Industry agriculture icon Agriculture
Size 50+ employees
Location virginia Central Virginia
  • Lack of backup and disaster recovery put critical business information at risk of being lost
  • Insufficient network switches and old servers couldn’t handle the massive 65-acre facility
  • Outdated email, internet and phone infrastructure stymied internal and external communication
  • Slow, spotty WiFi connection hampered cart scans for bills of lading and led to duplicated labor for rescans
  • Installed new servers in a virtual environment and replaced old network switches
  • Upgraded to VoIP and negotiated affordable bandwidth coverage
  • Provided reliable WiFi coverage, 24/7 monitoring and virtual CIO consultation
  • Reduced WiFi upgrade costs by 50 percent and eliminated retailer chargebacks from incorrect bills of lading
  • Drastically improved telephone and internet service
  • Eliminated IT headaches and enabled Battlefield Farms to focus on business transformation


Battlefield Farms, Inc., which grows and sells a wide variety of plant products in a remote area east of the Blue Ridge Mountains, was too busy dealing with its IT network headaches to focus on other innovations that could improve the business. But that all changed when the company partnered with mindSHIFT for IT expertise and creative strategies to resolve its myriad technical obstacles.

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bob haynes
Bob Haynes, Software/Technology Manager at Battlefield Farms

mindSHIFT IT has experts across a lot of areas. Having a super deep, super technical bench helps me handle a company of this size with just one person — me.” 

"Since mindSHIFT took our IT headaches away, we’ve been able to focus on implementing a much-needed ERP solution to track everything we do — from planning to shipping to invoicing — all in the same system."