Navigator Networks is an IT Solutions Provider with a focus on Network Security and Architectural Services for Enterprise Infrastructures.
Navigator Networks was founded to help people understand and use technology to gain or enable a business advantage. We approach each of our clients with an education-based mindset. We are always learning new things and we help our customers to do the same.
We are a young business, but between our founding members have 34 combined years of Information Technology Consulting and Engineering experience.
Give us a call today and see what we can do for you.
Cliff Roberts brings 14 years of IT consulting and business development experience in the IT industry to NavNet. His career began in the early 2000s, immediately following his graduation from UC Berkeley, where he studied business and sociology and was a 3-year letterman and starter for Cal Football. He started building his business acumen in the Cellular B2B arena and rapidly evolved into selling integrated solutions for large enterprises. Since the early 2010s Cliff has expanded his network of advisors and breadth of knowledge into next-generation infrastructure for Data Centers and WAN/LAN technologies.
In his spare time, Cliff enjoys an active lifestyle, spending time with his son, writing music and providing free athletic training for his Oakland Community.
As the Technical and Engineering Lead, John brings a wealth of technical knowledge and 23-years of IT experience to NavNet. John is a UC Berkeley graduate where he attended under the Montgomery GI bill. He holds two active Cisco CCIE Certifications (Route/Switch & Security) and he continues to expand his skillset in advanced cloud, networking and security technologies.
In his spare time, John enjoys spending time with his daughter, traveling internationally.
OUR SPECIALIZED SERVICE
NavNet exists to solve the critical issues facing our clients, both large and small. Our unique approach is not only what differentiates us, but also what makes us successful. We provide a broad range of services and solutions to help organizations facilitate change, achieve their vision and optimize performance and productivity.
Improve network performance while lowering monthly cost
CLOUD & ISP OPTIMIZATION CONSULTING
At any stage of your business's growth our expert consulting team can help you optimize your spend on the cloud (AWS, Azure, RacksSpace) and voice & data circuits while maintaining high performance requirements.
Make sure your data is secure and backed up
SECURITY AND CONTINUITY CONSULTING
There is not a single computer or network that is 100% secure from hackers. We educate our customers on this, collaborate on a secure access plan and help them execute on it.
Enhance your infrastructure operations
Our Microsoft Engineering team is comprised of certified experts in a multitude of Microsoft applications and can help sort out your Active Directory needs, migrate your email to Office 365, or even introduce you to the latest collaboration offerings like Skype for Business
Expert Guidance from a real person, in-person
TEMPORARY AND PERMANENT TECH RESOURCES
No matter what stage of growth you are in, you'll need smart, reliable technical folks to show up at your office from time to time and either help you work through a problem or just take care of it for you. We have an extended team who can do just that as well as recruiters who will find that person for you if they are not on our bench.
Simplify your vendor relationships
Nearly any technology (hardware or software) you currently purchase from one of those 3-letter-acronym sites you can purchase through us. The benefit of working with us is that we will research on your behalf based on your specific business requirements to help determine the right manufacturer and model for your budget and operational needs.
Lean on us
TECH SUPPORT & HELP-DESK
Let's not mince words here, you need an emergency IT "Bat-Phone" with an IT hero on the other end because last time the internet went down, or a lead designer's machine froze, you missed a deadline and lost money. Macs & PCs, Wireless, Firewalls, Switches and Servers are all areas we work in everyday. We service the entire Bay Area with onsite services and provide remote services across the nation.
We will help you on your way to building and supporting a secure network infrastructure.
Free Consultation for fellow Bay Area Startups, like us . . .
We love to help people who are like us, driven entrepreneurs who are looking to disrupt their industry in an honest way that educates and empowers people. With that in mind, we are offering fellow Bay Area startup organizations with a free 30-minute consultative session to educate and empower them on their next technology decision(s).
(Transparent, Ethical, Empathetic, Charitable, Sustainable)
Transparent - We seek to be honest, open and direct with our strategies, goals and even our product margins to our partners and customers.
Ethical and Equal - We will take moral “principles over profit” every day. This is to be easily demonstrated by all of our choices, from the vendors we work with, to our hiring practices, to every business dealing.
Empathetic - We strive to understand the perspective and motives of the other side of every discussion and situation, both internally and externally.
Charitable - At the end of every calendar year we will take 3% of all gross profit and donate it to the winning charity of our ballot, which is voted on by customers, partners and employees.
Sustainable - No matter what we do, from vendors chosen to the customer’s we work with need it to be sustainable so that this venture that is Navigator Networks can thrive well into the future.