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Small/Mid-sized Business Solutions:

We can help you pick the best solutions for your needs, time, and budget.

We can provide on-site and remote planning, installation, setup, maintenance, and/or troubleshooting for all your IT needs.

Here is a non-exhaustive list of items we support:

General:
•  Planning and implementing office moves
•  Supplementing your existing (and probably overworked!) IT personnel
•  Substituting for temporary IT personnel vacancies
•  IT purchasing and licensing support
•  Producing discovery on files and email in response to lawsuits and legal investigations
•  Selling or properly disposing surplus, obsolete, or broken IT hardware for you
•  Properly documenting your network, passwords, providers, domain registrars, etc.
 

Software:
•  Windows 2016/2012 R2/2012/2008 R2/2008/2003 Server systems
•  Active Directory and Group Policy
•  Server virtualization including:
          •  VMWare Vsphere/ESX - the industry leading "bare metal" virtualization platform
          •  VMWare ESXi -- VMware's free version of ESX -- more limited, but still very powerful
          •  Microsoft Hyper-V
          •  Microsoft Hyper-V Server 2016 - Microsoft's free answer to VMWare ESXi
          •  Proxmox - free / open-source server virtualization
•  Windows 10/ 8 / 7 / Vista / XP / 2000 desktop operating systems
•  Workstation virtualization including:
          •  VirtualBox -- the best free workstation virtualization product
          •  VMWare Workstation -- the premier commercial workstation hypervisor
          •  Parallels Desktop -- providing virtualization for Macintoshes
•  Microsoft Exchange and other mail or groupware servers
•  Hosted web, mail, and application server solutions (e.g., Google Apps)
•  Anti-spam solutions (host-based, appliance-based, server-based, and client-based)
•  Microsoft Office and other software including:
          •  Microsoft Office, including Word, Excel, Access, Powerpoint, and Visio
          •  OpenOffice -- the premier free / open-source answer to Microsoft Office
          •  IIS, Apache, Microsoft SQL, MySQL, and other web server and database products
          •  Quickbooks, Peachtree, and other accounting products.
•  Virus, malware, and spyware prevention and removal.  Specialize in Avast! and Bitdefender, but will
   service any brand of AV (Microsoft, Symantec/Norton, McAfee, Trend, etc.)
•  Removal of cpu-draining "junkware" or "crapware" pre-installed on many mainstream computers
•  Optimizing services and startup routines for better speed and security
•  FTP and SSH clients and servers (e.g. IIS, WinSSHD, WinSCP, FileZilla, FileZilla Server, etc.)
•  Tape, disk, and remote/online backup and synchronization solutions
•  Security/update patch management for Microsoft and non-Microsoft software
•  Can deploy Microsoft's free WSUS patch server to keep all your Windows systems updated
•  Can enable automated updates for your Linux and Macintosh systems as well
•  System cloning and mass deployments
•  Automated software and patch deployments
•  Automated hardware and software inventory via Lansweeper or OCS Inventory NG


Hardware:
•  Intel/AMD servers, desktops, laptops, and netbook computers
•  Specialize in Dell PowerEdge servers and Dell "business" client computers
   (Optiplex desktops, Latitude laptops, and Precision desktop/mobile workstations)
•  But will service any brand!  (Dell, HP, Apple, SuperMicro, Acer, Toshiba,
   IBM/Lenovo, Fujitsu, Samsung, Asus, Gigabyte, MSI, Sony, etc.)
•  Will build or commission custom servers, desktops, and laptops from parts as well!
•  Linux servers/workstations, specializing in Ubuntu and Turnkey virtual appliances
•  Apple Macintosh desktops and laptops
•  RAID, iSCSI, and NAS storage solutions (specializing in Synology NAS storage)
•  Cell phones and tablets (iPhone, Android) etc.
•  Faxes, copiers, printers, scanners, digital cameras, webcams, etc.
•  Digital audio and video: MP3 players, digital video players, home theatre PCs, etc.
•  Hard drive/SSD, memory, cpu, video card, etc. upgrades
•  Phone and network cabling


Networking:
•  Routers, firewalls, wireless, VPNs, switches, etc.
•  Specialize in Sonicwall firewall/gateway solutions
•  But can also deploy free firewalls from PFSense and Untangle
•  Netgear switches -- my favorite reasonably priced (and highly reliable) network switches
•  Wireless access points
•  For less demanding solutions, firewalls from TP-Link (e.g., TP-Link Archer C1200 wireless router)
•  Remote access to servers and workstations via VPN and Remote Desktop, LogMeIn, GoToPC, and more
•  Broadband Internet connections: T1, DSL, Cable, U-verse, 3/4g, wireless broadband, etc.