Minneapolis, Minnesota

Background

My primary focus in life is technology.

Below is a list of areas/items that I have extensive and confident hands-on experience in.  I included this so that if you want to contact me to talk shop, you’ll know what I am capable of discussing and/or interested in.

Servers

Microsoft
Servers (2000/2003/2008/2012/2016) – AD, GP, DHCP, DNS, DFS, IIS, RADIUS, WSUS, Terminal Services, Etc
Hyper-V – Clustering, HA, MPIO, ODX, SAN/iSCSI/Fiber, VMQ, Advanced Switching, Snapshots, DR, Tuning, General Reporting
SQL – DB Corruptions, DB Migrations, Tuning, Basic Troubleshooting, Clustering

Linux
VMWARE (ESXi, VCenter, VCloud, Fusion, Workstation, Horizon) – HA, DRS, Disaster Recovery, VM Optimization/Tuning, Deployments, Reporting, SAN Tuning/iSCSI, VMotion, Advanced Switching, VEEAM,
Ubuntu/CentOS/RedHat/Etc – DHCP, File, LAMP Stack
OpsCore/Nagios – DB Recovery, PHP Mods, Custom Scripting/Sensors
ASTERISK (Elastix, FreePBX, Asterisk Core,  and TrixBox) – IVR, GV MOTIF, Conferences, Dial Patterns, IAX/SIP Trunking and Routing, Porting, Monitoring, CDR Reporting, Endpoint/Provisioning, TFTP, High Availability, Disaster Recovery
OpenMeetings – H323 Optimization, PHP/Custom Branding, Background Optimization
OpenFire – Mass Deployment, Custom Security Policies, Web Integration

Hardware
SAN/NAS (Compellent, PowerVault, StorageWorks) – LUN/iSCSI/Fiber, Replications, Snapshots, RAID Recovery/Rebuilding, IO Planning, Monitoring, HA
Data Center – Carrier Routing, Planning/Design, Power Management, Colocation Management

Mail

Servers
Exchange (2007/2010/2013/365) – Migrations, DB Restores, Corruptions, DAG, Site Resilience, HA
IceWarp – 8-10.0 – Flat File Migrations, Throttling, SQL Logic
HMail – DB Restores, Web Mail Creation,  SA/Spam, SQL Logic
PostFix/Sendmail – Custom Proxies, General Setup/Troubleshooting

Networking

Cisco
Routing/Switching – VLAN, EIGRP, OSPF, BGP, ACL, ARP, IPSec/SSL VPN, MPLS, RIP, Frame Relay, Spanning Tree, NAT, Stacking, Logging, ROMMon Recovery, CLI/Serial Logic, PIX Optimization, Aironet, WLAN Controlling/Meshing.

Others
ZYXEL, SonicWALL, PFSense, WatchGuard, ADTRAN – (Everything listed above, with additions of) High Availability, WAN Failovers, Captive Portals, Etc.

Wireless

Wi-Fi
Controllers (Ruckus, Zyxel, Cisco, Meraki) – RADIUS, Meshing, HA, Captive Portal, Monitoring, Metering, WDS
Radios (Ruckus, Cisco, TP-Link, Engenius, HP, Ubiquiti, Mikrotik) – Long Range Bridging, Spectrum Analyzing, Planning/Design, VLAN

CCTV

Servers
VMS – VM Tuning, Client Stacking, Triggering, Remote API/WEB Mods, Failover, Automation, H264 Optimization, SAN/NAS Integration
ExacqVision – (Everything listed above)
Avigilon – (Everything listed above, with the addition of) Edge Storage, Clustering, Auto Tracking

Hardware
IP Cameras (Dahua, Axis, Hikvision, Panasonic, Geovision, Foscam, Avigilon, Etc) – H264 Optimization, 4G/WIMAX Integration

Appliances

General
HVAC – Carrier i-VU IP Management, Honewell BACNet Controllers
Barix – Instreamer/Exstreamer, Audio Compression
APC/Raritan – Rack PDUs, Reporting/Alerting, KVM Over IP, Watchdog Integration

 Web

Website Dev
CMS (Joomla, WordPress) – Template/Plugin Customization, Theme Customization
Editors (Dreamweaver, FrontPage) – Basic HTML Development, JScripts

Server
LAMP (Linux, Apache, MySQL, PHP) – PHP Optimization, Performance Tuning, Reporting, Analytics, Load Balancing
IIS – (Same as above, with the addition of) Bindings

Electronics

Analog
Circuit Design – Ohms Law, Oscilloscope Metering, Breadboarding, IC soldering, Transofmer/Relay Logic, Schematic/Block Diagram Design
Wiring – Household Wiring, Basic Commercial Wiring, Low Voltage Certified, CAT/Coax/Fiber Termination, Generator Repair, Dry Type Transformers, Line Conditioners, Load Calculations, Solar Design

Digital
Digital Logic – Truth Tables, Logic Gates, IC Design, SCR/Transistor Logic, Binary Calc

Audio

Production
Software (Abelton, FL Studio, Reason, Lexicon) – Sampling, Leveling, Mixing
Hardware
– Compressors, Reverb, Delay, Mixing, MIDI Logic/Programming, Leveling, Loudspeaker/Stage Design, Live Stage Support, DMX Programming

IoT

Hardware
Maker (Raspberry Pi, Arduino, ESP8266) – I/O, Relays, Sensors, Counters, Analog/Digital Values
Software
– Python, C+, IFTTT, OpenHAB