About Matt Mayo, CEO of DiamondIT

Matt Mayo has 20 years technology field experience and is the owner/CEO of DiamondIT. He is an entrepreneur who believes in being the very best at what he does while also never taking himself too seriously.

Part Two – IT Saves Lives: Three Steps to A Successful Disaster Recovery Drill

Do you have a data disaster recovery (DR) plan?

Have you conducted a disaster recovery drill to make sure your DR plan is effective?

Whether it is a natural disaster that shuts down all the power and your computer systems with it, or even a cybercrime such as ransomware that can lock you out of your hard drive and computer files, being prepared for the inevitable emergency or crisis is of paramount importance.

Disaster Recovery Plans and Drills Help Restore IT Systems in Times of Emergency: Part One

Do you have a data disaster recovery (DR) plan?

Have you conducted a disaster recovery drill to make sure your DR plan is effective?

Whether it’s sophisticated cybercrime, such as ransomware attempting to steal data, or natural disasters that halt emergency management systems – it’s more urgent than ever for municipalities to protect their IT infrastructures and data.

Student Mobile Usage Infographic

Student Mobile Usage Infographic

5 Ways To Make Cloud Easier to Use

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Change is scary, especially when it pertains to your business. You’ve made the important decision to implement a cloud-based technology solution, but now things seem complicated. How will all the files and emails be accessed? How much down time is expected? What if current applications don’t work properly?

The cloud, when implemented properly, makes everyone’s life easier. But if you rush through the process, or skip any of the 5 vital steps listed below, it can make your work environment cumbersome, and reduce the impact of your exciting investment.

Here are 5 ways to simplify your cloud usability:

Try a Telco Audit First: Where to Start When Revamping a School Telecommunications Network

School districts must have a solid telecommunications network in place in order to protect, inform and enable communication across district campuses.

While many educators want to offer their students the best in technology, they must first lay the foundation for an effective digital teaching environment, and that starts with a reliable telecommunications or telco solution. However, the path to a good telco solution isn’t always exceedingly clear.

This article will outline how a Telco Audit can identify the funding and the fit for the right telecommunications network for school districts.

What Do Educators Really Want from Technology?

What do educators really want from technology today?

Over the years, DiamondIT has worked with hundreds of K-12 schools in improving their IT infrastructure, as well as updating their hardware and software.  As such, we have heard numerous testimonials from educators and school IT pros about their technology needs when looking to invest or upgrade technology. The main IT requirements identified for area schools were affordability; ease-of-use; workability and excellent customer service.

DiamondIT Adds Account Manager

Telecom, Customer Service Highlight Carpenter’s career

Bakersfield, CA – (5/25/17) -– DiamondIT, a premier regional technology services organization in central and southern California, is enhancing its team of IT experts with the addition of Chad Carpenter, who will be filling the role of Account Manager for DiamondIT.

“Chad brings a wealth of knowledge to DiamondIT that will help us give our clients the competitive advantage they need in today’s technology-driven economy,” said Matt Mayo, DiamondIT CEO.

Carpenter’s 16-year technology career includes 13 years in telecommunications, sales at Ricoh Business Systems, and many years of dedicated customer service. He holds an associate’s degree in business administration from Bakersfield College.

With extensive knowledge of all facets of the telecom field, Carpenter will work with the DiamondIT team to deliver top-quality, personalized technology solutions for California businesses in the Bakersfield region.

Carpenter and his wife of 16 years have a son, 14, and a daughter, 11. Carpenter coaches local ice hockey and lacrosse teams and is a Ronald McDonald House volunteer.

For more information on DiamondIT, visit our website or call us at (877) 716–8324.

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Matt Mayo

DiamondIT

(877) 716-8324

matt.mayo@diamondit.pro

 

About DiamondIT: #DiamondIT was originally established in 1997 as a hardware reseller and grew by capturing large computer hardware and software contracts throughout California. As the industry changed, Diamond Technologies rebooted itself in 2005. The new Diamond Technologies, Inc. emerged as an IT consulting, support and training organization specializing in all facets of business technology with an emphasis on solutions, not products. DiamondIT works with different and unique organizations to deliver technology solutions just as unique and customized to every specific need.

