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Lightning IT Services

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Welcome to Lightning IT Services

Alberta’s Top Choice for IT Support!

Lightning IT Services Mission

As Alberta’s premier IT services provider our goal is to foster great partnerships and provide you with peace of mind. Our technical expertise and unparalleled customer service allows us to understand and help grow your business.

Meet Our Team

Karim Nanji
Chief Executive Officer

Karim brings over 20 years of IT experience as a senior leader and trusted industry partner to our organization. He has an impressive entrepreneurial and teaching resume and is the virtual CIO to our clients. He is our foremost “technical evangelist” and passionate about what he does. He is always striving for Lightning IT to be viewed as a seamless extension of our clients’ businesses. Lightning IT Services has grown dramatically and has continued to cultivate its reputation as the premier dental/medical IT Services provider in Alberta while not losing sight of what’s made us great along the way!

Chris Histed
Performance and Business Development

Chris brings over 30 years of senior health care management experience in the public and private sectors to Lightning IT Services. He is also one of the Senior Advisors for Tectonic Advisory Services for Alberta and Saskatchewan. Chris has recently joined the organization and looks forward to focusing his expertise on appropriately scaling the operations of Lightning IT and expanding business development opportunities.


Rounding out the organization is a dedicated and talented group of “hand-picked” staff that excel in technical knowledge and client service. Our service desk team is constantly trained in different technologies and solutions so we can provide quick, professional service whether you use our advanced ticketing system or simply call us, you will get a quick response.

Our Services

Let Lighting IT manage your environment.  We offer Peace of Mind service at an affordable price.  Your systems are being monitored 24/7 with our “Storm Chaser” software that protects your network and servers.  Our software is one of the best in the industry providing proactive management of your systems and an entire team working together to provide proactive support, and fast response.

Lightning IT offers our own customizable and scalable cloud hosting solution to our clients providing the infrastructure to outsource your organization's computing and storage requirements.

Lightning IT's significant experience with the Alberta Privacy Impact Assessment process ensures that all appropriate safeguards are in place to meet or exceed provincial standards for the protection of user identity and data.

Leverage the significant experience of our most senior technical advisors.  Avoid technology gaps, helps you formulate strategic IT goals, help with planning your IT budget and analyzing and reworking business processes and facilitate technology changes.

Benefit from the peace of mind knowing your computers and servers are being continuously monitored to ensure they are secure and optimally functioning with Lightning IT's Storm Chaser software.

Lightning IT utilizes the most progressive anti-virus, malware and ransomware solutions to ensure the utmost protection of your digital data.

Let Lightning IT take the lead in designing and implementing back-up and recovery systems that will ensure you can get back up and running in no time with all your valuable data intact.

We have unique depth and knowledge in the dental IT market gained through serving a large clientele of dental clinics and forging strong and trusted partnerships with a variety of dental software and vendor providers in this space.

This continues to be a growing market segment of our practice as we provide service to medical clinics, dermatology, optometry and physiotherapy practices.

We have a soft spot for non-profit organizations and know without them our communities wouldn't be as caring. We offer special pricing plus a variety of cost effective solutions to our non-profit clients.

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Having a technical issue? Please take a moment to fill out our Help Desk contact form and one of our client service specialists will get back to you as soon as possible.

    Our Partners

    Business Services Client Testimonial

    Very impressed with the service that we receive from this company, the staff at Lightning IT are personable, friendly and knowledgeable. They are always quick to respond as well as fix any of our issues in a very timely manner.

    Medical Client Testimonial

    We have been using Lighting IT for years, and are extremely pleased with the level of service we receive. When we need support urgently due to a computer virus, they responded immediately and remedied it. I highly recommend Lighting IT to companies and individuals in need of any form of computer support.

    Dental Client Testimonial

    Lightning IT is very different from the run of the mill organizations that seem to be popping up everywhere. With something as important as your computers or computer networks you definitely want a pro dealing with any issue and Lightning IT fills the bill. They will get the job done and done correctly in a timely manner. You can count on it.

    Dental Client Testimonial

    Lighting IT is awesome, very dependable and knowledgeable. They are a professional company with a real commitment to providing excellent technical expertise and incredibly good customer service. I haven't found this from any other providers.

    Importer Client Testimonial

    Lighting IT has been our IT company for many years and we would not think of going elsewhere for our technical needs. Karim provides us with excellent hardware/program security and offers a fast response time. We highly recommend Lightning IT!


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