About Us

About Smarthost Design Technologies

Smarthost Design Technologies is a leader in providing fast, reliable, highly responsive, client focus and cost effective technology solution provider that works with small and mid-size businesses and organization; helping them solve the pain and challenges they face from technology. We carefully work with businesses and organizations with 10 - 75 employees/computer (end points) or devices with one or multiple location for our solutions by assessing their technology, support and budgetary needs before providing real common sense solution that adds value and achieves their business goals, objectives and ultimately measurable results they can see, feel and measure on their financials.


Our Vision

Be in the #1 leading IT solution and services provider where Happy Employees Equals (=) Happy Customers

Our Mission

Our Mission as a company is simple: To align with the businesses we serve to deliver the fastest, most reliable, most responsive client focus technology services and solutions with qualified and competent professionals to delivering measurable results that adds value and help our customers reach their full potentials.

Core Values

We truly believe and value leading from a servant leadership approach in all that we do here as Smarthost Design Technologies. As we serve our customers, our view is that “our services is for a greater purpose beyond ourselves” thus we are always here to serve you, our customers, and employees and as we lead our industry with these values:

Integrity, Fairness and Transparency: We are who we say we are and our action communicate louder that our voices, we believe in being fair with one another here at Smarthost Design Technologies holding each other accountable to what we say and do both internally and externally keep the transparency and live the best life that we have NOW.

Life without integrity is simply not living – Femi Dada

Purpose, Excellency: We believe in a purpose driven life, a life with a purposeful goal. Here at Smarthost Design Technologies, that purpose begin with our initial meeting with employee, client or customer. We set measurable and achievable goals to help our team, customers reach their full potentials.

Dependability, and Trustworthiness: As it often said “Trust is earned” At Smarthost Design Technologies, we go all-out on a dilly bases to earn your trust.


Our culture here Smarthost Design Technologies is an environment where employees, contractors, customers and partners come and thrive, continuous growth, a place were our people are happy to be, well cared for and welcoming as we perform and hold each other accountable and at a higher level of engagement. Respecting one another and putting the people we serve first in everything we do.

Our Team

Our team comprises of hard working individuals who believes that daily work matters and working as a team, focusing on our client’s goals and objectives:

Femi Dada – President/CEO

Mr. Dada found Smarthost Design Technologies in 2001 while working as a field engineer contractor for Modis IT. During the time at Modis IT, he was assigned to and worked on several local government and fortune 500 clients’ project such as Creative Touch Interior (CTI), Hughes Technologies, DC Public School IT Project, Howard Public Schools IT Project, and Alderson Courts Reporting. During these times he worked on Microsoft Windows servers, Exchange Server systems, Microsoft SQL Databases, Windows desktops and Apple/Mac Operating systems giving him the vital foundation in his technology career; which be brings to solving and helping small and mid-size businesses and organizations succeed today.

Mr. Dada; after studying oil and gas exploration abroad at Moscow Institute of Oil and Gas (Gupkin), he graduated with a BSc in computer science from University of Maryland University College and author of “No More Computer Scams!” How Even Ethical Computer Guys Rip Off Their Clients and How to avoid being their Next Victim.

Mr. Dada also administers several linked in groups; he is part of CompTIA security group of IT professional, and an avid proponent of secure computing environment and workplace, with numerous IT industry certifications from Microsoft, CompTIA and Cisco systems. Mr. Dada also serves as a board member on his local community business group Greater Beltsville Business Association (GBBA) supporting various Beltsville Charities such as High Point High School Art Department, Beltsville Boys and Girls Club, the Beltsville Police Explorers and Martin Luther King Middle School program. Mr. Dada also volunteers in collaboration with his church’s small group at Joseph Richie Hospice in Baltimore MD

When he is not working on computing, cloud technologies, and network security initiatives, he enjoys spending time with family and friends reaching out to others and build relationships.

Richard – Warfield/ Installer

Mr. Warfield is our preferred low voltage and structured wiring engineer with over 15 years’ experience installing fiber optics, low voltage wiring, Cat5, Cat5e and other specification wiring to Smarthost Design Technologies. Working with Smarthost Design Technologies, Mr. Warfield has completed over 20 project across client base ranging from simple port extension to complex whole building in wall specification wiring, Local Area Network (LAN) and Wide Area Network (WAN) move and relocations.

Carmen Aton - Operation/Admin

Prior to Smarthost Design Technologies, Carmen Aton has experience working with Change to win – a DC non-profit organization and bring her experience as an administrator to support Smarthost Design Technologies in an administration role. She is eager full of energy to handle every project and task to optimized desired goals. Her motto for life is one of the golden rules, “Treat Others How You Would Like To Be Treated.” She has worked for various organizations in Washington, DC and has lived in Maryland for 18 years.

Carmen has a winning attitude and is ready to help our client succeed in their businesses.

Tayo Alao - IT Support Engineer

Mr. Alao is a driven, goal oriented professional and a team player. He has worked in a high pace services desk environment and his wealth of knowledge and experience are in a verity of key technologies such as windows server, active directory, windows desktop operations, UNIX systems, Amazon cloud backup, and puppet automation.


Our services are designed to focus on achieving our client solution. We have over the years discovered the most essential services our client's needs are:
  • Computer, Desktop, Server Hardware Repair, and Upgrade
  • Computer, Network Infrastructure Design and Implementation
  • Windows Server, Exchange, SharePoint, MS SQL Installation and Implementation
  • Hosted Application Solutions (Hosted Exchange, SharePoint, CRM, etc.)
  • Computer Consulting, Cloud Computing Strategies
  • Network Security and SMB Cyber Security®
  • IT Consulting
  • Web Design
  • Web Hosting
  • Hardware Procurement
  • Ongoing System Management and Administration
  • Help Desk Support Services
  • Backup and Disaster Recovery Business Continiuty Solutions
  • Cloud Computing for Small mid-size Business (SMB)
  • Hosted VOIP Solution, Hosted PBX Solutions
  • SmarthostCLOUD Solutions
  • Internet Services
  • Microsoft Software Licensing
  • Cisco Solution services and support
  • Google Advertising Solutions (Google Adwords)

Systems we support

  • QuickBooks
  • MS Account
  • Acts
  • BPI
  • CNC Manufacturing Machines
  • E2 solutions
  • CNC Machines
  • AutoCAD
  • Microsoft Project
  • Cisco SMB solution
  • Microsoft Server Systems
  • AdTrand Communications
  • MegaPath
  • Aastra USA
  • Cyberoam UTM
  • Sophos UTM
  • ASA 5505
  • SonicWall
  • TrendMicro
  • Vipre Enterprise
  • Nexpose - Rapid7
  • Metasploit

Contact us at 301-576-1122 for information on solutions that you may want to discuss or click here to request a free technology Audit by using the request form or fax request sheet