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Ray Steen

About Ray Steen

Ray Steen is the Chief Financial Officer & Chief Strategy Officer for MainSpring and has been with the firm since 2014. With over 25 years of experience in strategy, consulting and communications, his expertise arms clients with the strategies, tools and resources to meet their mission. Ray is a proud dad and coach of 5 kids, a fantasy sports nut and bleeds for the Chicago Bears and Boston Celtics.



Articles by Ray Steen

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Cloud is a Safe Place to Put Your Data – If You Configure it Properly

In 2023, many businesses will be migrating their data and applications to the cloud, with Gartner predicting that global cloud spend will approach $600 billion in the coming year. If you've read our...

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Why Your MSP’s Managed Hosting Plan is a Trap

Imagine yourself in the following scenario: you go out to eat at a fancy restaurant. When you pull up, a valet offers to park your car. You toss the valet your key, leave a tip and head inside for...

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The Hidden Cost of Cutting Corners: Why IT Modernization isn’t Optional

Today the word ‘modernization’ gets thrown around a lot – it has been on the lips of every CIO and CISO for years. In spite of that, most businesses today have more modernizing to do: according to...

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The Future of Ransomware Defense: a Primer for Business Leaders

Ransomware is a common threat most companies face today. While the relevant departments should take steps to combat and even prevent ransomware, decision-makers should understand the threat at a high...

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Four Challenges to Help Desk Performance, and How We Solve Them

In today’s IT dependent world, a good help desk is one of the most important resources companies have for centralized problem-solving and support. In theory, they provide a single location for...

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Network Mistakes, Misconfigurations Cost Companies Millions

Ray Steen, Chief Strategy Officer, MainSpring, Inc. was quoted by CSO Online on a Titania research study that pegs losses from misconfigurations at average of 9% of annual revenue. View the full...

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