Here at Dares Atlantic, we toss befuddling tech jargon overboard and strive to make the prosperous advantages of technology accessible to all. We’re a powerhouse for businesses and organisations of all sizes, capable of meeting diverse needs and delivering outstanding solutions under one umbrella. We build and host, manage teams and projects, and produce commercial audio and video.
SysAdmin | Systems Analysis
We provide a range of solutions to ensure the seamless operation and security of your digital infrastructure. From server management and network administration to security and data protection measures, we optimise system performance, integrate cloud solutions, and provide IT support when needed. Our tailored services are designed to align with your unique business needs, guaranteeing efficiency, and peace of mind. With transparent communication and proactive troubleshooting, we’re your trusted IT partners.
As Systems Analysts, our aim is to optimise your organisation’s information systems. Our expertise encompasses the evaluation and enhancement of existing systems, meticulous data analysis, and the design of innovative IT solutions to address specific business challenges. We specialise in identifying inefficiencies, streamlining processes, and implementing effective software and hardware solutions to maximize productivity. Our services are tailored to support your strategic goals. With a keen eye for improving system functionality, we empower you to harness the full potential of your investments.
We specialise in creating bespoke, reactive websites. From business to local authority, portfolio to video streaming platforms, we cater to a diverse range of industries and purposes. Not only do we provide premium, feature-rich websites, we can also host your site. Our ultra-fast and highly secure server is the perfect vessel to keep your website afloat and running smoothly, with first-rate security to keep your data backed-up and safe from plundering pirates, and lightning-fast load times to leave competitors in your wake.
Businesses: Establish your online presence and showcase your products or services with a sleek design, intuitive navigation, and essential functionalities. A website acts as your virtual storefront, providing valuable information and driving growth. E-commerce: Seamlessly integrate secure payment gateways and advanced inventory management systems to showcase your products, manage orders, and create a streamlined shopping experience.
Educational: Ignite the spark of knowledge with an immersive educational website. Ideal for educational institutions, tutors, and e-learning platforms, our educational websites provide a platform to share courses, tutorials, and resources. Engage learners with interactive tools, track progress, and create a dynamic environment for online education.
Booking and Reservation: Streamline your booking process and enhance customer convenience with a sleek and intuitive reservation website. Designed for hotels, restaurants, event organisers, and service-based businesses, to facilitate hassle-free reservations, appointment scheduling, and ticketing. Enhance customer satisfaction while optimising your operations.
Government and Local Authority: Establish trust and transparency with your constituents through an accessible website. These sites serve as a central hub for information, public services, policies, and citizen engagement. Enhance communication, share updates, and promote civic participation with a website that exemplifies professionalism and reliability.
News and Media: Ideal for journalists, publishers, and content creators, these dynamic websites provide an engaging platform to share articles and multimedia content. Create a loyal following with our innovative solutions.
Non-profit: Amplify your cause and inspire supporters with a visually stunning non-profit website. Crafted to convey your mission and impact, these websites engage visitors, encourage donations, and foster community involvement. Ideal for charitable organisations, foundations, and NGOs, our non-profit websites create an emotional connection that drives meaningful action.
Social Networking: Connect and empower your community. Whether for professional networking, interest-based groups, or niche communities, our social networking platforms facilitate interactions, discussions, and collaboration. Foster connections, share ideas, and create a vibrant online ecosystem.
Portfolio: Celebrate your creativity and showcase your talent with a captivating online portfolio. Ideal for artists, photographers, designers, and writers. Engage potential clients and leave a lasting impression with a visually stunning showcase of your work.
We believe in the transformative power of exceptional web design. Each website we create is tailored to your specific needs, brand identity, and target audience, and designed to leave an indelible mark in the digital landscape.
Generally, we don’t collaborate with clients who utilise or intend to use Squarespace, Wix, and similar editors. There may be specific exceptions where we can work together, however, we strongly advocate transitioning to a more robust form of website development.
Planning, Strategy, Execution.
How’s your strategy going? Ideas and passion are important things, but you can’t hope to sail into the sunset on passion alone. You need a plan. From conducting in-depth competitor research, crafting targeted marketing strategies to optimising internal processes, we work closely with clients to develop a comprehensive plan of action that drives success.
We ensure that our clients’ brands and services are reaching the right people. Our experience in industry specific research and data analysis helps us to identify growth opportunities, mitigate risks, and guide clients towards making smart business decisions.
We provide comprehensive support tailored to meet the unique needs of businesses, including bookkeeping, scheduling, project management, and team coordination. We excel in various crucial duties, including events and conference planning, and ensuring seamless communication across all levels of your organisation.
By contracting us, you can avoid the wages and expenses associated with hiring a full-time employee, including health benefits and office space. Our working hours are far more flexible, and we use our own equipment and resources, so you don’t need to provide anything. We ensure the highest level of professionalism, efficiency, and confidentiality. Let us lighten your workload and enhance your productivity.
If you’re embarking upon your maiden voyage, we can help develop your Business Plan, essential in clarifying your objectives, strategies, marketing and financial forecasts, and particularly important to present to a bank if you intend to seek business funding. We can guide you through this and provide you with a multi-page Business Plan and Cash Flow Forecast template fit to take to the bank.
Whatever your business seeks, we’re your steadfast navigator, charting a course towards success through a deep understanding of your business needs and the market environment in which you operate. Let us guide you towards success, with a steady hand on the tiller and a keen eye on the horizon.
