About Us

Who We Are

Starfish Computer is a complete technology solutions provider.  We are 100% committed to making sure small and mid-size business owners in the Greater Ohio region have the most reliable and professional IT service.

Our core marketing message is that we are the only IT services provider in Ohio with a 19 Second-Or-Less Response Time Guarantee.  We will have a friendly, competent, English-speaking technician working to resolve your company’s technical problem within 19 seconds or less of receiving your call for help.


How We Do It

We use a combination of Managed Services, Cloud Computing, Data Backup and Recovery, and VoIP Services; a team of highly skilled IT architects and engineers; and partnerships with state-of-the-art vendors and the latest technology tools to deliver an IT network and infrastructure to our clients that saves them time and money; Allowing them to focus first and foremost on the success of their own businesses.

Our Partnerships

At Starfish Computer, all of our partners are strategically chosen based on how they can help us help our clients. We strive to ensure that our alliances within the market serve you.

We are partnered with some of the biggest manufacturers in the industry. Our partnerships allow us to provide you with faster response times from vendors and manufacturers, higher levels of training, advance notice of any product updates or new features, and more!

The biggest highlight of our partnerships in the work we do for our customers is that we are able to be trained by the manufacturers themselves. This is a huge benefit for our customers because the level of product training and certifications our team has is highly comparable to what the vendor and manufacturer technicians have as well.

  • Datto, Inc.
  • Barracuda Networks Premier Partner
  • Microsoft Gold Partner 
  • Hewlett Packard Solution Provider Business Partner
  • Hewlett Packard Business Partner
  • WatchGuard ONE Silver Partner
  • Digium/Sangoma Silver Partner
  • VMWare
  • EMC/Dell Technologies Authorized Partner
  • Zix Partner
Our People

Our People

We believe that our greatest assets, and the key to our success, is our people. We believe that each of us needs a sense of dignity, pride, and satisfaction in what we do. Because satisfying our clients and providing solutions to them depends on the united efforts of many, we are most effective when we work together cooperatively, respecting each other’s contribution and importance.

Mission Statement

Starfish Computer Corporation is dedicated to its client's success by providing timely and cost-effective IT solutions for all aspects of a client’s IT infrastructure (we handle everything) in a respectful, professional, clear, and supportive manner. We are a “Solutions Provider” and interact with our clients with a level of personal and professional service unmatched in our chosen market category – IT Managed Services!

We demonstrate our beliefs most meaningfully in the way we treat each other and by the example we set for one another. In all our interactions with our clients, our clients’ vendors, our vendors, business associates and colleagues, we seek to deal with others as we would have them deal with us.

About Starfish Computer

Starfish Computer is a complete technology solution provider started by R.J Arhar in 1994. R.J. previously was the IT Director for an international security company headquartered in northeast Ohio prior to starting Starfish Computer. He was responsible for IT systems supporting 8,000 employees. He is a degreed engineer with graduate studies in information systems and computer engineering from Case Western Reserve University. He holds many industry-wide certifications including Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer and HP Accredited System Engineer.

Starfish Computer was awarded by Microsoft for their innovative security solution protecting customers’ networks. We continue to grow our security practice using industry best practices and advance testing systems to protect our client’s networks from cyber security problems.

CIO Review selected Starfish Computer to receive one of the 100 Most Promising Microsoft Solutions Providers Award. As a Microsoft Gold Partner, we play a key role in Microsoft’s drive towards IT innovation. We are also required to have all our engineers trained and certified in Microsoft technologies and solutions to maintain the Gold Partner status. Our technicians are certified, and training is ongoing to stay on top of all the recent IT developments, tools, and applications.


Our Partners

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