Alexander Claytor Joins DiamondIT as Sales Engineer

Claytor Brings Years of Enterprise-Level Expertise

Bakersfield, CA – (5/25/17) -– DiamondIT is proud to announce the latest addition to our team of sales engineers, Alexander Claytor. Mr. Claytor joins an already stellar team of sales engineers who provide DiamondIT clients with IT management, consulting, support and training.

Originally from Anguilla, British West Indies, Mr. Claytor attended The Master’s Institute of Technology with a focus on Computer Systems Administration. For almost 20 years, Mr. Claytor has been mastering enterprise-level IT infrastructure. For the past several years, he has been primarily focused on Industrial IT systems architecture and security (ICS/SCADA). Having previously owned multiple businesses, he consulted for some of the largest corporations in the world. He is most at home doing research and development and being out in the field supervising deployment and commissioning of infrastructure.

“Alexander Claytor is a seasoned and talented professional who has a vast knowledge of the technology industry. He is a valuable addition to the DiamondIT team, and I look forward to working with him on our unique and customized technology solutions for every specific need,” said Matt Mayo, DiamondIT CEO.

Continually improving his education and keeping in pace with the speed of technology, Mr. Claytor holds certifications in U.S. DoHS 100W & 210W for Control Systems, Wonderware App Server & InTouch for Sys. Platform 2014, MCSE and CCNA.

When not working, or improving his IT knowledge base, Mr. Claytor spends time with his family. His hobbies and passions include muscle cars and antique wooden sailing yachts.

For more information on DiamondIT, visit our website or call us at (877) 716–8324.

Check us out on social: Facebook LinkedIn YouTube Twitter

 

Matt Mayo

DiamondIT

(877) 716 – 8324

matt.mayo@diamondit.pro

 

About DiamondIT: #DiamondIT was originally established in 1997 as a hardware reseller and grew by capturing large computer hardware and software contracts throughout California. As the industry changed, Diamond Technologies rebooted itself in 2005. The new Diamond Technologies, Inc. emerged as an IT consulting, support and training organization specializing in all facets of business technology with an emphasis on solutions, not products. DiamondIT works with different and unique organizations to deliver technology solutions just as unique and customized to every specific need.

3 Reasons DiamondIT is More Than Just Your Cloud Sherpa

cloudpeakWhen your organization is not operating at its most efficient, you should be asking yourself and colleagues how to improve productivity. Perhaps you’ve simply been fixing IT breaks for quite some time but find that you now need a full-time solution offering more for your money.

The one thing you don’t want to do is replace one set of challenges for another. You need a change in experience for your mission-critical technology to work correctly.

So far, you’ve been following our series of articles on the Ways to Work Smarter through the Cloud. You recognize where you are in the cloud transition. And, if you read our article on the 5 Ways DiamondIT is Your Sherpa to the Cloud, you recall that implementing a cloud transition is a lot like hiking to the peak of a mountain.

What sets DiamondIT apart from the other solution providers out there is we don’t just promise quick, inexpensive IT solutions. We provide a long-term strategic IT solution that lets your business thrive.

5 Ways DiamondIT is Your Sherpa to the Cloud

sherpasHave you ever hiked a rigorous mountain? Ever considered tackling Mount Everest or some other massive peak? If so, you likely understand all the planning and work that goes into making your trek a success.

Just as hiking a large mountain is an involved process, so is your journey to the cloud. While there tends to be an oversimplification of how easy transitioning to the cloud will be, it truthfully requires a lot of preparation – a proper route, appropriate supplies and an appetite for adventure.

Many major summits require the assistance of an experienced guide. It’s no different with moving to the cloud.

Consider DiamondIT your Sherpas to the cloud.