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We work hard behind the scenes to eliminate IT issues before they cause expensive downtime.

Our mission is to provide enterprise-level IT practices and solutions to the small and medium-sized business sector, with small business prices. Our dedicated staff love seeing our clients succeed. Your success is our success, and as you grow, we grow.

We offer the best IT Professional Services such as Managed IT Services, Outsourced Computer Support, Business Continuity Services, and Technology Consulting.

Managed IT Services

Intelligent remote monitoring, proactive maintenance, and behind-the-scenes remote support.

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Network Security

Protect your business from threats like malware, viruses, phishing attacks, hackers and other threads.

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Backup & Disaster Recovery

Ensure peace-of-mind in any situation with the most complete data backup solution available.

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Cloud Hosting Solutions

Reduce infrastructure costs, collaborate, and get more done with our unique cloud solutions.

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When you just want your IT to work!

There are a lot of IT Companies that you can contact to fix an issue or install a piece of equipment. They might be able to save you from a crisis mode, but they don’t take time to see the big picture.

At Symmetric Engineering Group, we understand what business is all about. We are specialized consultants who provide solutions to everyday challenges. We just happen to fix computers as well, but our specialty is preventing issues before they become a hole in your pocket.  

Are you looking for a partner you can trust with all your IT needs.

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      We live by the idea that your business needs come first, so much so that our CEO George Lakiotis has written a letter for you to read showing just how dedicated our Full Service IT team is to not only solving problems but your success!

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      What Our Clients Say

      • Great Business Partner!
        " A National Coding Recruiter"
        I would like to recommend Symmetric Group as a great business partner.  Our Company started April 1st, 2013 and since the launch of our new business we have grown to new heights.  Symmetric Group has been there every step of the way.  Symmetric Group has not only helped us with ordering all the equipment, computers, software, and setup of everything in a office setting  from A to Z but they also have the best IT support team as well with Jemar and Joey.  We appreciate everything you do for us at our company and we recommend them to anyone starting up a company or a company that is established that is looking for IT solutions.  Thank you again for all your support. - Andrew 
      • Five Stars!
        "A National Commercial Cleaning Co."

        We have enjoyed our relationship with Symmetric Group.  Each person we interact with is responsive and knowledgeable.  Simple straight forward answers to our questions are given which is a great help to a "non techie" group!   We thank you again for your service.  Five Stars! - Gail 

      • Very Proactive!
        " A Local Dermatology Practice"

        Symmetric has been providing us IT support for many years.  They successfully manage all of our fast paced medical offices.  Symmetric’s response time for any issues that arise is always quick and issues are resolved in a timely manner and can usually be done remotely which is convenient for all of us.  Symmetric is very proactive in identifying inefficiencies and recommending and implementing changes that improve our systems performance, resiliency and efficiency.  We have no hesitation in warmly recommending them to any business, large or small! – Jenni

      • I Highly Recommend!
        "A Global Lighting Manufacture"

        Four years ago, we had seven domestic offices and warehouses located in five states that were running on independent computer networks, that is, they were without any domain structure.  Thanks to the network engineers at Symmetric Engineering, we are running a secure computer network on a true domain architecture.  We are so pleased with their services that this summer we contracted with Symmetric to host our accounting servers and SQL data servers.  I highly recommend the services of Symmetric Engineering. – Jim 

      • "Extreme Professional"
        "A Local Pain Practice"

        We are so pleased with our business relationship with Symmetric Group. Their company’s customer service is exceptional.  Our service calls and/or emails are answered quickly and to our satisfaction. George is an extreme professional and is shows in his staff. Thank you for your support – Karen 

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        "A Regional Optometry Firm"

        We have partnered with Symmetric for over 5 years in our corporate office as well as our 25 locations throughout Florida and Georgia.   Symmetric has been there from the beginning when we went through the daunting task of inputting our EMR software in all of our stores, as well as doing the complete IT setup at our new locations.   They have been fantastic.  They respond quickly and go above and beyond to help us in any way they can.   They have allowed us to focus on the important work of growing our business and not wasting time on the technical aspect of it.   We highly recommend Symmetric, you will be in good hands…Thanks Symmetric! – Marci

      • They Meet the challenges!
        " A Large Civil & Utility Construction Co."

        Symmetric Group has been able to meet the challenges of our Company's fast growth over the past several years.  They make technology recommendations and manage the all of Company’s IT services seamlessly. I would highly recommend working with them. – Penny 

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      Have You Lost Control Of Your Network?

      You depend on your network, without it, your end users wouldn’t be able to make your business successful. Network issues reduce your employees’ abilities to complete their work, assuming they have enough access to do anything at all. Adding to this stress is the fact that you will no longer have access to any of your applications that are hosted in the cloud. If any of these applications are business critical, your operations will not be able to continue.

      However, by properly managing and maintaining your network, these kinds of issues may be avoided. This is accomplished due to the improvements to internal performance a managed network can experience, as well as the improvements to the network’s security.

      Network management and maintenance covers a wide variety of activities that your network will require, including:

      • Updates to your operating system, software, and drivers.
      • Regular patches to resolve cybersecurity vulnerabilities.
      • Maintaining the network’s antivirus software.
      • Mitigating hard drive failures through preventative measures.
      • Managing regularly tested backup solutions to protect essential data.

