The Thurston, Pierce, Lewis, and Mason Counties IT Experts


We work hard behind the scenes so annoying technology issues don't slow your business down.

Our mission is to help businesses like yours increase productivity and get more out of the technology you invest in.
We specialize in solutions that safeguard and protect your data and keep operations running smoothly.

Managed IT Services

Intelligent remote monitoring, proactive maintenance, and behind-the-scenes remote support.

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Network Security

Protect your business from threats like malware, viruses, phishing attacks, hackers and other threads.

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Backup & Disaster Recovery

Ensure peace-of-mind in any situation with the most complete data backup solution available.

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Cloud Hosting Solutions

Reduce infrastructure costs, collaborate, and get more done with our unique cloud solutions.

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When you just want IT to work!

There are a lot of computer shops out there that you can call up to fix an issue or install a piece of equipment. They might be able to get you out of crisis mode, but they aren’t looking at the full picture.

At PC Technologies, we understand business. We consult. We provide solutions to solve everyday challenges. We just happen to fix computers as well.

We believe (and have proven) that if you proactively manage technology, run maintenance religiously, and monitor a business network, everyday issues and downtime will be greatly reduced.

This is what makes us different than your typical tech support company. Sure, we can fix computer issues when you have them, but our specialty is preventing them in the first place.

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      Who Are We?

      It's Nice To Know Who You're Working With, We Get That

      PC Technologies understands that making a decision means putting your trust in us. We encourage you to find out more about our company and read testimonials from our many satisfied customers!

      About PC Technologies

      We are not your typical business, We are your business partners

      We live by the idea that your business needs come first, so much so that our CEO W. Jeff Seeman has written a letter for you to read showing just how dedicated our team is to not only solving problems but your success!

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      Our Difference
       
      It's a Secret

      Shhh, don't tell anyone we told you!

      WARNING: We are about to let you in on a secret about how most computer companies really make their money! We will cover the three main types of IT companies and what you can expect out of them.

      Discover What It Is!
       

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      Do you know someone who you think my benefit from our services? Let us know and we will get in touch with them!

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      What Our Clients Say

      • I highly recommend PC Technologies for any of your IT and/or computer needs
        Practice Manager at Robert GR Lang, MD Inc

        Jeff has provided computer components and IT services to our medical practice since 2007. He has seen us through a system conversion, office move, and EMR implementation, providing the peripherals and support needed to make a smooth transition each time. He and his staff are prompt, professional, and price conscious. I highly recommend PC Technologies for any of your IT and/or computer needs

      • Gets it fixed fast
        CPA

        Jeff and his staff installed a major computer upgrade for my office. There was no down time for my staff, the system works great and whenever there's glitch, Jeff, or one of his staff, gets it fixed fast.

      • No more having to take the computer into the store
        Director at Washington Gemological Laboratory

        I have relied on Jeff and his crew for not only minor 'bugs' that occur but also for swapping out the entire data from an older laptop into the one I currently use. They have always been able to do the job and quickly. Most of the time they are able to resolve the issue over the phone, while controlling my computer from their office. Love it!! Makes my life so much easier. No more having to take the computer into the store.

      • Jeff is the IT consultant for our company.
        Citizen Action Network at Freedom Foundation

        He goes the extra mile to ensure that all of our computer infrastructure is running smoothly. When we do encounter problems Jeff is quick to respond. He has become integral to our team--so much so, we should call him a staff member rather than a consultant.

      • PC Tech is a great place to get all of your IT needs.
        Branch Manager / Loan Officer at Weststar Pacific Mortgage

        Jeff is always available and works with you on the best possible solutions to ones needs. I would recommend PC Tech to anyone that is running a business and does not want to deal with IT.

      • Jeff is able to bridge the gap between IT professional and customer relationships very well.
        Board Member at Seattle Search Network

        I've recommended him to clients that are in need of IT services many times. Jeff is highly skilled in IT and understands the changing trends and its impact to the small business owner. I'd highly recommend Jeff to others seeking for an IT professional.

      Latest Blogs

      Google Pixel Is First to Come with Zero-Touch Provisioning--Will Your Favorite Be Next?

      Google often targets businesses like this with specialized devices designed to make onboarding easier. Examples of these attempts include specialized versions of the Google Play store, additional security features, and even management dashboards to add a high level of customization for their clients. Due to this high level of customization, though, many businesses are finding that it takes quite a lot of time to configure each and every device that they are going to use for their organization. Thus, the need for zero-touch devices becomes quite apparent.

      When we talk about zero-touch, we mean devices that are already pre-configured so that your organization doesn’t necessarily have to do as much work to get them ready for action. However, while this might sound like the best way to approach devices, you might find yourself held back at first. For one, zero-touch is a concept that’s only available through certain carrier opt-ins (like Verizon). Another restriction is that it’s only available on Google Pixel devices in the United States. However, other providers like AT&T, Sprint, and T-Mobile plan on implementing these services soon.

