Apple and the Revolution
Steve Jobs and Bill Gates were friends. They represent 2 sides of the same PC coin. In fact, although "PC" is associated with Windows, it was Steve Jobs who coined the term in reference to the PC's Apple was creating. Tierra Technology understands not simply the technology of Apple products, but how Macintosh users like to use them. We make sure you maintain the flexibility to work the way you like to on your desktop or laptop—helping you organize information; create files; and archive, access, share and receive them in the way it works best for you. And we understand Apple's leading role as the media hub, integrating com puters, phones, media players with cloud services.
There are subtleties with Apple networking, like Bonjour and LAN Postscript printing, that require Mac techs to know more about the rest of the picture. A brief list of some our Tierra's capabilities includes: Creation and setup of easy-to-manage Apple environments; managed and unmanaged switch networks; well architected Airport wireless networking solutions including reliable iTunes streaming across multiple locations; firewall configuration providing Internet access and security; VPN’s, remote access and other approaches to access your data at home or while traveling; file, print, fax and other resource sharing; cross-platform integration and migration; Appleshare to X-serve migrations; Mac and Windows single sign-on.
Mac Manager / Server Support
Installation; configuration; updates; O/S upgrades (and when you can vs. must move from Panther to Tiger); management; digital asset management.
Power Mac and PowerBook performance tuning; handheld synchronization with iCloud, iCal, Mac OS X Mail; printer setup and configuration; Mac OS X Mail, Entourage, Mozilla Thunderbird configuration and maintenance; Office for Macintosh cross-platform maintenance and integration; hands-on questions for all software programs typically used in Apple environments including Adobe CS, Microsoft Office, Quark; Font organization and display management; user training.
Strategic System Consulting
Documentation; unbiased upgrade and new purchase advice; Cloud versus hosted versus in-house analysis; technology planning and budgeting; resource procurement.