red River’s latest solution supports remote learning with reliable, fast and secure Internet CLAREMONT, N.H. and  Austin, Texas  —July 9, 2020 — Red River, a technology transformation company, today unveiled Access-EDU, a new solution leveraging private LTE technology to deliver reliable connectivity for remote learning. Access-EDU leverages private LTE technology and the Citizens Broadband Radio Service (CBRS) to create a cellular-based network …

Now Accepting Applications for the Jeff Sessions Memorial Scholarship

Melinda Walker News, Press Releases

The scholarship honors late Red River CEO Jeff Sessions CLAREMONT, N.H. and RESTON, Va. – July 1, 2020 – The Red River Charitable Foundation (RRCF) is pleased to announce the inaugural Jeff Sessions Memorial Scholarship is now open for applications. Jeff Sessions worked in executive leadership roles at Red River for over a decade and was the company’s CEO from …

New Secure-EDU Solution Delivers Cost-Effective Cybersecurity for K-12 Schools

Melinda Walker News, Press Releases

Red River launches comprehensive new solution suite for K-12 cyber protection CLAREMONT, N.H. and RESTON, Va. —June 25, 2020 — Red River, a technology transformation company, today announced the launch of Secure-EDU, its new solution focused on cybersecurity for K-12 school districts. Secure-EDU is a comprehensive solution set, which includes: Cybersecurity and compliance frameworks (NIST, HIPAA, PCI, FERPA, CCPA) Network, application, information and …

Red River Ranks #49 on CRN’s 2020 Solution Provider 500 List

Melinda Walker Blog, News

CLAREMONT, N.H. and RESTON, Va. – June 11, 2019 – Red River, a technology transformation company, announced today that CRN®, a brand of The Channel Company, has named Red River to its 2020 Solution Provider 500 list. The Solution Provider 500 is CRN’s annual ranking of the largest technology integrators, solution providers and IT consultants in North America by revenue. Red River ranked 49 on this year’s list, …

Red River Kicks Off 2020 Academy Program

Melinda Walker News, Press Releases

18 participants to participate in an accelerated development program CLAREMONT, N.H. and RESTON, Va. – June 9, 2020 – Red River, a technology transformation company, this week began its seventh year of its Academy, an accelerated development program designed for recent college graduates or individuals looking to transition into a career in technology. “We are thrilled to welcome these bright and motivated …

Red River Awarded Google CA SLP

Melinda Walker News, Press Releases

Red River One of Only Six Contractors to Receive this Contract Award CLAREMONT, N.H. and Sacramento, Calif.  — May 5, 2020 — Red River, a technology transformation company, announced today that it was awarded a multi-year contract under the State of California’s Software Licensing Program (SLP) for Google Cloud services. Red River is one of only six contractors to be awarded this contract from …

Red River Recognized as America’s Rising Star Partner by Juniper Networks

Melinda Walker News, Press Releases

Juniper recognizes Red River as a top partner out of more than 100 candidates CLAREMONT, N.H. and RESTON, Va. — April 14, 2020 — Red River, a technology transformation company, announced today that it was recognized as a Partner of the Year by Juniper Networks, a leader in secure, AI-driven networks. “Our partnership with Juniper Networks enables Red River to deliver cutting-edge technology to our customers …

Red River Earns NetApp Star Partner Status

Melinda Walker News, Press Releases

Red River is one of few companies in the public sector promoted to Star Partner level by NetApp CLAREMONT, N.H. and RESTON, Va. — April 6, 2020 — Red River, a technology transformation company, announced today that it was promoted by NetApp to Star Partner Status, the highest level of NetApp’s partner program. “We place tremendous value in our longstanding relationship with NetApp, and we are …

Red River Named to the 2020 Tech Elite 250 by CRN®

Melinda Walker News, Press Releases, Uncategorized

Tech Elite 250 List Honors the Highest-Achieving IT Solution Providers in Vendor Certifications CLAREMONT, N.H. and RESTON, Va. — March 31, 2020 — Red River, a technology transformation company, announced today that it has been named to the 2020 Tech Elite 250 by CRN®, a brand of The Channel Company. This annual list acknowledges the top tier of North American …

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Considerations for a Remote Workforce

