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Background of Company

Hammond Consulting is an independent IT professional services and solutions firm that specializes in enterprise network and security infrastructure. Since our founding in 2001, we have focused on assisting our clients in creating and supporting a computing environment that maximizes their investment in Information Technology.

Our service offerings in the areas of Network Engineering, Security, and Management allow our customers to optimize and secure their network traffic and content. Our solutions deliver the best possible performance, availability and integrity to enable our customers to maximize the use of their existing network or to plan for emerging technologies in the future.

Our Core Beliefs: 

 Ø       We believe that a company should always operate with integrity and the highest  ethical standards.

 Ø       We believe in setting the standards for our industry with the highest degree of customer service and satisfaction. 

 Ø       We believe that each client is a long term partner with their own special needs, unique requirements, and distinct culture.

Ø       We believe in responding quickly and responsibly to our clients needs.

Ø       We believe in an environment that respects, recognizes, and rewards both our own and our client’s employees. 

Ø       We believe in growth through service excellence and customer referrals.

Principal’s Information

The founder of the company, Doug Hammond, has over 20 years experience in the practical applications of technology. He is widely known for his depth of expertise in the fields of networking and systems and for his ability to get the job done on-time and on-budget.

Mr. Hammond has extensive experience in the IT field. His projects have included LAN/WAN implementation, virtual private network design, Internet and Intranet architecture, IT staffing and training; and procurement.  He is a published author of two books on Switching  by Coriolis Press, and is a leading contributor on topics regarding networking switching, routing and security matters. 

As a consultant, he has worked for clients in the private and public sector, including the USAF, State of California, County of Sacramento, and a variety of Cisco Gold and Silver partners, including International Network Services and NEC Business Network Solutions.

Mr. Hammond served in the United States Navy as a Hospital Corpsman. He received his Bachelor of Science in Business Administration (MIS concentration) from California State University in Sacramento and his Bachelor of Science in Computer Science from Coleman College in San Diego, CA. He is a Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP) and Certified Information System Security Professional (CISSP).

Hammond Consulting consultants have an average of ten years of experience in the field. Our staff includes certified network professionals with certifications from Microsoft (MCSE NT/2000), Novell (CNE/MCNE), Cisco (CCNP/CCDP), Cisco Security Specialist (CSS1) and CISSP (Certified Information Systems Security Professional.

Current Partnering Relationships

Hammond Consulting is a small firm but we can handle large projects due to our strategic alliances with other technology companies and individuals so that we can provide the optimal network computing solutions and comprehensive technical support to our clients.  Yet, because of our size, we have very little overhead, allowing us to hire the best people for the job, while reducing the overall price of the project.

As we are not directly affiliated with any hardware or software vendors, you can rely on our independence and you can be sure that our recommendations are objective and based on solving the business problem, and not meeting the sales promotion goal of the quarter.

The following includes some of our strategic relationships:

  • Cisco Systems

  • HP

  • Western Blue

  •  KPMG

  •  SAIC

  •  Eskel-Porter

  •  Maximus

  •  Special Order Systems 

  •  Capital Network Systems

  • TeloSource