Focused IT and Technology Solutions

Your vision, our passion. We are a Christchurch based team of friendly, approachable, Apple certified IT professionals. Technology is more than a job for us, it’s our passion.


We have been supporting Apple users and devices in Christchurch for well over 15 years, we strongly believe in the value Apple provides and build solutions to complement your Apple ecosystem


Using Linux and Open Source extensively enables us to provide extremely cost effective, robust and secure on premise and cloud technology solutions.

Proactive Management

While you can’t fix everything proactively you can do things like proactively identifying most , if not all, issues and correct them prior to being a problem.


Whether you are looking to drive down technology costs or open up your IT systems, Magnum IT can advise from a position of in-depth experience and practical knowledge.

Network Design

We understand that a network is the backbone of business productivity, we have extensive experience building networks for all size use cases and understand what it takes to provide a secure and robust data network.

Cloud Migrations

What to move to the cloud and how to do it can be a daunting process, Magnum IT understands cloud and can assist with moving or supplementing your on premise infrastructure.

Managed Services

Magnum IT are here to be your proactive, on call, mobile IT department. We strive to provide concierge level service and offer a wide range of managed service options to suit every IT requirement.

Support Your Business Mission

We work with you to become trusted IT advisors, ultimately freeing up key business leaders to focus their efforts on the organisation’s core business instead of having their attention diverted by ongoing IT issues.

About Us

We are a team of passionate Apple certified professionals based in Christchurch who just happen to also love Linux and Open Source technology. Our team brings a wealth of experience supporting residential, business and education customers.

Current Specials

Start saving on service costs with our website only specials. Pricing found here is the total cost you will pay for our time and includes all call out fees, T’s and C’s apply.

Crazy special on Labour! (regular price $299)

2 Hours for the price of 1

  • Get that technology project sorted before the break!
Get 2 free months on us!

Cloud Backup

  • 2 months free ($50+GST Value)when you sign up for our managed backup solution. Perfect time of year to ensure you are protected with offsite secure backups!
Save over $1000!

SMB network package

  • Router capable of 1Gbps speeds
  • 24 port POE switch
  • 2 Wireless access points
  • Includes 2 hours labour

Frequently Asked Questions

Do you support windows?

Yes! however Windows support is not our primary target, our solutions are designed to be cross platform and work just fine on Windows.

Why Linux and Open Source?

By utilising Linux and Open Source software we are able to offer cost effective, secure and reliable solutions at a fraction of the cost of similar paid alternatives.

What’s your hourly rate?

Whilst we do charge an hourly rate for ad-hoc work, what we prefer to do is provide project prices, this is the final labour price you will pay, no matter how long it takes us.

We have IT staff, what can you do for us?

We have been professionally supporting the Apple platform in business since 2001. We know what works and what doesn’t and can offer professional services and advice to ensure a smooth Apple integration with business systems.

From The Blog

Musings and Insight of the world of tech as we see it. Rarely useful, always entertaining.

Distributed filesystems on Proxmox

Background: Hyperconverged virtualisation clusters have always intrigued us and with the likes of windows storage spaces and vmware vsan gaining traction, the days of separate storage clusters are fast becoming numbered. Our goal was to get a running distributed filesystem in place and then attempt to break it. Ceph vs GlusterFS vs LizardFS? Significant time […]


iOS 12 – Our take

So far so good – basically what you want to hear on upgrade day. We took the plunge along with many of our clients today delving into iOS 12 on all of our devices. These are some favourite features so far: Performance:First thing that is immediately obvious is performance – even on older devices Apple’s […]

Contact Us

No obligation sales and support advice, how can we help you achieve your technology vision?