Meet the Principals
Mark Neale, BSc Computer Science
Mark has extensive experience in server implementations, Wide Area Networks, network routing and firewalls. Mark is also widely knowledgeable about Linux and Apple network and operating systems, telephony and VoIP systems.
As well as a wealth of traditional support experience, Mark’s extensive knowledge of network infrastructure, VPNs, firewalls, mail systems and alternative technologies brings additional depth and breadth to any design, implementation or on-going maintenance solution.
In what spare time he has, Mark enjoys cycling, juggling, playing the ukulele and is passionate about the Scout movement, being leader of the Beaver colony at Someries Hill Scouts
Howard Champion, MCSE, MCSA, MCP, CompTIA Security+
A Microsoft and small business specialist, Howard has many years’ experience designing and installing complete office networks and hardware and supporting the wide range of server services and end-user software that typically make up SME solutions.
As a Microsoft qualified network architect and engineer, Howard is able to design robust lifecycle solutions of hardware and technology. He also holds the prestigious lifetime Security+ qualification from CompTIA (Computing Technology Industry Association) to help ensure such solutions are kept healthy in the face of cyber-crime and cyber-vandalism. In addition, he is a FAST (Federation Against Software Theft) accredited Software Manager and Auditor.
In his spare time, Howard enjoys all things pertaining to the countryside and nature, literature and, of course, beer.