Each month, we shine a light on a CT Tech Council member to share the innovations they are bringing to Connecticut.
September Member Spotlight is VISTECH, located in Hartford, CT. Richard
(Rick) Huebner is the their CEO.
About Rick Huebner – CEO
As a Software executive of more than 20 years., Rick
has worked with industry leaders and successfully
implemented software solutions for the most
complex business processes. He is currently working
in the retirement income space and offering a family
of admin systems to support the most innovative of
products. Rick is on the Board of Directors of the CT
The following is an interview with Rick Huebner:
What is VISTECH?
With decades of experience and business-first focus, VISTECH brings unparalleled insight to
support your technology needs. At VISTECH, our goal is to be all about our clients. We
understand the technology, but thats not as important as understanding our clients and their business needs. We deliver technology solutions that are the best suited for each consumer.
Headquartered in Hartford, Connecticut, VISTECH has three core business services:
1. Software Development - VISTECH will build and maintain software and web
applications that meet your requirements and specifications. Whether it be a
SharePoint or PowerApps implementation to improve internal office productivity or an
enterprise class .NET application running in Azure, VISTECH will deliver the project
within the time and budget constraints.
management services that are needed in today’s rapidly paced business environment.
These include infrastructure monitoring to protect against cyberattacks, SEO reporting
to keep websites highly ranked in search engine results, and Virtual CTO engagement to
define technology strategy.
3. eCommerce SaaS Products - VISTECH’s Software as a Service (SaaS) offerings
include Configure, Price, Quote (CPQ) and Sales Portal eCommerce solutions that
support configured & catalog products, complex pricing, and integration with back-
Who are your competitors and how do you distinguish your company from them?
VISTECH has been a Microsoft Partner for almost 30 years. We deliver Managed IT
Services & Software Solutions built on the Microsoft technology stack—Windows, .NET,
C#, SQL Server, Azure, SharePoint, Power Apps, Power Automate, Teams, Power BI,
Microsoft 365. This partnership allows us to access exclusive tools and resources which
further benefit our clients. As a Microsoft Partner, VISTECH has been able to deliver
unmatched technology services that accelerate innovation and drive growth both within
the company and through our offerings.
VISTECH provides a cohesive team with the perfect combination of skills to deliver
services & solutions at a fixed price. While technology experts, VISTECH focuses on
understanding business needs to assure we are delivering the most value to our clients.
It is therefore of great importance for us to have a deep knowledge of our clients’ needs
What are the biggest opportunities in your market over the next year?
Our biggest opportunity is to continue to lead technology innovation & adoption. Over
the past 27 years, VISTECH consistently committed to understanding and using future
technologies. In 2006 we implemented the great, great grandfather of Microsoft
Teams, Office Communications Server, for collaboration and as our phone system. We
supported remote workers then and use Microsoft Teams for that and more today.
Similarly, we keep our software development up to date by adapting to new DevOps
methodologies and upgrading to the latest tools, libraries, and frameworks. We use the
most recent .NET platform for new development and actively update previously
developed software to assure it remains maintainable and avoids costly redevelopment.
When VISTECH suggests a technology, be assured that we trust it enough to use it in our
own infrastructure or within our internal software development projects.
What do you view as the greatest business challenge facing your
The greatest challenge facing every business is the ability to rapidly adapt to change.
The pandemic illustrated the need to quickly support remote workers, and busine
that were able to pivot survived. As technology change accelerates, it is critical for
organizations to migrate from legacy IT and software infrastructures to the next
generation of technology which will easily adjust to embrace the continuous change.
Learn more about VISTECH at vistech.com