Managed Service & Security Provider (MSP & MSSP)

Chant's IT Solutions excels as a top-tier provider of managed IT services, designed to enhance your business's performance through smart, efficient, and secure technology solutions. We understand the immense impact technology has on your daily operations and the importance of a seamless digital experience.

Our team of seasoned IT specialists is committed to offering comprehensive services, including proactive monitoring and maintenance of your network infrastructure. This approach ensures that potential issues are identified and resolved before they escalate, minimizing downtime and maintaining optimal performance.

In today's ever-evolving digital landscape, robust security is paramount. Our experts are dedicated to safeguarding your network and data from potential threats by implementing cutting-edge security measures. Moreover, we provide reliable backup solutions to protect your valuable information and ensure business continuity.

With Chant's IT Solutions as your trusted managed IT services partner, you can shift your focus to running and growing your business, confident that your technology needs are in capable hands. Experience the difference our dedicated, comprehensive support can make in fostering a thriving, future-ready business environment.

Minimized downtime

Downtime caused by a single ransomware infection costs small businesses an average of $233,817.
Coveware Report For 2020 Global Ransomware Marketplace Report

Over the years, ransomware has remained a significant cyber threat, with attackers continually refining their tactics and developing increasingly sophisticated methods. Small businesses, often with limited cybersecurity resources, are particularly vulnerable to these evolving dangers. Relying on outdated security measures is no longer sufficient in the face of today's advanced and constantly shifting threats.

To combat the growing menace of ransomware, it's essential for small businesses to adopt proactive and up-to-date cybersecurity strategies. These may include implementing robust security measures such as regular software updates, employee training, and threat monitoring. By investing in advanced security solutions like endpoint detection and response, businesses can better identify and prevent ransomware attacks in real-time.

Additionally, creating a strong backup and recovery plan is vital to ensure business continuity in the event of a successful ransomware attack. This strategy minimizes the potential for data loss and reduces the temptation to pay ransoms, which only fuels the cycle of cybercrime.

Ultimately, the fight against ransomware requires a multi-faceted approach that combines technology, expertise, and a proactive mindset. By investing in advanced security solutions, partnering with cybersecurity experts, and promoting a culture of awareness and vigilance, small businesses can effectively mitigate the risks posed by ransomware and safeguard their valuable digital assets.

In conclusion, as ransomware threats continue to evolve, small businesses must prioritize cutting-edge cybersecurity measures that provide comprehensive protection against the ever-changing landscape of cyber risks.

Patch Management

For numerous organizations, managing software patches has evolved into a formidable challenge. A significant portion, nearly two-thirds, grapple with prioritizing and staying current with necessary updates. The repercussions of falling behind on patching can be severe. Outdated systems and software create vulnerable entry points for cyberattacks, leading to substantial financial losses for businesses. In 2018, the Ponemon Institute reported that the average cost of such incidents reached $3 million.

In today's rapidly changing digital landscape, the importance of maintaining up-to-date systems cannot be overstated. Cybercriminals constantly seek and exploit vulnerabilities in unpatched software, resulting in an escalating risk of breaches, data loss, and reputational damage. By neglecting timely patch management, organizations leave themselves exposed to these ever-evolving threats.

To address this issue, businesses must adopt a proactive and structured approach to patch management. This involves establishing a dedicated team responsible for monitoring software updates, assessing potential risks, and prioritizing patches based on their urgency and impact on the organization's operations. Implementing automated patch management tools can also streamline the process, reducing the likelihood of missed updates and human error.

Furthermore, organizations should invest in comprehensive employee training, emphasizing the critical role that software updates play in maintaining a secure digital environment. This can foster a culture of cybersecurity awareness and shared responsibility, ensuring that all staff members contribute to the organization's overall security posture.

In conclusion, as the complexity and frequency of cyber threats continue to grow, effective patch management is essential to safeguarding an organization's digital assets and mitigating potential losses. By adopting a proactive, structured, and collaborative approach to software updates, businesses can significantly reduce their exposure to cyber risks and strengthen their overall security.

