Mike Perrotta

Merrimack, NH
What is your role at Mainstay?
My role at Mainstay is to help clients by troubleshooting and resolving complex problems involving Windows, VMWare and Cisco Products. I also help provide training and support for our Response Services team members.
What are your technology specialties?
CompTIA A+ Certified – Troubleshooting hardware systems ranging from 486’s to 4th Generation Intel CPUs, also MCSA Server 2012 Certified.
What professional events do you participate in, or what skills or accomplishments have you attained, that set you apart?
I received my AS in Computer Science from New Hampshire Community Technical College, and obtained my CompTIA A+ Certification. I have recently enrolled at Southern New Hampshire University to obtain my BS in Computer and Information Technology.
What was your first memory of using computers?
My eyes were first opened to the world of computers when I was about 8 years old. I had a computer with a green monochrome display that I played basic games on. Ever since then, I have been fascinated by the evolution of computers and technology.
When you’re not found in front of a computer you are…
Spending most of my personal time with my girlfriend and our 8 year old dog, Lewis.
What was the last great book you read?
Just recently I finished reading the “Harry Potter” series, for the first time!
If you could go anywhere for an entire month, where would it be and why would you go there?
I would love to go to Africa for one month to experience a culture and environment that is so different than anything that we have in the states. I would want to experience all that Africa has to offer; meet the people, eat the local food, and go on a safari so I could get up-close with all the exotic wildlife.
What are you most frequently heard listening to?
I am usually listening to classic rock, such as: Tom Petty, AC/DC, Led Zeppelin, Pink Floyd, and Credence Clearwater Revival. I do occasionally enjoy listening to newer music, such as Imagine Dragons and OneRepublic.
What is one thing you love about your career?
I love the teamwork that exists within Mainstay. There is always someone to turn to when guidance or advice is needed.
What is one thing that everyone should know about Mainstay?
Everyone at Mainstay is passionate about their job and the technology they work with. We all come to work because we enjoy what we do!