Over the past 20 years we have efficiently managed many complex and challenging IT projects, including:

  • Server hardware and software/OS migrations
  • Large warehouse IT rollout – PCs, server, printers, network wiring, wireless coverage of 36,000 square feet
  • Large database system upgrades and migrations

Along with our extensive knowledge and experience, we rely on an outstanding network of expert tech specialists and solid vendor relationships to serve you better.

Case Study: Law firm migration from peer-to-peer model to Windows Server domain model

We completely overhauled this vulnerably dated system, increasing efficiency and improving recovery time by several hours.

  • Migrated data to Windows Server 2016 virtual server running on Dell server hardware
  • Configured and deployed a Datto Backup Continuity Disaster Recovery (BCDR) device
  • Configured and deployed a Sonicwall Security appliance with all security services
  • Configured and deployed an Uninterruptible Power Supply (UPS) the protect the server and network equipment against power surges and power failures
  • Migrated a line of business legal management application and accounting application to server
  • Migrated local workstation profiles from workgroup to domain based
  • Upgraded to larger capacity Gigabit switch

Case Study: 36,000-square-foot retail electronics warehouse

We managed the complete planning, installation and maintenance of this complex ground-up construction project.

  • Ordered and coordinated the Internet connection and phone lines
  • Supplied 4 business class workstations
  • Supplied a network security appliance
  • Data wired (fibre and copper) the entire warehouse
  • Deployed an enterprise class wireless system (Wi-Fi)
  • Coordinated and installed a VOIP telephone system
  • Supplied and installed network switches and printers
  • Configured PCs for remote desktop access to servers at east-coast HQ

We'd love to manage your next IT project.

Call: (604) 790-6054

Industry: Corporate Sales Training

Carl has provided IT support to my various companies for the past 15 years…whether you’re running a small or medium sized business, Carl can help make your computer world a much friendlier place, it is just that simple.

D. P.
Director of Corporate Development

Industry: Private Educational Institution

Carl is a great mix of pragmatic and creative. Great with details and true to his word. Great to work with!

G. S.


I actually cannot remember the good fortune I had to be put in touch with Carl Katz, likely a past client. As all of us know, technology is great when it works! With Carl at the helm, it always works! That really is all you need to know. I would say if all of my business dealings were as straightforward, my life would be a lot easier. Thank you Carl.


Carl Katz and CKWEST IT Solutions have been our IT Support company for the past seven years. Our business is a 24×7 operation – CKWEST implemented a business continuity/disaster recovery (BCDR) solution and 24×7 Remote Monitoring, upgraded our server hardware and network appliance to ensure maximum uptime and minimal interruption to our business. I would recommend them to any business looking for a reliable and experienced managed services provider.

C. P.

Law Firm

Carl Katz and CKWEST IT Solutions have provided IT support and solutions to our law firm for the past sixteen years. They recently made our network more secure and user friendly by implementing a new server, Datto business continuity solution, security appliance and new workstations.

I highly recommend CKWEST IT Solutions for any company or firm looking for expertise in managed services and IT support.

D. B.