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Network Consulting Los Angeles

Expert Networking Support you can Trust
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The techs : On-site PC, MAC, Laptop & Printer Repair. Networking Services in Los AngelesOur organization's central service is providing quality networking services and support at highly competitive prices. We support the entire family of Microsoft Server products with a focus on Microsoft's NT/2000/2003 Server and Exchange 2000/2003 Server. We also support LINUX, NOVELL, SGI, DOS, APPLE, and Multi-Platform systems. Sky Computer Services's migration, integration, update and administration services include: planning and system design, installation and deployment, relocation and business expansion, project management and documentation, on-site and remote technical support and troubleshooting, help desk services, expert security consulting, and turn-key outsourcing.

 Don't settle for less!  Don't pay for more!

We love that you guys deal w/ all aspects of computers - from networking to specific databases [development], to website [integration]. . .  Everyone has been great" Rachel, WMTC, Inc. Calabasas

"Competent cross-platform onsite technical support" David Tolson, Simply Digital Santa Monica

"I would recommend your services . . .the technician's skill and attitude was excellent"  Western Avenue Productions, 35 S. Venice Blvd. Mary Dean

See what more of  our customers say at Clients & Testimonials.

On-site Consultation Available
We'll study your existing system's capabilities, understand your needs and provide our recommendations.

We will provide upon request:

  • A detailed proposal and an estimate for most technology projects

  • Networking, Laser Printer or Telephone Support Service Agreement

Call for more information
or an appointment

Skye Southwick
Personal Service, Professional Work
We stand by our work with an industry leading Service Warranty and Telephone Support.  

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Online forms: Service Request, General Inquiry

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Support Plans         IT Outsourcing        Business Solutions       Servers
Data Cabling       Partners

Networking Services
See rates below

Networking Services,network consulting services,network consultant,network support,networking technicianFree Network Assessment
Do you wish to know where network problems might arise at a in the future and how to avoid them? Would you like to know how to prevent unauthorized access to your network?   Contact us today to schedule a FREE assessment of your network, and learn more about our
Support Plans, which improves your network's reliability at a greatly reduced cost. 

Callfor an appointment.

Network Troubleshooting
No matter what the Network Operating System, Linux, Unix, Windows, Apple or Novell, a senior level Sky Computer Services Network Engineer will efficiently trouble-shoot your network problems. We solve problems in hours that other techs have been unable to solve in days. Some of the common issues we regularly solve:
  • "Slow" networking performance
  • Non-functioning or "not-starting" Servers
  • Malfunctioning firewalls and routers
  • Exchange Server errors and malfunctions
  • Faulty and/or poor data cabling
  • Troublesome workstations that are "unable to logon"
  • Incorrect IP routing and DNS resolution issues
  • Data Recovery and Restore problems

After identifying and isolating the problem(s) we will quickly remedy the problem and return your network to smooth operation even if we have to work at night or on the weekend.

Network Installation and Support
Even the best hardware and software is of little value if it is not installed and configured properly. Knowing the correct settings for today's advanced server applications is simply a matter of experience. The ramifications of an incorrectly installed network or software program can result in costly budget overruns and operational downtime. Sky Computer Services LLC has years of experience and a diversified team upon which to draw, so you can rest assured that your network will be more then just "working", but also configured for maximum security and optimized for peak performance. Sky Computer Services LLC will also document the critical aspects of your network and make that information accessible. 

Business Solutions

Proactive Network Administration
Active management of your network, as opposed to waiting for it to breakdown, increases its reliability and your productivity. There are a few key areas that should be regularly maintained in order to ensure the safety and reliability of your network:

  1. Data Backup and Verification
  2. Antivirus Software Updates and Monitoring
  3. Microsoft and Application Updates
  4. Hardware Condition
  5. Firewall Integrity

For as little as two hours per week Sky Computer Services can manage these critical tasks for you, allowing you to do what you do best, focus on your business.

