LANCAST Infrastructure Solutions
Your provider of Information and Communications Technology
We are specialists in Server, Desktop, Laptop, Printer or Network maintenance and installation. We are a certified Silver Hewlett Packard Partner and have been maintaining Networks, Infrastructure and Hardware for single user offices up to networks in excess of two thousand users for twenty years.
LANCAST is a privately held company based in Bray, Co. Wicklow. We formed in 2000 to fill a gap in the Irish market for a company that could offer a complete Infrastructure Solution to the Small and Medium Business (SMB). In addition to our combined years of experience through our highly qualified staff, LANCAST offers Consulting Services and Strategic Partners throughout the IT Industry. The staff members of LANCAST all have an IT background with strong connections to the current needs of Ireland’s SMB.
LANCAST delivers innovative Solutions and services to aid companies in the collection and dissemination of information for the improvement of productivity. We seek to improve the lives of business users everywhere through the integration of complete Infrastructure Solutions designed to match the needs of your company, we have formed Strategic Alliances with many Partners throughout the Industry to offer you a complete Solution for Networking, Cabling, Security, Telecommunications, Computer, Software Integration and Support. Let us build your company from the ground up and leave you with a ‘ready to go’ office or work space. Our solutions are not only useful for small businesses, but also scale to large numbers of users for the corporate sector.
HP – LANCAST are proud to announce the acquisition of their HP Silver Partner Status, guaranteeing our expertise and proximity to HP to an unparalleled level. It means we carry certifications across HP’s product portfolio, as well as specialising in Infrastructure hardware delivery. As the world’s largest technology company, HP brings together a portfolio that spans printing, personal computing, software, services and IT infrastructure to solve customer problems. Through this status HP now allows LANCAST to provide a complete package of virtualisation solutions, from virtual desktops, to server virtualisation as well as the ability to provide networking, backup and storage solutions covering both hardware and software capabilities.
Microsoft – LANCAST have been awarded the certification of Microsoft Silver Cloud Partner, recognising our abilities to deliver innovative solutions and services to the small-business market. This designation enables LANCAST to add value for our customers and they can be assured that they’ll get top service that is specifically tailored to their segment. Microsoft is the world’s leader in software, services and solutions that help people and businesses realise their full potential.
Symantec – LANCAST have been accredited as a Symantec Specialist Partner. Symantec is a global leader in providing security, storage and systems management solutions to help consumers and organisations secure and manage their information. Achieving this accreditation recognizes the core skills, capabilities and competencies of LANCAST in Symantec’s industry leading Data Protection, Archiving and Discovery Recovery Solutions.
Zyxel – LANCAST have been awarded the prestigious ZyXEL Solutions Partner. ZyXEL Communications Corp. is the world-class networking company providing innovative and reliable Internet solutions. It’s one of the few companies in the world capable of offering complete networking solutions for Telcos, small to medium-sized businesses, and digital home users. This partnership allows LANCAST to provide a comprehensive product portfolio including UTM security appliances, managed and unmanaged switches, Wireless AP’s, FTTX and xDSL solutions to our clients.
Microsoft Cloud Services – When you move to the cloud, headaches and time spent maintaining hardware and upgrading software are significantly reduced. Now you and your team can focus on the business rather than being a repair service. You have more time to spend improving business operations. LANCAST are a fully qualified and accredited Silver Cloud Partner with huge experience in this area.
What our clients have to say
I've been dealing with LANCAST since about 2002 for all my IT support and installations and have had consistent first class support even when I changed completely over to Apple.
LANCAST are experts in the field of Information Technology and System Networks. I have hired Carl's expertise on many occasions over the past 15+ years and is always reliable and helpful. I would have no hesitation in recommending him, and have done so to many colleagues and clients in the past.
We have found LANCAST to be extremely professional, reliable and prompt in the IT support service they provide to us.
I first hired LANCAST 10 years ago when I started my own business and have continued that relationship to this day. LANCAST and the team were always just a phone call away to solve any problem or issue I have had - and their promptness has always been fantastic. I also found them very helpful in choosing the right equipment to support my business. As a business owner I can highly recommend LANCAST - really worth having them in your corner!
- Bray Area Partnership
From consultation to systems installation and maintenance, LANCAST, provides us with the complete IT solution for our company.
We have used LANCAST for our IT Services Support since 2008 during which time they have lead us through 2 server upgrades with great success. Their solutions have been very robust and have more than satisfied both our technical and financial goals. I find LANCAST a pleasure to deal with, their people are both knowledgeable and always eager to help and I would have no hesitation in recommending their services.
