Hi, I'm Steve Garvey, owner/director of Artifact.  Artifact is an Irish IT consultancy business specialising in the supply, installation, configuration, and support of a wide range of IT hardware and software for schools.

I genuinely strive to provide the most honest, friendly, and professional service possible. My three key guiding principles in business are:

  1. Integrity - act with honesty and be professionally accountable
  2. Quality - deliver work that is of the highest standard
  3. Partnership - build open and successful partnerships with customers

I'm a DIT and Trinity College Dublin Electronic Engineering graduate with almost 24 years' experience in the IT industry having worked in some of Ireland's largest IT companies in the following roles:

  • Network Systems Engineer: - Network design, installation, maintenance and support.
  • IT Trainer: - Cisco CCNA, CompTIA Network+ and A+, MOS (Microsoft Office Specialist), EDCL, PC Builder, PC Troubleshoot & Repair
  • Network Consultant: - Wide area network (WAN) pre-sales consultancy.

I've achieved the following IT industry certifications and accreditations:

  • Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
  • Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
  • Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA)
  • CompTIA Network+
  • CompTIA A+
  • Microsoft Small Business Specialist
  • Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS)
  • MOS Master Instructor (MMI)
  • ECDL Certified Training Professional (CTP)
  • European Computer Driving License (ECDL)
  • Microsoft Registered Partner
  • CompTIA Professional Member
  • HP Business Partner
  • Fortinet Advocate Integrator Parter
  • Ruckus Networks "Big Dogs" Partner

My goal is to provide the services and solutions that are best for your school, not my bottom line.