Highlights from the résumé

Network Defend currently provides full managed IT service in two geophysical areas: the Puget Sound region in Washington State, and the northern Colorado region east of the Rockies.  We are also available for remote consulting work anywhere in the United States.

We specialize in providing expert vision, modern security, and team leadership designing business solutions around highly capable network systems, Microsoft Server, and hybrid cloud (Microsoft Azure) technologies for the small to medium business market.

Rob Sitze is the principle owner and technology consultant for Network Defend, LLC.
You may find more  information about him at LinkedIn.

We bring over twenty-five years experience in IT technical leadership and technical project management to your office with a focus on designing, building, managing, and trouble-shooting advanced server and network centers -- ranging from the very small business (1 to 5 servers, 5 to 75 clients) to corporate level data centers (thousands of servers, clustering, multi-server application pools).

Background Highlights:

  • SMB network engineering and intrusion prevention
  • High performance Wi-Fi design and RF surveying
  • Cybersecurity system protection and mitigation
  • Strong problem solving and troubleshooting skills
  • MCP in Microsoft Windows Server technologies
  • Remote Gateway Systems
  • Microsoft Active Directory and Exchange upgrades
  • Microsoft / Office 365 migrations and management
  • Deployment and migration from legacy systems to modern cloud and cloud hybrid solutions
  • WAN VPN multi-site secure bridging and acceleration