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About MS Access Solutions

MS Access Solutions Alison Balter owner and principal consultant programmer

MS Access Solutions is a custom Microsoft applications consulting company specializing in Microsoft Access, SQL Server, Azure SQL, and ASP.NET applications and is located in Los Angeles, California. Our company owner and primary consultant/developer is Alison Balter, the former President of Info Tech Services of Southern California.

Alison is a highly experienced independent consultant specializing in Microsoft Access, SQL Server, Microsoft Azure SQL. During during her 30 years in the computer industry she has consulted with many corporations and government agencies. The company's client base has expanded to include major corporations and government agencies including Shell Oil, Accenture, Northrop, the US Drug Enforcement Administration, Prudential Insurance Transamerica Insurance, Fox Broadcasting, the US Navy, and several other corporations.

Alison is a Microsoft Certified Partner and a Microsoft Certified Professional. She was one of the first professionals in the computer industry to become a Microsoft Certified Solutions developer. Alison is the author of more than 300 internationally marketed computer training videos including 18 Access videos.

Alison is a regular contributing columnist for Access/Office/ VB Advisor as well as other computer publications. She is also a regular on the Access, Visual Studio .NET, Microsoft SQL Server, and Visual Basic National speaking circuits. She was one of four speakers on the Visual Basic 4 and Visual Basic 5 World Tours seminar series sponsored by Application Developers Training Company and Microsoft.

Alison Balter is also the author of 15 books published by Sam's Publishing. Titles include Alison Balter’s Mastering Access 95 Development, Alison Balter’s Mastering Access 97 Development, Alison Balter’s Mastering Access 2000 development, Alison Balter’s Mastering Access 2002 Desktop Development, Alison Balter’s Mastering Access 2002 Enterprise Development, Alison Balter’s Mastering Microsoft Access Office 2003, Teach Yourself Microsoft Office Access 2003 in 24 Hours, Access Office 2003 In A Snap, Alison Balter’s Mastering Access 2007 Development, Using Microsoft Access 2010, Access 2013 Absolute Beginner's Guide 1st Edition, T-SQL in One Hour A Day: Sam's Teach Yourself, 3 eBooks on Microsoft Access 2007, and Teach Yourself SQL Express 2005 In 24 Hours. Alison is the co-author of three Microsoft Access books published by Sam's Publishing: Essential Access 95, Access 95 Unleashed, and Access 97 Unleashed.

3 eBooks on Microsoft Access 2007, and Teach Yourself SQL Express 2005 In 24 Hours. Alison is the co-author of three Microsoft Access books published by Sam's Publishing: Essential Access 95, Access 95 Unleashed, and Access 97 Unleashed.

Alison is an active participant in many user groups and other organizations and she's the Past President of the Independent Computer Consultants Association of Los Angeles. She is the Past President of the Los Angeles Clipper Users Group. She is also the Past President of the Ventura County Professional Women's Network. Alison's firm, Ms Access Solutions, is available for consulting and application development with Microsoft Access, Microsoft Access + SQL Server, and Microsoft Access + Azure SQL. You can contact Alison by filling out the Contact form on this website or by calling (503) 828-6268.

Our Team

Our team at MS Access Solutions develops the best Microsoft Access, SQL Server, and Azure applications

Moshin

Sr. MS Access/SQL Server Programmer
The team at MS Access Solutions are experts at Microsoft Access development plus SQL Server and Azure SQL Los Angeles, CA, and USA

Irfan

Sr. MS Access/SQL Server Programmer
Best Los Angeles Microsoft Access developer for your business

Paul

Sr. ASP.NET/SQL Server Programmer
Professional Microsoft Access consultant, development, and programmers Los Angeles, CA

Alexis

Client Services

Frequently Asked Questions

Questions And Answers About MS Access

Microsoft Access, SQL Server, and Microsoft Azure are all large and complex software programs. There are times when you may become frustrated when your curent database does not perform adequately. Here are some very common questions + answers about Access database applications.

How can I make Access run faster?

Why should I migrate from Excel To MS Access?

Microsoft Excel is a great program; we use it in our business. Excel has many excellent features that make it a fine tool for arithmetic, and mathematical calculations, It is time to migrate your application to Microsoft Access when your data set becomes very large, when you need to share data with multiple software programs (applications) or you have large lists.

Let us help you in the decision making process by using our consulting services. We will do a thorough analysis of your Excel applications, then make recommendations so you have a complete process plan moving forward.

How much does one of your database programs cost?

The easy answer is "it depends." We know from experience that our clients are substantial companies with several, even thousands of employees, with complex systems and millions of dollars at stake. Those companies have already paid several thousand dollar, or more, for their current database. Most of our clients pay several thousands of dollars to upgrade to our state of the art database solutions. We always provide a full analysis, research, and well conceived proposal prior to implementing any project so we will complete services on time, on budget, and deliver an excellent database program.

Our Quality Assurance

Our goal is to make our clients happy by designing, developing, and delivering quality Microsoft applications to help our clients' business grow and prosper. We will make every possible effort to provide you, our client, with the best Micrsoft database solutions and/or web applications.