About Networking Specialists

Brian-WBrian W, with nearly 30 years in the technology field, joined Networking Specialists as Vice President and Sales Manager in 2004. With the longevity in the technology industry, he holds numerous sales certifications from Compaq, HP, IBM, Cisco, Microsoft Academic, VMWare VSP and VTSP, Ruckus, StorageCraft, Veeam, Axis video technology and Lenovo, as well as a variety of technical certifications. The dedication of Networking Specialists staff provides the a skill level few companies can match.

john harrieJohn Harrie, President of Networking Specialists formed Networking Specialists in 2003 out of what was formerly John Harrie – Network Consulting. John has over 25 years of experience in sales and service. John has knowledge in many disciplines including Telephony, Virtualization ,Video Surveillance, Network switching and routing, Microsoft Operating Systems and Wireless Networking. His certifications includes Microsoft MCSE, VMware VCP-DCV, Allworx ACP, Ruckus Wireless WiSEGuy, Panasonic CSD, Cisco CCNA and many others. John has designed and worked on many advanced projects with wireless for stadiums and manufacturers, Redundant network backbones, and complex virtualization projects.

Experience Matters!

Who We Are

Networking Specialists is a managed services provider that was founded Jan 1st, 2004 by John Harrie, an IT guru with over 25 years of experience in both sales and system engineering. Brian Woinarowicz joined John as a partner in 2005, and since then Networking Specialists has grown to become one of the foremost experts in network technologies in the Northwest Minnesota and Eastern North Dakota region.

Networking Specialists continues to grow today through our active upkeep of staying on top of the technology that helps our clients become more productive, as well as staying true to our values and ethics in our business. We pride ourselves on:

  • Going above and beyond what our clients ask
  • Out-communicating our competition
  • Being a good partner for our customers
  • Enjoying our work and being proud of what we do
  • Providing a great place of employment

Networking Specialists understands the importance of building strong, long lasting relationships with our clients. We get to know you and your company so that we can provide your business with the support services it needs. By choosing Networking Specialists, you gain more than a vendor, you gain a business partner

What We Do

As an IT support company, we manage your IT services and help you get the most out of your technology investment. We do this by leveraging your technology to increase your competitiveness and efficiency, setting you up for success. Our services include, but aren’t limited to:

  • Virtualization
  • Wireless Networking Design, Installation and Management
  • Outsourced I.T
  • Managed Technology Services
  • Managed Security
  • Managed Compliance

Networking Specialists understands that a business is only as good as the clients it serves, and no business gets far after losing the clients it has. That’s why we offer a full service Helpdesk staffed with experienced IT technicians that can provide our clients with efficient and reliable service, so you’re never left waiting for IT support. We keep abreast of the latest technological advances and master them so they can be used to increase productivity for our clients. We streamline our ticketing, sales and service processes on a regular basis based on feedback from our clients.

Our Clients

Networking Specialists services forward thinking companies who understand that computers and technology are necessary and fundamental tools for succeeding in business.

We specialize in servicing small to medium sized companies, providing them with customized solutions to fit their specific needs. We’re experienced in providing network services to a variety of client types including, but not limited to:

  • School Districts
  • Service Companies
  • Manufacturers
  • Stadiums and Event Centers
  • Healthcare and Long Term Care

We provide our workforce with constant training and improvement so that we can have the answers to your questions and concerns.   We strive to be a true business partner to our clients and help them succeed in any way possible.

We continually strive to be better every day.  Over the years, we have made our service more proactive and less responsive so that the problem can be solved before it happens.  We want to make sure our customers have maximized uptime, so that you can stay efficient no matter what happens!

Don’t fall for other managed service providers who promise you the world and don’t deliver, get the service support your company needs by partnering with Networking Specialists. You can reach us at (701) 746-9234 or email us at info@gfnetspec.com to find out more about what Networking Specialists can do for your business.

  • 2397 Demers Avenue Suite D Grand Forks, ND 58201
  • Phone:(701) 746_-9234 Email: info@gfnetspec.com