Who Is ION247

ION247, LLC ( is a fully owned subsidiary of Star Asset Security, LLC (, a Southeast Provider of Physical Security Solutions with Remote and Local Management including Video Surveillance and Site Monitoring, Remote Door Access (lock and unlock), Remote Speaker Amplification, FOB and Card Key Door Access, Facial Recognition , and much more

By The Numbers

  • 8 Branch Locations
  • 160 Employees
  • IT Svc. Desk Locations (ORL & BHM)
  • Over 3000 Desktops Under Mgmt.


3003 2nd Avenue South
Birmingham, AL 35233

Star/ION247 - HQ Office

1411 Edgewater Drive,
Suite 203
Orlando, FL 32804

“Not only do ION247 and Crabtree have similar business models, including people, processes, and technology/tools, but most importantly we share the same core values”, stated Patrick Crabtree.

ION247 will increase it’s Managed I.T. Services base in the Birmingham market. “Both companies have been successful in providing services to Small and Mid-Market businesses and our client footprints are very complimentary”, stated Scott Anderton, VP & Managing Partner of ION247.

Through the transition, ION247 and CCS clients will have access to the expanded capabilities and offerings of the combined organization, placing clients’ needs first.

Taking the stress out of IT for 15 years

Crabtree Computer Services, now with ION247 and Star Assets and Security has been providing quality I.T. Services to the Greater Birmingham and Central Alabama areas for over 25 years. We service small and mid-size businesses of all types, as well as K-12 School Systems, Colleges and Universities. We specialize in Medical Practice I.T. Solutions including HIPAA Compliance Services, Security, Cloud and Off Site Data Backups. We pride ourselves on lightning fast response times, safe and secure networks, and outstanding customer service. Our goal is not to sell you something, but to earn your trust – and trust only comes with relationships made up of honesty, integrity, hard work and perseverance. That’s why we offer a 30 DAY NO WORRIES MONEY BACK GUARANTEE on all of our products and services.

Central Alabama’s Source

For hassle free technology services


Managed IT Services

Our Managed IT Services plans come at low, predictable monthly prices you can budget for. Even better, we proactively monitor your equipment to prevent problems from happening in the first place.


On-Demand IT Support

Have a problem? Our help desk can solve your problem quickly and courteously. And if your issue requires a technician onsite physically, we’ll have one at your business, pronto.


Desktop Support

With our desktop support, we can remotely access your computer and fix it instantly. Whether you’re struggling with an update or need immediate support with a virus issue, you can count on us.


Cloud Computing

Steer your business into the future with Cloud solutions that allow your employees to collaborate more easily from anywhere. Boosting productivity has never been easier.

Technology that just plain works

You have a job to get on with - we appreciate that. Whatever the nature of your small or mid-size business, whether you are focused on providing individualized healthcare attention to patients or helping students get the most out of their education, you don’t have the time or inclination to spend your days worrying about computers. That’s why when you choose to work with ION247 and Crabtree Computer, we make it our mission to ensure that you can count on the reliability and availability of your IT each and every day. With us on your side, you’ll know you can rely on it being there and working at full capacity to support you in all that you do.

Our partners trust us

Our awards prove it

Our clients are happy

And you can be too

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