Lindsay Michael Blog, Cloud, Collaboration, Featured, News

by Kevin Steeprow In 2020, many businesses have the technology in place to allow its workers to be productive outside the office. In fact, 54% U.S. of workers work remotely at least once a month, and 66% of companies allow remote work. However, there’s a big difference between supporting a work-from-home policy and preparing an entire workforce to be remote …

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Red River Awarded Two Five-Year, $95 Million Contracts with U.S. Air Force

Lindsay Michael News, Press Releases

CLAREMONT, N.H. and RESTON, Va. – Feb. 14, 2020 – Red River, a technology transformation company, announced today that it has been awarded two U.S. Air Force LevelUP Cloud Services Basic Ordering Agreements (BOA). The contracts are each for five years and each have initial funding of $95 million. The first contract is for cloud services to support the Air …

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Red River Promotes Alan Dumas to Chief Executive Officer

Lindsay Michael News, Press Releases

Alan Dumas Will Lead Red River from a Position of Market Strength, as the Company Enters Another Transformational Period in its Remarkable Growth CLAREMONT, N.H. and SAN ANTONIO, Texas – January 23, 2020 – Red River, a technology transformation company, today announced the promotion of Alan Dumas to Chief Executive Officer from Achieve 2020, the company’s annual conference held this …

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Red River Promotes Ross Woodley to Chief Programs Officer

Lindsay Michael News, Press Releases

CLAREMONT, N.H. and RESTON Va. – January 16, 2020 – Red River, a technology transformation company, has announced the promotion of Ross Woodley to Chief Programs Officer (CPO). As CPO, Woodley will continue to oversee Red River’s Strategic Programs business, as well as the other business units within the Consulting Services division. Woodley previously served as president of the company’s …

Red River Honored as Federal Partner of the Year at Cisco Partner Summit 2019

Melinda Walker News

Company also Receives Federal Software and Services Partner of the Year RESTON, Va. and CLAREMONT, N.H. – November 18, 2019 – Red River today announced that it is the recipient of a Cisco® Partner Summit Geographical Region award for Federal Partner of the Year and Federal Software and Services Partner of the Year. Cisco recently unveiled the winners during its …

Red River Names Jennifer Hood Senior Vice President of Human Resources

Melinda Walker News, Press Releases

Seasoned Veteran to Lead Red River’s HR Organization and Serve as one of the Key Stewards of the Company’s Culture and Work Environment CLAREMONT, N.H and RESTON, Va. – October 30, 2019 – Red River, a technology transformation company, announced today that Jennifer Hood has joined the company as its Senior Vice President of Human Resources. Hood will be responsible …

Red River Earns Managed Service Provider Partner Status from Amazon Web Services

Melinda Walker Cloud, News, Press Releases

Company Also Achieves AWS Government Competency Status CLAREMONT, N.H. and RESTON, Va., – October 17, 2019 – Red River, a technology transformation company, announced today it was accepted into the Amazon Web Services (AWS) Managed Service Provider (MSP) Partner Program. The AWS MSP program enables AWS customers to identify proven AWS Partner Network (APN) Advanced Consulting Partners, such as Red …

Red River Names Tim Rod Chief Technology Officer

Melinda Walker News, Press Releases

Former Cisco Executive to Drive Strategic Initiatives to Maximize Technology and Solutions Impact for Red River’s Customers, Partners and Employees CLAREMONT, N.H. and RESTON, Va., – October 15, 2019 – Red River, a technology transformation company, announced today that Tim Rod has been named Chief Technology Officer. Rod will leverage his more than 25 years of IT industry experience to …

Red River Acquires CWPS

Lindsay Michael News, Press Releases

The Acquisition Adds Depth, Breadth and Maturity to Red River’s Managed Services Portfolio CLAREMONT, N.H. and WASHINGTON, D.C., – September 6, 2019 – Red River, a technology transformation company, announced today that it has acquired Washington D.C.-based CWPS. The acquisition adds depth, breadth and maturity to Red River’s managed services portfolio and infuses the company with more than 150 talented, …

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Understanding Texas Senate Bill 820

Lindsay Michael Network Security, News

Overview On June 10, Texas Senate Bill 820 was signed by Governor Abbott to require Texas school districts to adopt a cybersecurity policy, effective September 1, 2019. In short, TX SB 820 requires school districts to: Adopt a cybersecurity framework Create a program to identify risk Develop a plan to mitigate critical areas of risk Designate a Cybersecurity Coordinator to …