share experience and wisdom within your realm of expertise.
Today the computer industry evolves in "dog
years". For every year that passes, it seems that seven years of
progress are made technologically. And to make the best possible
decisions, the advice of someone who lives in the world of the technology is
invaluable. We are here to make your computer vision a well defined and
cleanly implemented plan.
Affordable solutions to your computer needs.
We work closely with companies to help evaluate your needs and
create a plan that will grow with you, without breaking your budget.
If you manage to stump us, we'll find the right answer for you,
without the expensive guess.
We know our solutions work because we've actually done
them. If your particular solutions means using "cutting edge technology" we know where
the edge stops and the "bleeding edge
technology" begins. Staying current today and
remembering the lessons of yesterday, means a better design for
TCP/IP for the internet. Ethernet, ISDN, Frame-Relay,
Wireless, Satellite, VPN, IPSEC - We can handle them all.
If Microsoft made it, we can make it go. If it's Mac, we
can even get them to talk reliably in a Windows 2000 world.
Just building a network is usually not enough. Although a
solid company policy is essential, it is not the magic solution.
We help users make the transition into effective use of shared resources
and develop good habits preventing problems later.
Much overlooked and much regretted. We understand
how to answer the need for computer security today.
By understanding the systems and the skills of the hacking community, we
can help secure your network against malicious or simply mischievous
The Intern@tional Cafe
The first internet cafe in Sonoma county. We created the local ISP AccessPort's West Coast Lynx site from an
empty room, and brought high speed internet access right into the cafe for
Our skills in hardware design, LAN implementation, Virtual Private Networking,
Internet Routing, Migration from Novell to MS Windows, site security,
resources management, and training all came into play on this job. The
final result, the whole system is up and running before the deadline and below
budget. And it's still operational. All and all a
challenging and worthwhile job.
The Denver Nuggets
This started as a simple courtesy advice call, but it turned out to be a major
problem with a MS exchange server installation from ground level up. We
handled it over the phone, and THEY INSISTED on paying us for our time on the
phone. I feel that is one of the highest complements a customer can give
We took over network management near startup for this cutting edge real
estate MLS system development company. We were instrumental in setting
the standard of how the MLS industry defines servers, software, and the user
experience today. Our resources were used in the area of web and data
server integration, firewall protection, performance optimization, and
development system management. The company has since been bought by
Homeseekers.com. And during the ".com crash" was sold to Fidelity
where it's foundation technology is alive and growing today.
Crocker Networking Solutions
One of our premiere contract relationships. It's nearly impossible
for a busy consulting firm to cover all of the issues. They have a
dynamic team for contracted service, and a training facility to boot.
Our role with them is the tough jobs that require an intuitive understanding
of computer technology that few possess. We are proud of that
distinction and the relationship we have built with them. We believe
that there is such a thing as friendly competition that results in the best
for all of our customers.
Our rates are all billed hourly, and we our best to schedule work
as to not interfere with your businesses daily operation. Working after
hours is something we do on a regular basis. The breakdown of prices
listed below is based on priority needed to answer your specific need.
These jobs are rare but when they happen, they are in
response to needs that require us to rearrange our schedule to get
to you in times of crisis.
When you have a problem and are looking to utilize the
advantages of the Midnight Engineers to accelerate your project,
this is where it begins. When you are ready, we are here
with the experience, flexibility, and expertise to assist you.
Yes, we do perform subcontract work for other consulting
firms. We take jobs on a case by case basis and we are
willing to build relationships with other consulting firms.
We feel that by working together we can make a variety of
solutions available that otherwise would be very difficult to
Longer Term Projects
If you have a major upgrade, installation, or lengthy
project that you will be requiring assistance for, this is the
plan. The typical Long Term Project spans several
weeks, months, even years. Everything is negotiable, call
and lets see what solution we can create together.
Phone Call Solution Sessions
Phone call tech support is available for answers to
provide help once the primary job is done.