I have been a customer and client of LANCAST for the past 10 years. Customer in the sense that they analysis and supply all my hardware and a very cost effective rate. Client in the sense that they provide me with an invaluable service. LANCAST have always been on hand to deal with any issue which arise with my hard or software, email or cloud computing. In a world where my clients expect a prompt service, it is essential that I have a reliable solution to my queries within reach. In LANCAST I have just that, and I have a company that is quick to foresee my requirements in an ever changing e-world.
LANCAST provide an excellent professional service and their on-time delivery is second to none. I would highly recommend LANCAST.
- Housing Finance Agency
LANCAST has, for a number of years, provided us with excellent IT support and is always ready to step in at short notice to solve a problem. We are highly dependent on the smooth running of our servers, and LANCAST ensures this with its capable staff. Over the last few years, LANCAST has managed a number of complexities without issue - including us moving to a new premises, and the overhaul and renewal of our IT systems. I would have no hesitation in recommending LANCAST as an IT service provider.
I have been very impressed with your responsiveness and technical support. LANCAST IT engineers have always resolved any IT issues on a first visit.
We have always welcomed LANCAST’s speedy and efficient response to our IT problems both by telephone and in person. As a small training organisation we need our computer network working to full capacity even with our ‘not so up to date’ equipment and LANCAST engineers certainly support us with that and offer advice to suit our needs and indeed budget.
- Yel - Yoruba
LANCAST deliver all Yoruba's IT infrastructure both in our office and on site. They provide cost effective solutions for our IT requirements as business has developed over the years. We have been a client of LANCAST's for three to four years and it is the service, which they supplied Yoruba over these years which has been exemplary and for this reason I have no hesitation recommending them to other businesses.
Does 'what it says on the tin'! You can rely on LANCAST when you are in difficulty, calm and collected, they get you up and running. Also a competitive supplier of hardware, they won't try and over sell you.
LANCAST does the job, on time and on budget every time.
- Industrial Acoustics
I have been very impressed with your responsiveness and technical support. LANCAST IT engineers have always resolved any IT issues on a first visit.
- Tolka Valley Community Training Centre
My experience of the support and service from LANCAST is that they are far superior to any other company we have dealt with. The response time the professionalism of the staff, the no-nonsense approach to problems is exemplary. I would and have no problem to recommended LANCAST to other Community Training Centres and to any other business where technology is important.
We have found LANCAST very responsive to any IT issue we have had and their resolution has been fast and efficient. I would recommend LANCAST to any organisation without an IT dept
We have been using LANCAST as our IT provider and service since 2006 and we have found them to be reliable and effective. We would have no hesitation in recommending their services.
LANCAST have been providing us with expert services for many years and we have become accustomed to their prompt and efficient advice and support, which is always directly relevant to our requirements and tailored to our specific needs. Carl and his team are always available, regardless of the nature or complexity of our requests. We have the peace of mind that any IT issues we face will be swiftly and effectively addressed by LANCAST.
I've found LANCAST to be very reliable and helpful when it comes to dealing with IT issues. I have no hesitation in recommending them!
Having used LANCAST for the past ten years we have always been happy with their services, reliability and efficiency.
- Chandler Property Management
LANCAST has been my technical support provider for the past fifteen years and they have offered a cost effective and a very reliable service. If the problem cannot be resolved over the phone they usually get somebody out within twenty four hours. I am happy to recommend Carl and his highly motivated team.
I own a small business and what's most important to me is that my IT provider keeps me current, responds immediately when I have an issue, and that I can trust and rely on them. LANCAST have been supplying my business with IT systems and support for 15 years. Over that time they have consistently delivered what I need in a highly professional manner, and they get it right first time so that my business doesn't have needless downtime. The team are easy to work with and I have the highest respect for their competence. I consider LANCAST more than a supplier - they operate as a partner to my business.
LANCAST has been engaged by my company for ten or so years. I always found him to be personable and willing to sort out any problem no matter how large or small and he always does it immediately.
Carl has built LANCAST to provide, above all, a quality service. He works with us to tailor a solution to our individual needs and requirements while understanding that return on investment is of the highest importance. He cuts through the hype and sales propaganda to provide simple solutions that work seamlessly. He, and his team, put simply: they get the job done!
