What Makes Us Different

Universal Data Inc. delivers professional IT services and computer support for businesses by enhancing your technology investments through seamless consultation, implementation, and support of solutions that drive your unique operations and growth. We provide our employees with a dependable, family-friendly environment where their individual goals can be attained.


Here at Universal Data, Inc. (UDI), we have a long, rich history in the Gulf coast Region. Since 1982, we have developed into one of the area’s strongest networking, data center, and security solution providers by strategically aligning ourselves with emerging technologies and marrying business solutions with technology needs. We pride ourselves on having the largest group of engineering talent on staff in the area with a vast array of knowledge and experience, and a thirst for continued learning. For over 30 years, UDI has designed and implemented technology solutions for industries in the Gulf Coast area. We attract, train, develop and retain the best and the brightest in our industries who understand your needs and how to deliver on results and customer satisfaction. Since its inauguration, UDI is the only IT solution provider in Louisiana to make CRN’s Tech Elite 250 list, recognizing the top 1% of IT providers in North America.

“They have earned our business since the Bank opened and they continue to deliver the highest levels of service.

UDI is one of our most important partnerships.”

Daniel Hereford - Director of Information Technology, First NBC Bank

In the Beginning

Founded as a word processing company for law firm. One Shell Square Downtown 1982- 2006.
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Paving the Way

Our process was adopted into law firms across NOLA....
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Inevitable Evolution 

Networking became new wave of technology, UDI realized the need for change and began implementing th...
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WAN Success!

UDI successfully implemented the second largest WAN in the country for Hibernia National Bank....
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Strength in Numbers

UDI became partners with Ingram Micro which allows us to work on a maximum scale in case of disaster...
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NOLA & Katrina Meet 

Disaster recovery becomes vital to organizational stability by ensuring a seamless recovery after di...
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Moving on Up

Commons St. 2006- 2010....
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Giving Back

UDI begins to hold quarterly charity fundraisers in an effort to give back to our community. ...
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Here We Grow Again

1400 Distributors Row 2010-Current....
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30 Years Strong 

UDI makes 30 years in business and continues to grow and achieve even more. ...
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Our Team Rocks

Awarded Cities best places to work....
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Our Team Rocks for the Second Time

Awarded Cities best places to work....
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We Are Flattered 

Awarded Jefferson Chambers "Small Business of the Year."...
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We are Growing!

Universal Data, Inc. has ranked #34 on CRN’s 2015 Fast Growth 150 list! Each year, CRN ranks 150 of the fastest growing solution providers across North America on its annual Fast Growth 150 list.
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We did it again!

We have been recognized as CityBusiness Best Places to Work for 2015!
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Team work paid off!

Universal Data is honored to be recognized by Ingram Micro as their Juniper Partner of the Year.
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Leveling up again!

We are thrilled to announce our new Juniper Partner Professional Services (PPS) certification.
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We made the list!

CRN’s staple SP500 list has recognized the top channel partners in North America each year since 1995.
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Value Driven

From the start, we knew our story was not going to be changing as technology does. Our founder, Jim Perrier, made certain that integrity would become a hallmark of our business. As we continue to expand our presence, we are more aware than ever how our decisions affect the clients in which we do business. And our philosophy is simple: We seek to make a positive, lasting impact on the people and in the places where we operate.

The following list of core values reflects what is truly important to us as an organization.

  • Perseverance
    Accomplish the desired goal with unceasing determination and diligent care. Never ever give up.
  • Customer Focus
    Understand and anticipate customer needs and point of view. Provide value to customers, and show empathy to their needs. Customers are the focus and the backbone of Universal Data.
  • Challenge
    Challenge the status quo and embrace change. Make suggestions to encourage improvement.
  • Sense of Urgency
    Understand the importance of customer and internal requests, and take action now.
  • Team Focus
    Demonstrate an understanding of Universal Data and strive to uphold the best interest of our company in all activities. Treating others with dignity, respect, honesty and sensitivity are attributes to all of our success. Appreciate the value of diverse ideas. We win as a team.
  • Integrity
    Conduct all affairs according to the values, beliefs and principles that stem from a sense of honesty. Say what you will do, and do what you say, responsibly.
  • Excellence
    Strive for excellence through a thirst for knowledge of our industry and your position. Perform work that is worthy of the company’s outstanding reputation.
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