The recent global pandemic presented businesses with a new set of challenges none of us could have ever predicted. Companies in many industries were forced to modernize their infrastructure and quickly stand up virtual operations in order to run their businesses.
It is clearer now more than ever that organizations must be adaptive; they must build a responsive and iterative infrastructure that can stand up to unforeseen challenges and keep the business running.
Featuring the Cover Story of The Enterprise World’s issue of the 5 Best DELL Solution Providers In 2022 is GCSIT, a company guiding its clients towards an agile infrastructure.
“GCSIT confidently guides you toward predictable, scalable, agile infrastructure.”
A much different kind of engineering firm, GCSIT is a firm that is focused on helping its customers create agility in the infrastructure from DevOps down. The entire team’s dedication to learning from, teaching, and serving their customers has positioned them as a driving force in several key technology areas including hybrid, private and public cloud, automation, digital workspace, disaster recovery, and software-defined networks.
As CEO, Michael Norring is building his team to empower their customers to ready their businesses to survive in this era of continuous evolution. The company does this by readying the businesses to handle complex and dynamic infrastructure with their innovative solutions. Each client relationship is unique to their business goals and needs, but each is designed to drive new business value, reduce time to market, and enable sustainable growth.
GCSIT’s engineering teams collaborate with you to create and maintain custom-built, agile infrastructure solutions. To accomplish this goal of providing these solutions and transforming your organization and making it digitally sound. GCSIT learns your business, your customers, and your current technology infrastructure capabilities.
The team then uses this knowledge and data, combines it with their expertise, and helps medium-sized companies and up with development, engineering, cloud migration, and more to prepare every company for the next wave of technology innovation and make sure your business isn’t left behind the trend.
“We are a different kind of engineering firm—one that consistently goes the extra mile. We act as your personal infrastructure optimization team.”
GCSIT guides you towards lower risk, higher performance, and greater agility.
- GCSIT offers the best-of-breed IT efficiency you need to remain ahead of the curve. Your technology needs may extend in many directions—we’ll make sure your productivity is always headed north.
- GCSIT addresses the engineering realities and challenges customers face today—with an in-depth, in-person, and real-time view of your entire business technology ecosystem.
- GCSIT helps engineer agile infrastructure and provides enterprise-wide, personalized care. Our mantra is simple: help customers do more, faster, and leaner.
- GCSIT’s technological pioneers help midsize to large-scale companies confidently navigate the complex field of technological advancements. By being relentless in its commitment to providing knowledge and mentorship from DevOps down, GCSIT accelerates the development of agile infrastructure
Cutting through the Complexities-
“We helped our customers enable remote workforce and remote learning during a time when many businesses would have shut down without improved or new technology.”
Michael Norring, CEO, took over the company in 2019 and has led the company on a growth journey never imagined possible previously. The company has experienced 3x growth in revenue. They moved from transactional selling to relationship building to better serve the company’s customers and help them stay ahead of the curve.
With Michael Norring building an efficient team, their commitment and focus on the long-term success of their customers increased substantially. By partnering with the customers, the company is there at all parts of the customers’ digital transformational journey.
“We have created trusted relationships.”
The Products and Services-
“We are the experts who genuinely care.”
The GCSIT team focuses on developing strong partnerships, providing mentorship, behaving as role models, and practicing gratitude. They will meet you where you are on your technology journey, figure out where you need to be, and help you get there.
GCSIT’s tech pioneers have decades of combined experience to help you confidently navigate the complex field of technological advancements. GCSIT acts as an extension of your team to help you achieve enterprise-level results—faster and leaner.
“Our goal is to be your single, trusted source to provide complete scalable and flexible solutions and guidance to meet your specific customer demands.”
Mid-market businesses face pressure to demonstrate equal business value to their customers as much larger enterprises. Business and IT decision-makers know technology is becoming the key differentiator in meeting customer expectations, but are sometimes unsure what to leverage when, why, and how.
Achieving a hybrid-cloud delivery model that allows faster innovation, improved efficiency, increased security, and control of operational costs seem impossible. Limited budget, resources, and lack of in-house expertise to break through the noise stifle their ability to assemble quickly enough to stay competitive in the market.
GSCIT is relentless in its pursuit of providing end-to-end IT solutions and guidance unique to each customer’s needs. The team is relentless in delivering great service and achieving custom solutions through its relationship-focused service model.
When it comes to helping customers navigate new frontiers, that is where it gets exciting. The adventurous team of GCSIT helps its customers in strategic planning and taking on the technological developments. No matter how rugged the terrain, GCSIT helps its customers move ahead.
