Security is important

& Mayer Networks ensures sure my patient data is safe.

In my office, this is no such thing as “almost” safe. Our patients trust in me
and my staff to safeguard their personal information. Mayer Networks
protects my computer systems and network from malicious activity and
monitors it on a constant basis to ensure our systems are safe.

Web Presence

Is your business being found online?

Increase your business' visibility! Let us fine-tune your web presence to
attract visitors and turn them into customers. From advanced website
development to social media marketing; Mayer Network's can do it all.

Doctor approved

for efficiency, functionality and security.

Rheumatologist Dr. Pfalzgraf trusts Mayer Networks to monitor, secure and
improve the computer and network systems his office relies on daily to
treat patients. From wireless device connectivity, to server to email, Mayer
Networks ensures Dr. Pfalzgraf can focus on what he does best.
Taking care of his patients.

The only Tier 4

datacenter to call Southern Illinois home.

Mayer Networks proudly hosts the only Tier 4 Datacenter in Southern
Illinois. Geared for mission critical servers and computers, Tier 4 systems
are excessively powerful, climate controlled, redundantly powered and sport
a 99.995% uptime. If reliability & speed is important, look no further than Mayer Networks.

Professional-grade IT

services you can count on every time.

I’m James Mayer, founder of Mayer Networks. We live for fast response
times, quick answers and solving your issues correctly the first time so you
can focus on what you do best; Running your business. A broad range of
clients from Doctors to Regional Banks trust us for mission critical services.
We can serve you too.

South Porte Bank

trusts Mayer Networks to keep business rolling.

Mayer Networks fast response times, dedicated support & hight level of
security measures has ensured that our time will be spent where it matters
the most - taking care of our customers, and not worrying about our
network infrastructure or computer systems.

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At Mayer Networks knowing what we do is just as important as loving what we do, and we have the certifications to back it up. Click here for a full listing of our certifications.

our team.

not only are they good at what they do, but they are good people too.

James Mayer
Founder / Lead Infrastructure Consultant
James Mayer earned a BS in Computer Informations Systems Technology from SIU in 1997 and furthered his education in California by receiving his Microsoft Systems Engineering certification. In 2006, he founded Mayer Networks to assist local businesses with professional, top-shelf IT support and service. Active with local charities and fundraising events, James remains a driving force of information technology in Southern Illinois by delivering modern technology assets and fundamentals to the businesses of the region.
Paula Goelz
Chief Operations Officer
Paula Goelz has been the Chief Operating Officer of Mayer Networks since February 2010. Paula is responsible for overseeing the business day to day operations of the business, which encompasses Accounts Payable, Account Receivable, Payroll, Human Resources, Marketing and the supervision of the Staff. Paula has advanced her knowledge in the accounting field and has chosen to take on positions that are challenging and diverse.
Derek Hyland
Director of Network Operations
Derek is originally a native of the St. Louis metro area but now calls Southern Illinois home. Derek brings a wide-range of knowledge from a plethora of business environments. While his specialties run the gamut of LAN/WAN networking, he stays abreast of current server infrastructure implementations and desktop support intricacies. Derek enjoys deploying and maintaining enterprise-class networks as well as consistently employing new security best-practices.
Sam Abu-Sara
Senior Systems Administrator
Originally from Jordan, Sam's passion for technology lead him to the United States in 2011. He received his bachelors degree in computer science and took part in many theoretical & practical training courses in networking for Microsoft & Cisco products. Abu-Sara enjoys a good challenge, working with the friendly Mayer crew, playing with the datacenter and serving our loyal and kind customers everyday.

Known as "Sam The Man" in the office - at home Abu-Sara has a wife and two beautiful little children.
Bryan Gottschalk
Network Engineer
Originally certified MCSE NT4, MCP+I and A+. Bryan has kept on top of new technologies and updated knowledge on today’s networking resources and operating systems. He doesn’t stop at Networks though. Maintaining and growing a data center is a new challenge Bryan looks forward to.
Dean Payne
Systems Technician
Dean is a great addition to Mayer Networks. Capable for all aspects of IT, with a background in customer service and support Dean manages to keep all of our clients happy. Computer Networking, Repair, Troubleshooting, Virtual Environments, and Deployment. Dean brings plenty of skills to the team!