Rank no. 216 – CMIT Solutions Inc. – US
Products & Services: IT & business services for small businesses
Number of Locations: 138
Total Investment: $129.19K – 171.44K
Began Franchising: 1998
About CMIT Solutions Inc.
Started in 1994, CMIT Solutions (then known as Computer Moms) focused on in-home computer services and training. In 2004, the company changed its focus to serving small to medium-sized business customers and changed its name to CMIT Solutions (Completely Managed IT Solutions). Franchisees specialize in managed service offerings, including remote monitoring and maintenance, data backup and disaster recovery, mobile device monitoring, cloud computing, managed print services, VOIP telecommunications services and unified communications systems.
Where Seeking Franchisees: Franchisor is seeking new franchise units throughout the U.S.
Startup Costs, Ongoing Fees and Financing
Total Investment: $129,200 – $171,450
Franchise Fee: $49,950
Ongoing Royalty Fee: to 6%
Term of Franchise Agreement: 10 years, renewable
Net Worth: $300,000
Liquid Cash Available: $100,000
Franchise can be run from home. 15% of all franchisees own more than one unit. Number of employees needed to run franchised unit: 1 – 10. Absentee ownership of franchise is NOT allowed. (100% of current franchisees are owner/operators).
How This Franchise Supports Franchisees
Training: Available at headquarters: 5 weeks. 2 weeks onsite in Austin, TX
Ongoing Support: Newsletter, Meetings, Toll-free phone line, Grand opening, Internet, Security/safety procedures, Field operations/evaluations, Purchasing cooperatives
Marketing Support: Ad slicks, National media,
Other marketing support: Social media, PR, website
Franchise Ranking History
Franchise 500®: #216 (2013), #247 (2012), #472 (2011),
Top Home-Based: #54 (2013), #72 (2012),
Who we are and why we’re different.
CMIT Solutions started as a small computer support company in Austin, Texas in 1996. Over the past decade, we have grown into a leading provider of managed services and other computer consulting services tailored to the unique needs of small business with over 135 locally owned and operated locations nationwide. We’re able to combine personalized local service with all the technical resources of a large national company — offering our small business clients the products, partnerships, and round-the-clock technical support that standalone locals can’t always provide.
Stay up. Stay running. Stay protected. No matter what, with CMIT’s groundbreaking technical support model
Reliable Technical Support for Your Small BusinessCMIT’s technical support services save the day by saving your data and saving your money
CMIT Solutions offers a broad menu of technical support and IT services that all point toward one goal: helping your small business run smoothly and be prepared for anything.
Whether you’re looking for a preventative maintenance solution to keep IT costs predictable and avoid expensive computer problems, or a disaster recovery plan to get you back online quickly after an emergency, our technical support experts will meet with you to understand your business, and your IT needs, so that we can find the solution that’s right for you.
Proactive IT Services – Flat-rate, round-the-clock maintenance and monitoring to prevent problems before they turn into downtime
Remote Backup & Disaster Recovery – CMIT Guardian provides not only reliable, automatic backups and archiving, but also a rock-solid plan of action for recovery in the event of a disaster
Cloud Computing – Anytime, anywhere access to your data and business applications
Anti-Spam Solutions – Say goodbye to spam and hello to dramatically increased productivity
Hardware Purchasing – Take advantage of CMIT’s expertise as a Dell Certified Partner, including substantial discounts
Help Desk Software – A turn-key, hosted service desk and ticketing system for assessing, assigning, and resolving service issues related to your small business
Outsourced IT Support – Focus on running your business instead of troubleshooting your network with CMIT’s custom IT services designed to fit your business and your needs.
500 N. Capital of TX Hwy, Bldg 6, Ste 200
Austin, TX 78746