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What we've been up to
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  • Computers Assisting People (CAP) Inc. which has refurbished and donated over 15,000 PCs to over 450 schools and non-profits in Cleveland.
  • Cleveland Food Adventurers a group that visits local ethnic restaurants and learns about the food and culture while enjoying camaraderie and a great meal.
  • ClevelandPeople.com where we celebrate the 100+ ethnic groups in the area and make it a more attractive destination for immigrant talent as well as showing what a cool and diverse city we live in.
  • ClevelandSeniors.com for the 50 and over crowd and those who care for and about them.
  • ClevelandWomen.Com for girls and women of all ages in Cleveland and Northeast Ohio
  • Cleveland International Hall of Fame which recognizes lifetimes of important and enduring contributions to Cleveland's multi cultural communities.
  • GreatLakesGeek.com. The business, science and technology information on GreatLakesGeek.com is becoming more essential as many of our longtime favorite print publications have disappeared or cut back.
  • Magnum Computers Inc. where we try and earn some $ so we can volunteer more for CAP and support our other projects. (grin)
  • ClevelandMen.Com for boys and men of all ages in Cleveland and Northeast Ohio
  • ClevelandPets.Com for the four-legged (and other) members of our families.
  • ClevelandCooks.Com which is growing from a few bestselling cookbooks to a future site that covers all the exciting aspects of what has become a Foodie city
  • Cleveland101.Com will tie it all together and serve as a primer for both visitors and natives on the essential os Cleveland.
  • And some more projects we are working on



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How we got to this point
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Magnum Computers Inc. has changed with the industry since our incorporation back in 1987. We did a lot of custom software development in dBase and then FoxBASE and FoxPro and other languages and platforms.

We built loads of custom white box PCs and servers that were more powerful, less expensive and a better fit for our customers than the off-the-shelf or big name products.

We became Microsoft Solution Providers and expert in the Windows and Office family of products, including the Serve products. In fact, Dan led the Windows NT SIG and became a Microsoft Server MVP for 9 years. He became the Great Lakes Geek and began writing tech columns that have been published all over the world. He coined the term Entreprenerd for his 12 year Inside Business tech column.

Magnum helped set up systems and networks, did troubleshooting on minor through major problems and always gave our customers the best solution for their needs and budget. We were the IT department for many businesses.

As the industry grew, some of our products and services no longer generated the margins we needed to remain profitable with the. Hardware prices plummeted and the boxes became a commodity. Offshore talent was a lot less expensive than our programmers.

So we stopped looking for new businesses to be their IT department. We still can provide better desktop (and laptop and server and…) PCs better than what you can get other places. Check out our on-line store as proof.

But we transitioned into the on-line world and that's where most of our work is today.



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We've Moved
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Magnum Computers Inc. is now located at 2800 Euclid Ave. on the 3rd floor. Our new phone number is 216-781-1757.

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Certified Partner News
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We are proud to be Kroll Ontrack® Data Recovery Certified Partners.

This allows us to offer clients the best-of-breed products and services that Kroll Ontrack provides to recover your lost data.

NOTE: Tampering with media information may result in irreversible damage. Contact us right away when you have data loss to maximize the chances to recover your data.

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    On-line Desktop, Notebook, Server Quotes
    Choose your configuration and get instant pricing

    Need new hardware? Why pay extra for those expensive name brands?

    Check out our on-line hardware store and browse pre-configured systems or tweak the configuration options yourself and get instant pricing.

    We'll ship the custom built system right to your door. Take a look at the Magnum Computers Webstore

    Domain Names and More!
    Inexpensive Domain Names, Web Hosting, E-mail, SSL & More

    You can now order inexpensive Domain Names, e-mail accounts, web hosting, SSL certs and the usual menu of Internet items for great prices at Great Lakes Geek Domains. Follow the link for more information and to browse products and services.

    Looking for the Great Lakes Geek?
    The Geek has left the Building - well, he's moved


    Looking for the Great Lakes Geek show? We split off the GreatLakesGeek podcast show to it's own site, cleverly called GreatLakesGeek.com

    You can listen to audio interviews with local and national business and tech leaders via you MP3 player on your PC or subscribe to the podcast link.

    You will also find a Calendar of Local and National Events of interest as well as a Speakers Bureau.
















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