MBS Networks Defy the Law of Gravity– They Just Don’t Go Down!
There are generally two ways to approach computer system and network design:
- You can start by buying hardware and software and then try to configure it to do all that’s needed, or
- You can start with learning what’s needed and then buy the hardware and software that best meets those needs and configure it to do so.
The cost and results can be dramatically different.
At MBS, we began by learning what our clients– all of whom are Christian churches and ministries– need and want. We learned what kinds of tools they need, and we learned that they need to run without interruption from system crashes. And they need all that for as little as possible because efficient use of funds is essential and must be prioritized.
With this in mind, we developed a network spec that delivers power, stability, and reliability while minimizing cost. It is scalable and modular in design and uses the most current proven solutions available. As a result, our networks need nearly no support– they really are known for never going down! When we visit clients every few years for a system upgrade we often find that their network has been running without interruption since our last visit!
Most networks cost a lot to support, but not ours. We meet many ministries who pay other network engineering firms to be on-site weekly– or even daily! That costs a lot! MBS clients rarely see us between major upgrades, which means our clients save a lot of money. And they don’t need someone high-powered on staff to keep their systems running! MBS networks are just very solid.
We have installed, fixed, cleaned up, and consulted on more church and ministry networks than anyone! Our recommended solutions are tested in our lab before implemented in your office. Our networks increase reliability and nearly eliminate system administration!
We have close relationships and experience with the leading hardware and software vendors, and with most church and ministry management database providers. And because we neither sell nor distribute hardware or software, our recommendations are an objective good fit. Our expertise is so deep in this area that our lead technology consultant is a contributing editor for a number of national ministry journals.
Would you like a network whose annual support costs less than $5000 dollars? Give us a call! Is this too good to be true? Call our clients! Check our references page. The difference about us is that we’re focused on helping ministries build The Kingdom, not our net worth. And we’ve been doing this since the 1980s.
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What Others Are Saying About
MBS’ Computer & Network Services
"Just a note to let you all know what an absolute pleasure it was working with you this week. While it was challenging at times, you never showed despair and always acted with true professionalism, grace, and humility. Working with MBS far exceeded my expectations, and I can’t imagine having done any one of the projects without your help and guidance. Thank you for using your gifts and talents to bless us. The work you have done will be felt for years to come, and I’m looking forward to continuing our partnership together!" –Kevin George, Director of IT, Rolling Hills Covenant Church in Rolling Hills Estates, CA
“I just wanted to share how very impressed I am with your team! Gary, Ed, and Rick did an excellent job working on our network and user computers. They have great people skills and are very knowledgeable. All three worked tirelessly to get us to where we needed to be by Friday afternoon. And I know our network and computers will work the way they are supposed to after all their hard work. They were a joy to work with and were so willing to share their knowledge. I learned so much from them and had fun doing so.” –Christy Smith, Senior Ministry Assistant, Indiana Avenue Baptist Church in Lubbock, TX
“We at Walter Hoving Home are so proud to be associated with you and your team. You do everything with excellence. To have you ‘in charge’ of our computer network is the best decision we ever made! Thank you, Nick, and congratulations on being a contributing editor with Christianity Today’s Your Church magazine.” –Joyce Racine, Walter Hoving Home in Pasadena, CA & Garrison, NY
“MBS has a fantastic IT support team that is responsive and knowledgeable, and has reduced our network downtime to almost zero. MBS has close working relationships with most of the software companies that provide applications for non-profit organizations. They leverage that on behalf of their clients, resulting in even better software applications.” –Elliott Snuggs, CEO, Asian Access in San Dimas, CA
- Budgetable & Authoritative High-Priority Help
Our fees, based on what you want to accomplish, will save your ministry far more than the services cost. You can verify this by contacting any of those listed on our References page. We can work on a fixed-fee basis, hourly rate, or a combination of both.
In view of current cultural, economic, legislative, and judicial trends, the administration of Christian church and parachurch ministries is more challenging than at any other time in our country’s history. MBS is a response to the call of God to help those in professional ministry with their operational and administrative needs.
We look forward to serving you and your ministry team.