The Cloud or Ubiquitous IT

You need your desktop with all your programs and data available to you wherever you are. The Cloud offers a bold promise, is it the solution for you?

Networks and Beyond

Whether in the Cloud or On-Premise we understand networks, let us manage your IT infrastructure.

Business Continuity

Have you considered what happens when the server fails? Is backup really enough? How long can you afford to be "down"?

Managed IT

Consolidate your IT expenses into a flat monthly payment. Who is monitoring your server(s)?

We deliver strategic information technology planning!

At DEFAU we pride ourselves on providing medium and large sized businesses with complete professional technology solutions that meet the needs of today's demanding business environments.

Our planned solutions are based on providing the best possible return-on-investment for our clients, not our bottom line. We partner with them to become their virtual information technology department, responsive to their needs and working together with them to deliver results.

As leading technology solutions providers, we have demonstrated many times our ability to understand our clients. We understand that our clients want the best, proven solution for their unique needs not latest and most expensive technology available. Let our proven track record speak for itself and help your business excel today!

Our extensive yet easy to understand network strategy consulting helps to reduce the confusion about the many hardware and software choices available. Technology changes rapidly and it's difficult to understand all the options. That is where DEFAU can help. We deliver everything including computer workstations, laptops, servers, software, printers, cabling and all the boxes and peripherals to connect it all together. We even design and build our own high quality brand of DEFAU computers and servers at competitive prices.

We start by accessing our client's current system and designing solutions that will best meet their current and future needs. We then match best-of-breed technology products with our integration expertise and build reliable systems that work!

Our solutions include:

  • Computer Network Planning and Design
  • Data Fiber/Cabling Infrastructure
  • Private and Brand-name Hardware
  • Custom and Off-the-Shelf Software
  • Installation, Setup and Configuration

We optimize your technology by providing the most comprehensive local and wide area network management services. From conception to design to implementation to support, we work on all brands of servers and workstations. Our staff is continuously training and upgrading their skills to maintain the highest standards of experience working on all Windows, Linux, Novell and MacOS and operating environments.

Whether you want to share internet access, have a central file backup, or share files and printers, we make it possible. At DEFAU we can design, maintain and support your office network. A properly designed and maintained network can actually save money in hardware and software costs while preventing critical data loss and downtime.

Our solutions include:

  • System Administration
  • Service Maintenance Agreements
  • Upgrades and Repairs
  • Help Desk Support: Email/Telephone/Onsite
  • Remote Access: Virtual Private Networks

Security is one of the fastest growing sectors of the computer business world. Last year, millions of dollars were lost in downtime due to viruses, intruders and loss of critically important data. Many companies place too much trust in their hardware and neglect the importance of managing the security of their systems until it's too late.

Protect your investment. At DEFAU we provide a range of data recovery and security services including audits, virus protection, firewalls, downtime analysis and data backup strategies. We can also assist with loss prevention, data retrieval and strong authentication to ensure your company has the processes and tools in place to protect your business. We also deliver custom storage solutions that are flexible, scalable, and always manageable.

Our solutions include:

  • Security Reviews and Audits
  • Storage Solutions
  • Data Backup and Recovery Systems
  • Virus Protection
  • Internet Firewalls and Intrusion Detection

Frequently Asked Questions
At DEFAU, "zero-downtime" is simply par for the course.

Established in 1998, DEFAU Network Systems Corp. is a Prince George based privately held technology services company. During 2005 DEFAU successfully completed the acquisition of ComputerWise Consulting Inc. one of the first IT firms in this area founded in 1990. In 2013 DEFAU completed the merger with TetraByte Computer Services Inc., this successful IT firm is now a part of DEFAU Network Systems Corp. Recognized as a leader in our field, we have an extensive portfolio of best-of-breed solutions to help our clients manage all key aspects of their business technology.

We understand the unique needs of medium to large sized businesses. Our services have helped over 150 clients in sectors as diverse as manufacturing / industrial services to healthcare providers and government

Our experienced and qualified technical professionals live and breathe business technology everyday. We even think about it when we sleep. We believe that the best approaches come from long-term planning utilizing proven, tested systems.

We understand that technology has altered the dynamics of competition. We know that maintaining and supporting technology in such a rapidly changing world can be challenging. That is why we provide long-term solutions that truly help our clients realize less downtime, increased employee productivity and a reduction in total operating costs.

With every client, we follow a careful process of planning, design, integration and support to make sure they get the best technology and the best value. Our clients continuously tell us how pleased they are with the solutions we have provided over the years. We’re proud to be a part of our community and helping make the region’s businesses more productive and competitive.

UNIQUE SOLUTIONS. We understand you want to be productive and cost-effective, but while others offer Band-Aid solutions, we offer one-stop integrated solutions designed to help you today and tomorrow.
TOTAL CONVENIENCE. Do you want an IT partner that can offer one-stop shopping? Do you need a partner that can help you be more effective and productive? Contact us now for a free quote.
It means we can future-proof your business. You don't have to worry about investing in the wrong technology. We make sure your system is viable now and for the future.
IT is all about change. And change is expensive. Why not handle your core strengths and let a proven team of experts handle your IT needs? Outsourcing saves money, capital and resources. Our team of experts will help you achieve your goals and delivers projected savings.
No doubt. We will provide total infrastructure peace of mind. Our deep understanding of IT will help drive results, boost productivity and gain advantage.
At DEFAU, we are committed to offering high bandwidth network strategies designed to help grow your e- business, solve your business challenges, and take you to a new level of productivity.
Do you want instant access to your data? Are you tired of wondering when your network will fail? Do you need peace of mind and security?

Interested in joining the DEFAU team?

We wouldn't be where we are today without our outstanding team, and we're looking for others to help us become even better!

If you like to help great clients, implement technology effectively and would like the opportunity to become the best in your field... we’re interested! If you think you have the knowledge and the skills to help us help others, please e-mail your resume to us at

Our partners
Solid alliances support our solid foundation

We offer a complete portfolio of scaleable information technology products from internationally recognized hardware vendors and software developers. At DEFAU we understand that utilizing high quality products ensures our clients have the most reliable and supported technology with fewer headaches over the long term.

Over the years we have also developed strong knowledge of regional and Canada-wide technology companies to deliver the custom, results oriented solutions for our clients. These include:

AIHS Checkpoint Cisco Systems Dell D-Link ESET Hewlett Packard IBM Canada Intel Lenovo Microsoft Canada MOIS Panasonic Ricoh TrendMicro Veeam Veritas Zebra