Business Support Packages

Feature Starter $149/Month
(Save $100)
Silver Package $299/Month
(Save $239)
Gold Package $699/Month
(Save $470)
Platinum Package $1,499/Month
(Save $855)
Hourly Rate $75/Hour $70/Hour
(Save $5/Hour)
(Save $10/Hour)
(Save $15/Hour)
Support Days Monday-Friday Monday-Friday Monday-Friday Monday-Friday
Weekends Not Available Not Available Not Available Extra Charge + After Hours Rate
Same Day Support Calls Before Noon Calls Before 2PM Calls Before 3PM Calls Before 4PM
Support Hours 9AM to 5PM 9AM to 5PM 8AM to 6PM 8AM to 8PM
After Hours Rate Not Available $150/Hour $135/Hour $120/Hour
Included Hours 1 Hour/Month 4 Hours/Month 6 Hours/Month 8 Hours/Month
Included Computers/Servers 5 10 25 50
BitDefender EndPoint Included Included Included Included
Cloud-Based Backup (50GB) 2 Included
Additional Computers
$20.00/Month $17.50/Month $15.00/Month
Cloud-Based Backup (500GB) $80/Month $70/Month $65/Month $60/Month
IP Devices Monitored Not Available 1 5 10
Customer Firewall/Security Polices Included Included Included Included
Hardware Discount None None Up to 5% Up to 10%
Additional Computers $9.95/Each $8.95/Each $8.45/Each $7.95/Each
Additional Servers Not Available $10.95/Each $10.45/Each $9.95/Each
Additional IP Devices Not Available $2.95/Each $2.45/Each $1.95/Each
Remote Access Not Available $1.95/Device $1.45/Device Included
Phone Calls Under 15 Minutes Billed Billed Billed Included
Month-to-Month Contract No Setup or Cancellation Fees
Call Us Today @ 902-578-4458 or email

What's Included in our Packages

Managed Servers & Workstations

  • 24x7 performance monitoring
  • Configuration management
  • Proactive maintenance
  • Microsoft Windows and 3rd party patch management

Managed Backup

  • Deployment, configuration, and monitoring
  • Updates
  • Scheduled backup jobs
  • Disaster recovery plan
  • Cloud-Based Backup (Extra Charge)

Managed Security

  • Antivirus deployment, monitoring, and management
  • Email protection monitoring and management
  • 24x7 network monitoring
  • Vulnerability scanning and reporting

Covid-19 Information
We are here for you!

We recognize that the current global situation is unusual, but the reliance on technology remains crucial, perhaps now more than ever. Chant's IT Solutions provides adaptable services to accommodate your needs, including drop-off options, on-site assistance with our staff wearing masks, and strict adherence to guidelines established by Canada and Nova Scotia. We are committed to supporting you during these challenging times!

Additional Services

Upgrades and Installs

Are you looking to boost your computer's speed, increase storage capacity, or install hardware you've purchased online but aren't confident in handling? Chant's IT Solutions is here to help. We provide an extensive array of computer upgrade and installation services to meet your needs and enhance your computing experience starting at $75/Hour.

Gaming Computers

Chant's IT Solutions is Cape Breton's premier destination for top-tier gaming PCs. We create bespoke systems tailored to each customer's unique requirements, focusing on medium to high-end gaming setups. If you're seeking a budget-friendly option or a system designed for specific performance demands, reach out to us and we'll be delighted to help you begin your gaming journey!

Data Recovery

We firmly believe that everyone should maintain a dependable, regularly scheduled backup to safeguard their digital information. However, we recognize that unforeseen situations can occur. In the event of a hard drive failure, our skilled team is capable of extracting information from the drive to recover your valuable data. With some recovery methods, we can even restore your data within the same day.

We'll diagnose
and repair any problem

At Chant's IT Solutions, our team of skilled professionals is dedicated to addressing all your technology needs. With extensive experience under our belts, we can expertly troubleshoot, diagnose, and resolve issues with a wide range of devices, including computers, tablets, networks, and more. Trust Chant's IT Solutions to be your reliable partner for all your technology requirements—because we're here to help!

Areas we serve

We currently provide on-site technical services for the following areas and surrounding communities in Cape Breton:
  • Sydney, Nova Scotia (Cape Breton)
  • Glace Bay, Nova Scotia (Cape Breton)
  • New Waterford, Nova Scotia (Cape Breton)
  • North Sydney, Nova Scotia (Cape Breton)
  • Sydney Mines,Nova Scotia (Cape Breton)
  • Baddeck, Nova Scotia (Cape Breton)
  • Membertou, Nova Scotia (Cape Breton)
  • Eskasoni, Nova Scotia (Cape Breton)
  • Chapel Island, Nova Scotia (Cape Breton)
  • Dominion, Nova Scotia (Cape Breton)
  • St Peter's, Nova Scotia (Cape Breton)
  • Reserve Mines, Nova Scotia (Cape Breton)
  • Port Hawkesbury, Nova Scotia (Cape Breton)
  • Cheticamp, Nova Scotia (Cape Breton)
  • Ingonish, Nova Scotia (Cape Breton)
We specialize in the following technologies:
  • Windows Servers and Domains
  • Network and Infrastructure Procurement and Management
  • DHCP, File, DNS, and Email Servers
  • Cloud-Based Services (IaaS, PaaS, Saas)
  • Virtual Desktops and Hyper-V
  • Backup (Local & Cloud), Recovery, & Archiving
  • Hardware and Software Consulting
  • Cybersecurity Solutions
  • Internet-Based Communication (VoIP, ChatBots)
  • Search Engine Optimization (SEO)
  • Network Administration
  • Disaster Recovery
  • Security Consulting, Secure Access & Endpoint Security
  • IT Staffing & Resource Management
  • Field Support Services

Any computer problems?
Call us at 902-578-4458!