New Team Member Announcement

We would like to welcome our new team member, Everett Maroney. Everett is our newest IT Support Engineer. Everett, who was born and raised in Sacramento, recently moved back to Sacramento after living in Midland, Texas for several years.

While working at Leverage IT he is also pursuing a degree in Computer Information Science at American River College.

Virus Warning

We become aware of a virus is called CryptoLocker. If this virus infects your computer, it will encrypt all your personal files (*.doc, *.xls, *.jpg, *.tiff, etc) and you will not be able to use it unless you pay a ransom ($100-$300) to decrypt the files.

Chris’ Corner: Your Microsoft Office 365 Champion

Over the past several months I have striven, with the “Chris’ Corner” section, to deliver technical solution in an easy to understand way that allows even casual technology users to see the benefits. One of the most challenging concepts in the technology world is “the cloud”. The cloud allows complex and resource intensive software or hardware to be placed outside your local environment.

Choosing a Cloud Provider with Confidence

*Excerpt of White Paper- please see on our new Leverage IT Consulting Site,

At Leverage IT Consulting, we subscribe to multiple industry leadership publications and mastermind groups in an effort to keep on top of new technical services, solutions and business continuity challenges.

Leaving your franchise behind

In the months leading up to the end of his 10-year franchise agreement, Sacramento businessman Thor Severson had a decision to make: To renew or not to renew?

In 2003 Severson left a stable job to purchase a franchise with CMIT Solutions Inc., an Austin, Texas-based company that provides information technology professional services and products targeted at small businesses.