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Pioneering Computer Services Since 1993

Founded in 1993, Mars Technologies has been at the forefront of delivering expert computer services to businesses for three decades. Our journey began with a focus on providing robust computer and network solutions, catering primarily to business needs. Over the years, we have earned a multitude of certifications from industry giants such as Novell, Microsoft, Cisco, HP, and many others, a testament to our commitment to quality and expertise.

Our innovative approach and technical prowess have not only gained us recognition in prestigious publications like Wired magazine but have also led us to develop specialized software for diverse sectors, including banking and casino industries. One of our landmark achievements includes designing and building advanced underwater computer systems for government projects, demonstrating our ability to tackle challenging and unique technological endeavors.

Mars Technologies has also made its mark in the consumer sector, creating interactive kiosks for national companies and developing engaging multiplayer games. Our commitment to innovation is matched by our dedication to supporting our local business community. We continue to offer a wide range of services, including hosting Exchange email, building and hosting websites on high-performance servers, and providing comprehensive support for both Windows and Apple systems.

As we look to the future, Mars Technologies remains dedicated to harnessing the power of technology to provide cutting-edge solutions and unparalleled service, maintaining our position as a leader in the computer services industry.

Technology Partnership Focus

At Mars Technologies, your success drives ours. We prioritize understanding your unique technology needs, ensuring your business thrives in the digital world.

Our Story

Founded in 1993 by Grant Brown, Mars Technologies Emerged from a Lifelong Enthusiasm for Computers and a Vision to Transform Local Businesses through Technology.

Meet Grant Brown, the visionary founder of Mars Technologies. His fascination with computers sparked in 1980, when he was just 10 years old, kindled by a genuine passion for technology, not for the potential of a future career. Self-taught from magazines, Grant embraced the complexities of coding long before he realized it could be a professional path. His academic journey was unique, starting college two years early, in a time when technology courses were a rarity.

After earning a Bachelor’s in Science in International Finance from UNC and embracing the life of an ocean lifeguard, Grant’s true calling in technology beckoned. In 1993, he established Mars Technologies in North Myrtle Beach, simultaneously running a Bulletin Board System (BBS) with a satellite Usenet feed, connecting tech enthusiasts before the internet’s widespread advent.

Under Grant’s leadership, Mars Technologies flourished, expanding its reach from Georgetown, SC to Wilmington, NC, and growing a dedicated team. His work, including consulting for First Union’s online banking and developing casino software certified by GLI, showcases his adaptability and mastery in various programming languages.

Grant’s passion extends beyond the professional sphere. A competitive gamer at heart, he has engaged in tournaments in Counter-Strike and Team Fortress and continues to enjoy Overwatch and World of Warcraft with friends. He humorously credits his gaming experience with sharpening his strategic business skills.

Jokes aside, Grant embodies the spirit of innovation and dedication, making Mars Technologies not just a company, but a testament to a lifelong passion for technology and fun. His journey is a vivid reminder that following one’s early interests, even when they seem disconnected from future success, can lead to remarkable achievements and a fulfilling career.

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