Professional IT Consulting and Compliance Services

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

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Professional IT Consulting and Compliance Services

Owning and running a business is not for the faint of heart. We get it. We understand how hard it is to be a business owner. You’re working every day to serve your customers well and keep your employees happy. Add technology and compliance issues to the mix, and your work becomes even more difficult.

We’d really like to help make your life easier. We beg you not to let the distractions of working with technology prevent you from what you are meant to be doing – growing and expanding your business. With decades of combined experience in IT, we can be the top-tier support your company needs. Our team can help by offering a variety of solutions that fit every business need.

Need someone to get technology under control for you? We do that with our managed IT package. Already have an IT department, but they need a little help? We have a co-managed package for just such a situation. Do you need a simple, effective, and cost-efficient solution for your small business? We have security strengthening options for small companies. Are you finding yourself under federal regulations and need help with compliance? We have our own in-house compliance expert ready to walk you through it.

No matter the solution you choose, we encourage you to invest where you’ll see the biggest impact. Partner with us. Let us deal with the technology. It’s what we’re here for. We believe you’ll find you have more time to focus on your work, your customers, and your employees.

And guess what? We know a wonderful secret. When your business thrives, so will our communities. What a beautiful goal!

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 • 12-Office Medical Practice across Central FL • Client since 2006

Featured Blog Post

Safeguarding Business Data: Your Comprehensive IT Disaster Plan for Storm Season

Tampa Bay's storm season can be unforgiving. As companies in this region, we share not only the physical impact of drastic weather, but the potential IT disasters storms can precipitate, which can often be even more detrimental. Business data is at...

Maximizing Productivity: IT Strategies for Effective Remote Work

IT support has become an essential component of every business in our tech-driven world. As a business owner, you know having a strong IT infrastructure is no longer a luxury -- it's a necessity. Especially now that the remote work trend is going...

5 Key Steps to an Effective Data Breach Recovery Plan

Here's a harsh reality: a data breach could strike your company at any time. Then what? Your business could potentially lose customers, suffer a damaged reputation, and endure hefty financial penalties.  Sterling Ideas IT here in Tampa, FL, has...

Industries We Serve

Healthcare
Professional Services
Education
Non-Profit

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“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 • 12-Office Medical Practice across Central FL • Client since 2006

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"Sterling Ideas assisted us in ensuring we are compliant with the new FTC Safeguards. This was a huge undertaking for our company, and we couldn't have accomplished it without their excellent support, guidance and leadership. The staff at Sterling Ideas are always so helpful and patient with all of our questions and needs!"

– Operations Manager, 2-Campus Cosmetology School, Client since 2019

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"The Sterling Ideas team has provided dedicated support to our healthcare organization throughout our continued growth. They are knowledgeable, insightful and always reliable to ensure we are protected and able to focus on our mission of caring for patients."

– Vice President of Operations, 250-Employee Medical Client, Client since 2011

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"Charles and his company have provided IT services for my company for over 20 years, and I've never had a time where he or his staff didn’t respond to my emergency needs. They have treated me like family, and they will continue to have me as a client for as long as they will have me."

– Owner and President, Land Acquisition Firm covering the Southeast, Client since 2001

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"Sterling Ideas has an amazing and supportive team. I have worked with them for many years and would highly recommend their services."

– Owner, 5-Employee Title Services Company, Client since 2014

“We have been using Sterling Ideas for our IT needs for over 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. We have had very little downtime over the years compared to my peers. If you do what Sterling Ideas says to do, your system will work. They always respond to your questions or needs the very same day. I’m sticking with Sterling Ideas!”

- Operations Manager • Large Local Church • Client since 2002

“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 • 12-Office Medical Practice across Central FL • Client since 2006

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