About OCS Solutions

OCS Solutions, Inc. is a privately held Internet services company based in Florence, Alabama, part of the beautiful Shoals Area of the Tennessee Valley. We provide web hosting, web development, custom programming, Internet marketing, and other Internet related services.

A Green Company

Telecommuting, energy efficient servers and workstations, and strict recycling policies are our part in the global effort to ensure a brighter future for the planet.

Forward Thinking

We are constantly planning for the future – both in our own operations and that of our customers.  We want your site to be ready for any amount of traffic.

Problem Solvers

Our technicians are renowned for quick and efficient problem solving.  We encourage out-of-the-box thinking to tackle a problem’s root cause, not the symptoms.

Customer Support

Our customers are our priority.  We pride ourselves in providing excellent customer support.

Our Philosophy

We believe in putting the customer first in everything we do. This includes not only the services we provide but the products we create.Some of our customers have equated us to being a Web 2.0 safe harbor, where new and simple ideas are embraced without the “IT staff is all important” attitude that contributed to the dot-bomb of the new millennium. Our customers are first, and we don’t forget that. We use real-world proven technologies and use the best tools for the job.

Our History

OCS Solutions, Inc. started its life as Oliver’s Computer Services, which specialized in custom built computers and computer repair, in 1997. In late 1999, Oliver’s Computer Services started a subsidiary called Shoals Web Services, which developed web sites for the Shoals Area of Northwest Alabama. By the end of 2000, the two companies merged to create OCS Solutions, which was later incorporated in 2005 in Lauderdale County Alabama.

Where We Are Now

OCS Solutions, Inc. now provides web hosting, web development, and Internet related services to the entire world, with customers in all 50 states of the country and in over 30 countries around the world.

Where We Are Going

We are currently improving our services and developing products for both internal use and for our customers.

Our Team

Robert W. Oliver II

Chief Executive Officer

Robert founded OCS Solutions, Inc. in 1997. He is involved in nearly all technical operations and is a very hands-on person. He holds several certifications in Linux, PHP, and Microsoft Windows, and is a published technical writer and fiction author.  Robert is an expert in HTML5, JavaScript, CSS, PHP, Ruby on Rails, C/C++, .NET, Python, and Intel x86 assembly language.

Simon Mak

Chief Financial Officer

Simon is the head of software development and is involved in many internal projects. He also manages the finances of our company. He holds a bachelor’s degree in Chemical Engineering from Stevens Institute of Technology and a degree in mathematics and education from the University of North Alabama, and is knowledgeable in Ruby, PHP, and C/C++.

Ruth Anne Mak

Chief of Operations

Ruth Anne handles many of the day to day operations of OCS Solutions, Inc. She is responsible for managing many of the servers and is head of the customer support team. She holds a bachelor’s degree in Biology and Earth and Space Science in Education from the University of North Alabama.

Marsha Bradford

Creative Director

Marsha is the chief graphic artist and head of the web design team. She has been professionally involved in both graphic arts and photography for over 5 years. She has extensive experience in HTML and CSS. She also is an integral part of the customer support team.

Leslie Helton

Technical Support

Leslie is a member of our technical support team. She has extensive experience in customer service, call center operations, web design, WordPress, and Internet technologies.