Sextant Wines

Sextant Wines staff now have access to their network with internet, anywhere they are exhibiting and pouring their prized wines.

THE COMPANY:

Sextant Wines is dedicated to expanding the horizons of Paso Robles Wine Country by utilizing the unmatchable terrior with old world varietal selections.  Sextant Wines believes in hands off winemaking approach by growing grapes to their optimal maturity, creating wines of supreme quality.  With their Tasting Room and Hospitality Center located in San Luis Obispo, California and vineyards stretching across the Central Coast, Sextant Wines is home to many award winning wines.  With knowledgeable staff aboard, and winemaker Martell at the helm, this company has set its course for success.

THE CHALLENGE:

Craig and Nancy Stoller, proprietors and creators of Sextant Wines, were faced with updating an existing facility in San Luis Obispo, their operational headquarters and tasting room for Sextant Wines merging with their Estate Winery located in Paso Robles.  The Stoller’s, whose secondary home and business is located in Bakersfield, California, and travel away and abroad often, required access to daily activities and reports from their San Luis Obispo headquarters.

The business challenge was to create a secure network easily accessed remotely from any location, establish a centralized place for documents and data to be saved, create a back up and disaster recovery plan, and provide established response times to Sextant staff requests for assistance and technology concerns. 

TECHNOLOGY SOLUTION:

Jeff Bower and team TekTegrity devised a solution at the Sextant Wines headquarters and includes:  24/7/365 remote network monitoring, secure hands-free off-site backup and disaster recovery solution, equipment on demand and helpdesk support for employees.  Microsoft SharePoint™, an incredible communication tool allowing documents and event schedules to be shared and maintained by all staff in one continuously updated, internet based location as well as implementing a POS solution that speaks to all locations.

RESULTS & BENEFITS:

The Stollers now can connect to their office from their vineyards, home, or even Paris through a secure internet-based connection.  In addition, Sextant staff receives the need equipment and support for daily operations and now have the security of knowing their data is backed up and safe.  All solutions in place provide one easily accessed, common location for employees to share company events, schedules, marketing materials, common inventory, and important documents.   The Stollers and their amazing staff now have access to their network with internet anywhere they are exhibiting and pouring their prized wines.

 

CLIENT RESPONSE:
“Since bringing TekTegrity on board with Sextant Wines, we have realized at least a 30% increase in efficiency and great improvements in employee communication.  Working with their staff, TekTegrity is like having our own private IT Advisors navigating our needs through this amazing journey.  We have found San Luis Obispo’s premier technology provider”
                        — Nancy Stoller, Proprietress of Sextant Wines

 

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