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Cyrus Hurley

Cyrus Hurley

President and CIO


Ashe County, NC

Cyrus Hurley is an IT professional with over twenty years of experience in his field. He currently lives and works in Ashe County, North Carolina, and serves as the Director of IT for the region.


Cyrus Hurley | IT Professional in Jefferson, NC

Cyrus Hurley is a knowledgeable professional with over twenty years of experience within the IT field. Currently, Cyrus is the Chief Information Office and co-founder of the technology services firm HitsTech, as well as the Director of Information Technology for the county of Ashe, North Carolina.

"I don’t need a hard disk in my computer if I can get to the server faster… carrying around these non-connected computers is byzantine by comparison." -Steve Jobs


President, Co-Founder, and CIO

HitsTech (HITS) is an information technology company that was established in June 2007 by Sandra Loftin (Health Care Industry) and Cyrus Hurley (Information Technology Industry), both highly regarded professionals in their respective fields.

County of Ashe, NC

Director of Information Technology

In his role as DIT, Cyrus Hurley is responsible for the day-to-day IT operations at the County of Ashe, a rural community located in North-Western North Carolina.

U.S. Army Reserves, 108th Division (IT)

Network Engineer

While in the US Army Reserve 108th Division, Cyrus Hurley was responsible for the implementation of NAS servers throughout the Southeast region, which included 4 states and Puerto Rico. Cyrus’ ability and achievements netted him the designation of Information Systems Operator-Analyst Military Occupational Specialty by the United States Signal Center at Fort Gordon, GA.

"Develop a passion for learning. If you do, you will never cease to grow." -Anthony J. D'Angelo

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

BS, Engineering

While at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Cyrus Hurley studied network engineering.

How Meraki and Fiber Optics Saved the Gun Show

Cyrus Hurley considers a case study in which installing a Meraki system alleviated concerns over slow internet for a convention center in North Carolina.

On the Cloud: Starting Fresh With the Meraki Switch

HitsTech CIO Cyrus Hurley considers the benefits of cloud-based networks, and shares his experience with the Meraki Switch.

Demystify the Process: Benefits of a Cloud-Based Phone System

It might be stating the obvious to say that most phone systems are difficult to work with. They are often antiquated; purchased a decade ago by people who hadn’t realized that the system would be outmoded in five years with no hope for an update down the line.

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Looking Back: A 2017 Blog Roundup

Over the course of the past year, Cyrus has distilled his myriad interests into a number of engaging and informative blog posts that touch upon his life and work in Jefferson, North Carolina. Here, find links and summaries for five of his best published works. Check out his websites for more information about his life in Jefferson and his career at HitsTech.

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