Support Plans

Hardware and Software Procurement
Procurement of technology can be a complicated task.  Where can you get the best price?  What type of warranty do you need?  Which vendors stand behind their products? Over the years, Sky Computer Services LLC has dealt with many products from a variety of vendors and you can be assured that when you purchase from us you will be receive the best value for your investment and that we will handle warranty issues for you without any hassles.  Whether you prefer to do your own procurement or prefer to have Sky Computer Services LLC do that for you, we're here to assist you.  Callfor a detailed quote.

Remote Network Monitoring
If your server crashes or your network is "down", rapid resolution is critical. Server issues often affect every user on your network. You cannot afford to wait until tomorrow or the next day for an answer. Sky Computer Services LLC has the ability to access your server from a remote location and provide fast, efficient support in minutes, not days. If required, Sky Computer Services can dispatch a technician in just a couple of hours, seven days a week.

Business Solutions

Technology Planning
The development of a technology plan is important in achieving your long-term business goals. An effective technology plan will document the details of what these goals are, how technology can help you accomplish these long-term business goals, and documentation of the costs in reaching these specified goals. You will feel confident that you are spending wisely and setting the necessary pieces in place for the implementation of these goals in the future. 

Business Solutions

Documentation Services

  • Evaluate and document overall network performance
  • Detailed network documentation specifying asset inventory, WAN/LAN
  • Diagrams and configuration information (i.e. router, firewall and switch configurations, server and workstation configurations, application configuration information such as virus, backup, email, database)
  • Identify and document areas for improvement as well as strong points of the network infrastructure
  • Cite recommendations for improvement of problem areas
  • Assess internal and external network security

Network Security Services

  • Internet security and monitoring (firewall and web filtering)
  • Implementation of Network Topology & IP Infrastructure Engineering
  • Router, Switch and Firewall trouble-shooting including Cisco Products

Core Networking Services - $95 per hour without a support plan

  • LAN redesign, implementation and maintenance (switches, cabling, etc)
  • Server Installations, Upgrades and Migrations
  • Business Solutions
  • Network Administration
  • Wireless Solutions
  • Terminal Services & Remote Access (RAS) Solutions
  • Backup and recovery implementations (Veritas, ARCserve & hardware solutions)
  • Company-wide Anti-virus and Anti-spam Solutions (Norton Corp. Edition, McAfee Corp., Panda, Trend Mico)
  • WAN connectivity (branch connectivity via T1 or VPN)
  • Broadband & Telco Line Trouble-shooting (DSL, Cable Modem, ISDN,T1, Fractional T, Frame Relay)
  • Technology Project Implementation and Desktop Rollouts
  • Category 5e, 6 and 7 Data Cable Installation

Workstation Services - $75 per hour without a support plan

  • Desktop Engineering & Connectivity

  • Software trouble-shooting (MS Office, ACT, QuickBooks etc.)

  • Desktop system upgrades (memory, hard drive, peripherals, etc), Repair/Trouble-shooting

  • Software rollout implementations (Ghost, Altiris, etc)

  • Configure TCP/IP and Internet connectivity

  • Mail program (e-mail) trouble-shooting (MS Exchange, Outlook Express, Outlook etc)

  • Virus removal/Protection

  • Maintenance and user support

Supported Platforms and Programs

  • Windows 2000/2003 Server, Windows NT 4.0, BackOffice, .NET
  • MS Exchange 5.5/2000/2003
  • SQL Server
  • Microsoft Internet Security and Acceleration (ISA) Server 2000/2003
  • Microsoft Applications Center, BizTalk, Commerce Server, Content Management Server, Host Integration Server, Internet Security and Integration Server (ISI) Mobile Information Server, SharePoint Portal
  • Novel Netware
  • Apple Macintosh
  • Linux
  • Accounting Packages (QuickBooks, Peachtree, MAS90)
  • CRM Packages (ACT, Goldmine, Microsoft CRM)

