President and CEO
President and CEO Jamie Larabie
Jamie Larabie has over 35 years of experience in the Information Technology area and is consistently at the forefront of the latest technologies. Prior to LARA-TECH, Jamie obtained his Technical Certification in Computer Technology/Computer Systems Technology at the Toronto School of Business. He has held several senior IT management roles at Corel Corp., and McDonnell Douglas, and held the position of VP of Network Operations at ZIM Technologies. In January 2005 he founded LARA-TECH, specializing in delivering enterprise-level support and assessments to companies and organizations. Jamie’s extensive resume provides proof of his success and achievements as a business owner, entrepreneur, and IT specialist.
Every business has a story about how and when the first cornerstones were put into place. The story always starts with a drive and motivation to create something, whether it be a product or a service, that can help people. Jamie’s success, both past and present, has been driven from his vision, passion, persistence, and innovation. Entrepreneurship isn’t meant for the weak, it requires a true passion for what you do, and Jamie’s enthusiasm and love towards his business and clients are unwavering. His business background sets him apart from his competition, he knows what businesses need and how to increase their success because he’s done it already. His knowledge and experience in the business, technology, and customer-service industries create a perfect trifecta of skills and qualities that a reliable CEO should possess. Jamie saw a need for enterprise-level service at reasonable prices and decided to create just that. To him, it is much more than just providing IT services, his vision for LARA-TECH was to create a one-stop-shop for all IT needs, and not only that, but to provide the top-tier service he knows his clients deserve. This is demonstrated through his team of dedicated staff. Jamie has a proven strength of building teams that are exceptionally customer-service-oriented, professional, and hard-working.
While the success of LARA-TECH can speak for itself, its Silver Partner membership with Microsoft proves that Jamie has built a business that has ranked among the top 5% of Microsoft partnerships worldwide. Earned by his team’s extensive knowledge and training, it is an accomplishment not many can boast.
Jamie has been consistently applauded for his level of service, professionalism, and willingness to put his customer’s needs before his own. He and his team are known to provide prompt, comprehensive, and friendly service. LARA-TECH has built strong and mutually beneficial partnerships in the Ottawa community and throughout Canada. They have become a trusted business advisor and have proven time and time again that they can make IT simple for their clientele. The many recommendations and testimonials from LARA-TECH’s happy clients are a testament to the great business he has created and the many future successes he will achieve.
“We make IT simple for you”
What we do
LARA-TECH is a one-stop-shop for all your IT services. We provide enterprise-level IT solutions for start-ups with just one laptop to corporations with hundreds of employees, all at small business rates. Many businesses have a difficult time with IT. Some don’t have the resources to hire experienced IT professionals and those who endeavor it on their own may be left feeling overwhelmed with new technologies, products, negotiating contracts, and maintaining networks. Our team of highly experienced, knowledgeable, and trustworthy staff is here to help with all of that. We believe that a strong IT team can take businesses to the next level, and we’re here to do just that.
We provide enterprise-level IT solutions at small business prices. One of the greatest benefits of working with LARA-TECH is our ability to provide services both remotely and on-premise. In addition to our clients in Ottawa, we also provide solutions to clients across Canada. If there’s a service you require that we don’t offer, we know someone – we have carefully chosen service partners who deliver exceptional work and share our values and ethics. As a result of our partnership with Microsoft, we have achieved their Silver Small and MidMarket Cloud Solutions status, we specialize in Office 365 migrations and deployments.
Vendor products we also support:
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Since being founded in 2005, we have completed over 2000 successful projects resulting in 300 happy clients. We pride ourselves on our drive and ambition to continue learning. We make sure that we are always up to date with the latest innovations in the IT market so that we’re always one step ahead of our competitors. Privacy and security are of the utmost importance to us, and for that reason all LARA-TECH employees are required to sign confidentiality agreements, and have no criminal records.
We are a Microsoft Silver Partner for S&M business
Microsoft offers Silver Partner to companies as a way of recognizing proficiency and specializations. A certification of this caliber confirms that an organization has shown that it can efficiently handle its customer’s IT projects and fulfill their product and service requirements.
“Silver Competency is offered to companies demonstrating the highest and most specialized ability and commitment in a specific business solution area. Microsoft recognizes companies awarded the Silver Competency for offering the best solutions to customers and for undertaking a rigorous and auditable approval process. A business that has earned a Silver Competency is among the top 5% of Microsoft partners worldwide.” – innovative-e.com
At LARA-TECH we acquired our silver membership by demonstrating expertise in the following areas and subareas of business and technology:
- Applications and Infrastructure – Application development; App integration; Cloud platform; DevOps; datacenter
- Business applications – Cloud business applications; Enterprise resource planning; Cloud customer relationship manager
- Data and AI – Data analytics; data platform
- Modern workplace – Collaboration and content; cloud productivity; messaging; project and portfolio; security; small and midmarket cloud solutions
We pride ourselves on being trustworthy and knowledgeable, always learning and staying current with latest innovations in the IT market.