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Lore Systems: Reliable, Cost Effective IT and Cloud Solutions


“Lore Systems has been providing IT professional services to hundreds of government, commercial, association & nonprofit, and SMB clients since 1995.”

Founded in 1995, Lore Systems is a leading technology services firm specializing in managed datacenter hosting, cloud computing, IT networking and infrastructure, Virtual Chief Information Officer (vCIO), and high-level strategic IT consulting. The company is based in the Washington, DC region with world-class delivery and datacenters in Virginia.

In order to provide bulletproof reliability for their clients, the Lore team takes a strategic, client-centric approach to their business. They start with client business objectives, and work from there to help enable better, more efficient, and more secure ways for them to achieve these objectives. Particular emphasis is placed on client relations process in every engagement, and the program management and engineering teams are highly communicative, proactive, transparent, and data driven as they deliver the services.

Having been in business for over 20 years, with a large client base and experienced and very client -friendly personnel, personnel, Lore brings a wealth of knowledge, process, expertise, and thought leadership to each client relationship. Unlike competitors who are reactive and not client-friendly, the Lore team is knowledgeable, experienced and very client-friendly, Lore achieves client success by hiring talented senior engineers. The average experience level of a Lore engineer is over 12 years. This is critically important for their clients, especially those who rely on Lore as their “outsourced IT department.” Lore is also agnostic to systems, hardware and software, with experience with virtually all of the major technology vendors in the marketplace including, but not limited to: Microsoft, VMWare, EMC, NetApp, RedHat, Apple, Dell, HP, Cisco Systems, Amazon Web Services,, LinkedIn, and others.

In addition to employing top notch experienced network engineers, the company’s competitive differentiator is the way they do business and service clients. Lore makes IT “Easier, Friendlier, and More Reliable” in order to create the best user experience in the industry.

Lore provides complete management of IT and telecommunications infrastructures including:

  • Managed datacenter hosting in our Tier 3+ datacenter facilities
  • Cloud computing and virtual private services (VPS)
  • Infrastructure as a service (IaaS)
  • Platform as a service (PaaS)
  • Network design/architecture & relocation services
  • Virtual CIO (vCIO)
  • IT staff augmentation for network support, help desk & technical support
  • Business continuity (COOP/DR) Planning and implementation
  • Audits & Compliance Assessments

In addition, Lore provides high-level strategic consulting and technology assessments and due diligence services for all of the above.

Solutions to Help You Succeed
Virtual CIO – As your vCIO, Lore brings outsourced strategic and tactical IT solutions at a greatly reduced cost. The company takes a holistic and strategic view of your current and future business and technology requirements, develops plans and manages the implementation of solutions that reduce risk, reduce cost, and improve your organization’s performance.

Cloud & Data Center – Through its cloud and data center solutions such as virtual private networking, managed hosting, and co-location, Lore helps companies reduce data center and cloud computing costs, downtime, helping providing increased ROI and dependability for clients.

Network Engineering & Management – Lore focuses on 24/7 uptime reliability, network speed and security, and network elasticity so clients can do business without worries or headaches. Lore brings best of breed technology and processes to insure flawless delivery.

Professional Services – Lore provides a diverse set of infrastructure, help desk, and technical support outsourcing solutions. It provides a results-oriented and highly client centric approach to help clients achieve their strategic outsourcing objectives.

Lore Systems serves a diverse set of over 200 clients including government agencies, state governments, Fortune 500 companies, small and medium-sized businesses, national associations, not-for-profit organizations, and trade unions. Example clients include the Greater Washington Board of Trade, Ogilvy, Deloitte, U.S. Justice Department, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, and the Architect of the Capitol. Most of Lore’s clients are located in the Washington, D.C. region (Virginia, Maryland, D.C.), and the company boasts a very high client retention rate of 95%.

Leadership Team

Tien Wong, Chairman
Tien is an accomplished technology executive, investor and entrepreneur, working around the globe to create and build innovative businesses. He was co-founder and CEO of CyberRep, Inc. which sold in 2003 to Affiliated Computer Services. It is now one of the largest call center operations in the world as a $2 billion unit of XEROX. Tien is CEO of Tech 2000, a leading ed tech company. His current and previous Board work includes Virginia’s Center for Innovative Technology, the Digital DC Tech Fund, Tech Council of Maryland, Baltimore Symphony Orchestra, Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship, Dingman Center for Entrepreneurship at the University of Maryland, and the Association for Corporate Growth. He is a Mentor at the MACH37 cyber accelerator and Conscious Venture Labs, and an Entrepreneur in Residence at Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business. He is a graduate of Dartmouth College.

Andrew Zaleski, Vice President and Director of IT
Drew oversees engineering and sales engineering at Lore Systems. He is fully responsible for all client delivery. He is a dedicated Director/Senior Network/Systems Engineer with over 16+ years of experience in design, installation, configuration, administration and troubleshooting of LAN/WAN infrastructure and security, IaaS and cloud computing, and managed hosting and co-location, leveraging a multitude of technologies to produce solutions. A goal oriented, perceptive, professional leader with extensive technical and management skills, Drew has numerous technology certifications, and is experienced in successfully leading diverse projects, often with resource challenged initiatives, to provide optimal technical, operational, and support oriented solutions.

“Our mission is to provide our clients with the very best user experience in the marketplace by making IT “easier, friendlier, and more reliable.”