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Client Success

I have been working closely with Smart Dolphins for just over a year now, since IT starting reporting in to me. I have very limited IT experience and therefore knew I’d have to lean on them tremendously. They are professional and knowledgeable and always quick to respond to any our needs, big or small. Our business is always evolving which brings new IT challenges to the table regularly. Smart Dolphins never bat an eye with our ever-changing needs and just bare down and the get the job done for us. We are very grateful to have them on our team.

—Laura Bolster, Chief Operations Officer, Megson Fitzpatrick Inc. (MFI)

Client Success

I have been very impressed with Smart Dolphins’ level of service over the last 10 years. I highly recommend them for any business looking to improve its IT Systems.

—Scott Farquhar, Pearlman Lindholm

Client Success

Starfish Medical has retained Smart Dolphins for over 10+ years as our IT service provider. In the time that I’ve worked with Smart Dolphins, our company has grown from 40 users to over 100 users, and from one physical server to 5+ servers in various virtual environments. Throughout that time, Smart Dolphins has helped guide us through the decision-making processes to ensure our infrastructure grows with the company.

—Jess Hickman, Starfish Medical

Client Success

Smart Dolphins have also been extremely valuable in guiding the future of our technology. They really spent the time necessary to get to know our organization’s needs and I have great confidence in the solutions they’ve provided to make our organization more effective and efficient.

—Patti Hunter, KidSport Victoria

Client Success

Smart Dolphins proactive approach to IT systems has increased our productivity while providing an excellent level of support.

—Calum MacKinnon, Helmsman Management

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Founded in 2000, Smart Dolphins is an award-winning provider of computer support and networking for businesses in Victoria, Nanaimo and Kelowna. We’ve worked hard to build a reputation for helping organizations grow and succeed, by providing the highest quality managed IT services at a cost-effective price. Ready to transform your business and achieve your goals quicker? Let’s work together to help your business make a splash!


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From Our Blog

Pod Pointers


How to Spot an Email Phishing Scam

It only takes a couple of clicks to compromise your IT network and the human link remains the weakest one. Being able to identify a social engineering scam is important because malware can result in identity theft, a takeover of your business network and...

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Five IT Roadmapping Secrets

As Virtual Chief Information Officer (vCIO) at Smart Dolphins IT Solutions, I simplify the IT planning process by helping professionals navigate the intricacies of IT, so that their time can be spent on what they do best. These five elements essentially...

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Spectre and Meltdown

Recent threats have surfaced known as 'Spectre' and 'Meltdown.' These vulnerabilities could exploit modern processors. We wanted to take a moment to share some important details of these vulnerabilities so that you can ensure that your business is not at risk. Spectre...

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Meet Our Pod

Dave Monahan


I founded Smart Dolphins on May 1st 2000 out of the back room of my house. Initially this was to simply fulfill the work experience...

Jesse Smith

Operations Manager

I began my career with Smart Dolphins in 2004. Recently out of college, I was excited, eager, and confident; and those traits were...

Andrew Sureshkumar

Dolphin Defender

In 2012, I decided to move from Malaysia to Canada to pursue my MBA degree. When the MBA program at Vancouver Island University was...

Danny Tew

Support Team Engineer

I am a Level 2 Service Desk technician who tackles the everyday reactive issues that our Allies face with an extremely helpful and...

Meghan McEachern


I provide the marketing muscle at Smart Dolphins. I dabble in a variety of marketing tactics and strategies. Over the last 12 years,...

Sean Forseth

Project Engineer

My interest in technology started with a Tandy 3000, when I was 9 years old. In 2003, I completed my diploma in Windows Administration...
Joe Payne

Joe Payne

Network Architect

I moved to Victoria from Nelson in search of a job in the tech sector back in 2003. I first started with Smart Dolphins as an Onsite...
Paul Holmes

Paul Holmes

Virtual Chief Information Officer (vCIO)

I am a Virtual Chief Information Officer (vCIO) at Smart Dolphins IT Solutions, BC’s' premiere Managed IT service company. I help...

Ian Bird

Centralized Services

In my centralized services role, the bulk of my time is dedicated to ensuring that our clients’ IT processes and services are...

Ty Hedden

Virtual Chief Information Officer (vCIO)

Originally from PEI and after living in many parts of BC, I decided to settle down on my second island home in Victoria. The...

Andrew Rivett

Dolphin Defender

I started with Smart Dolphins in 2012 coming from a background providing varied IT support for a range of business and personal needs....

Ross Speirs

Support Team Manager

I work with our end users to coordinate the resolution of their IT inquiries. The quicker the path to resolution for the customer the...

Chad Ryan

Support Team Engineer

I have been interested in computers since I was 10 years old. I started my career in IT as a Network Administrator for a private...

Daniel Knippshild


Hi! My name is Daniel and I’ve been in the IT industry for quite some time now. I started my career in my hometown of Ladysmith, BC....

Kyle McLaughlin

Support Team Engineer

I started my career back in 2004 with following a 2-year Information Technology diploma from Vancouver Island University in Nanaimo,...

Werner Baron

Dolphin Defender

I am a Dolphin Defender (Network Administrator) who works with Smart Dolphins’ allies, to get them out of the IT mediocrity spiral,...

Christopher Kelsall

Technology Ambassador

I chose to join the Pod at Smart Dolphins IT Solutions because the company is like none other. From the top-down, as well as from...

Don McGregor

Project Engineer

In the late 80s looking to move back to the Island with my young family, I found work with a local IT company as a Sales Manager. This...


Office Dog Extrodinaire

Professional Napper, fetcher and local foodie.

Mariola Czerkawska


I have been with Smart Dolphins for over 10 years. My primary focus is accounting but in recent months, my passion for our team has...

Ryan Kingsbury

Project Engineer

I am a long-time hippie/techie Dolphin that has been hit with the “travel bug”. When in town and sometimes remotely, I help with...

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