Rapid Technology Solutions is a full service information technology company with expertise in network engineering and operations. Our employees firmly believe in taking a proactive approach using the latest technologies in all areas of our business to thoroughly test, implement, and perform routine maintenance on systems to ensure a secure environment exists for your business. We are eager to put our knowledge and expertise to work for your business.
RTS boasts years of experience and success within the IT industry. Over these years, RTS has cultivated a keen sense for what works and what does not. RTS is ready to offer the technical expertise necessary to guarantee your company is making the right IT decisions.
RTS specializes in providing comprehensive IT outsourcing (Managed Services). Having dedicated IT staff can be counterproductive and costly. RTS will serve as your entire IT department and work as preferred/needed by your business to maximize efficiency and reduce overall IT expenditure.
If your company has a "one-off" or series of projects, RTS will assure strategic directives are met and costs are kept to a minimum. RTS specializes in managing a broad scope of IT related projects throughout the project life-cycle.
24/7 ON-CALL SUPPORT
If your business relies on "around-the-clock" connectivity, RTS will keep your systems up and in a workable manner, regardless of time. RTS offers an On-Call program that will have a trained engineer responding to support requests with 1 hour of notification.
SERVING TAMPA BAY
RTS serves a multitude of clients in the Tampa Bay area. Below are a few that demonstrate the technical diversity and skill-set of RTS. RTS has experience in all industries ranging from health care to engineering. Entering the IT industry in 2006, RTS has established itself as a one of the most trusted technology service providers in the Tampa Bay area. RTS strives to instill trust, loyalty, and deliver flawless customer support to all clients. The unwavering endeavor to provide the best possible service at an affordable rate is what makes RTS a Tampa Bay area favorite.
This financial service institution is RTS’ largest cloud client, hosting all of their servers and critical applications in the RTS Cloud. Beyond hosting, RTS serves as an escalation point for advanced technical troubleshooting. Also, RTS provides advanced archiving for all of their data and virtual servers.
Work Type : Cloud Hosting
Industry : Financial Services
Location : FL, USA
Date : current
This 39 year old, Florida based, OEM engineering company has been an RTS client since 2006. RTS manages their network, servers, backups, updates and security. RTS provides weekly on-site visits as well as remote support.
Work Type : Managed Services
Industry : Engineering
Location : FL, USA
Date : current
RTS is the entire IT support team for this national, school-based therapy provider. RTS is on-site at the corporate location 3 days/week and handles all satellite offices remotely. RTS migrated this client to the cloud for their email service utilizing Microsoft 365 as well as SharePoint for file sharing.
Work Type : Managed Services
Industry : Health Care
Location : FL, USA
Date : current
Below are RTS' most frequently requested services. Most, if not all, businesses can trim costs and increase productivity utilizing the cloud and Managed Services. "The Cloud" has transitioned from an emerging trend to commonplace within enterprise Information Technology. RTS has the cloud covered with email, virtual server leasing (managed & unmanaged), application hosting, backups, and disaster recovery. Managed Services allow companies to focus on the services they offer and eliminate functions outside of their core competency.
RTS creates solutions around the client. RTS does not offer a “one shoes fits all” solution, primarily because we know no such thing exists (especially in IT). We understand every business is different and requires a unique solution. RTS performs services in the form of; monthly recurring, one-off, revamp, reorganization, build-outs, paced roll-outs, etc... RTS also works with developing companies facing major budgetary concerns to partner and allow them to grow when funding is limited.
CLOUD EMAIL SOLUTIONS
Whether you wish to migrate from an "end-of-life" Microsoft Exchange Server to cloud based email or simply start fresh using your company's domain (email@example.com), RTS offers comprehensive email solutions targeted to meet your company's needs. RTS specializes in the most popular email solutions; Microsoft Office 365 and Google Apps for Work. As a Microsoft Certified Partner, we offer services for all Microsoft options including; Exchange, Outlook, Office 365, and Sharepoint. Let us extend our technical expertise to assist with choosing and implementing an email solution that is right for your business.
RTS offers managed and unmanaged cloud solutions to remove your costly, and sometimes unreliable, physical infrastructure. The RTS Cloud will transform your physical server inventory into a virtual system residing in our state-of-the-art colocation facility. The virtual environment allows for numerous redundancies that nearly eliminate the chance of failure or outage. Additionally, all server configurations are dynamic, allowing them to scale accordingly with any business intending to grow. Moving to the RTS Cloud removes the guess work by maximizing security and reliability in the form a predictable, recurring cost.
The RTS Network Design and Optimization practice is engineered to revitalize your IT environment. RTS will ensure your business operates more efficiently and maintains the flexibility necessary to adapt with a dynamic workplace. Enterprise networking is often a difficult area and a major pain point for many companies, especially considering the speed at which modern business is conducted. RTS has significant experience in large-scale networking, including; private networks, provision of multiple locations, firewall roll-outs, network standardizations, etc...
RTS specializes in providing comprehensive IT outsourcing. Having dedicated IT staff on your payroll can be costly and an inefficient use of human resources. RTS will serve as your entire IT department and work as preferred/needed by your business. This allows businesses to relieve themselves of the burden of maintaining anything IT related.