Experience excellence in post-production. Equipped with the right equipment and software, we offer a comprehensive range of audio and visual solutions, including sound design, composition, multi-cam sequencing, precise colour grading, and captivating visual effects. We provide unique, engaging title sequences and graphics, ensuring your final product meets the highest standards of quality, storytelling, and technical finesse.
With meticulous attention to detail, we deliver a professional and cohesive result that’s primed for distribution across various media platforms, including television, streaming services, radio, and podcasts. Perfect for commercial ads! If you’re located within a 2-hour radius, we provide video and audio recording equipment, along with appropriate lighting and experienced guidance to capture exceptional content.
We’ve simplified our development options into three tiers. Mayflower is our essentials option containing three developed pages. It’s perfect for small businesses or startups looking to get their sea legs in the digital world. While our Victory tier is formatted for a premium design, featuring animated graphics, premium elements and professional features, provided across five developed pages.
A professional e-commerce solution scaled to your needs can be integrated to either of our first two development tiers, perfect for stores, hotels, eateries, and events. For those seeking to really make a splash, we can implement a membership or social network platform with our Victory tier.
For large, bespoke websites we provide an enterprise option that includes all premium elements and additional features. Pricing for our enterprise clients is tailored to specific needs, however, a starting point is provided on our Pricing page.
So, whether you’re a seasoned sailor or a landlubber just starting out, our development packages have got you covered. Whichever option you choose, upon completion we either hand the keys over to you to find hosting and manage the site moving forward, or you can entrust us to host and securely manage the site on your behalf.
Ultrafast, Secure Hosting
Our ultrafast, SSD-persistent storage network servers are the perfect solution for hosting your website. Our global data centres, custom PHP implementation and Supercaching cuts TTFB so pages load faster, no matter where your visitors are located. We can implement multiple software solutions at server level for maximum performance. Don’t settle for a leaky dinghy of a server.
Plus, our servers allow unmetered traffic and include SSL and Custom WAF security, as well as daily autonomous backups to keep your data safe. Our data centres are 100% renewable energy matched by Google, our main data centre partner. So set sail with us today and experience lightning-fast website hosting that’s both reliable and sustainable!
Private email is included with our hosting service. You will be able to use your own @YourDomain email address, giving your business a professional and established image. Our email service provides advanced security features such as encryption, spoof and virus protection, ensuring your business communications are always safe and secure.
Subscription includes 1 Mailbox @YourDomain.com with 1GB storage and a generous 50mb attachment size. You can upgrade for additional mailboxes, powerful email automations, and evolved on-brand marketing email templates. Professional email is only available to clients with an existing Dares Atlantic hosting subscription.
We’re uniquely placed retaining established illustrators allowing us to provide an unrivalled, complete in-house experience. From concept to completion, our illustrators deliver thoroughly and timely executed commissions that exceed your expectations designed for seamless integration into both print and digitally published media.
Captivating storyboards, engaging book illustrations, eye-catching flyers, intriguing magazine layouts, comprehensive teaching materials, and dynamic animations, our illustrations are the perfect choice.
Our management service handles everything from teams and projects, to payments, campaigns, and scheduling. Outsourcing to us is a smart and cost-effective alternative to hiring a full-time employee. We take on the responsibility of managing your business operations, freeing up your time and allowing you to focus on your core business and growth. Work on your business, not constantly in it.
Not only do we save you time and money by taking the helm of your tasks, we also bring a wealth of creativity and innovation to the table. Contracting executive assistance experienced in marketing is the most advantageous option of all.
As you grow, an extra pair of hands is vital to keep up with demand. We deploy our own hardware and software, saving you from additional office space, equipment, license and insurance fees.
Your brand is your identity on the high seas of commerce. You want to make a splash that sets you apart from the competition. Your brand should be intriguing, instil confidence, and signal to customers what they can expect from your business.
But it’s not just about professionalism; a successful brand connects with customers on an emotional level, leaving them feeling good about interacting with you.
We have a full Adobe design suite, licence to use premium assets, and professional illustrators on hand for custom hand-drawn work. Our two branding options include a logo, colour scheme, font selection, and other visual elements that establish your ipseity. We provide the source and vector files, and licence.
So, hoist the mainsail and let us help you chart a course to success with a strong and memorable identity.
Whether you’ve just left port or are expanding into new markets, we can provide the necessary support and insights to help your business thrive. We’re creative thinkers with a surprisingly far reach.
We’ve worked with numerous businesses and groups through the years including clothing brands, eateries, accredited professionals, a United Nations contractor, musicians, authors, television studios and radio stations, bakeries, and online stores.
We understand the power of marketing and how to harness the ever-changing algorithms developed by the world’s largest platforms to get ahead of the game. We’ve gotten books into brick-and-mortar stores and voices on the airwaves.
We understand that many businesses and entrepreneurs alike struggle with marketing themselves, often burning out before they’ve got going, and they may not have the time or expertise to engage with potential customers effectively. Many of the businesses we’ve worked with haven’t properly researched their market, and the few that have often struggle to get their business to the forefront.
Our ultimate aim is to help our clients generate leads and improve their conversion rates by reaching authentic customers who are genuinely interested in their products or services.
Every project requires a unique approach, Don’t hesitate to reach out and ask any questions you may have.