Joe Ford has been implementing technology solutions since 1976 when he began working in a Byte Shop computer store in suburban Chicago. Joe Ford has consulted on projects such as Hospital Medical Records, Hospital Laboratory Results Reporting, County Surveyor Mapping Records, Computer Aided Design systems, and general Office systems. He provides support for a limited number of clients with from a few to 50+ employees. Services provided include workstation and server acquisition and setup, local and wide area networking, and remote access. Current emphasis is on the advantages of virtualization for deployment and disaster prevention\recovery, and integrating on-premises with hosted (cloud based) services.