Trusted Since 1988

About PennComp

Since 1988, PennComp has been a forward-thinking leader in IT services. Our experts work closely with small to medium-sized businesses to enable powerful IT networking, integration, and cloud computing.

We use EOS Traction, Lean, and Six Sigma practices to deliver a superior client experience and state-of-the-art monitoring and management tools.

Scott Young
President at PennComp LLC

Scott Young

What Distinguishes Us

The PennComp Difference

Commitment

At PennComp, we solve the IT problems of today with an eye on the technology needs of tomorrow. This long-term view and commitment help our clients cultivate an IT infrastructure that performs year after year. Our IT professionals stand ready to bolster existing networks, integrate new business-critical applications, and develop software and internet-based solutions that are customized to your ultimate technology and business goals.

Community

PennComp distinguishes itself from other IT service providers on one of the most basic human levels: Personal relationships. Our clients enjoy dedicated IT engineers assigned to their accounts, providing a platform for consistent service, individual attention, and customized technology solutions. Count on us to work as a tireless extension of your own team to optimize your productivity, reduce IT costs, and implement innovative ideas.

Innovation

Our IT solutions were built on the business best practices of Lean and Six Sigma, and are backed by some of the best and brightest engineers in the industry. We staff your projects with experienced IT engineers with at least ten years of experience. These Level 3 engineers aim to resolve your IT problems on the first try. We are energized about IT and standardized on our approach, bringing the best of both worlds to your organization’s technology needs. This distinctive environment has garnered us the honor of being the only IT services provider named on both the Houston Best & Brightest Companies to Work For and the Houston Business Journal Best Places to Work lists.

Excellence

Each of our Houston IT engineers has one or more of the following certifications:

  • Apple Certified Consultant
  • Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA)
  • Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
  • Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
  • Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE)
  • Microsoft Certified Technology Professional (MCITP)
  • CompTIA A+
  • CompTIA Network+
  • CompTIA Server+
What We Do

Technology can be complicated, but we’ve seen it all, and we’ll help you solve it all.

Who We Help

No matter your industry, we help you streamline workflow and increase productivity.

Why Choose Us

We have proven IT processes to help you move your business forward, and we’re with you every step of the way.

Our History

1

1988

PennComp was founded by Paul Pennington and began as a software development firm writing software packages such as “Quote Master” and “ShipTrax.”
2

1993

The firm began providing basic support for small to medium-sized businesses in the greater Houston area.
3

2008

Scott and Suzette Young purchased PennComp. Ten days into owning the company, Hurricane Ike had other plans for a smooth start.
4

2012

PennComp wrapped up a strong growth streak by tripling its number of clients and revenues over a 24-month period.
5

2016

PennComp expanded its private cloud offering to Phoenix.
6

2017

Hurricane Harvey made landfall in Houston, and the PennComp team helped clients maintain operations via robust private cloud offerings.
7

2018

PennComp began implementing EOS Traction, experienced another strong growth streak, and landed on the Top 100 Fastest-Growing Companies in Houston for the second time.
8

2019

Scott and Suzette sold a portion of their ownership to Oval Partners out of Palo Alto, California, to enable additional access to capital and intellectual resources.
9

2020

PennComp expanded its team and client base by acquiring the contracts of a local firm that was exiting the IT business during the COVID-19 pandemic and subsequent economic crisis that caused work-from-home requirements for much of the United States.