Our History
Making Sense For Over 30 Years

1982 - Ellis & Associates is Created.

Harry Ellis JR opens Ellis & Associates Focusing on Mainframe and Terminal computing.

1998 - Y2K Rebranding.

Harry Ellis JR along with Harry Ellis III rebrand the company in preparation for y2k compliance and start Y2k Services. Inc. A custom programming and development firm.

2001 - Next Horizon is Born.

Harry Ellis JR and Harry Ellis III rebrand Y2k Service, inc. to Doing Business as Next Horizon Networking and Technology.

2004 - Web Hosting Done Right.

Harry Ellis III designs and implements Next Horizon’s Web Hosting and Email Facilities.

2005 - Dell, Sonicwall, Cisco, Intel & Microsoft Partnerships.

Next Horizon establishes partnerships with Leading manufactures, Dell, Sonicwall, Cisco, Intel, Microsoft.


Next Horizon Designed its 300th web site.

2008 - Internet Marketing That Makes Sense.

Next Horizon added Search Engine Optimization and Pay Per Click Management to their services

2010 - Premiere Shows mobile app.

Next Horizon Launches an E-ticketing and mobile scanning applications for Premiere shows at the Orlando Convention Center.

2011 - Welcome to the Cloud.

Harry Ellis III designs and implaments Next Horizon’s Cloud Computing Network.

2012 - Next Horizon's Cloud Computing Goes Public.

Next Horizon publicly rolls out their cloud computing network and converts 20 customers on opening day to the cloud computing model.

2012 - Top Business People 40 Under 40.

Harry Ellis III was nominiated by Orlando Busniess Jounal for the top business people 40 under 40.

2012 - Small Business of the Year.

Next Horizon was nominiated by Seminole County Reginal Chamber of commerece for the Small business of the year.

2012 - Next horizon has made the list again!

Orlando Business Journal Book of Lists is out and we made the 12th largest Digital Media company in Central Florida!

2013 - 500 Websites Launched.

Next Horizon will launch its 500th web design project.. Who will it be?

2013 - CIO of the Year.

Harry Ellis III receives Orlando Business Journal ‘s CIO of the year award.
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2014 - Next Horizon participates in Google Glass Explorer beta program.

Harry Ellis JR converts Ellis & Associates focus and opens one of the first Computer Retail Stores and Repair Centers in Central Florida.

1991 - Computer Retail Opening.

Harry Ellis JR lands first major deal with Diebold ATM manufacture to upgrade all of the southeast region ATM machines to y2k compliance.

1999 - Diebold ATM Deal.

Next Horizon created their first Ecommerce store for online purchasing.

2004 - Online Shopping That Makes Sense.

Next Horizon Hired its 10th fulltime employee.

2006 - Growing Strong.

Next Horizon Launched its first mobile website/ application.

2008 - Next Horizon Invades Mobile Market.

Next Horizon has achieved a 98.5% customer retention for their products and services

2009 - Complete Customer Satisfaction.

Harry Ellis III lands a major deal with Lockheed Martin Missles and Fire Control communications department to provide Programming and Web design services.

2010 - Lockheed Martine Missiles and Fire Control Deal.

Harry Ellis III was nominated by Orlando Busniess Jounal for being one of the most influential businessmen of 2011.

2011 - Most Influental Businessmen.

Harry Ellis III recieves Orlando Busniess Jounal ‘s CIO of the year award.

2012 - CIO of the Year.

Harry Ellis III was nominated by Orlando Busniess Jounal for being one of the most influential businessmen of 2012.

2012 - OBJ Most Influential Businessman Nominee.

Next Horizon was nominated by Orlando Busniess Jounal for the Small business of the year.

2012 - Small Business of the Year.

Next Horizon, Harry Ellis was recognized at the annual Making the Difference awards ceremony. Sam Blyn, presented Next Horizon & Harry Ellis the Founders Circle award as well as awarding Harry Ellis as one of the Founding Board members.

2013 - Making the Difference Awards Ceremony

2014 Family Owned Business of the Year Next Horizon was voted by Seminole County Regional Chamber of commerce for Family owned business of the year.

2014 - Family Owned Business of the Year

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  • Desktops that don't crash. Hard drives that don't fail. Expanded storage space and Remote Access anytime, anywhere. Switch to Cloud Computing today! http://www.nexhorizon.net/cloud-computing/http://tinyurl.com/l4ld9kw
  • We are humbled by not only being selected as the Technology Business of the year but also the over all Small Business of the year! Congratulations team!http://tinyurl.com/ooamclt
  • It's always nice to be appreciated for our hardwork by our clients! Thank you PaySmartUSA!http://tinyurl.com/lrodxk5
  • Next Horizon was featured at the 4/28/15 business spotlight to the County Commissioners. We would like to thank all the Commissioners for their leadership and their continued support for the County. Next Horizon Orlando Web design and IT Companyhttp://tinyurl.com/mbgfzuu