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Jon Vallier

Experienced IT professional and devoted family man, constantly striving to perfect my skills at both.


I am an IT Supervisor and Office Manager with Clawson and Staubes, LLC. In this role, I lead the IT team providing support all aspects of technology and business, including server and desktop management, VoIP phones, supplies and financial management in the legal industry.


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    Batman and Psychology: A Dark and Stormy Knight

  • Content coming soon…

    Rasomware: what is it and what can it do?

  • Benefits of hosted

    • Quick installation and ease of use: PnP phones, training already in place, less downtown during change
    • Integration with existing systems: Outlook, Android/iPhone
    • Scalability: easily add 10/100 phones, server users only what is needed
    • Adaptability: many different desk/cell phone options, can change
    • Enhanced Collaboration: join meeting with 1 click, static team chat, IM
    • Superior customer support: more than just the firm’s small department, 24/365 (variable)
    • Budget flexibility: Same small cost over time, CapEx vs OpEx, no lump sum, only pay for what you use
    • Reliability and security: big company = big security budget, same price for 2x 3x redundancy
    • Be a better manager: included detailed call logs, mobility for always on monitoring

    Benefits of On-Prem

    • Ownership: asset, cannot be taken away or changed without notice
    • Control: CSIT can manage and customize and change as desired
    • Cost: all up-front, small maintenance/license fees monthly
    • Stability: don’t fix it if it’s not broke

    VoIP PBX On-Prem vs Hosted

  • Content pending…

    VPN to MPLS and Changing ISP

  • Contracted with vendor to purchase and install 5 high quality PTZ cameras that allow multiple streams locally and remotely for 8 hours of recording of a mock jury.

    Camera System

  • How I went from multiple servers with manual backups to HA with on-site and off-site backups.

    Going HA

July 24, 2020

Verse of the Day: Nahum 1:7

The Lord is good, a stronghold in the day of trouble; he knows those who take refuge in him. Nahum 1:7 ESV

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June 6, 2020

Daily Bible Reading: John 17

“I do not ask for these only, but also for those who will believe in me through their word, that they may all be one, just as you, Father, are in me, and I in you, that they also may be in us, so that the world may believe that you have sent me.John 17:20‭-‬21 […]

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