LANCAST has been our IT consultant for the last 7 years. The team at LANCAST are efficient and cost efficient. It has been especially helpful that they have tailored the service to our requirements each time. We can rely on LANCAST to get the job done. We have recommended them before and recommend them here.
LANCAST's in-depth knowledge of computers and what it is might suit you best, for the job you are looking to do, is what sets him aside from the rest.
LANCAST have been servicing our back office IT requirements for the last 10 years. We have found them extremely professional and highly efficient. They are always looking at ways to better our IT set up and understand our type of business and the requirements that our Firm has. I would have no hesitation to recommend LANCAST to any Firm or friend seeking IT support, and indeed have done so in the past. Very pleasant people to deal with in implementing cost effective IT solutions.
LANCAST has proven to be a real asset to this company, his expertises and knowledge has been invaluable. I would have no hesitation in recommending him and his company to carry out IT work, as they are very professional and do the job required without any problems.
We have used LANCAST’s services since 2004 and have found their services satisfactory. We would be happy to recommend them to anyone requiring IT services.
In my reincarnation, I will be a “techie” person! But for this life, I rely totally on LANCAST to manage my IT systems. LANCAST provide me with immediate and efficient support through their highly trained staff. They understand my IT needs and never “oversell".
LANCAST have been providing IT support to our firm for over 10 years. Their vast experience and expertise continues to be an invaluable asset to us.
- CCM Recruitment
LANCAST has provided IT maintenance and consultancy services to CCM for the past 5 years. They provided the hardware and installed our current IT system. We find their services to be cost effective and highly professional. On the basis of the services we have received to date we would have no hesitation in recommending them to other potential customers.
LANCAST have looked after our IT requirements for the last 6 years. Always available and quick to react, their service has been seamless.
We in PLANIT believe in good customer service & our customers demand it. So for us our Infrastructure Solutions Partner is very important to us. LANCAST provide us with a complete IT solution, they react professionally to any tech problems we have may encounter. I would not hesitate to recommend them.
- O'Shea Barry
LANCAST have looked after our computer systems since 2007. During this time I have found them extremely professional and very helpful in anything we needed. At no time was their expertise called into question.
- Leigh Bureau
LANCAST has helped us make some smart technology decisions over the years. They have also been both responsive and able to sort out any tech problems, at short notice. This is especially appreciated as our work depends on our ability to stay connected to customers in real time.
I have had occasion to use the services of LANCAST in relation to our IT requirements. Previously we were using the services of another IT company but I feel we were too small for them to bother with. LANCAST called out to our shop and took note of what had to be done and then arranged for engineers to come on site and put everything in place. I have to say it was a breath of fresh air to see things run so smoothly. The efficiency and degree of professionalism and also the knowledge of the software we are using inspires me to recommend LANCAST to anyone in need of service.
LANCAST have supported our site, servers, workstations and printers since 2000 and I would be very happy to recommend their services to anyone with any IT requirements.
LANCAST were always very helpful with any issue that we had with our software and IT infrastructure. Their reaction was fast and their depth of knowledge was excellent
We have been using the services of LANCAST for the past 12 years. Carl and the team have always been responsive and accommodating whatever the request. They are in a competitive space but we have rebuffed any approaches for our business. Our needs are for reliable service and accessible support and LANCAST fit the bill perfectly.
LANCAST have provided all our IT solutions since 2000 during this time we have found them to be a highly organized and efficient company to deal and would have no hesitation in recommending there services.
My experience with LANCAST is that I always found them to be a hard working professional who paid great attention to detail. They are always first to grasp and employ the latest technologies to best effect.
PRG Enterprises have used LANCAST for the past 12 years for all of our IT issues. LANCAST supply desktop and laptops to PRG and software backup and support. We are small organisation but get the big treatment from LANCAST. We have recommended LANCAST to other companies and recently they supplied new hardware to my wife’s company including host of e-mail.
- Holy Redeemer Parish
LANCAST has been providing our Computer Support for the last 10 years and we have found them prompt in emergencies and always patient and helpful.
- Best Personnel
Great service- these guys are really the 'Doctor on call' of the IT world. Saviour for the small business!
- Keaney Book Keeper
I have been extremely happy with the service LANCAST has provided over the past ten years or so and would not hesitate to recommend him and his team to anyone seeking IT solutions.
We have known Carl since before he started LANCAST in December 2000 so had no hesitation in appointing them to manage all our IT requirements since then. 14 years later we can confirm we made a wise decision. The lads are helpful and offer an excellent and very responsive service. They also understand our company and have developed our systems to match our needs through the years.
