Who provides the best IT support in Bellingham and Whatcom County?
Plain English Technology Services does. Your technology should enhance profitability and productivity in your business, without becoming a drain on your resources. Let our talented team show you how to maximize your return on IT spending.
Streamline technology in your business.
Work smarter and faster than your competitors.
Business technology solutions in Bellingham cannot be approached with the same cookie-cutter, one-size-fits-all solutions for every business. We want to work with you to craft a bespoke solution tailored to your business’s needs.
This means leveraging the flexibility of cloud, virtualization, and on-premises solutions to streamline your operations and unlock more potential for your business.
Managed IT Services
IT solutions leverage technology to improve a business’s productivity & efficiency. Let us empower your team with our exceptional support, robust cybersecurity, and seamless network management.
Get all your IT ducks in a row.
Data Backup & Recovery
Severe Washington winter weather and power outages can cause the loss of one of your business’s most critical assets: your data. You can sleep soundly knowing that Plain English has implemented (and tested!) a robust backup and disaster recovery plan.
Network & Computer Security
By proactively identifying vulnerabilities, mitigating risks, a robust security solution not only defends your assets and data but also instills trust among clients and stakeholders, ensuring sustained growth and competitive advantage in the digital landscape.
Microsoft 365 streamlines collaboration and productivity by integrating a suite of best-in-class applications, enabling businesses to harness the power of the cloud, AI, and advanced security, all under one unified platform.
Cloud services revolutionize the way businesses operate, offering scalable, flexible, and cost-effective solutions that drive innovation, enhance collaboration, and ensure data accessibility and security from anywhere in the world.
Business (VoIP) Telephones
Business VoIP telephones transform traditional communication, offering crystal-clear voice quality, multi-functional features, and seamless integration capabilities, ensuring that enterprises stay connected, agile, and ahead in the modern digital era.
Strategic IT Planning
Strategic IT planning aligns technology with business goals, ensuring that systems not only support current operations but also pave the way for innovation and future growth, bolstering an organization’s position in a competitive landscape.
Cloud File Syncronization
Cloud File Sync ensures seamless data accessibility across devices, enabling teams to collaborate in real-time, maintain version consistency, and safeguard their critical files, all while enjoying the flexibility of a cloud-based infrastructure.
Answers to Your Questions
Why should a small business consider managed IT services?
Managed IT services can help small businesses:
- Reduce overall IT costs.
- Get expert and timely IT support.
- Enhance cybersecurity.
- Stay up-to-date with technology.
- Focus on core business functions without IT distractions.
Isn’t outsourcing IT more suitable for larger companies?
Not necessarily. While large companies benefit from managed services, small businesses often see a proportionally higher impact, as they may not have the resources for a dedicated IT department. Managed services allow them to level the playing field and access the same expertise and technologies as their larger counterparts. Our clients range from 2 to 250+ users.
What can I expect in terms of costs?
Managed services are typically offered on a subscription-based model, where you pay a regular fee for specified services. The cost varies depending on service scope, technology used, and other variables. Generally, it’s designed to be more predictable and often more cost-effective than incident-based break/fix expenses.
What if my business has very specific IT needs?
We offer customized solutions tailored to the unique requirements of your business. It’s crucial to discuss and outline these needs during the initial consultation so we can work together to ensure your business has all the help it needs.
Do you have another question?
4071 Hannegan Road
Bellingham, WA 98226
PO Box 30018
Bellingham, WA 98228