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Rick Tashman

Extreme Makeovers for Data Centers - Designer & Implementations - Emergency IT Services - Biz Continuity

Greater Philadelphia Area
Information Technology and Services
  1. Syscom Technologies
  1. T.C.P.,
  2. Bell Atlantic,
  3. Sorbus
  1. Temple University
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Syscom Technologies

Syscom Technologies

Critical Infrastructure IT Consultant

– Present

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Extreme Makeovers for Data Centers and Critical Infrastructure - Emergency IT Services - Biz Continuity. Business Development Leader.

Specializing in Data Center and server room implementations and migrations and Storage to maximize uptime and enhance end user experience. We provide advice with accountability.

Computer Sales and Operations since 1980. Providing outstanding service and support. Proud holder of over 198 testimonial letters from clients.

Specialties: Extreme Makeovers for Data Centers and Critical Infrastructure. Specializing in UPS Power, Cooling Solutions, Network services, Critical Infrastructure Products and Services and Emergency Rescue Services including data recovery, same day delivery and service. Known for doing what is thought to be impossible. First APC Certified Gold Partner in Eastern PA.

| Virtualization | Data Storage | WAN Optimization | Backup & Recovery |TEMS


Critical Infrastructure IT Consultant

Syscom Technologies
– Present (12 years 6 months)

Extreme Makeovers for Data Centers. Provide Critical Infrastructure products and services including Data Center Design, UPS Systems, Air, Storage Area Networks.


(15 years)

IT Consulting Firm in Blue Bell PA servicing Mid Market Clients. TCBC / Entre Franchise.


Bell Atlantic
(2 years)

Responsible for the Bell Atlantic Business Centers - Full Service Computer Stores and Direct Sales and Service from Florida to NY.

Director of Retail Operations

(5 years)Malvern PA

Opened up some of the first computer repair centers in the USA. Largest sale in company history to Dupont. Presidents Club

District Manager

Radio Shack
(8 years)

#1 District in Philadelphia Region

Volunteer Experience & Causes


Philadelphia Career Conection
Social Services

The purpose of the group is to have members help other members GET A GREAT JOB. We will accomplish this by encouraging members to help other members effectively network, develop methodologies for effective job searching, find your ideal job, developing interviewing and negotiating skills.

Opportunities Rick is looking for:

  • Joining a nonprofit board
  • Skills-based volunteering (pro bono consulting)

Causes Rick cares about:

  • Children
  • Economic Empowerment
  • Environment
  • Human Rights
  • Disaster and Humanitarian Relief
  • Poverty Alleviation
  • Science and Technology
  • Social Services

Organizations Rick supports:

  • National MS Society


Water Bottle Shuttle

United States 5355345286
Issued February 7, 2011

Honors & Awards

Presidents Club

Bell Atlantic

Achievers Club

District Manager of the Year

District Manager of the Year

Additional Honors & Awards

Computer Sciences ETMI COA,



April 2010

Earth Day Data Center Makeover
There's no doubt that new investments in green technology are big business. But, this Earth Day, consider making some low tech investments in your data center to save energy as well as scarce budget dollars.


Channel Insider(Link)

March 2011

An Inside View: Today's Data Center



June 2012

We design and build Data Centers and Server Rooms. Examples of several projects both before and after.


Data Center Projects and Emergency Rescue Services Video - Click to view(Link)

– Present

Emergency Rescue Services

Team members:


Design and Built Data Center


Syscom Technologies

  • Data Center Design Power and Cooling
  • Emergency Generator Certification
  • Cisco
  • HP Enterprise SAN
  • HIPPA Certification

Independent Coursework

  • Kaiser Cycling Certified
  • CPR Certified
  • Taught The Art of Networking
  • Taught Fundementals of Fund Raising
  • Taught Outstanding Customer Service


  • Data Center
  • Virtualization
  • Enterprise Software
  • Networking
  • Disaster Recovery
  • Storage
  • Security
  • Cloud Computing
  • CRM
  • Storage Area Networks
  • Data Center Relocation
  • Leadership
  • Management
  • Business Continuity
  • Managed Services
  • Direct Sales
  • Project Management
  • Business Development
  • Solution Selling
  • VMware
  • Business Networking
  • Selling
  • Hardware
  • Servers
  • Emergeny Resuce Services
  • Pre-sales
  • Process Improvement
  • Marketing
  • NetApp
  • SAN
  • IT Strategy
  • Integration
  • Public Speaking
  • HP
  • Community Volunteerism
  • Storage Virtualization
  • Cisco Technologies
  • SaaS
  • IT Service Management
  • Professional Services
  • Information Technology
  • Network Security
  • VoIP
  • Infrastructure
  • Enterprise Storage
  • Windows Server
  • Data Center Design
  • Storage Solutions
  • Meetup Facilitation
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Temple University

Northeast High


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