      This may seem to be a considerable list, especially considering how many other responsibilities you have that are necessary to maintain business operations. However, it cannot be ignored that an improperly managed network can swiftly cause a business to fail.

      As an example, let’s consider the downtime that occurs when a network fails for a lengthy period of time. Whether it’s due to a failing piece of network equipment, or another network implement being mishandled or misconfigured, issues like these are more and more likely to occur if a network isn’t managed properly.

      However, you still have a business to run, so you likely don’t have the time to see that these issues are handled. If this is the case, put your trust in the professionals at Symmetric Engineering Group. With our remote monitoring and maintenance services, we can make sure that your business network is well managed and protected against external threats, and that an unknown issue isn’t sapping your staff’s productivity. Give us a call today at (813) 749-0895.

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      Are You Prepared For Incoming Threats To Your Systems?

      A UTM combines several enterprise-grade security solutions and delivers them in one compact package. Included in a UTM is a firewall, antivirus solution, spam blocker, and content filter. These four solutions combined are the ideal approach to small business network security.

      Set Up a Firewall
      The firewall is like a bouncer to your network, scanning any incoming or outgoing traffic for threats or notable inconsistencies. By limiting the data flowing into and out of your network, you can effectively mitigate many attacks before they come to fruition. Of course, even the best firewalls can’t keep out every single threat, which is why the rest of the UTM’s functionality is especially important.

      Implement an Antivirus Solution
      While most desktops come with consumer-grade free antivirus, you don’t want to rely on this to protect your business from online threats. They provide, at best, passable protection. An enterprise-grade antivirus solution can scan your system to identify known threats on your network, including viruses, malware, and so much more. A specialized tool is often the only way to identify some threats that may remain undetected, so a comprehensive antivirus solution is much desired for any security-minded business.

      Keep Spam Out of Your Inbox
      Spam is not just a waste of time, it is also a threat to your business’s network security. All it takes is one employee clicking the wrong link or downloading the wrong attachment to compromise data and expose it to threatening entities. Furthermore, spam is the preferred method of spreading malware and viruses, specifically because many messages can be sent all at the same time. The best way to protect your organization is to keep spam out of your inboxes in the first place with spam protection.

      Filter the Web’s Endless Content
      The Internet is a place filled with endless possibilities and opportunities, but not all of them are great for your business. Some content on the Internet can be malicious in nature, including websites designed to harvest credentials and websites laden with malware or viruses. A web content filter can keep your employees away from unsafe or wasteful online content, and it can be implemented on a per-user basis.

      What is the state of your business’s network security? Symmetric Engineering Group can help your business optimize it to ensure that you minimize the chances of a data breach. Proactive measures can go a long way toward securing your organization, so reach out to us today to get started.

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      Tip of the Week: Practices to Improve Time Management

      The Power of Planning
      The first step to being able to manage time in the office is to know how much time is available to you. Chart out your week and annotate crucial points in time, like meetings and deadlines, to establish how much time is left in the workweek.

      Once you’ve done so, look at the tasks that you have queued. Which ones need to take priority? Plan to attend to those tasks first. The same goes for responsibilities you have that others in the organization need you to complete before they can begin--accomplishing them first ensures that you aren’t affecting another person’s productivity.

      Rather than making a to-do list, take the extra step and schedule out your week. Not only will you have a plan as you tackle your tasks, this also allows you to adjust your behaviors to ensure that you are at the top of your game as you do so. For example, if you know you will be in meetings all day on a given Wednesday, you can set aside some time Tuesday afternoon to ensure you are up-to-speed on what the meetings will cover.

      Simplification
      A lot of time management is dedicated to determining whether or not your time needs to be invested in a given activity. Much like the process of planning out which of your responsibilities take priority, instead plan how you approach these priorities a little better. Are there extra, unnecessary steps that accomplish little more than holding up the workflow? Eliminating steps like these and focusing closely on improving the process even more can result in considerable time savings that were just going to waste before.

      It also helps to focus more closely on your regularly scheduled tasks, as well. By committing to them and devoting your full attention to them, they can be completed more efficiently and with better accuracy.

      Keeping Resources From Turning Into Problems
      Communication is essential in any office environment, but only that which directly relates to office activities. A cell phone is a great example of a piece of technology that can serve as a distraction from the tasks at hand. Since it is unlikely that a business contact will be calling you on it during business hours, there’s minimal reason to look at it. Reserve its use for during breaks, and that’s one less distraction to take away from your focus.

      However, not all time management issues are derived from issues with managing time. Instead, they often are a result of problems with the company’s IT and its management. Mismanagement of an information technology setup will waste time by preventing employees from accessing the programs and data they need to do their jobs, effectively eliminating any good that the above time management boosters may have contributed.

      Symmetric Engineering Group can help. We’ll see to it that your internal systems are properly put together and that your IT is functioning, so that you can focus on putting your newly gained time to good use. To get started, call us at (813) 749-0895.

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      There are some tasks that are essential to the health of your business’ network. For example, you need to make sure that you are engaging in regular network management activities. Do you know what this task entails?

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      SEG Awarded Small Business of the Year Award!

      Symmetric Engineering Group was awarded the Upper Tampa Bay Chamber Small Business of the Year Award for their understanding technical service and support throughout the Tampa Bay area

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