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Annual Magnum Holiday Lunch

Each year we like to gather an eclectic group of friends and business associates for a holiday lunch. No, it's not just techies. Media, non-profits, politicians, business, cultural - they were all represented.

The food and atmosphere at Bo Loong at 38th and St. Clair is always terrific and our 75 guests maxed out the party room.

Joshua Edmonds

Paramjit Singh, Victor Ruiz, Jim Cookinham and Dan Hanson
share a laugh with Joshua Edmonds

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Photos from the Magnum Party

What we've been up to
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  • Computers Assisting People (CAP) Inc. which has refurbished and donated over 15,000 PCs to over 450 schools and non-profits in Cleveland.
  • where we celebrate the 100+ ethnic groups in the area and make it a more attractive destination for immigrant talent as well as showing what a cool and diverse city we live in.
  • which has grown, by popular demand, from a section on GreatLakesGeek to its own website with some great speakers and topics.
  • which was intended to give visiting reporters some interesting stories during the RNC and Cavs championship run but has evolved into a collection of great Cleveland stories, firsts and landmarks.
  • which is for foodies, chefs and wannabe chefs as we celebrate how Cleveland has become a foodie town with great chefs and restaurants.
  • Cleveland Food Adventurers a group that visits local ethnic restaurants and learns about the food and culture while enjoying camaraderie and a great meal.
  • for the 50 and over crowd and those who care for and about them.
  • ClevelandWomen.Com for girls and women of all ages in Cleveland and Northeast Ohio
  • Cleveland International Hall of Fame which recognizes lifetimes of important and enduring contributions to Cleveland's multi cultural communities.
  • The business, science and technology information on is becoming more essential as many of our longtime favorite print publications have disappeared or cut back.
  • Magnum Computers Inc. where we try and earn some $ so we can volunteer more for CAP and support our other projects. (grin)
  • ClevelandPets.Com for the four-legged (and other) members of our families.
  • And some more projects we are working on

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Lev Gonick, Ron Copfer, Steve Potash and Dean Brainard

Lev Gonick, Ron Copfer,
Steve Potash and Dean Brainard

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How we got to this point
Magnum News

Magnum Computers Inc. has changed with the industry since our incorporation back in 1987. We did a lot of custom software development in dBase and then FoxBASE and FoxPro and other languages and platforms.

We built loads of custom white box PCs and servers that were more powerful, less expensive and a better fit for our customers than the off-the-shelf or big name products.

We became Microsoft Solution Providers and expert in the Windows and Office family of products, including the Serve products. In fact, Dan led the Windows NT SIG and became a Microsoft Server MVP for 9 years. He became the Great Lakes Geek and began writing tech columns that have been published all over the world. He coined the term Entreprenerd for his 12 year Inside Business tech column.

Magnum helped set up systems and networks, did troubleshooting on minor through major problems and always gave our customers the best solution for their needs and budget. We were the IT department for many businesses.

As the industry grew, some of our products and services no longer generated the margins we needed to remain profitable with the. Hardware prices plummeted and the boxes became a commodity. Offshore talent was a lot less expensive than our programmers.

So we stopped looking for new businesses to be their IT department. We still can provide better desktop (and laptop and server and…) PCs better than what you can get other places. Check out our on-line store as proof.

But we transitioned into the on-line world and that's where most of our work is today.

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We've Moved
Magnum News

Magnum Computers Inc. is now located at 2800 Euclid Ave. on the 3rd floor. Our new phone number is 216-781-1757.

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NOTE: Tampering with media information may result in irreversible damage. Contact us right away when you have data loss to maximize the chances to recover your data.

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