25 many years back, Aegis Small business Technologies (formerly Aegis Laptop Expert services) was founded to generate a business that delivered technological know-how assist to the private sector right here in North Florida.
These ended up the times of mainframes, Novell and ahead of cyber safety was a major offer and very long right before the Cloud was a factor.
For standpoint it was 1997, and the movie “Guys in Black” was slapping other movies apart for the #1 place at the box business office. “Candle in the Wind” by Elton John was ruling FM radio as the range one particular tune in the earth.
Two several hours absent from Tallahassee, Aegis CEO, Blake Dowling, was wrapping up his degree at the College of Florida. Then that exact same yr he set off to Atlanta for a occupation in the songs small business functioning with Common Recording Artists Sister Hazel.
Meanwhile in Tallahassee, Aegis Founders, Brad Mitchell and Pam Butler had been starting off on their mission to create a firm that would supply a option to fill the void of tech knowledge for small enterprises.
In 2006 those person skilled paths collided and Aegis evolved from that original enterprise that just presented tech assistance to turning out to be a comprehensive Managed Solutions Provider (MSP). An MSP partners with finest-in-class suppliers to provide the most formidable methods to the marketplace.
Concurrently, the core target of an MSP is to convey tech support and all things technological innovation underneath a single roof for one organization to regulate for you. Cloud offerings, cyber security, applications, jobs, consulting, e mail, wireless, procurement, and details backup are all blended to provide extensive ideas for your company.
Aegis CEO Blake Dowling joined the workforce 16 years back and recalls extremely clearly his to start with meeting with the organization.
“I noticed a organization that was undertaking very well and a business that was positioned to do one thing amazing, so, we went soon after it,” Dowling said. “The founders of this company developed some thing out of absolutely nothing and I will always be thankful for the chance they gave me all individuals years back when I initially joined the crew as an Account Govt.
“Because then, we have taken Aegis to extra places, to extra corporations and completed factors that are genuinely impressive for a small company. Between the accolades Aegis has gathered more than the a long time, remaining named a Florida Development Very best Locations to Get the job done every single yr considering the fact that our new management team took about is a single of my proudest accomplishments. An similarly crucial accomplishment has been developing a core of workforce associates who have selected to make Aegis their skilled residence year right after 12 months,” Dowling explained.
Technological know-how is fascinating and technologies can be a headache as we have all noticed and felt in current many years. The pandemic and our net for almost everything society has revealed us that technological innovation is ingrained in us. The trick is getting anyone who can weather the storm of improve, the landscape of threats, and support your company navigate it all.
That corporation was started 25 a long time back and can be discovered right here in Tallahassee. Aegis provides company degree options to our sector with people today that you know by title and that will greet you with a smile. Thank you to all all those that wear the Aegis blue with pride each individual day and thank you to those brilliant clients that allow for us to be of services.
Content 25th anniversary, Aegis.
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