About NitroTek
(an archive of news items relating to NitroTek and its clients)
NitroTek will save you time and hassle : we understand the web – we will take care of your DNS
management, website hosting, search engine optimization (SEO), social media, web design, database and maintenance requirements;
NitroTek will save you money : your global presence will be very affordable;
NitroTek knows non-profits : NPOs have very specific needs and multiple target markets
– we make sites friendly to clients, sponsors and donors - all at friendly prices;
NitroTek maximizes your online donation potential : for registered charities, we will help set you up to
accept secure online donations;
NitroTek gets you noticed : high rankings on search engines means more traffic and more traffic means
  more revenue;
NitroTek will be your reliable partner : we will work with you, all the way - read what our clients say about
  us here - it's what we've been doing since 1997;
NitroTek offers personalized service : 24hr e-mail tech support – and we do house calls in Metro Halifax if
NitroTek knows internet marketing : search engine optimization (SEO), social media, partnerships,
  alliances and affiliations can expand your reach - new markets, new clients;
NitroTek is ultra-stable: we use Red Hat Linux on dual-redundant UNIX servers with T1 connections - so
  we are immune to Windows server viruses.
NitroTek Internet Services was formed in 1997 to meet the growing needs of non-profit groups who wanted affordable web-site hosting services. Since then, NitroTek has both increased its range of services to non-profits and expanded those services to small businesses. NitroTek Internet Services was extremely proud to be nominated by the Society of Fund Raising Executives (now the Association of Fundraising Professionals) at the 2002 Atlantic Philanthropy Awards for Small Business Philanthropist of the Year.

NitroTek employs five staff with experience in web design, project management, online databases, e-commerce and graphic design. In 2010, the company incorporated as NitroTek Internet Services Inc. (Business Number 83895-8510.

President and Chief Innovation Officer of NitroTek Internet Services Inc. is Alex Handyside. Alex holds an MBA from Saint Mary’s University in Halifax, Nova Scotia, with a concentration in Social Marketing, and a BA in Political History from the UK's Open University. He is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (FCIPD).

In 2001, he was appointed by the Lieutenant-Governor of Nova Scotia to a three-year term on the Board of the Halifax Public Library. Alex sits on a number of NPO boards and committees including: the Atlantic Fringe Festival, Nova Scotia HomeCare Alliance, CARP Nova Scotia, Serving Seniors Alliance and 100 Men Who Give A Damn! - Halifax. He is also involved with Canada Games 2011, Halifax Chamber of Commerce, Hospice Halifax, Parker Street Food and Furniture Bank, and MyFootballClub.

In 2004 the Handyside Ethical & Social Responsibility Award was established at the Canadian Centre for Ethics in Public Affairs at Saint Mary's University to promote ethics and social responsibility in the workplace.

Alex is long-time Rotarian with the Rotary Club of Halifax Harbourside. He is a sometime radio broadcaster and public speaker, he writes columns for four newspapers, and the founder of 100 Men Who Give A Damn! - Halifax.



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