Inc., dba Sparco.com, is a comprehensive IT solutions provider. Founded in 1992
as an Internet business, we were one of the first Web-based companies to offer a
complete IT solution nationwide. We have since evolved into a value-added
Solution Provider successfully engaging the Government and Education segments,
as well as the Enterprise and Small-Medium Business markets.
Unistar-Sparco Computers was
the brainchild of Soo-Tsong Lim and Mubashir Cheema, both computer engineering
majors at Mississippi State University in Starkville. They started the business
in their college dormitory selling generic-brand desktop PCs to other students,
but found that the inevitable 2:00 a.m. calls to the “Help Desk” severely
interfered with college studies.
Mr. Cheema then switched to
selling only modems, advertising on Internet bulletin boards. This early
e-commerce operation led to the founding of Sparco.com in 1992.
Mr. Lim started working in the retail market, selling Unistar brand PCs. In
1996, the companies merged to form Unistar-Sparco Computers, Inc., with a
brick-and-mortar retail storefront and an e-commerce division.
As a young start-up,
Unistar-Sparco Computers found it relatively easy to adapt quickly to the
volatile market that developed during the dot-com implosion of the late 1990s.
Since then, the company has
emphasized steady growth and a constant focus on meeting the changing needs of
the technology market by continuously adding new products and services to its
Today, with a knowledgeable IT
staff and a line of more than 15 specific solutions and over 1,000,000 available
products, Unistar-Sparco Computers is well-positioned as a complete IT Solution
What sets Sparco.com apart
from other IT solution providers is our intense commitment to providing both
perceived extra value and superior customer service.
IT Solutions Provider, we can help
customers analyze their business problems, define their current and future
information technology needs, and develop short-term or long-term solutions to
meet their timelines and budgets. On request, we can also provide convenient,
affordable leasing arrangements.
The solutions that we offer
include, but are not limited to:
Network Infrastructure and Security
Power and Cooling
RFID (radio-frequency identification) and POS (Point of Sale)
Server Consolidation and Virtualization
Wireless Mobility and Convergence
In today’s market, it is very
hard to tell one IT company from the other. We at Sparco.com strive to offer the
very best in products, service, and support that truly sets us apart from the
Pre- and Post-sale Support
many of our competitors, once the sale is closed, you’re on your own. That’s not
how we do things. Before the sale, our knowledgeable sales staff is delighted to
help you find the products and services that exactly match your needs and
budget. And after the sale, you’ll find we’re still here with help, support,
advice, and suggestions to make sure your needs are met.
you need that extra level of support, you can tap our on-staff IT experts and
draw on their wealth of expertise and experience. In addition, we maintain close
relationships with both manufacturers and distributors, so we have immediate
access to their specialized expertise when necessary.
pride ourselves on our superior service and go to extraordinary lengths to meet
customer needs. Having our own in-house programming staff allows us to
custom-tailor a solution that fits seamlessly into your current systems and
partner with many solution providers across the nation to provide on-time and
on-site service and installation when immediate attention is required to reduce
A Complete Product Offering
offer a broad range of IT products and services. In addition, we constantly add
new products per our customers’ requests. Our resourceful staff can also help
you find discontinued products or an alternate solution to fit your needs.
Through the years we have focused on providing our solutions to a wide range of
customers. While others focus on only a few markets, we have the resources to
provide service to many different ones.
Small and Medium
Small Office & Home
State and Local
We at Sparco.com believe that the success of a company is directly impacted by
the quality of service that it provides to its customers.
For this reason, we are committed to supplying the latest technologies
available on the market with the best value around, along with offering
outstanding customer care and support. In doing so, our goal is to strengthen
our customers’ achievements in their respective areas of business.
Awards and Achievements
With almost two decades of continuous growth, we have received important
recognition of our ever-expanding presence in the IT marketplace. Our company
has been honored by inclusion in the following lists:
- Inc.com 5000, a list of the fastest growing companies in the U.S.
- VARBusiness 500, which includes the top Information Technology companies in the
- BusinessTN Hot 100, the fastest growing companies in Tennessee.
Memphis City Schools presented Unistar-Sparco Computers with the "Outstanding
Service Award" for 2010 in recognition of our work on a district-wide desktop
and laptop computer contract.
For our deep commitment to providing exceptional value to our government and
educational customers, we received the Ingram Micro GovEd Alliance Partnership
Award for the Central Region in 2005 and 2009. Also, in 2011, we were the
sole recipient of the Federal Partnership Award from the Ingram Micro GovEd
In addition, our company has also been recognized by many top manufacturers for
our efforts to provide customers the best available value with well-respected
service and support. The following are some of our manufacturer recognitions:
- IBM Premier Business Partner
- HP Elite Partner
- APC Silver Certified Partner
- Dell Certified Partner
- VMware Enterprise Partner
- Lenovo Premier Partner
- Lexmark Diamond Edge Partner
- Citrix Solutions Advisor Silver
Sparco.com strives to be an
active and responsible corporate member of its community. We recognize that a
vital, vibrant community depends on the generosity of both its individual
citizens and its business firms making a cooperative effort to preserve and
advance quality of life for all.
We focus our corporate
contributions towards organizations that we feel would most benefit from our
support. Locally, we donate to the Millington, Tennessee, Chamber of Commerce,
Disabled American Veterans, and various educational establishments, such as
institutions of higher learning and K-12 schools. On a national scale, we
support many deserving charities, as well as educational institutions not
directly tied to the Memphis/Millington area.
Sparco.com is also a corporate
sponsor of the annual Firecracker 5K Run, a benefit for St. Jude Children’s
Research Hospital in Memphis. Annually, over 15 members of the Sparco.com team
participate in this event to help support research on catastrophic children’s