Business is chugging along nicely at MVP Network Consulting, the IT firm owned by Ikram Massabini.
It’s time to use the company’s environment to illustrate that success.
MVP is moving out of two locations – its main building on Hertel Avenue and spillover space in the Tri-Main Center – into 13,500 square feet at 1685 Niagara St.
The building – which underwent a $6 million makeover led by developer Angelo Natale – hosts both residential and commercial space.
MVP’s office takes up three floors for its 70 employees, though the company still allows employees to work remotely when possible.
“Whether we’re recruiting or we’re hosting our clients, we want to show our strength,” said Massabini, who owns the building with Natale and Frank Parise. “We’re on an up-and-coming section of Niagara Street where there are restaurants and places to walk. And we can show off our entire process from sales to partner support and everyone in the middle.”
MVP owns the Hertel Avenue building and is still considering what to do with it, Massabini said.
His company manages the IT infrastructure for everything from major corporate clients to small businesses, with a major emphasis on the health care vertical, with more than 500 physicians groups as clients. MVP’s client roster also includes manufacturing companies and law firms.
Massabini said his company sought to bring on more clients during the pandemic while also servicing the needs of existing ones, which suddenly needed a secure infrastructure with numerous remote employees.
“We’ve been growing because we’ve been focused on making sure everyone’s network remains safe and secure, and their infrastructure works for every team,” he said. “People go to work and they don’t want to think about IT. They want to work the same way whether it’s at home or in the office.”
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