• IT made simple.

    Datapath optimizes, manages and monitors your technology infrastructure so you can focus on running your organization.

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  • IT made smart.

    Save money, reduce downtime and free up resources. Working with Datapath is good for business.

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  • IT made local.

    Datapath is a leading provider of IT services to schools, businesses and government in California’s Central Valley.

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Serving Schools, Businesses & Government

Happy Clients Across California

Datapath serves the greater Central Valley region, including Modesto, Fresno, Sacramento, Merced and more.

If you’re looking to hire an IT company, I can heartily recommend James, Dave and the entire Datapath team. And that’s not because I like them (though I do), but because they understand the needs of businesses and perform at the highest level.

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Soup-to-Nuts Service

Datapath does it all. You can outsource your entire IT department or we can assist your team with specific tasks and initiatives. Our suite of technologies and solutions ensures you stay on the cutting edge with predictable expenditures and rock-solid reliability.


Proven Methodology

Datapath helps you accomplish new IT projects, then ensures your infrastructure and users are supported with subscription- based Managed Services

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Commitment to Community

Datapath supports community-based non-profits focused on the issues of education and entrepreneurship in the Central Valley area.

Dave judges innovation contest for Stanislaus County.
Dec 16, 2014

Datapath Judges Latest Innovation Challenge

Co-Founder at Datapath, David Darmstandler, served as one of the panel judges for the “Innovation Challenge” this past week.  The presenters had one previous contests in their particular city throughout Stanislaus County. The winner was chosen that evening by the panel of five judges throughout the area, which was an innovative raft product currently used … continue reading

Dec 04, 2014

Datapath chosen as “Best New Campaign” by the United Way

The United Way of Stanislaus County has chosen Datapath as the “Best New Campaign” for 2014.  Our two organizations are working closely together to raise funds that go towards services that help the youth in our area. The United Way provides services throughout the central valley that help youth, one new service in particular puts United … continue reading

Oct 09, 2014

Datapath Competes in Boys & Girls Club Battle of the Paddles

Last night Datapath faced off against 31 other teams in a massive charity ping pong tournament. Though we are #1 at IT, it turns out we are #7 at ping pong. Everyone at the event had a blast and enjoyed raising money for the Stanislaus Boys & Girls club. The club serves young people by offering after-school help with academics, along with sports, … continue reading

Integrity in Leadership

Datapath was founded in 2005 by two friends that like to work hard and have fun.

JAMES BATES Operations & Strategic Planning

James is a bit like Steve Wozniak but a lot easier to talk to. He’s been obsessed with computers and networks for as long as he can remember and scored his first job in the industry when he was still in high school.

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DAVID DARMSTANDLER Finance & Business Development

David is a technology expert and bona fide “people person”. He manages customer relationships and makes jokes that are inappropriate in most professional environments. He asks for your forgiveness in advance.

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Awards & Recognition

INC. 5000

List of America’s Fastest Growing Companies (2011, 2012, 2013, and 2014)


District 12 Small Business of the Year (2013)


Technology Company of the Year (2013)


Small Business Person of the Year (2014)