Our Company

ZLan Partners, Inc. is a leading provider of IT services, providing a boutique approach to IT Service Delivery. ZLan is comprised of 4 delivery organizations: Project Management and Infrastructure Delivery, Audit/Assessment and Compliance, Managed Services and Virtual Management/CIO.

As a Microsoft Gold Certified Partner, we work with our clients in a collaborative fashion to provide them with comprehensive solutions that meet their technology needs and help them reach their business goals. To complement our extensive IT consulting and helpdesk services, we also provide hosting and managed services. In addition to our relationship with Microsoft, our engineering team has extensive experience with technologies from leading vendors such as VMWare, Cisco, HP, Dell and other first-tier suppliers. While we are primarily project-based, we can also provide our clients with both Virtual CIO and staff augmentation services.

Russell Zimny, President, has served the information technology and telecommunications industry for over 20 years as an IT professional for mid-sized to large companies as well as technology start-ups. This broad experience as well as the depth of knowledge in critical infrastructure areas provides an exceptional range of business and technology skills. Starting out in Information Technology, Mr. Zimny developed a unique ability to apply technology to business needs. He has worked with many organizations, utilizing technology to maximize their investment. Mr. Zimny designs many solutions around Microsoft technology. His ability to convey technical information in an easy-to-understand manner gives him a distinct advantage in being able to communicate with individuals at all levels within an organization.

Prior to ZLan Partners, Mr. Zimny served as Director of IT Operations for Level 3 Communications, formerly Looking Glass Networks. In this role, Mr. Zimny was responsible for the strategic technology planning, design, implementation and support of all the corporate IT systems.

ZLan is comprised of engineers and consultants with deep Microsoft infrastructure technical backgrounds that include full lifecycle management. ZLan staff are all MCITP certified engineers with focuses on Exchange, Active Directory, IIS, SQL, System Center, Virtualization, VMWare and desktop/client management. Our full service offering for infrastructure services include Project Management, Architecture Planning and Testing, Solution Deployment and Day 2 Support.

ZLan provides a complete approach to IT project management, leveraging theories, practices, methods and tools formed from PMBOKĀ®, MOF and industry experience, in turn generating a road map to managing projects. ZLan provides our clients with the guidance to collaborate and efficently deliver solutions without increased cost, missing schedules or increasing risk. Each engagement requires different levels of envisioning, planning, executing, stabilizing and deploying based on your needs. At ZLan, we have customized our approach to better understand your business and design a process to generate a return on your investment, not just deliver a solution.