About Xvand
History
Headquartered in Houston, Xvand Technology is a privately-owned, financially sound Managed IT services business. Our experienced team delivers extensive range of solutions to help firms gain a competitive insight into the best emerging technologies for their business in order to deliver better client service, increase sales revenues, increase employee productivity or to lower costs.

The origins of the Xvand system started in 1982. At that time, the founders built and maintained custom IT solutions for a wide range of large scale Fortune 500 type organizations such as Exxon-Mobile and the State of Texas. What the founders realized was that the world class 99.999% reliability and unlimited employee systems access these companies enjoyed could make a huge productivity and cost savings difference for small to mid-sized firms.

As a result, Xvand was founded in 2000 to empower small to mid-sized businesses with world-class technology and support at a low, predictable OPEX based monthly cost. This on-demand service enables seamless adaptability for any customer that needs to be competitive in changing market conditions like head count, software and application updates, data usage and storage, or new office locations. And, Xvand’s simple flat fee pricing allows significant total system cost savings, zero capital expense, all at a predictable monthly cost.

Xvand uses multiple cloud based Tier-4 Data Centers and provides a dedicated local 24/7 help desk office. Our strict adherence to data security regulations helps ensure client expectations for privacy and security are met. And, the Xvand IsUtility® platform also routinely exceeds the standards of independent third-party auditors like PricewaterhouseCoopers™ and Microsoft® to ensure the integrity and security of our clients’ data.
Victor Grinshtein, President. Co-founder and principal investor.

"The 21st Century business person doesn‘t have time to deal with IT. We make information technology (IT) as simple as flipping on a switch".
Victor Grinshtein co-founded Xvand Technology Corporation in 2000 in order to bring Fortune 500 enterprise information systems to small and mid-size orgnizations at an affordable price. In 1982, he founded Microcomputer Power, Inc. became one of the leading system integrators for Fortune 500 companies and governmental agencies in Texas. By 1995 Microcomputer Power, Inc grew to $80 million in annual revenue. In May 1995 he merged the company with AmeriData/GE Capital Information Technology (GE CITS) in order to improve customer service coverage nationally and internationally.

He stayed with GE CITS till June of 1998. Utilizing General Electrics resources the South Texas Region grew to $180 million in annual revenue and became the most profitable branch in the organization. Mr. Grinshtein earned his Masters Degree in Mathematics from Cornell University, Ithaca, New York.
Andrey Sherman, VP of Technology. Co-founder and investor

"We help small and mid-sized business compete in today‘s technology-driven market by providing enterprise-level IT solutions at a price they can afford."
Mr. Sherman is the leading architect of IsUtility® system. His responsibilities include Storage, Networking, Active Directory, VMware, Email, etc. Andrey began working as a Computer Engineer for AmeriData/GE CITS in 1996, and was promoted to System Engineer in 1998. Mr. Sherman continued with GE CITS as Senior System Engineer and Enterprise Consultant until 2000.

Mr. Sherman is a Microsoft-Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE), Cisco-Certified Network Professional (CCNP), and VMware VCP. He earned Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science from Moscow Institute of Computer Technology.