Creative Technology Solutions

Managed IT Solutions

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Building creative solutions for your organization.

Outside Open provides Managed IT Support and Technology Consulting Services in Santa Barbara and beyond.


Our clients represent some of the area’s most prestigious medical practices, professional services and educational institutions.

“The Outside Open team brings a positive, can-do attitude to each interaction. Be it a 30-second text-banter or a several-month’s-long engagement, OO comes through. They are thorough, engaged, and expert at what they do.”

— Kevin H.


The Outside Open team migrated us to a wonderfully stable and fast e-commerce environment, saving us from a litany of historical pain points. We now have confidence and peace of mind! It has been a pleasure to work with a such a personable, hands-on team. The improvement over our old situation is simply amazing!

—David G

“The software workflow system that Outside Open custom-built for us has worked perfectly and delivered over a million Hipstamatic files to our printers to be turned into beautiful silver prints.”

— G. Hodges

“Outside Open worked to understand our mission and crafted a website to meet our needs.  Their creativity, care and class in designing and managing our site are unmatched.”

— Rolf G.

“We have considered Outside Open as part of our own corporate team for many years; they have not only provided unmatched IT solutions but have done it while understanding and sharing our mission and vision as a company.”

— Maury H.

Recent Blog Posts

New team members

Over the past 5 months we’ve added two awesome and talented nerds to the Outside Open team.  We’d like to introduce you to Matt Key and Dustin Todd – head over to to read their bios and learn a bit more about...

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pfSense 2.3 port settings for Asterisk FreePBX

Getting Asterisk VOIP systems set up and working behind a pfSense firewall has become routine as pfSense grows in popularity and as our clients switch from legacy phone systems to Voice over IP systems. The following setup instructions for opening firewall ports to...

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NATO Phonetic Alphabet Poster

The surprising popularity of our NATO Phonetic Alphabet poster has been inspiring and fun – we’ve shipped over 800 posters already! Designed by our team here at Outside Open and printed by Color Services, the poster is available for free, both as a archival quality poster print and high res vector download. This will help you sound like a pro (and eliminate the need to talk louder when you are not being understood.) 🙂

Additional features of the poster include Semaphore flags, Morse code, and the International Code of Signals.  Also possibly an easter egg…

Contact Us

Contact us to discuss your technology needs, submit a support request, or if you just feel the need to talk to a nerd.

Office: (805) 364-4508 x3
Open a ticket: (805) 364-4508 x1
Rickroll: (805) 364-4508 x7

Outside Open
16 W. Mission Street, Suite N
Santa Barbara, CA 93101


Join us on Twitter @outsideopen for a chat or to request IT support.  We would love to hear from you!

Outside Open, LLC

(805) 364-4508