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Flexibility: We can be your IT department, or we can work with your existing team to fill in some gaps. We can do a single project, or provide ongoing support. The choice is ALWAYS yours.

Responsiveness: Our consultants carry Smartphones, and will get back to you quickly to let you know when we can address your need. You'll often find that e-mail sent to us after hours is responded to the same night. We're dedicated to keeping you productive and happy.

Attention to Detail: This is what separates a GOOD consulting company from a mediocre one. The IT industry is simply FULL of details. Like anyone, we will miss one occasionally. The difference is that we really care about missing one. You could almost say we're obsessive about it. A missed detail equals a sloppy job.

Longevity: "Work that keeps on working." Anyone can throw in a new server to fill an immediate need. We'll do our best to look ahead, make sure that server will last for years, and that installing one is in line with your medium to long term IT plan.

Here is the obligatory MCSE logo:
Click Here for an interesting discussion of that logo's real worth.

Our consultants are MCSE certified in Windows Server 2003, and have many years of experience to back it up. Before the 2003 certification, they had the 2000 certification, and the NT certification before that. Yes, they're certifiable.

Our consultants have worked in telephone call centers, in-house support for large companies, and field consulting. This provides a very well-rounded base of experience to draw from.

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What is an MCSE
certification really
worth, anyway?

How many times have you been told "I have an MCP (or MCSE) in Microsoft [insert product here]" - but when push came to shove, you just didn't feel as if you were really getting good value for your money?

The truth is, obtaining MCSE certification is not really very difficult. A determined consultant can take a "boot camp" class for thousand dollars or so, which amounts to a "cram session" with testing at the end. A high percentage of those students pass the tests and gain their MCSE certification (and promptly forget most of the material).

We who have obtained our MCSE certifications the hard way call these people "Paper MCSE" consultants.

There are many consultants who do not have MCSE certification, but have more knowledge and experience than any Paper MCSE. There are also those who gained years of field experience, learned a broad spectrum of information, and then studied to pass those tests. Those are "real" MCSE consultants.

So when you ask whether a consultant is MCSE certified, whichever answer you get, don't stop there. If the answer is "Yes", ask how they got it - via Boot Camp, Exam Cram, or with long hours of experience and study. If the answer is "No", don't assume the worst. Ask how long they've been working with the products that are relevant to your business, and why they aren't certified yet.

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