Tampa Bay Professional IT Services

Since 1999, we’ve helped our clients implement technology solutions to strengthen their companies.

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TAMPA BAY PROFESSIONAL IT SERVICES

Your daily work of supporting a network and your staff is daunting. Endless distractions of technology prevent you from what you do best – growing and expanding your business. With over sixty years of combined experience in IT, our team can help. We make technology easy for you by offering only the best managed services. When you partner with us, it frees you up to focus on your business. We are a top rated Tampa Bay Professional IT Services provider.

Serving the Tampa Bay Area Since 1999

Technology is always changing, but some things remain foundational — values like wisdom, integrity, and diligence. You see, we know there is a right way to do IT, and we follow that good path for your benefit. With timeless values and decades of combined IT experience, we are committed to delivering only the best.

Our IT Services

Data Protection
Cyber Security
Staff Support
System Availability
Technical Strategy

“The team at Sterling Ideas provides professional service at a level of excellence. As an IT Director, I know my IT Infrastructure is in great hands. In the Healthcare Industry, technology rapidly changes, and Sterling Ideas is always ready to help us with the next big project.”

– IT Director • 10-Office Medical Practice across Central FL • Client for 15 years

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Antivirus & Threat Detection

These days most operating systems, like Windows 11 or the newest iOS, have built-in antivirus software that protects your computer. You’ve probably also interacted with antivirus software like Norton Security or MacAfee before. Every antivirus software is different, but they all have the same basic objective: protecting your systems from viruses, malware, and a host of different threats. Originally, antivirus was just that – against computer...

Network Segmentation

Network segmentation is a vital part of cybersecurity, but what exactly is it? In short, it’s putting different systems on different networks so that if one system is compromised, the incident is contained to that specific network and cannot spread to other systems. So, in the worst case scenario that a system gets hacked, the damage is as contained as possible. The easiest example is your guest network. You want your guest network segmented...

Firewalls

I’m sure you’ve heard the term “firewall” over and over. You’ve probably heard your IT guy refer to it, or maybe you’ve tried to scroll through Facebook on a work computer and gotten a “Blocked by Firewall” popup. A firewall, in the simplest terms, is a protective barrier between your internal computer systems and external systems (like the internet). Firewalls can be physical hardware or even software that runs on your computer. They monitor...

Industries We Serve

Healthcare
Professional Services
Non-Profit

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“Our organization was undergoing rapid expansion which necessitated upgrading and expansion of our IT infrastructure. Sterling Ideas was able to provide the necessary expertise and services required throughout every step of the way. They have committed themselves to excellence, and I would highly recommend them to any organization looking to improve their IT services.”

– Physician • 50-Employee Medical Practice • Client for 4 years

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“We have been using Sterling Ideas for out IT needs for almost 20 years. From the beginning, when they rescued us from disaster, to our continued expansion to over 250 computers on our campus, they have been there.”

– Operations Manager • Large Local Church • Client for 19 years

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