Some of the areas GCSIT specializes in are –
- Digital workspace
- Disaster recovery
- Hybrid cloud
- Managed services
- Private cloud
- Public cloud
- Software-defined networks
- System Integrator
- Value-added reseller
- VDI storage solutions
Helping Companies Achieve Scalability-
“We act as your personal infrastructure optimization team. GCSIT guides you towards lower risk, higher performance, and greater agility.”
GCSIT offers the best-of-breed IT efficiency you need to remain ahead of the curve. Your technology needs may extend in many directions—the team makes sure your productivity is always headed north.
GCSIT addresses the engineering realities and challenges customers face today—with an in-depth, in-person, and real-time view of your entire business technology ecosystem.
GCSIT helps engineer agile infrastructure and provides enterprise-wide, personalized care.
“Our mantra is simple: help customers do more, faster and leaner.”
GCSIT’s technological pioneers help midsize to large-scale companies confidently navigate the complex field of technological advancements. By being relentless in its commitment to providing knowledge and mentorship from DevOps down, GCSIT accelerates the development of agile infrastructure.
- Predictable, scalable, agile infrastructure
- Strong, long-term partnerships
- End-to-end IT solutions and guidance unique to each customer’s needs
“We match our customers’ journey with the technology roadmaps.”
- Rich company history
- Expert certified engineers – VSAN, EUC, NSX, networking, Dell Storage, VxRAIL, Unity
- Well-positioned with Dell and VMware – 2019 VMware Global Award for Data Center Virtualization Svcs, 2016 VMware Global Enterprise Solution Provider Innovation, Alaska IT Service Provider of the Year
- Silicon Review – 50 Smartest Companies of 2021
- CIO Review – Most Promising Dell Consulting Services Companies 2020
Michael Norring- Leading the Way
Michael Norring is the CEO of GCSIT. Prior to his current role, Michael was a part of KPMG consulting working with Fortune 100 C-Level and IT departments to define IT strategy and implementation. In addition, Michael took products to market across multiple product start-ups as well as headed an industry-leading cloud consulting and managed services organization.
As the CEO, Michael plays an integral role in building the GCSIT brand and reimagining the future of IT partners to help bring smarter, more innovative, affordable technology solutions to consumers faster. His areas of expertise at GCSIT include building Agile Infrastructure, the Cloud, DevOps, Enterprise Applications, Development and more.
Michael is a senior business executive and entrepreneur with a proven track record as a leader, innovator, strategic thinker, change agent, and market visionary. With more than 20 years of experience in the industry, he has extensive experience creating technology partners focused on the Cloud, DevOps, SaaS, Applications, Consulting, and the Managed Services market.
He has a background in defining the company and product/services’ vision and strategy, customer engagement and alignment, operational controls, product management and development, new product definition and market launch, realignment of the existing product, company turnaround, sales, and business development.
Michael’s Advice to the Budding Entrepreneurs-
“Listen more than you talk. Your customers always are the best source of information. Talk to other entrepreneurs, they are always willing to share valuable information.
Always remember to treat everyone you meet with respect and help everyone you meet the best you can. To achieve success requires the generosity and kindness of others, make sure to pay it forward.”
Jenson Isham – Executive Vice President, Products and Services
Jenson has experience in building, scaling, and managing successful organizations.
During his tenure at GCSIT, Jenson has been responsible for leading the integration of best practice methodologies and proven technologies to the GCSIT offerings portfolio while successfully formulating and implementing strategic plans with key GCSIT clients and partners.
Aside from his work with GCSIT Jenson also volunteers a significant amount of his time to a local food bank in his role as Board President. He has been successful in leading the board in turning that organization from one in crisis into a regionally recognized engine for innovation and progress through team building, strategic planning, and focused execution.
Petra Canales-Barrier – Vice President of Marketing
Petra is a Silicon-Valley bred, tech, B2B revenue marketer. For the past 25+ years, Petra has worn various marketing hats for companies ranging in size from early-stage startup to Fortune 100 such as Riverbed Technology, RSA, Seagate Technologies, and Cisco. Her areas of expertise are revenue marketing, digital marketing, paid media, demand generation, multi-touch marketing, branding, messaging, change management and marketing operations. She has managed and built global teams ranging in size from 2-60 members. She has repeatedly forged strong relationships with OEMs, vendors, employees, and C-level executives alike. Petra is an avid business and corporate networker; she currently belongs to 20+ marketing and business groups and frequents as a LinkedIn advisor.