APPS FOR WORK
RTS is an authorized reseller for Google Apps for Work. This solution allows you to move your email and office applications from local hardware to a robust cloud with 99.9% uptime and no maintenance cost. Cloud based email boasts a multitude of advantages over traditional local, most importantly, less cost and greater reliability. More than 5 million organizations around the world use Google Apps, including 60 percent of Fortune 500 companies. Google is a simple, yet refined, cost-effective solution for business class email.
RTS is a Microsoft Certified Partner and a reseller of MS Office 365. Microsoft Office 365 is a cloud based version of the the familiar Office Applications everyone knows and trusts. Moving to 365 eliminates the need for expensive upgrades and allows for mobile access. RTS supports migrations to 365 to make the end-user experience hassle free.
"Whether you’re working in your office or on the go, you get a familiar, top-of-the-line set of productivity tools. Office applications —always the latest versions—let you create, edit, and share from your PC/Mac or your iOS, Android, or Windows device with anyone in real time."
Rapid Technology Solutions prides itself as one of the most trusted Managed Services providers in the Tampa Bay area. RTS goes to great lengths to guarantee they are always on the cutting-edge of the services they represent. The RTS team boasts a diverse technical skill-set that spans the realm of Information Technology. Our experienced team works together to devise creative, unique and effective solutions for current and prospective clients. As consultants, the RTS team operates in a proactive and strategic manner to make the most of client IT budgets.
Bret has started many businesses in his career, and knows technology plays a vital role in a company's success. “RTS is about providing a solid technical base so companies can use IT as the cornerstone of their business and rest assured they have a great support system if and when they need it.” Bret has been a Bay Area resident for over 40 years and he and his family are avid fans of the local teams and lifestyle.
Terry is an MCSE with 16 years in the industry. His technical acumen was cultivated through a diversified consulting career, serving numerous clients all over the world. Terry is a wealth of technical experience and a key component to keeping RTS on the forefront of technology. Terry serves as the lead engineer to RTS, heading the technical direction for RTS.
As Project Manager, Chris plays a significant role in operations management and long-term business development. His diversified professional background ranges from engineering to graphic design, making him a invaluable human resource to RTS. Chris is an alumnus of the University of South Florida and a Bay Area native.
British born, Aaron has been in the international IT industry for 7 years, covering a broad range of sectors, including; mobile technologies and system implementation. Aaron has proven himself as a dedicated and hardworking member of the RTS team, handling RTS' largest clients. As a keen motoring enthusiast, his spare time is spent tinkering with cars and defying death on motorcycles.
With more than 14 years of experience, Brian is an IT veteran and Virtualization evangelist. At RTS he spends his time working with clients and prospects on developing and optimizing approaches for managed service roll-outs. Brian also specializes in cross platform between Apple and Windows based computers. In his spare time Brian loves cooking and spending time with his family.
Born and raised in Tampa, Pedro is the newest addition to RTS. Pedro has demonstrated aptitude and a desire to learn, making a valuable asset to the RTS team. Pedro graduated with his A.S. degree summer 2015 and is looking forward to continuing his education at USF. In his free time he enjoys video games and spending time with his family.
Larry is an accomplished Sr. Systems Administrator with 15+ years of experience managing server infrastructures and data-center operations across multiple platforms (Linux, Windows). Larry has extensive experience in project management, design, conceptualization, planning, implementation, and engineering.
Rob is a programmer specializing in ASP.NET web forms and MVC applications. He prides himself in being an incredibly quick study and keeping up with Microsoft's latest technologies. He graduated from the University of South Florida with a Bachelor's of Applied Science in Information Technology.
Jeff is a Sage accounting software reseller and support specialist. He designs and enhances ERP solutions primarily with Sage 300 and Sage X3. He consults with RTS and was a key member in creation of RTS. In his leisure, he enjoys watching Tampa Bay's local sports teams and spending time with his family.
Chris is a programmer specializing in Ruby, JIRA, and Selenium. Chris is very diversified in web technologies and started his technology career doing QA work in Chicago over 8 years ago. He graduated from the University of Central Florida and found his way back to Florida somewhat recently with his wife and children.
Brandy has been the AR/AP person for RTS since it's inception. She handles all of the internal accounting duties, specifically invoicing and various HR duties. Brandy has been one of the longest tenured employees of RTS and is a valued member of the team.
RTS CLOUD SERVICES
RTS offers virtual solutions to remove your costly and sometimes unreliable physical infrastructure. The RTS Cloud will transform your physical server inventory into a virtual system residing in our state-of-the-art colocation facility. The virtual environment allows for numerous redundancies that nearly eliminate the chance of failure or downtime. Additionally, all server configurations are dynamic, allowing them to scale accordingly with any business intending to grow. Moving to the RTS Cloud removes the guess work by maximizing security and reliability in the form a predictable, recurring cost.
MANAGED CLOUD SERVICES
BACKUP & RECOVERY
99.9% UPTIME SLA
ON DEMAND SCALING
*Please Note: M denotes servers managed by RTS
Unmanaged servers include provision of the OS and networking. Client assumes all responsibility for server following initial setup.