Articles by Davis Merrey

About Davis Merrey

Davis, is Owner/CEO of TeamLogic IT of Oklahoma City, part of an international network of franchisees providing IT support for businesses. He brings many years of experience in a variety of technology related industries, leading teams in providing technical solutions that respond to critical customer needs. The company culture is defined by its Mission Statement: “To help our fellow employees and clients be successful”.

Davis earned a BS in Electrical Engineering from the Virginia Military Institute and an MBA in Management from Golden Gate University in San Francisco. He serves on several business related and non-profit boards of directors.

Norma with TeamLogic IT

Norma’s story

By Davis Merrey | February 22, 2024

There are some organizations in Oklahoma doing amazing work to help those who find themselves in desperate situations. This story is about how two of these organizations helped such a person. More importantly, it’s a story about Norma, her journey from deep despair to outright joy, and those who helped her get there. 

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Navigating cloud computing investment choices

By Davis Merrey | January 19, 2024

Whenever we have conversations with clients about cloud computing, they are usually complex and protracted. Most times, the goal of moving to the cloud is to save costs. But usually, the savings are less than the client initially expected, and the timeline to the end goal is longer.

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C is for culture 

By Davis Merrey | December 14, 2023

When we started our business over 16 years ago, we decided our mission statement would be: “To Help Others Succeed.”

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Focus on behaviors, not results

By Davis Merrey | November 7, 2023

Behavior is the driving force behind results. Yet, in the business world, we tend to focus on results in the form of metrics while not paying adequate attention to the activities or behaviors that lead to the results. 

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Why employee training is crucial for cybersecurity

By Davis Merrey | October 6, 2023

“What is the most cost-effective investment I can make to protect my company from cybersecurity breaches?“

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Is Microsoft 365 reseller pricing fair?

By Davis Merrey | September 7, 2023

“My MSP charges me more for Microsoft 365 than my cost if I purchase the services directly from Microsoft? Is that fair?”

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Are “business-grade” laptops worth it?

By Davis Merrey | August 8, 2023

Does this sound familiar? “My IT team insists that we buy only ‘business grade’ computers. But they cost hundreds of dollars more than those available at the big box stores or from online retailers. Do I really need to invest that much more? What do I get for that extra money?”

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What is AVD and do I need it for my business?

By Davis Merrey | July 4, 2023

Imagine being able to hire an employee who will work remotely from another state or even another country and being able to begin work almost immediately using their own device(s) to securely access the applications and data they need to become immediately productive. Sounds like an “Enterprise” capability only and not applicable to your small business? Not now.

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What is AVD and is it the right solution for my business?

By Davis Merrey | June 6, 2023

The Covid-19 pandemic caused many businesses to re-think where and how their employees use IT resources. A number of our customers moved aggressively to remote and mobile computing to expand their reach geographically in order to attract customers as well as human resources. If your business has considered this, AVD may be an attractive means of moving forward.

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Is changing MSPs as painful as…?

By Davis Merrey | May 2, 2023

My friend was contemplating changing to a different accounting software for his business and asked me if I had any advice. I told him he might want to have a root canal instead!

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