Have you ever sweated bullets trying to figure out exactly what technology to buy, only to find out once you get it that it didn’t solve the actual problem you had?  We know that feeling, and our job is keeping you from feeling it again.  We’re not just technical people, we’re business people.  Tell us where your organization is feeling the pain, and we’ll help you find the solution that works to fix your problem and within your budget… no jargon required.


It’s one thing to have a bunch of shiny new equipment that the marketing brochures said is awesome… it’s another thing entirely to have it all set up and working, within your organization, enabling your actual workflow.  That’s where we come in.  You might be a business owner with no dedicated IT staff.  Or you might be the manager of a small IT department too busy with what’s already on your plate to fit new systems and services in and start making them directly useful to you.  Let us take the burden off of your shoulders – we can bring it in, set it up, get your stuff running on it, and turn it over to you already running happily and doing what you need it to do.


You’re busy.  We get it.  You want to do the stuff that actually makes your organization go, not the dreary day to day routine that makes sure it can go.  Luckily, we’re there to help.  With active remote monitoring, if you do have a problem, we know about it right away – maybe even before you do.  And with remote access, we can get you back up and running with a minimum of downtime and hassle.  Didn’t get a successful backup last night?  We’re calling you.  Running low on RAM or storage on your production server?  Ring ring.  Internet connection down?  One drive failing in your storage array?  Important service stopped responding on your domain controller?  Well, you get the idea.

  • "I honestly feel as though my business would not be where it is today were it not for us happening into the hiring of Jim Salter."

    W. Chris Clark, CPA // President // Clark Eustace Wagner, PA

  • "Jim’s advice has always been spot on – neither suggesting too little or too much. He understands that companies have limited resources and he does not offer up solutions beyond those that we have truly needed."

    Paul Yoo // President // US Patriot Tactical

  • "Jim Salter is an indispensable part of our team, maintaining our network and being proactive on all of our IT needs. We have comfort knowing that there are redundant bootable backups of all files and databases, offsite and onsite."

    Regina R. Floyd, AIA, LEED AP BD+C // Principal // Watson Tate Savory

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  • Demonstrating ZFS pool write distribution
  • One of my pet peeves is people talking about zfs “striping” writes across a pool. It doesn’t help any that zfs core developers use this terminology too – but it’s sloppy and not really correct. ZFS distributes writes among all the vdevs in a pool.  If your vdevs all have the same amount of free space available, this will resemble a simple striping action closely enough.  But if you have different amounts of free space on different […]