I have worked with LANCAST on numerous projects over the years and have never found the service he has delivered wanting. His extensive knowledge and ability to understand, explain and execute complex concepts mean that he and his team always deliver ahead of expectations.
- Manus Coffee
LANCAST updated our IT network in our offices and since then it has successfully maintained the system for a number of years. The technicians are efficient, pleasant and punctual. I intend to continue to use LANCAST and would recommend them to anyone who asks.
- Balloon Man
We have been working with LANCAST since 2012 and they have managed all our IT needs and requirements since then. We would be happy to recommend them and their services.
We have been dealing with LANCAST for over 10 years. Carl and the lads have overseen several improvements we've made to our systems over that time. They are always proactive in suggesting better ways for us to run our network. We find them very flexible and helpful and are very happy to recommend them.
- Lumleys Bakery
LANCAST are utterly professional in all their dealings.
We have now just passed our first year anniversary with LANCAST as our IT support contractor and we can genuinely recommend this company in light of our very positive experience…. They know what they are doing!
- Travel Retail Sales
We have been using the services of LANCAST since 2005 and we have been very happy with their service and support. LANCAST currently supports our Dublin and UK offices and we would have no problem recommending them or their services.
LANCAST has always provided 1st class service and advice. They are very willing to help and give advice anytime. I have no hesitation in recommending them.
LANCAST have looked after our server and email infrastructure for the last seven years and in that time I have found the service to be consistently of a high standard. Whether it be a new server or merely the addition of a new user, the level of service and the attention received is the same with quick response and effective solutions. The support is also very good, Carl is always willing to field even the most mundane of queries with helpful advice and prompt engineer attendance when required. I would recommend LANCAST to any business that needs an effective infrastructure solution with strong after sales service.
I first met Carl Farmer at a business networking group and was immediately impressed by his enthusiasm and passion for technology. Recently our growing business at WebArt required the purchase of a high specification laptop. I requested a quote from Carl and he responded very quickly with a very competitive price, he also advised that if we could wait a few days we could avail of a special offer allowing use to save over € 200 on accessories. Throughout the whole process, I have been extremely impressed with Carl's prompt and attentive service, at all times keeping me informed of the progress of the order.Carl is professional with extensive experience and knowledge in his field and I wouls have no hesitation in recommending Carl and LANCAST to anyone in need of IT equipment or maintenance contracts.
We have done business on a number of occasions over the last number of years and we have always found LANCAST to be professional, honest and determined to provide good customer service. LANCAST is a competitive company in terms of pricing and backup and, therefore, attract our repeat business.
We have been using LANCAST's services for over 10 years and are satisfied with all services to date.
We have used LANCAST support service for the last five years. During this time, LANCAST have been very helpful and friendly. Their ability to be practical and to bring IT understanding to “non-IT” people is always appreciated.
- O'Shea Manning & Associates
We have been using LANCAST as our IT support for the last twenty years or so and have always found them to be responsive, reliable, thorough and helpful and would highly recommend their IT Services.
- Atlanta Nursing Home
We have dealt with LANCAST Solutions for over 10 years and found their service competitively priced and exceedingly good.
Discovery CTC switched to LANCAST as our whole IT system needed to be upgraded, during the whole switch over we found all LANCAST staff to be most courteous knowledgeable and professional in all aspects of their work, the switch over went without a hitch and ever since all issues have been dealt with very quickly and professionally.
LANCAST Infrastructure Solutions has been the IT support specialist to Euro Gas Ltd for the past 10 years. We have found there service and technical support to be of the highest quality and has been of great assistance to our company in its growth over that period. In addition to providing excellent technical support, I have always found the staff have been highly courteous and prompt in their responses to us. I have no hesitation in recommending LANCAST as an IT support specialist to any company.
We have been using the services of LANCAST since December 2000 and they have been instrumental in building our network to support all our stores both here in Ireland and the UK. We would have no hesitation in recommending their services.
We are very impressed with the personal, professional and efficient service provided to us by LANCAST.
LANCAST provides excellent support and advise when we need it. As a relatively small company we need to adapt and react to things quite quickly and having LANCAST as a support partner allows us effectively achieve that.
- Sisters of Charity
We are very happy with the level of service and the professional manner of the LANCAST team. They provide a fast and reliable service in over 30 convents around Dublin and they are always extremely helpful when we need advice over the phone.