CranstonIT, based in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania offers Apple certified consultants and technicians for a wide variety of Professional IT services. Our over 1,600 customers in the tri-state area and across the country range from individuals & small business to large corporations.
Computer Support Services
Looking to switch from Windows to Mac, integrate Macs into your existing Windows environment, troubleshoot problems on your existing network, upgrade your existing Macs and network or get expert advice for your next IT expansion? We can help. Call today.
Mobile Device Management
Mobile devices are a reality in today's IT environment and so is the need to effectively configure, deploy, update and secure those devices and your company's data. For companies with 10 or more mobile devices, CranstonIT can help you effectively manage both company owned and employee owned (BYOD) devices.
When an off-the-shelf software package won't let you run your business the way you need to, the CranstonIT team can develop a custom built database for your company's specific needs. Using the FileMaker database engine we can build databases that can be accessed via Windows, Mac, iOS mobile devices and the web.
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The Apple Consultants Network features independent professional service providers and technology consulting firms that specialize in Apple and third-party solutions. Certified on Apple technologies, our members deliver on-site technology services and support to home users and businesses of all sizes.
Messaging servers, firewalls, VOIP phone systems and cloud team collaboration
VPN Client software and MDM servers
Complete retail Point of Sale solution for single or multi-store operations with powerful backend business tools, a streamlined POS interface for fast front-counter sales and a tightly-integrated Web Store for selling online
Wireless networking optimized for mobility, mission-critical reliability and enterprise security and performance
Powerful, easy-to-use database software for yourself or a team. Create forms, reports and labels. Share on a network or over the web
With detailed reports, kitchen display, mobile ordering, credit card swipe and wireless printing all working in sync, Lavu iPad POS is much more than an App; it is a smart, complete solution to fulfill point of sale needs of small restaurants and national chains alike. Learn more
Manage your business and your team. Collaborate on projects, schedule meetings, delegate tasks and track new business opportunities
Every business needs a website, but setting up and maintaining a website is a hassle for most small businesses. Cranston IT takes the headache out of web hosting. You can save by consolidating your computer support and web hosting into one package.
Our designers been designing websites for over 15 yrs specializing in websites for small business. We've helped numerous customers with digital brochure, ecommerce and database integrated websites.
The bulk of important data: emails, documents, pictures and movies are now stored as digital files on computers. If digital data is stored in only one location, sooner or later the data will be lost. It's absolutely critical that this data be backed up. Cranston IT will explore both onsite and offsite options for backing up your data and develop a comprehensive backup plan that fits your needs.
Email is the life blood of most companies today and yet email is one of the most mystifying technologies for businesses. We know email inside and out and offer several types of email hosting. Our email services can help you sync email between multiple devices, reduce the amount of spam in your inbox and increase the reliability of your email delivery.
Mobile devices led by the iPhone and iPad have exploded over the last few years. Cranston IT is expert at helping businesses deploy and integrate mobile devices in their IT infrastructure. We help users access the data they need from their mobile device securely and efficiently.
FileMaker is the best database product on the market for small and medium size businesses. We've been FileMaker Developers for over ten years and have built custom databases for dozens of businesses. We can build a database from scratch or fix problems with your existing database.
Businesses looking for an off-the-shelf CRM solution that runs natively on the Mac and tightly integrates with Apple Mail, iCal and Address Book need Marketcircle's Daylite. As a Premier Daylite Partner, Cranston IT offers sales, installation, training and support for Daylite.
Kerio Connect is our flagship email server product. As a Kerio Certified Partner, Cranston IT offers Kerio Connect sales, support and hosting. Kerio is the best cross-platform ( Mac & PC ) email server on the market today and is a great, cost-effective alternative to Microsoft Exchange server.
For businesses deploying 10 or more iPads or iPhones the task of managing them becomes difficult. TARMAC makes managing mobile devices easy. Configuration profiles can be user installed over-the-air (OTA) and IT admins and control devices remotely via mobile device management (MDM).
Cranston IT offers on-site and remote support for Mac OS and a wide variety of third-party programs. Our technicians are Apple certified with a combined 30+ years of experience in solving Macintosh related problems. Choose from our on-demand support option or get unlimited support with an unlimited support contract.
Our technicians can install and troubleshoot wired and wireless networks including switches, routers and dealing with your Internet Service Provider (ISP). We can also provide protection for your networks using sophisticated firewalls and creating VPNs to connect remote users to your office.
Whether you're upgrading your existing computers, expanding your operations or switching from Windows to Mac, Cranston IT offers in-depth planning and consulting services to ensure that your computer technology creates the maximum value your business. We thoroughly plan your IT project and see it through to a successful conclusion.
For companies looking to hire full time Macintosh IT support personnel or just needing temporary help with a large project, we offer complete staffing services. We provide Apple certified technicians to work as temps with work-to-hire provisions. If you need fulltime IT support, we can find the best personnel for you.
We perform out of warranty repairs of hard drives, optical drives and LCD monitors. Our Apple certified techs can also upgrade hard drives and RAM for any Mac.
Need one-on-one training to help you get the most out of your Mac, iPhone or iPad. Our certified trainers are available either on-site or remotely via secure screen sharing to help you with the basics of computer use or with learning the most popular Pro Apps on the market today. For businesses we also offer onsite group training.