Small Business Solution

IT Solutions for Small Business
Thinking about starting a small business or need help getting the IT portion of your business operational, ecWest offers services to help your business get up and running fast. Our small business solutions include:
• Computer sales, repair and upgrades
• Small Business Integrated Servers
• Internet Infrastructure
• ISP Hosting
• Link Exchange Program
• Maintenance
• Marketing
• Network Design and Infrastructure
• Web Development
• Web Site Promotion
• Web Site Reporting
• Wireless Networks
Computer Sales, Repairs and Upgrades
ecWest offers quality computer systems for your small business. Each workstation system uses an Intel processor and motherboard, Microsoft Operating system, and other quality components. ecWest builds the systems to your specification.
Our quality assurance team performs tests on every system for a minimum of 24 hours and every system is updated with all of the latest software patches. Our systems are guaranteed and come with our on-site and phone technical support.
Small Business Integrated Servers
So you have a new or emerging business but don’t have the infrastructure or IT staff that you need to get your business off the ground. ecWest offers exceptional server solutions for a totally integrated small business. Our integrated server solutions include:
• Microsoft Small Business Server – A windows based server which contains an integrated suite of server products to function as an IT department.
Internet Infrastructure
Thinking of using your own equipment to host your Internet presence or just develop an Internet presence with a domain name and web site? ecWest can help your small business by assisting with planning and implementation of:
• Application setup & configuration
• Conferencing setup & configuration
• Custom services setup & configuration
• DHCP configuration
• DNS Configuration
• E-mail setup & configuration
• File services
• Firewall setup
• Internet setup & configuration
• ISP selection
• Network administration & configuration
• Server installation & setup
• Virus protection
• Web Setup
ISP Hosting
ecWest clients may choose the site hosting solution that best fits their needs. Knowledgeable, creative consultants and experienced project managers ensure the client benefits from a quality, customized Internet presence.
ecWest had partnered with EasyStreet Online Services, one of the Internet’s premier local ISP’s. Please visit their site for detailed information on their Internet hosting offerings.
Link Exchange Program
It is a proven fact that web sites no longer can be visible along by just submitting the web site to search engines. Most search engines will not put your site at the top of a search unless you have many sites linking to yours.
ecWest offers an Link Exchange program using our top quality products to help get your site visible to the targeted audience. We offer a comprehensive program which will promote your web site to 3rd party web sites to get your web site more visible in the search engines.
Note: Any work performed by ecWest will allow an automatic link to be placed on our site or you can submit your link request to us and we will evaluate your product or services to see if it fits our qualifications for a link from our network of web sites.
Maintenance
Your a small business with no IT staff on-site and you need some help with your office network or computer You don’t know anyone who can fix your problem and you have to get this fixed ASAP or you could loss business or a client.
ecWest can establish a maintenance contract with your small business to ensure a timely fix to your problem or you can use ecWest on hourly rates for our IT services.
Marketing
Today, more than ever, there are so many ways to market your small business including conventional marketing methods such as US mail, yellow page ads, TV, newspaper, magazines, radio and non-conventional methods such as the Internet.
The problem is that not every method will return the expected results and your business only has a fixed budget to get your business effectively marketed. What would help your business get visible fast? How you you find the right marketing programs? What programs on the Internet will help my business? I heard Internet marketing doesn’t work?
These are a few of the commonly asked questions small business owners have asked on how to get results with marketing on the Internet.
ecWest can help you market your site online where you will not have to waste valuable marketing $$ on media which does not help your business grow. We have spent extensive time evaluating the ways to market a business online and can save you time and money.
Network Design & Infrastructure
ecWest offers complete networking solutions for the Small Business. We can design, implement, and explain any of the network designs including Cable, Dial-up, DSL or Satellite Internet connections or create a custom network typology which could include such things as a wireless network.
Web Development
Many Internet developers subcontract parts of their projects to third parties, but ecWest believes in an in-house approach to ensure quality and consistency throughout the Internet solution.
Our team works closely with clients, assisting them in all phases of a project from strategic planning to site operation and maintenance. Whether the task is a news release, bulletin board, order form, or animated galaxy, our talented Internet developers can perform such tasks as html coding, scripting, database development, and e-commerce programming for an Internet presence that brings your small business imagery to life.
ecWest uses quality products such as Macromedia MX suite, icVerify, WebTrends, and many others to create your professional looking Internet presence. Once created, we can help you with content management by setting up your organization with our selected tool set.
Site Promotion
Did you know that most web sites do not utilize an Internet marketing strategy with tools like search engines, banner ads, and online directory listings to help generate business. Because of this, a web site without an Internet marketing strategy, is as good as yesterday’s stock quote.
ecWest can evaluate, implement and report on your current web site to increase your visibility using Internet search engines.
Web Site Reporting
More than ever, small business need to illustrate the return on their web site investments. Web analytics helps organizations meet their business objectives by providing actionable insight on web visitor behavior that can be leveraged to make smarter business decisions. Until now, web analytics has been a standalone effort in most organizations and it has been challenging for business professionals and web development teams to coordinate to analyze the effectiveness of their web site design and online initiatives.
ecWest has partnered with WebTrends to offer their suite of reporting products integrated with our Internet development. Now clients can take advantage of the #1 rated reporting tool with integrated reporting options developed throughout your web site.
Wireless Networks
Allow your staff to efficiently connect to your small business locations. Our solutions include LAN and 802.11a or b Wireless network design, Mobility planning and setup, firewall protection, DHCP management, network printing, and training for your business