IT is an important success factor for businesses of any size and market sector. We believe IT should be a competitive advantage and not an operational nightmare. Working with an experienced and competent IT services provider can assist you in making your businesses a success.
Brian is recognized for successfully completing IT projects, large and small, simple and complex. He builds on his proven track record of execution plus collaboration with diverse teams and industries. Throughout his IT career, Brian has focused on taking difficult projects and providing service that exceeds his clients expectations.
Brian has had the privilege of working with some of the top technology and services companies on projects that cover IBM plug compatible mainframes to modern virtualized and cloud hosted IT services. He has worked as a data center infrastructure engineer for a major mobility telco, pre-sales technical support for data center TCO consolidation and optimization teams, post sales professional services and technical education design, development and delivery. Brian has cross platform expertise that spans desktops, servers, storage and networks from SMBs (Small to Medium Businesses) to Enterprise class infrastructures.
Brian believes that small businesses are the backbone of the US economy. IT will either be a competitive advantage or an operational nightmare. SMBs should be provided IT services and solutions that are customized for the individual business and these services must be reliable, disaster resilient, secure and make sense for the size of the business.
Computing systems in the home have taken on greater importance than in years past. Our children's education, family finances and entertainment can now be mostly or totally dependent on the computers, networks and mobility devices we have in our home. Making all connected capable devices talk to each other can be a challenge. Providing a safe and secure Internet environment for your family through secured home networks, VPNs and filtering DNS services can be of importance when allowing the Internet into your home.
To support your home computing needs, Pyramid Business Services provides a solid list of service offerings for our residential clients:
Printers / Scanners / All In One
Desktop / Laptop
Social Media Setup
Pyramid Business Services provides IT services for SMBs that are customized for the individual business. We focus on the needs of the business and how to make IT a competitive advantage instead of an operational nightmare.
IT Health Check - This is a structured interview to assess the current IT infrastructure and look for areas that need improvement to support the stability and competitiveness of the business. The output of this service is a report customized for the business that documents the current IT infrastructure and recommended future targeted states. This is a for fee service where the fee is waived if Pyramid is selected to provide the recommended targeted service upgrades.
Infrastructure Services - These services include and are not limited to the following:
Cloud Computing (IAAS/SAAS) - Pyramid has been hosting QuickBooks in the Amazon Web Services (AWS) cloud since 2012. We provide a dedicated WIndows Server 2012R2 or 2016 instance with encrypted backups to Amazon's S3 storage. This service provides a stable, disaster resilient and secure hosting environment for your QuickBooks, financial data or other mission critical application. This service adds a needed layer of complexity to your IT infrastructure depending on the service and may not be appropriate for all services and all businesses.
Documentation and Training - Pyramid provides documentation on the design and setup for all work we perform. We can also document an existing infrastructure providing network diagrams, cable labeling and access information. Pyramid provides basic functional training on any new infrastructure we install. We can also be engaged to develop and provide in-depth training as requested by the business as part of a training consulting service.
Social Media Integration - Social media can be a powerful tool for promoting your business. Pyramid can help you select the social platforms that best fit your business and setup up a site that promotes your business to your current and future clients. We also train you in business social media best practices.
Brian is available for project and hourly based engagements and has real world experience on the following: