Itbuilder sysadmin Russ receiving a celebration cake

Happy Sysadmin Day

As any reputable IT company should, we celebrated the annual Sysadmin day today 

A system administrator, commonly referred to as a sysadmin, is a crucial figure within an organization responsible for managing, maintaining, and overseeing the functionality of computer systems, servers, and networks.

Their primary role revolves around ensuring the efficient operation of an organization's IT infrastructure, including hardware, software, and related equipment. Sysadmins handle tasks such as installing and configuring software, resolving technical issues, performing system upgrades, and ensuring data security and backup protocols are in place. They are also responsible for monitoring network performance, troubleshooting any issues that arise, and implementing necessary updates or patches to optimize system performance and minimize downtime. In essence, sysadmins act as the backbone of an organization's IT ecosystem, working diligently to guarantee smooth and uninterrupted operations while safeguarding the integrity and security of critical data and systems.

Although we are, in our own way, all sysadmins here at ITbuilder (System Administrators, for the non-tech), Russ Stenson, is the Sysadmin’s sysadmin. So, for this reason, we celebrated his legendary tech skills on this special day, where IT users up and down the land should be honouring the people who keep their computers ticking over. Here is how we celebrated this afternoon:


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James Naylor

James Naylor is ITbuilder's Managing Director and Founder. He has worked in technology since the early nineties and, after a decade in the corporate world, went into business himself.

James has lead ITbuilder for over two decades, building the business into the force that it is today, but is still a technician at heart and still very hands on with tech.

Despite growing up in Hertfordshire, James lives in the Netherlands for five years as well as London, before returning and setting up the base in Hertford, where he lives today.

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