A BOOMING South Tyneside IT company is logging on for a new community service.
Technology expert Jon Place launched Integrity Technology Services three years ago, initially with just a handful of clients.
Since then, the business has gone from strength to strength, now employing a five-strong team of technicians to look after a customer base of more than 80 companies.
Now, in a bid to offer the company’s expertise to individual customers, the firm has opened a shop at its base in Hedworth Lane, Boldon Colliery.
Mr Place, 37, from East Boldon, said: “It’s been quite a whirlwind but we are obviously doing something right.
“We moved to our new base in 2012, which has proved to be a bit of a catalyst, as we have experienced a very impressive run of new clients over the last six months.
“As we are situated in a residential area, it seemed the logical next step to open a drop-in shop for anyone needing help with their computer or laptop.”
Mr Place started his career with Compaq dealership Coniston Computers, Sunderland, in the early 1990s, before building up an impressive portfolio of experience with the NCS Group and IT Professional Services.
He added: “We have a broad range of clients, ranging from small consultancies to large engineering firms and all the technology headaches that come with it.
“We can handle large projects – one of our largest clients has 150 users based around the UK.
“And while this is an area we will continue to target and specialise in, I was also keen to offer our expertise on a more individual, ad hoc basis, to cover all ends of the market.
“We are open to all individuals and can carry out a wide range of services, big or small, including same-day computer cleaning, iPad and iPhone screen repairs and general servicing work.”
Contact 341 0034 for more details.