      Additionally, third-party Android device manufacturers are willing to go the distance for these solutions. Samsung, HTC, Huawei, Sony, LG, Blackberry, and Motorola all want to bring zero-touch to devices in the coming months.

      Despite all of its restrictions, zero-touch solves one of the most difficult parts of managing mobile devices for your organization: multiple devices with different operating systems. You can be confident that there is a uniform OS being used on all of your devices, mainly because there is only one available at this moment. If nothing else, this is something that you can look forward to, along with the time saved by eliminating the time needed to set up each device.

      If your business needs mobile devices or mobile device management, reach out to PC Technologies at 360-491-2227.

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      Protect Yourself Against Bad Luck With Data Backup

      With so much that can go wrong on the best of days, can you really afford to go without a little insurance?

      After all, the majority of businesses that are unable to recover their lost data are out of business within a year--a statistic only made more alarming when one considers how many small and medium-sized businesses don’t bother backing up their data. These businesses are like the character in every horror movie that says that there’s “nothing to worry about,”

      Remember, these characters are usually the next to fall into the monster’s clutches.

      However, instead of being dragged to their fate off-camera, unprepared businesses can do something about their prospects of survival. A Backup and Disaster Recovery solution (or BDR) can be a big help where your business’ safety and security is concerned. Your BDR should be cloud-based and needs to be ready to help your business bounce back from whatever threatens it. Here are three different methods that a BDR uses to make that happen.

      Cloud Storage
      Using the cloud to store a data backup is firmly a best practice in today’s business computing needs. First of all, the cloud allows your BDR device to keep your backups away from your physical location. This keeps your backups safe from being destroyed by the same disaster that eliminated the original copy of your critical data.

      Take a Backup Multiple Times a Day
      In the past, tape backups were the method of choice for most backup needs. However, these systems had a few drawbacks that have rendered them obsolete. For example, taking a backup used so many resources, they could only be performed after-hours. This meant that you could potentially lose a full day of progress, especially if the backup was never activated at the end of the day. On the other hand, a BDR that utilizes the cloud to take backups can take multiple backups each day, reducing the amount of potential data loss.

      Reduced Downtime
      Downtime is never a good thing to experience, so minimizing it as much as possible is ideal for any business. A BDR can help to do just that, either by acting as a temporary server while needed, and restore your data instantaneously to a network-attached device, allowing your operations to resume with minimal time wasted.

      Whether you break a mirror at the start of your day, or you step on a crack in the walkway, we can help protect your business against data threats of all kinds. Reach out to us at 360-491-2227 for help with your data practices--before it's too late!

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      Your Employees Can Be One Of Your Biggest Security Risks

      Restrict User Permissions
      You may notice that every time you try to download an application to your computer, it requests specific permissions from the user. If it were your personal computer, you could just click OK without thinking twice. However, this isn’t your personal computer--it’s your office workstation. If you let your employees download whatever apps they want to their devices, who knows what kind of nonsense you’ll find on them? They could accidentally download malware or install something to give hackers remote access.

      This is why you limit what your users can do on their workstations. The only users who should have administrative access to your company’s devices are your network administrator and any IT technicians you employ, as they will be the ones primarily installing new software on your devices.

      Minimize Data Access
      If you give your entire staff access to every little part of your data infrastructure, they are bound to run into data that’s not meant for their eyes. For example, an employee might gain access to your business’ payroll, which could cause unnecessary friction. They also might find other sensitive information that they aren’t supposed to see, like personal information or financial details.

      The best way to keep this from happening is to partition off your infrastructure so that employees can only access information that they need to do their jobs. Just ask your IT provider about your access control options.

      Remove Employee Credentials
      What happens when an employee leaves your organization, but is still able to access their email, your network, and their workstation? You could run into an employee sabotaging your organization. This isn’t something that you want to deal with, and the easiest way to make sure it doesn’t happen is to begin the process of removing this employee from their accounts before they leave.

      Passwords need to be changed so that the employee cannot access your infrastructure any longer. You don’t want to delete the accounts entirely, though. You might want to check through the accounts, particularly because you might find reasons why they have chosen to leave your organization.

      Can your business keep itself safe from user error and other threats? PC Technologies can help you keep the negative results of user error to minimum. To learn more, reach out to us at 360-491-2227.

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      Latest Blog Entry

      Does your business use Google’s line of Android devices for business purposes? Well, you might be happy to hear about Google’s new zero-touch solution for enterprises for their Pixel line of smartphones. If you provide smartphones for your business’ employees, you know how m...

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      PC Technologies launches new website!

      PC Technologies is proud to announce the launch of our new website at www.pctechnologies.net. The goal of the new website is to make it easier for our existing clients to submit and manage support requests, and provide more information about our services for prospective clients.

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