Mail Marketing

Dec 1994 – Jan 1995The company is no longer tradingBased in the UKContract

Systems Administrator at Mail Marketing

About Mail Marketing

Mail Marketing was a leading company in the field of direct mail campaigns. With a focus on delivering targeted marketing solutions, the company provided efficient and effective ways for businesses to reach their customers. Mail Marketing aimed to help clients maximize their marketing efforts and achieve their business goals.

Iain White Systems Administrator Work Experience

During his contractor position at Mail Marketing, Iain White served as a Systems Administrator. In this role, Iain was responsible for providing technical support, managing the company’s network infrastructure, and conducting staff training to optimise the use of hardware and software systems.

Duties and Responsibilities

As a Systems Administrator at Mail Marketing, Iain White had the following duties and responsibilities:

  • Provided technical support for two Concurrent mini-computers and multiple PCs, ensuring the smooth operation of the company’s computer systems.
  • Developed C programs to read and write TAR format tapes, establishing efficient and secure data backup processes.
  • Extended the company’s network infrastructure into a new building, involving cable installation and setup of Ethernet and serial connections.
  • Conducted staff training on the efficient utilisation of hardware and software systems, empowering employees to carry out their tasks effectively and confidently.

Contributions and Achievements

Iain White’s notable achievements while serving as a Systems Administrator at Mail Marketing include:

  • Developed C programs for TAR tape operations, resulting in efficient and secure data backup processes, reducing the risk of data loss and ensuring business continuity.
  • Successfully extended the company’s network infrastructure into a new building, allowing for seamless connectivity and improved collaboration among employees.
  • Conducted staff training sessions, equipping the team with the necessary skills to maximize the use of hardware and software systems, leading to enhanced productivity and streamlined workflows.

These achievements highlight Iain White’s valuable contributions to Mail Marketing, demonstrating his technical expertise and commitment to optimising systems and processes.