Bluetowne Celebrates New Location with Ribbon Cutting

Bluetowne Celebrates New Location with Ribbon Cutting

ribbon-cuttingMOUNT PLEASANT, S.C. – (October 27, 2016)Bluetowne, a leading provider of innovative information technology solutions, celebrated its recent relocation to 10 Resolute Lane, Suite 200 here with a ribbon-cutting ceremony today. Mount Pleasant Mayor Pro Tempore Gary Santos, along with Councilman Will Haynie, staff and representatives from the Mount Pleasant Business Association and Charleston Metro Chamber of Commerce, were in attendance.

The new office space means new amenities for employees, an easily accessible central location for clients, and an atmosphere on point with the company’s brand and culture.  “We were fortunate to find the perfect space so close to our former office, and we really enjoy the business climate in Mount Pleasant,” said Eric Hartley, President, Bluetowne. “We also wanted to limit the impact that relocation could have on our clients and our internal team.”

“I don’t think we could have landed in a better spot,” Hartley said. “Our new location will help enhance our operational efficiencies and enable us to continue to grow and evolve to keep pace with our client’s needs, allowing us to provide exceptional value and superior service along the way.”

“We are delighted to see Bluetowne continue to put down roots in Mount Pleasant,” said Mount Pleasant Mayor Linda Page. “Their continued investment in the Town is testament to the success of our focus on supporting existing businesses.”

“I couldn’t be happier to welcome Bluetowne to their new home in I’On,” said Mayor Pro Tempore Gary Santos. “We hope to see them continue to flourish and provide quality services and jobs in our community.”

About Bluetowne:
Bluetowne’s mission is to provide expert, customized end-to-end IT solutions through remarkable customer service. From the mouse to the datacenter, we serve as trusted advisors to clients of all types and sizes and across all verticals locally (including Mt. Pleasant, SC, Charleston, SC, and Summerville, SC) and regionally to advance customer achievement through efficient and cost effective execution. Visit www.bluetowne.com or call 843.352.0130 for more information.

Read More

Pokemon Go and Bluetowne Adding Years to People’s Lives

pokemon_go_logoA Microsoft study concluded that Official study by Microsoft and Stanford researchers: is adding a huge number of steps to people’s lives compared to before they started playing the game.  The researchers estimate that Pokemon Go has added 144 billion steps to U.S. physical activity. That’s 143 roundtrips to the moon.

That’s funny, because a Bluetowne study concluded that its Managed Services offering is giving clients a huge amount of their time back compared to before they partnered with us.  Researchers estimate that due to immediate phone and chat response times and the ability to remote control in to remediate issues, clients are getting 1,397,482 seconds of their time back every month.  That’s enough time to pick up a new hobby.  (Like playing Pokemon Go.)

Official study by Microsoft and Stanford researchers: https://goo.gl/X7folb

Read More

Hurricane Matthew: Disaster Preparedness Advisory

matthewWe are keeping a close eye on Hurricane Matthew. While the storm is still a few days away from approaching the East Coast, the National Weather Service has predicted the possible areas of impact to include the coastal and midlands regions of South Carolina.

Now is the time to take responsibility to enable your business to continue to operate through whatever storm it is forced to weather.  Our mission is to support you to ensure that your organization can to continue to deliver your products or services at acceptable predefined levels following a disruptive incident, and ensure optimized, speedy recovery and restoration of your data and applications.

To prepare your business, the following critical activities need to take place as part of a comprehensive disaster preparedness plan:

  • Review and validate your disaster recovery plan
  • Review and validate your business continuity plan
  • Verify backups are running and test restores
  • Verify your team is prepared for work stoppage  and resumption tasks
  • Validate your IT infrastructure is sound, up-to-date and stable

All too often, we find that companies overrate their level of readiness. When an emergency or disruption hits – chaos and confusion ensue, rather than quick response and recovery.  Resolve to be resilient by carving some time out ahead of the storm to focus on your preparedness efforts.

We will continue to monitor this storm very closely, and are here to help you prepare.  Let us know how we can assist by giving us a call at 843.352.0130, shoot us an e-mail.

The Bluetowne Team

Read More