Livonia, MI-based Computer Specialist merges with eResources ITonDemand

Livonia, MI-based Computer Specialist merges with eResources ITonDemand

Ocala, FL-based eResources ITonDemand and Livonia, MI-based Computer Specialist have announced that they will merge. Led by CEO Dusty Gulleson, ITonDemand is an IT managed services provider (MSP) for schools, non-profits, associations, professional services firms, manufacturers and diverse base of small and medium businesses (SMBs). ITonDemand serves clients in central Florida, the Pacific Northwest and the Washington, DC metropolitan.

Computer Specialist, founded by Frank Christopher, has been one of the leading MSPs in Livonia, MI and the Detroit metro area. They provide an array of computer networking services, outsourced IT support, and VOIP phone system installation and support. Their clients include manufacturing firms, professional services firms, schools, and SMBs.

Computer Specialist and ITonDemand have both forged successful growing businesses by establishing deep partnerships with their respective client bases. The merged firm will offer a number of enhanced services including 7 X 24 technical support, expanded network operations center (NOC) support, expanded cybersecurity offerings, and virtual CIO services. The combined firm will have more than 30 employees across four regional offices.

“Our clients continue to depend on us because we understand the importance of truly partnering with our clients. We work as an extension of their team to ensure that they make the best possible investment in technology and that the investments they make provide long-term ROI” said Gulleson.

“The merger with ITonDemand gives our team additional sales, marketing, and operational resources. We’ll be able to offer incremental services to our existing clients in Livonia and the greater Detroit metro area,” said Christopher. eResources brings a family of companies to the Computer Specialist merger.

About ITonDemand

ITonDemand helps businesses and associations across the US achieve growth by guiding and supporting IT infrastructure and providing cybersecurity management. Our partners have been able to grow their businesses and reduce their costs by 42% on average.

About eResources

eResources is a digital strategy and consulting company with corporate offices in Alexandria, VA. Founded in 1999, we offer over 20 years of experience providing web development and branding services to diverse clients such as the State Policy Network, Google and Stanford University

About Dinamis

Since 2004, Dinamis has specialized in customized and scalable outsourced resources to address a broad range of process-driven tasks to help our partners grow and for us to grow with them. We provide our partners with affordable, scalable, and quality-driven outsource teams to help support our partners’ mission-critical services in a secure environment.

ITonDemand Named to 2019 MSSP Alert Top 200 Managed Security Services Providers List

ITonDemand Named to 2019 MSSP Alert Top 200 Managed Security Services Providers List

Third Annual List Honors Leading MSSPs, MDR Service Providers & Cybersecurity Companies

September 20th, Ocala, Florida: MSSP Alert, published by After Nines Inc., has named eResources ITonDemand to the Top 200 MSSPs list for 2019. The list and research identify and honor the top 200 managed security services providers (MSSPs) that specialize in comprehensive, outsourced cybersecurity services.

Previous editions of the annual list honored 100 MSSPs. This year’s edition, at twice the size, reflects MSSP Alert’s rapidly growing readership and the world’s growing consumption of managed security services. MSSP Alert’s readership has grown every month, year over year, since launching in May 2017.

The Top 200 MSSP rankings are based on MSSP Alert’s 2019 readership survey combined with aggregated third-party research. MSSPs featured throughout the list and research proactively monitor, manage and mitigate cyber threats for businesses, government agencies, educational institutions and nonprofit organizations of all sizes.

“Information security and compliances’ have become a pain point for business, and we are proud to offer a solution of this caliber that is now internationally recognized,” said Jeremy Hodges, Director of Sales for ITonDemand.

“It’s an honor to receive this recognition because it speaks to the quality of the security platform we’ve built for our customers,” said ITonDemand Chief Executive Officer, Dusty Gulleson.

“After Nines Inc. and MSSP Alert congratulate eResources ITonDemand on this year’s honor,” said Amy Katz, CEO of After Nines Inc. “Amid the ongoing cybersecurity talent shortage, thousands of MSPs and IT consulting firms are striving to move into the managed security market. The Top 200 list honors the MSSP market’s true pioneers.”

MSSP Alert: Top 200 MSSPs 2019 – Research Highlights

The MSSP Alert readership survey revealed several major trends in the managed security services provider market. Chief among them:

  • The Top 5 business drivers for managed security services are talent shortages; regulatory compliance needs; the availability of cloud services; ransomware attacks; and SMB customers demanding security guidance from partners.
  • 69% of MSSPs now run full-blown security operations centers (SOCs) in-house, with 19% leveraging hybrid models, 8% completely outsourcing SOC services and 4% still formulating strategies.
  • The Top 10 cybersecurity vendors assisting MSSPs, in order of reader preference, are Fortinet, AT&T Cybersecurity, Cisco Systems, BlackBerry Cylance, Palo Alto Networks, Microsoft, SonicWall, Carbon Black, Tenable and Webroot (a Carbonite company).
  • Although the overall MSSP market enjoys double-digit percentage growth rates, many of the Top 200 MSSPs have single-digit growth rates because they are busy investing in next-generation services – including managed detection and response (MDR), SOC as a Service, and automated penetration testing.

The Top 200 MSSPs list and research are overseen by Content Czar Joe Panettieri (@JoePanettieri). Find the online list and associated report here:

eResources ITonDemand has significantly expanded its cybersecurity offering in the last year to include Security+ and Compliance+. These services tackle expanding compliances and information security needs in the expanding digital world.

About eResources ITonDemand

eResources ITonDemand is an industry-leading managed information and cybersecurity service provider to SMBs, Nonprofits, and Associations. For more information, visit

About After Nines Inc.

After Nines Inc. provides timeless IT guidance for strategic partners and IT security professionals across ChannelE2E and MSSP Alert. ChannelE2E tracks every stage of the IT service provider journey — from entrepreneur to exit. MSSP Alert is the global voice for Managed Security Services Providers (MSSPs).  

  • For sponsorship information contact After Nines Inc. CEO Amy Katz,
  • For content and editorial questions contact After Nines Inc. Content Czar Joe Panettieri,


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