Southeast Michigan Azure User Group (SMAUG) November/Holiday Meetup

2018-06-20T14:42:21+00:00 November 27th, 2018|

Southeast Michigan Azure User Group (SMAUG) November/Holiday Meetup

Our Holiday SMAUG Meetup will be held at Altair Engineering in Troy, MI. Jeff Marraccini, VP Global IT Systems at Altair, will be our host. We will hear about successful migrations to Azure from the customers themselves. Lightning Talks, Christmas Cookies, and Cheer will end the night. Happy Holidays!

Southeast Michigan Azure User Group (SMAUG) October Meetup

2018-06-20T14:33:53+00:00 October 23rd, 2018|

Southeast Michigan Azure User Group (SMAUG) October Meetup

Our October SMAUG Meetup will be held at the gorgeous brand new Microsoft Technology Center in Detroit!

Topic: The Best of Microsoft Ignite! We will have presenters who attended the conference present the most exciting and relevant information discussed at Ignite. Don’t miss it! Lightning Talks will conclude the evening. If you went to Ignite and want to share for 5 minutes, this will be for you!

Microsoft Ignite 2018

2018-06-20T15:17:48+00:00 September 24th, 2018|

Microsoft Ignite 2018

Create your ultimate tech conference

Get the latest insights and skills from technology leaders and practitioners shaping the future of cloud, data, business intelligence, teamwork and productivity. Immerse yourself with the latest tools, tech, and experiences that matter, and hear the latest updates and ideas directly from the experts.

Southeast Michigan Azure User Group (SMAUG)

2018-07-16T14:51:45+00:00 July 17th, 2018|

Our July meetup will be at Altair Engineering in Troy.  Hope to see you there!

TOPIC:  Artificial Intelligence is one of today’s technology mega-trends. Articles about the rise of Artificial Intelligence are all over the news and technology companies promise that AI will change the world and the way we live in it. As one of leaders in the advancement of AI, Microsoft is making it easier than ever for developers to leverage AI technologies in their applications. But just what is AI? Join this session as Chris Campbell discusses how Microsoft views AI and how you can build intelligent capabilities into your next project.

Chris Campbell is a Cloud Solution Architect at Microsoft specializing in Data, Advanced Analytics and Artificial Intelligence. Chris works with some of Microsoft’s largest customers in Michigan to help them realize their vision for data-centric applications and architectures on Microsoft’s Azure cloud platform.

Azure Summit at Microsoft Technology Center (MTC), Detroit

2018-06-20T17:13:37+00:00 June 27th, 2018|

Azure Summit at Microsoft Technology Center (MTC), Detroit

Join Total Solutions and Microsoft for the second quarter Azure Summit at the new Microsoft Technology Center in Downtown Detroit. The aim of the event is to help educate the local community on recent Azure developments and its use within the market. We hope to host this event again in the fourth quarter to further educate and build a community around Microsoft Azure.

We are excited to announce that we will be featuring speakers from Coretek, Microsoft, and Total Solutions. Attendees from the latest Office 365 Summit may also recognize New Horizons, a co-host of the summit, who will have a booth located outside of the room to talk to attendees about their offerings. We look forward to you joining us Wednesday morning! 

Coretek Services announces partnership with Total Solutions Group

2018-07-25T12:47:59+00:00 June 20th, 2018|Announcements, blog, Feature, Home Page, Microsoft, News, Office 365|

June 20, 2018–Partnership offers full range of Microsoft suite of services in a single source for clients.

Farmington Hills, MI.–(BUSINESS WIRE)—Coretek Services (Coretek), an industry-leading IT professional services and consulting firm, announced today that the company has engaged in a partnership with Total Solutions, Inc. (Total Solutions).  President and Chief Executive Officer Ron Lisch made this announcement.

Coretek Services announces strategic partnership with Total Solutions.

The partnership with Total Solutions compliments Coretek’s depth of capability to deploy, migrate, and support Microsoft Azure and the Office 365 lifecycle.  The two companies’ alignment offers clients access to technical experts to help them leverage their IT investment through a range of digital transformation services designed to modernize and optimize the end user experience. Complimented with Total Solutions’ SharePoint capabilities, Coretek will now deliver a complete suite of Microsoft solution offerings to our clients.

Ron Lisch, Coretek President and CEO, said, “Coretek is excited to announce our partnership with Total Solutions, as it uniquely complements our investments in our Microsoft delivery capability.  This allows us to deliver unified and cohesive Microsoft solutions to our mutual customers.”

As an IT consulting company, systems integrator and managed services provider, Coretek delivers high value, innovative solutions to improve end-user experience and increase operational agility in the areas of virtualization, cloud solutions, and business continuity.  Total Solutions provides industry needed SharePoint platform expertise to migrate, support and optimize intranets, secure document management, and collaboration.  Together, Coretek and Total Solutions technical experts specialize in driving operational efficiencies resulting in end user satisfaction.

