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Local IT Experts to Release New Book to Help Businesses Increase Productivity, Profits and Security Through Smarter IT

Lliam and Jennifer Holmes, MIS Solutions, Inc. CEO and president respectively, join leading technology experts to co-write “The Business Owner’s Essential Guide to IT and All Things Digital: 22 Critical Facts Every Business Must Know to Maximize Their Company’s Efficiency, Security, Employee Productivity and Profit,” to be released May 15, 2014 by Celebrity PressTM.

SUWANEE, Georgia — May 8, 2014 — As businesses of all sizes are becoming more dependent on IT to operate, serve their clients, communicate and market, CEOs must take a much more strategic approach to technology to stay competitive — and safe. That’s why MIS Solutions, Inc. CEO Lliam Holmes and President Jennifer Holmes have joined a select group of North America’s leading IT experts to co-write the soon-to-be-released book “The Business Owner’s Essential Guide to IT and All Things Digital: 22 Critical Facts Every Business Must Know to Maximize Their Company’s Efficiency, Security, Employee Productivity and Profits.”

Lliam has grown MIS Solutions from an IT services startup working with nearby companies to a Managed IT and Cloud services provider serving small- to mid-sized businesses in all 50 states, with the help of affiliate offices and a partner network. The Holmes’ unique way of helping simplify technology, increase productivity and deliver a competitive edge to their customers has contributed to their success, and it is one of the reasons they were asked to contribute to the upcoming book.

While the book focuses on topics within IT and all things digital, the Holmes’ chapter concentrates on Cloud computing. Jennifer says, “Cloud computing is gaining traction with business owners because it offers significant potential for reduced costs and improved efficiency, flexibility and ‘anywhere, anytime’ access to company applications. Our chapter helps readers understand the technology, determine whether it’s right for them, and, if it is, select expert partners to economically and safely move to the Cloud.”

For the Holmes, helping others achieve success is both a professional and personal goal. Lliam enjoys delivering innovative and creative solutions that tackle business owners’ challenges, and works with both an operations group of national managed services providers and a best practices group that creates network monitoring and issue remediation strategies. Driven by a passion for teaching and instruction, Jennifer mentors others to transform their mindset, business and life. In 2013, she won the Technology Marketing Toolkit Spokesperson title for an industry group of over 550 U.S. computer and cloud service experts who share best practices, marketing strategies, innovation and mentorship.

The authors of “The Business Owner’s Essential Guide to IT and All Things Digital” have extensive experience addressing epic changes in today’s digital world that have moved us to a higher level of specialization and efficiency, while empowering laser-like focus on our activities. The Holmes, as well as their 21 co-authors, are some of the top minds within the IT industry, all of whom serve small to midsized businesses in North America.

“It is very gratifying to be part of such a group of experts giving practical, usable strategies, information and tips to help business owners navigate technologies,” says Lliam. Jennifer adds, “Lliam and I don’t just want to provide IT services, we want to educate people to make their businesses the very best they can be — especially in a continuing tough economic climate.”

This is the couple’s second book. The first, “21 Questions You MUST ASK
Before Hiring a Computer Consultant,” showed small and medium-sized businesses how to turn technology into a competitive advantage instead of a drain on time, money and resources.

All book royalties will go to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, a not-for-profit organization internationally recognized for its pioneering work in finding cures and saving children with pediatric cancer.

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About Lliam Holmes

Lliam’s experience in the IT industry spans over 25 years. He has served as a field tech, systems engineer, project manager, software developer and business consultant for FORTUNE 500 companies and many other businesses (including Nokia Cellular, NAPA Auto Parts, Eli Lilly, HGTV, Crozer-Keystone Hospitals, Bethco Inc., Optima Technologies and BravePoint), and chief executive officer. In 1995, Lliam founded MIS Solutions, Inc. in Suwanee, Ga., to help small Gwinnett County businesses leverage their technology to grow and achieve their goals. Gwinnett Magazine has recognized MIS Solutions as “Best IT Service Provider” for seven consecutive years, and MIS has expanded to a managed services and Cloud provider for small and medium-sized U.S. companies through Chicago, Las Vegas, Boston and Clarkston, Mass., affiliate offices and a strong partner network. As CEO, Lliam focuses on strategic direction, research, development, MIS operations and strategic business consulting.

About Jennifer Holmes

After graduating from Georgia Tech, Jennifer became an accomplished research virologist at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta — where she submitted novel gene sequences to GenBank and published scientific work in nationally recognized journals, including the Archives of Virology and the American Journal of Epidemiology. In 2000, she hung up her lab coat to join husband Lliam at MIS Solutions, Inc. As president, Jennifer shares effective business strategies with her clients to deliver the best business solutions for each client’s unique environment and needs. A Leadership Gwinnett program graduate, she has served on multiple business and community service boards of directors in Atlanta, Buford and Gwinnett, and enlisted clients in MIS sponsored computer recycling, coat and food drives.

About Celebrity Press™

Celebrity Press is a leading business, health and wellness book publisher that publishes books from thought leaders around the world. Celebrity Press has published books alongside Jack Canfield, Brian Tracy, Dan Kennedy, Dr. Ivan Misner, Robert Allen and many of the biggest experts across diverse fields. The publisher has helped launch over 1,400 best-selling authors to date.


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