Specialized Services

  • Intrusion Detection
  • Network Analysis and Documentation
  • Laptop Repair
  • Laser Printer support and repair
  • Database and application development
  • Data Recovery
  • Disaster Preparation and Recovery
  • Voice over IP Set-ups
  • Point-of-Sale software and Bar Coding Solutions
  • Video Security Solutions (CCTV)

See Business Solutions

Senior Network Consultants/Engineers
Due to the increased complexity of today's generation of technology, businesses require IT consultants with both extensive hands-on expertise, and a broad knowledge-base in building cohesive technology solutions. Our Senior Network Engineers each have an average of over ten years of field experience and training, and can therefore assure you success in designing, deploying and managing your network.

Patrick Vinson - Network Engineer/Senior Programmer
An extremely experienced custom application developer and systems analyst, Patrick can create efficient, cost-effective solutions to most information system requirements. One of his specialties is integrating existing systems with the Web, providing a seamless information flow between businesses and their customers. An expert on DBMSs, Patrick has worked with most major database engines with an emphasis on Microsoft SQL Server.

"Very nice guys, they know their stuff . . .you guys rock! Been really helpful, with I could clone Patrick and have him in the office all the time".  Tope Kupolnyi, NEXO Wireless10/28/03

"thanks so much . . your guy was rgreat. Solved a problem that no one else was able to figure out". Donna Warren, Office Manager, Aviva Biederman, MD, 3rd st. Los Angeles, 310-652-332. 07/05/03

Carlos Zuniga Network Engineer
Carlos Zuniga has practical experience as a Windows /UNIX/MAC technician in the IT industry.  He has extensive work experience in installing and troubleshooting all versions and upgrades of Windows Systems Servers and Workstations, including Windows 98, ME, NT, 2000 and XP.  Carlos also has extensive experience with loading the UNIX/Linux O/S and configuring user and printing profiles on the UNIX network.  In addition to his years of technical experience with Windows and UNIX Operating Systems, Carlos has extensive troubleshooting and configuration experience with TCP/IP, LAN/WAN, hubs, routers, firewalls, DSL, and Cable technologies.

"he can help . . .[his attitude and ability is] excellent"  Corporate Culture Development, William M. Stierle

Jordan Potsic Network Engineer
Administration and troubleshooting of internal LAN, Citrix, TCP/IP, DHCP, DNS, WINS, Veritas, RAID, Exchange 5.5/2000, IIS, Network Security, as well as Windows Small Business Server, Windows 2000 Server, desktop support, general application and hardware troubleshooting. See Networking Support

Joseph Kwong Network Engineer
Joseph is an accomplished MCSE (4) and MCP (W2K) with a varied background in numerous different technologies. His experience includes: Windows 2003/2000 Server, Exchange 2003/2000/5.5/IIS, DNS, DHCP, WINS, Red Hat Linux 7.x/8.x/9.x, LAN/WAN Design and Support, OSPF, BGP, RIP, Frame-Relay, ISDN, VLAN, Win XP Pro/Me/9x Workstation/VPN. Novell, Cisco. See Networking Support

"good, fast, efficient, I'd use again!" Lynee Green, Winston Music Publishing

[He] showed an extraordinary amount of patience and refused to panic in dealing with a very perplexing problem . . . .he obviously is extremely well-versed in his craft. But, more importantly, he has a wonderful demeanor - a rarity in this day of "attitude" David Keller Los Angeles

"Thank you for the excellent service... Adrian provided knowledgeable and fast solutions to problems that I have been struggling with for over one year. I especially appreciate his kindness and patience." The National Society for ADA Transportation, Sandra Katzman, Tarzana, 818-345-1977 01/18/04 

One of our Senior Network Consultants will trouble-shoot, repair and/or configure your network servers and workstations for optimum performance based on the following rates:

Standard On-Demand Rates

  • On-site Workstation Support/Repairs*:
    1 hour minimum, weekdays until 5pm

per hour

  • Networking Services and Network Security:
    1 hour minimum

per hour

Other Rates for Networking Services

  • Scheduled Full Day:
    Eight hours labor on workdays starting in the morning.

per day ($85 p/h)

  • Weekend, Holiday and Evening Service:
    Includes work day appointments that begin on or after 5pm.

per hour

  • Emergency On-site or Remote Response*:
    Technician On-site within 4 hours!
    1 hour minimum

per hour

  • Remote Support:
    Telephone Support, Remote Trouble-Shooting & Network Monitoring

per hour (billed in 15 minute increments)

Support Plan Rates
See Support Plans for details

  • $800.00 per month or more commitment
  • A one time $2,000.00 pre-payment

(See Support Plan Rates for details)

per hour for Workstation support

per hour for Networking Services

  • $1,200.00 per month or more commitment
  • A one time $4,000.00 pre-payment

(See Support Plan Rates for details)

per hour for Workstation support

per hour for Networking Services

better business bureau los angeles            *There is a $12 gas surcharge for on-site visits as of July 1, 2005.
       (covers round trip).

For an appointment call

For Outsourcing Rates see Support Plans

Customer Support Hours
8:30am - 8:30pm, Monday - Friday
10:00am - 5:00pm, Saturday & Sunday

(Call, follow the voice prompts on system and you can speak with a support representative immediately or leave a message.)

Driving directions and office hours

Technical Inquiry
Quote Request
Service Request

Related Information:
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 Data Cabling       Partners

We Serve the Entire Los Angeles Area

Agoura Hills  Airport LAX  Artesia  Bel Air  Bellflower  Beverly Hills  Brentwood  Burbank  Carson  Century City  Cerritos  Commerce  Compton  Culver City  Downey  Downtown Los Angeles  El Segundo  Florence  Gardena  Glendale  Hawaiian Gardens  Hawthorne  Hermosa Beach  Hollywood  Huntington Beach  Huntington Park  Inglewood  Lakewood  Lawndale  LAX  Lomita  Long Beach  Los Angeles  Lynwood  Malibu  Manhattan Beach  Mar Vista  Marina del Rey  North Long Beach  Norwalk  Pacific Palisades  Palos Verdes Estates  Paramount  Pasadena  Playa del Rey  Rancho Palos Verdes  Redondo Beach  Rolling Hills Estates  San Pedro  Santa Monica  Signal Hill  Sherman Oaks  South Gate  South Pasadena  Torrance  Venice  Vernon  View Park  West Los Angeles  Westchester  Westwood  Woodland Hills 

(Service to locations outside of these areas, including out-of-state, may require additional travel fees. Callfor details. )

We will travel outside of Los Angeles
Many of our customers with branch offices outside of California engage Sky Computer Services in consulting assignments that require long-distance travel. This can be a fast and cost-effective way to complete special projects where a consistently high level of expertise is required at multiple sites. Callfor details.

Network Security     Business Solutions      MAC Support
Computer Repair
      Laser Printer Support      Data/Voice Cabling
Support Plans   
Outsourcing    IT Project Management    Our Partners

  • Every Consultant has over ten years of hands-on IT experience

  • Microsoft Certified Systems Engineers (MCSE's)

  • Cisco certified CCNP, CCNA & CCDA Consultants

  • Microsoft Certified Network Consultant / Technician

  • Apple, HP, Dell Certified Consultants

  • Member of the Santa Monica Chamber of Commerce

  • Member of the Better Business Bureau

  • Member of Lions Club International


  Certified Network/Computer Consultant & Networking Support in Los Angeles        Networking Consulting & Security Services IT Firm/Company Santa Monica    Computer/PC Servcies, MAC Support, Printer Repair, Laptop/Notebook, Data Cabling   

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