Our Story

Our Story

Our journey to becoming one of Edmonton’s leading I.T. service providers started with humble roots and a strong connection to our clients, and our community. We’ve continuously learned, developed, and invested in the growth of our team and our business with the goal of offering even better service to our most valued clients.

Business Leadership Award Winner
Jesse Hill was honoured to be recognized as one of Business in Edmonton’s 2019 Leadership Award recipients. This award recognizes our team efforts that go into building and running an exceptional business that has client service at its core.
2019
Ekota Central Acquisition
On July 1st, 2018 we acquired the operations of Ekota Central Ltd. — another leading Managed I.T. Services provider in Edmonton. This allowed us to expand both our operations and technical scope.
2018
Business of the Year
As our company and client base grew, we were recognized as the Business of the Year for exceptional service, rapid growth, and effective solutions.
2016
Spirit of Giving Award
In offering a long-term support plan for The Riseup Society of Alberta, we were recognized for our contribution with the Spirit of Giving Award. To this day, Tier 3 I.T. Solutions provide rent and utility-free space for counsellors and domestic abuse victims.
2015
Launching the Tier 3 I.T. Solutions Brand
With eyes on the future, we launched our new brand as Business I.T. Specialists to better reflect the essential role we were coming to play.
2015
Leduc Small Business of the Year
It was an honour to be recognized and rewarded as the Small Business of the Year by the Leduc & District Chamber of Commerce.
2014
Proactive Solutions
As clients began asking for more streamlined IT packages, our team began developing a first-generation Managed I.T. Services offering. This would form the basis of the B2B focus that would become Tier 3 I.T. Solutions.
2008
Protecting Your Data
Shortly after Jesse Hill joined the leadership team, we launched our first cloud service—a secure, off-site backup platform called Data Superhero. This innovative solution came early in our cloud-service portfolio and remains an integral part of what we offer today.
2008
Growing Momentum
As computers entered the mainstream, Cottage Computers expanded into a retail location for home users and business owners alike.
1995
Pioneering Vision
Gary and Mary Lou Hill recognized early on that computers would have an unprecedented impact on small businesses. Together, they founded Cottage Computers Ltd. to support businesses that were adopting this new technology.
1990
2019
Business Leadership Award Winner
2019 Business Leadership Award Winner

 

Jesse Hill was honoured to be recognized as one of Business in Edmonton’s 2019 Leadership Award recipients. This award recognizes our team efforts that go into building and running an exceptional business that has client service at its core.

2018
Ekota Central Acquisition
2018 Ekota Central Acquisition

 

On July 1st, 2018 we acquired the operations of Ekota Central Ltd. — another leading Managed I.T. Services provider in Edmonton. This allowed us to expand both our operations and technical scope.

2016
Business of the Year
2016 Business of the Year

 

As our company and client base grew, we were recognized as the Business of the Year for exceptional service, rapid growth, and effective solutions.

2015
Spirit of Giving Award
2015 Spirit of Giving Award

 

In offering a long-term support plan for The Riseup Society of Alberta, we were recognized for our contribution with the Spirit of Giving Award. To this day, Tier 3 I.T. Solutions provide rent and utility-free space for counsellors and domestic abuse victims.

2015
Launching the Tier 3 I.T Solutions Brand
Launching the Tier 3 I.T. Solutions Brand

 

With eyes on the future, we launched our new brand as Business I.T. Specialists to better reflect the essential role we were coming to play.

2014
Leduc Small Business of the Year
Leduc Small Business of the Year

 

It was an honour to be recognized and rewarded as the Small Business of the Year by the Leduc & District Chamber of Commerce.

2008
Proactive Solutions
Proactive Solutions 2008

 

As clients began asking for more streamlined IT packages, our team began developing a first-generation Managed I.T. Services offering. This would form the basis of the B2B focus that would become Tier 3 I.T. Solutions.

2008
Protecting your Data
Protecting Your Data

 

Shortly after Jesse Hill joined the leadership team, we launched our first cloud service—a secure, off-site backup platform called Data Superhero. This innovative solution came early in our cloud-service portfolio and remains an integral part of what we offer today.

1995
Growing Momentum
Growing Momentum

 

As computers entered the mainstream, Cottage Computers expanded into a retail location for home users and business owners alike.

1990
Pioneering Vision
Pioneering Vision

 

Gary and Mary Lou Hill recognized early on that computers would have an unprecedented impact on small businesses. Together, they founded Cottage Computers Ltd. to support businesses that were adopting this new technology.