“We are excited to combine our focused SharePoint and Application skills with Coretek’s robust competencies in Office 365 and Azure,” said Total Solutions CEO Matt Fleszar.  “This solidifies a strategic relationship among national leaders in closely related Microsoft Cloud solutions.”

Coretek and Total Solutions believe that “Together is better for our clients.” It is the two firms’ goal to offer clients a joint resource to make it easier to contract and utilize Microsoft technologies. It was best said by Coretek Sales Director Cyndi Meinke; “We see a clear synergy to immediately collaborate and help enterprises strategically roadmap their pathway to the Microsoft Cloud. We envision rolling out a combined managed offering that give our clients peace of mind through flexible, comprehensive coverage and a single point of contact. Both organizations foster a culture of innovation and outstanding customer service focused on project success – no exceptions!”

About Coretek Services

Coretek Services is an industry-leading Systems Integration and IT Consulting firm that delivers high value and innovative solutions.  Coretek works with clients to custom-design an IT architecture based on each clients’ unique requirements.  The solution encompasses server and desktop virtualization, optimization of a virtual desktop environment, cloud desktop, mobile device management, and infrastructure consulting and project management.  Our goal is to help our clients achieve Project Success. No Exceptions! For more information, visit

About Total Solutions

Total Solutions is an energetic and innovative SharePoint Consulting and Application Development firm based in Metro Detroit.  Having served clients in the region for over 20 years, we are experts at designing, developing, and deploying SharePoint based, enterprise solutions.  With clients ranging from higher education institutions to international Fortune 100 companies, our goal is to maximize our customer’s SharePoint investments and drive user adoption.  We offer a broad range of SharePoint services including: – Portal Design and Development – Reporting and Dashboards – Migrations – Administration and Support – Workflow Development – Custom Application Development.  For more information, visit


Coretek Services
Paula Gwyn, 248-684-9400
Chief Marketing Officer


Total Solutions, Inc.
Brandon Burns, 310-893-5663

Business Development

Vote Today for Coretek: 2018 Citrix Innovation Award for Partners

2018-01-07T15:35:29+00:00 January 7th, 2018|News|

Vote today for Coretek…one of three Global Finalists for the Citrix Innovation Award for Partners, 2018. Coretek represents all Citrix Partners in North America, Central America, and South America for this prestigious honor. Vote Here
The Citrix Innovation Award recognizes game-changing partners — those who use Citrix technology to re-imagine IT, drive business growth, and create new ways of working. The winner of the Citrix Innovation Award for Partners, 2018, will be decided by popular vote, taking place January 2-9, 2018, on the Citrix website. The winner will be announced at Citrix Summit 2018, January 8-9, in Anaheim, California.
Coretek is being recognized for their work at valued customer, Wolverine Worldwide. Wolverine Worldwide is one of the world’s leading footwear and apparel distributors, providing marketing and licensing for iconic brands including Keds, Sperry, and more. Working with Citrix and Microsoft, Coretek developed a global solution for virtualized 3-D applications hosted in Azure that helps Wolverine accelerate time to market for new consumer products.
About Coretek Services
Coretek Services is a Global Systems Integration and IT Consulting Company that delivers high value and innovative solutions. Coretek works with clients to custom-design an IT architecture based on each clients’ unique requirements. The solution encompasses server and desktop virtualization, optimization of a virtual desktop environment, cloud desktop, mobile device management, and infrastructure consulting and project management. Our goal is to help our clients achieve Project Success. No exceptions! For more information, visit

Empower Health with Office 365

2016-11-02T20:06:41+00:00 November 2nd, 2016|

Coretek Services and Total Solutions are excited to present Office 365 for Healthcare. Join this webinar to learn how Office 365 is transforming health by:

  • Overcoming Challenges with the Cloud
  • Addressing HIPAA Security and Privacy Requirements 
  • Empowering your Care Teams.

Coretek Services and Total Solutions are partners with unique solutions and services to compliment each other. They are excited to bring you the best of both companies and meet your IT needs. 


MythBusters: Cloud Cost Savings

2016-10-01T16:30:17+00:00 October 12th, 2016|

On this episode of MythBusters:

Join this webinar to discover the myths and truths behind costs associated with the cloud.  It can save you more than you think. Click here to learn more.


Are you…

  • Struggling to Maintain Your Competitive Advantage?
  • Replacing Hardware?
  • Building a Disaster Recovery Site?
  • Replacing a Back Up System?
  • Adding a New Workload Application?
  • Tired of Data Center RIP and Replace?
  • Looking to shift to Operational after Capital Budget Shortage?
STOP and go to straight to the cloud!
We will highlighting the key components need to deploy a cloud solution, along with a schedule to keep your cloud strategy on track to maintain its effectiveness.
Traditional IT shops spend 75% of their budget on maintenance and support activities, and less than 25% on strategic initiatives.
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