The Lighthouse Technology Services IT Blog


Here you’ll find articles, news, insights, and resources pertaining to all things Information Technology. Whether you’re an entry-level programmer, a tenured CIO, a Tech Pro trying to land your next position, or a Business Manager trying to understand IT, our goal with this blog is to provide you with valuable resources and helpful insight into becoming better at Information Technology…and maybe having some fun along the way.


10.5.16 The Top 5 Factors to Consider When Choosing an Internet Provider

Internet access has become a commonplace resource for collecting information and communicating with others. Whether you’re at home, at your small business, or using your mobile device on the go, you want to feel good about the internet you pay for and the service you receive. How will you know which internet provider has the… Read more »

9.29.16 Two Lighthouse Team Members Go Behind the Scenes at New Era Field

This past weekend, two Lighthouse Technology Services Team Members, Richard and Randy Harris, were fortunate enough to get a tour of New Era Field and the ADPRO Sports Training Center. Below is an account of their experience… Lighthouse has been a Bills season ticket holder for a number of years now, and recently an open… Read more »

9.14.16 Buffalo IT Pro's Top Snack Ideas for the Bills Home Opener (Sept. 14th)

This Thursday night is the Bills’ home opener against the New York Jets. Our city has been buzzing since our disappointing loss this past Sunday in our first game. However, this week we are at home and everyone is gearing up for a fun night at New Era Field. Buffalo is ‘numero-uno’ when it comes… Read more »

9.8.16 Q&A with 3 Buffalo, NY Programmers Before National Programmers Day

Lighthouse Technology Services has been connecting star programmers with IT jobs since 2004. We were fortunate to talk to three such programming professionals about their background, how they came into their profession, and why Buffalo is a great place to be a programmer. This year, 2016, National Programmers’ Day falls on September 12th. Tom Ruggiero… Read more »

8.31.16 How to Hire an IT Pro for Your Buffalo, NY Small Business

Running your own small business is a major challenge. In order to make sure your business’s technology runs smoothly and gets you where you want to go, you may consider hiring an IT Professional. Below are some tips on what you should be looking for in an IT pro for your small business. Do You Need a… Read more »

(Part 2) How to Build an IT Support Infrastructure for a Small Business

Are you having trouble getting your IT Support Infrastructure setup? Do you find there are too many decisions to be made with not enough time to research all of them? Below is PART II of our helpful guidelines to making sure the IT side of your small business hits the ground running. Internet Access Allowing… Read more »

(Part 1) How to Build an IT Support Infrastructure for Small Business

Are you having trouble getting your IT Support Infrastructure setup? Do you find there are too many decisions to be made with not enough time to research all of them? Below is PART I of our helpful guidelines to making sure the IT side of your small business hits the ground running. 3 Words: Router… Read more »

Lighthouse Office Sign and Door

We’re eager to share our new office space at 2560 Walden Avenue, Suite 112, in Buffalo, New York with all of our team members and clients. We still have some ‘to-do’ items (projector screens and pictures to be mounted and hung) to complete, but we are all moved in! We’ve Moved! And For Good Reason – We’re Growing Lighthouse… Read more »

Buffalo Main Lighthouse Image

The Lighthouse Technology Services brand is built around the image of the lighthouse. We’re thrilled to see such a wonderful and historic site as the Buffalo Main Lighthouse restored to its former glory. The relighting of the lighthouse is another signal that Buffalo is a growing, vibrant community to work and live in. The Buffalo Main… Read more »

Portrait of Richard Harris

While We Staff IT and Tech Professionals on a weekly basis on behalf of our Clients and consider those Professionals part of the Lighthouse Team, it is not everyday that we add Talented IT Pros to the Lighthouse Technology Services Internal Team. It is a long and difficult process to become a member of our… Read more »