Text Connects

About Us

Justin Porter, Founder

Justin Porter - Managing Partner - Text Connects

Justin is the founder of Text Connects, an IT consulting firm based in Northeast Connecticut. At Text Connects, Justin draws on his fourteen years of experience to solve problems. For your IT project, be it a new server, a database driven application, or an analytics platform; Justin will smoothly work on the specifications, scheduling, and build out. Justin will help develop a mutually agreeable budget while making sure you get the most out of your project. He specializes in one-of-a-kind applications and risk management for Health and Legal clients.

As a Captain with a large airline in the U.S., Justin has a unique viewpoint of safety and risk management. With these skills, Justin is able to resolve problems others may miss or ignore. With an instructional background, Justin is able to explain problems in clear, concise statements.

Justin lives in northeast Connecticut with his wife and two children.


John Nystrom, DBA / Support Engineer

John has worked in the IT industry for over 30 years.  He has gone from mainframe – distributed processing – client-server – n-tier and now the cloud.  He has years of experience in each as a network engineer, programmer, database administrator and analyst.   He has written applications for Pacific Gas and Electric to manage energy efficiency rebates for commercial, industrial and agricultural customers.  He helped convert the Federal Home Loan Banks credit rating system from Paradox to Oracle database and Power Builder front end.  For the past 20 years, he has specialized in database administration, database programming, and data analysis. The last 12 years he has also administrated Oracle E-Business Suite and Oracle Business Intelligence.  He has vast experience with Oracle database features including GRID.  He gained his SQL Server experience over this same time as all companies that use Oracle also use SQL Server.  He started with SQL Server when Sybase and Microsoft made the first agreement.  He has never lost data or had data breached as data safety and integrity is the most important aspect of his work today.  John brings another view to our projects which helps us create better products for our customers.