Businesses hire IT consulting firms like Astute Technology Management to help them embrace new workflows and productivity, streamline their network technology, launch IT projects with profound confidence, create a more mobile workforce, and more.
For over 20 years, we’ve been working hard to make business across Ohio operate better with our IT consulting services.
Integrate next-generation technologies with confidence
Optimize and focus your technology budget
Complete ambitious projects and upgrades on time
Businesses often have a clear project or goal in mind before they reach out to speak with us. But other times, they might not understand exactly what an IT consultant can brings to the table, or whether it’s better to go it alone.
Expertise on Demand
Is your small internal IT team struggling with an upcoming project that they don’t have the expertise to complete. From budgeting and planning to hardware procurement and engineering support, the Astute technology Management team provides on-demand knowledge whenever you need.
Embrace the Latest Technologies
Curious about “digital transformation” like cloud computing, mobile devices, and artificial intelligence, but leery how a small or midsized business like yours can make the most of it? We’ll help you find and exploit those opportunities.
IT Projects Done On-Budget, On-Time
Complex IT projects that can quickly exhaust a modest IT budget. With our help, we’ll help you get the lowest possible price on the hardware you need and complete your project without budget overruns or unexpected expenses.
Business leaders who hear the term “IT consulting,” often think of Deloitte and McKinsey, but we’ve built our business solutions to address the specific problems that growing businesses in Ohio face.
We offer world-class IT expertise delivered by a friendly team of local professionals, who always speak to you in straightforward plain English.
IT Strategy & Planning
Businesses that lack a long-term IT strategy are leaving money productivity and cost savins on the table. The Astute Technology Management team will sit down with your leaders and work out a strategy that ensures long-term competitiveness.
Cloud Computing Migrations
Cloud has transformed the way that small and midsized businesses work, communicate, and collaborate. To get the most of your investment, our cloud engineers will analysis your operations and get you on the right path.
Server Migrations and Upgrades
We provide a range of specialized maintenance services for your on-premise servers, including upgrades, replacements, and migrations, helping to minimize downtime and ensure strong performance.
Frustrated by poor cabling your office or server room. The right cabling, done by a team of experts, can make your office a more enjoyable place to work, improve regular maintenance tasks, and improve safety.
Maybe you don’t feel that you need a fully managed cybersecurity solution, but you’re worried that cybersecurity intrusion, ransomware, phishing attacks, and threats from the dark web could undermine the productivity of your business, or wors.
The Astute Technology Management team will perform a comprehensive cybersecurity risk audit to help you find where you’re vulnerable and how you should spend your limited security budget.
Here are just some of the elements that would include:
Specialized tools allow us to find unpatched software on your network and other vulnerabilities.
Network Policy Audit
Does your company have the right rules and guidelines to ensure that only authorized individuals are accessing sensitive data?
Access Controls and Authentication Audit
We’ll examine your two-factor authentication system and other digital and physical access controls to ensure unwanted elements are being kept out.
Having firewalls in place is important to network perimeter defense, but only if your policies and rules are configured correctly.
Struggling with HIPAA, PCI-DSS, FINRA/SEC, or another regulatory compliance standard? Let the consulting team at Astute Technology clarify your shortfalls and design a clear, actionable plan for bringing your data security controls in-line with the latest standards.
Businesses that want a seasoned IT consultant to help guide their strategy over the long term look to our vCIO team for help.
For a fraction of the cost of hiring a chief information officer (CIO), you get an IT consultant who will sit down and have regular meetings with your business leaders.
During those meetings, we’ll listen to the latest news in your business, learn about your goals, and help you strategize a way to align your IT and business goals.
The Benefits of Business-IT Alignment
What does it mean when you have your business and IT in alignment? It doesn’t just mean having the right technology for the staff—though that’s a big part. It also means using technology to bring your business strategy, operations, finances, and risk management processes into lockstep.
It’s a holistic, organization-wide concept that pays huge dividends when it’s done right. Some of those benefits include:
Better Client Experience
Efficient IT Resources Usage
Clear, Long-term Budgets
Competitive Market Advantage
If you want to learn more, you can read this article we wrote on business-IT alignment, and why it’s so important for small and midsized businesses.
When you hire Astute Technology Management as a technology consulting services firm, the engagement is a one-time, flat rate project engagement. That means pre-defined scope or work, toward a very specific goal.
That’s different than the managed IT services that we offer, which are all-inclusive IT management solutions that arm you with all the support your business needs to thrive.
Have a question about which one is right for your business? Reach out and talk to our friendly team at today at 614 389 4102 or [email protected]. We’d be happy to find the right solution to your problem.
"As our company has continued to grow we found that it was not cost effective to continue to try and do all of our own Network Administration and End User support for our employees. The team at Astute is always very friendly and give some of the best customer service around. I would highly recommend Astute for anyone looking to outsource their Network Administration and or End User support."
"We partnered with Astute Technology Management a few years ago and the experience has been great. I recommend them for managed services for various reasons. They are tech savvy and customer service oriented, reliable and trustworthy, they care about the work they do, listen to what your business needs are, and provide very helpful insight and/or recommendations based on their knowledge and expertise."
"Astute Technology has been a great addition to our technology solution. They have a leadership philosophy that mirrors our organizational culture, and a unique attention to detail. We are extremely happy to have Astute providing our technology oversight!"
"We have been with Astute Technology Management for over 10 years and couldn't get by without them. Their attention to detail and timely support are invaluable, and they are always willing to provide guidance whenever we call."
"With the pace of change what it is today, it would be easy to worry about managing our IT assets. I've found it much more productive to trust Astute Technology Management. They deliver. They care."
"Professional team, responsive, and very knowledgeable. Our company has more than 75 employees and Astute TM has been able to quickly and efficiently identify troublesome areas within our network infrastructure, support our users, and provide excellent guidance on how company can grow without our technology becoming a burden to the business."
"The most valuable thing astute technologies has given me, is peace of mind in knowing that I am compliant and secure. With the security measures Eric and his staff put in place, I am confident that my patients' data will not fall into the wrong hands."
"When I run into an issue in our network that I can't resolve on my own, Astute Technology Management is usually who I call. Their knowledgeable people identify and correct the problem promptly. In the event that it is not immediately resolvable, they pursue and find the solution. Great people to work with!"
"Astute has always showed us great service and gone above and beyond to help in any way they can. Their staff is personable and makes you feel like you're not just another customer, but someone that they genuinely want to help."
"Our company was having consistent Internet connectivity issues which of course leads to productivity issues and expense. Astute Technology Management assessed our situation and needs then proposed a range of solutions for us to choose from that went beyond just Internet connectivity. Through that process we experienced A high level of knowledge, speed, customer service, professionalism and follow up which I truly appreciate. Our “uptime“ has never been better."