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ITConnexx - Microsoft Authorized Education Partner - Academic

For Release June, 16, 2016

ITConnexx Becomes a Microsoft Authorized Education Partner

ITConnexx earns distinction through commitment to academic customers.

De Pere, Wisconsin, June 16th, 2016 ITConnexx, dedicated to “Solving Problems and Making People Happy”, today announced it has become a Microsoft Authorized Education Partner (AEP), demonstrating its ability to meet Microsoft academic customers’ evolving needs in today’s dynamic business environment.  To earn a Microsoft AEP authorization, partners must complete a test to prove their level of academic licensing and market expertise.

The AEP program is designed to train participating resellers on Microsoft’s Academic licensing, authorize them to purchase and resell Microsoft Academic licenses, and demonstrate to potential customers that they are approved and knowledgeable academic partners.

ITConnexx is a Managed Service Provider that thrives on being best in class in our industry and our region.  From top to bottom our team is lined with experienced and dedicated professional service providers that have a flair for Personal Servitude.   

“This Microsoft AEP authorization shows our commitment and specialism in the academic IT marketplace and demonstrates our knowledge of Microsoft and its academic products,” said Brian O’Shaughnessy – CEO.  “We hope to accelerate our academic customers’ successes by serving as technology advisors for their IT requirements.”

“By becoming AEPs, partners show themselves to be committed and trained in providing discounted Microsoft academic products to the education market,” said Anthony Salcito, vice president of Education for Microsoft Corp.’s Worldwide Public Sector.  “This authorization, along with our other education partner initiatives, gives our partners recognition of their areas of expertise and our academic customers the confidence that they are buying from academic IT specialists.”

The Microsoft AEP Program is designed to authorize and equip organizations that deliver academic products and services through the Microsoft platform with the training, resources and support they need to provide their customers with superior experiences and outcomes.

For more information,

Brian O’Shaughnessy, ITConnexx, (800) 797-0345,

Bill Anders, ITConnexx, (800) 797-0345,

O'Shaughnessy Honored
ITConnexx, Brian O’Shaughnessy Honored in 6th Annual MSPmentor 250

Annual Managed Services Provider (MSP) List Honors Top

Executives, Entrepreneurs & Experts

OShaughnessy, Brian

Brian O’Shaughnessy, CEO, ITConnexx Inc. was selected for Nine Lives Media’s sixth annual MSPmentor 250. The global list identifies the world’s leading Managed Services Provider (MSP) executives, entrepreneurs, experts, coaches and community leaders. You can see the entire list at:

“I am thrilled to receive this recognition for our company practices and my work within the industry and our network of peers,” said Brian O’Shaughnessy CEO ITConnexx. “We work hard at ITConnexx to provide the kind of culture and service that really impacts our client’s results, foster personal growth, learning, and excellence.  Sharing that knowledge with others is one of my true passions in life!  I truly believe in the ‘Pay It Forward’ philosophy and this is such a great industry and organization to live that mantra in,” said Brian O’Shaughnessy CEO ITConnexx

The recipient of the 2013 HTG Peer Groups Leadership Award, Brian O’Shaughnessy has transformed a one employee break-fix company to a multi-million dollar MSP. He is a regular panel member and speaker on company culture.

The sixth annual MSPmentor 250 list is richer and deeper with MSP executives from across the globe. An associated list, called Locked in the NOC (network operations center), honors MSP Hall of Famers who have made a lifetime impact in the market (

“We congratulate Brian O’Shaughnessy on this distinguished honor and thank our readership community for submitting the nomination,” said Amy Katz, president of Nine Lives Media, a division of Penton (

The MSPmentor 250 report is based on a global survey of MSPmentor site readers conducted in the first half of 2013. The MSPmentor editorial staff, led by Managing Editor Jessica Davis, also weighed in with nominations, based on the team’s daily coverage of the managed services market. The resulting MSPmentor 250 and Locked in the NOC coverage represents MSP experts across business, technology, sales, marketing, community development, coaching and more.
ITConnexx, Inc. is an outsourced IT Department that focuses on two things – solving problems and making people happy.  Our dedication to creating and building relationships is the framework for providing IT Strategy, Support and Professional Services to small and medium businesses in Wisconsin and throughout the Midwest.  We focus on helping businesses achieve their goals through technology.  For more information about ITConnexx, Inc., please visit or go to

About Nine Lives Media

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For millions of business owners and decision-makers, Penton makes the difference every day.  We engage our professional users by providing actionable ideas and insights, data and workflow tools, community and networking, both in person and virtually, all with deep relevance to their specific industries. We then activate this engagement by connecting users with tens of thousands of targeted providers of products and services to help drive business growth.


Nine Lives Media, a division of Penton

Jessica Davis, Managing Editor