847 MC 8063 - PO Box 1065
Flippin, AR 72634
NetApp Instructor and Consultant
Career Objective:To continue working in the network computing industry in a leadership position, with emphasis on managing network infrastructure development, operations, and security.
Wide experience from start-ups to large corporate environments, leading employees from blue-collar workers to doctoral engineers. Strong project management, human resource management, vendor management and budgeting skills. Very strong presentation skills.
Currently an instructor for NetApp University. Twenty years experience in storage networking with SAN and NAS environments. .Big Data. experience includes very large email environments, very large Oracle databases, and very large flat file storage on a multi petabyte scale. Other storage system experience includes EMC Symmetrix 3830, 3930, and 8000 series with Connectrix fiber switches and Celerra NFS servers. EMC Control Center, Timefinder, and SRDF. MTI Gladiator 3600s in dedicated and distributed environments, managed with Veritas. Sun A5000 and other disk pack solutions managed with Solstice and Veritas.
Have served as primary authority responsible for security in a publicly traded company, as well as given technical assistance in government investigations. Experienced with complex sets of access control lists and routing policies in wide area, local, and storage networks. Experienced with secure systems configuration, monitoring, and auditing in large diverse environments. Cisco PIX and Firewall IOS, Sonicwall, Firewall-1 and Linux based firewall experience. Currently teach secure storage network architecture in government, financial, and large corporate environments.
Cisco, Ascend, and Livingston routers. Have designed and deployed high reliability data center networks with redundant Cisco 7500 routers, Cisco Catalyst 5500, 6500 and 2924 switches utilizing internal OSPF with external BGP4 routing, and spanning tree fail over links. Have designed and deployed internal corporate networks using Cisco PIX and Sonicwall firewalls with WaveLAN clients. Experienced with large scale network monitoring using SNMP with Micromuse Netcool, BMC Patrol, Nagios, and Mon.
Operating systems experience with Solaris, Linux, BSD, HPUX, Windows environments. Experienced with enterprise management of 1000+ host environments, as well as tuning of high performance Linux, VMware Sun E450, E3000, E4000 and E6000 series installations. Twelve years experience with virtualization using Xen and VMware in development as well as other large scale virtualization environments.
Kashpureff Services, Ltd, President and Senior Consultant, 10/2014 - Current
4D 19-29 Western Street, Sai Ying Pun, Hong Kong, HKSAR
Kashpureff Services, Ltd. provides consulting services in the areas of enterprise architecture, network and systems security, advanced database implementation, and high performance computing.
K&H Research, Inc., Chairman and Senior Consultant, 1/2011 - 10/2014
847 MC 8063, Flippin, AR 72634
K and H Research provides consulting services in the areas of enterprise architecture, network and systems security, advanced database implementation, and high performance computing.
Applied Computer Solutions, Inc., Senior Systems Architect, 1/2011 - 9/2012
1249 Innsbruck Dr, Sunnyvale, CA 94089
Architect comprehensive solutions integrating products from VMware, Oracle, Symantec, IBM, HP, Xsigo, Cisco, Brocade, QLogic, Juniper, Hitachi and NetApp for clients.
International Communications Management, Inc. Director of New Products, 2/2007 - 12/2010
Teach NetApp University courses for FastLane USA. Build a team of new NetApp instructors with an emphasis on excellence in service. Develop and present custom course material for NetApp clients. Lead instructor and author of the course 'Oracle Databases on NetApp Storage'. Lead instructor for Datafort storage encryption device courses. Designed NetApp FlexClone based VMware environment for virtual classroom labs. NetApp courses taught include DOTF, NFS, CIFS, SAN, NPSA, SANiw, VTL, DataFort and NCDA/ANCDA/ANCDA87 boot camps.
MediaSentry, Inc., Director Interdiction Development, 9/2004 - 11/2005
304 Park Ave. S. New York, NY 10010
Led team of software developers and systems engineers developing interdiction solutions for p2p networks. Designed and deployed new Linux based 300+ host distributed infrastructure for p2p decoy distribution with automated command, control and monitoring. Designed and deployed network of filtered eDonkey servers. Managed roll out of new BitTorrent interdiction infrastructure. Implemented multiple p2p file trading clients on hosts utilizing VMware.
Kashpureff Boling Laboratories, Inc., President, 8/2000 - 12/2003
963 Hillside Ave, Plainfield, NJ
Founded company to profit financially from the discovery and development of new computer technologies. The company had projects under development in the areas of Internet DNS, network monitoring, artificial intelligence, and network management. Provided consulting for various clients in the fields of network engineering and network security.
Akula Communications Corp., Chairman and CTO, 4/2001 - 5/2003
Suite 601, 443 Park Ave. S., New York, NY
Provided business and technical direction for the oldest independent ISP in New York City. Purchased bankrupt firm in April of 2001 and been steadily recovering the small ISP since. Negotiated debt down with major telco suppliers, installed new shared RAID, DSL and ATM, and 802.11b wireless data infrastructures to open new markets and better serve existing customer base. Worked closely with Verizon disaster recovery teams to restore customer service in only three days after the Sept 11th disaster, which had wiped out the DSL and dial-up lines.
Longitude, Inc., Network Security and Architecture Design Engineer (Consultant), 10/2000 - 2/2002
650 5th Ave, New York, NY
Designed, documented and implemented a very high security redundant data network for a financial trading market network. Projects have included design of redundant network elements, data centers, redundant secure serial console networks, design of redundant wide area network with dedicated private connections and Internet VPNs. Reviewing, selection, and implementation of monitoring systems, and documentation of implementation specifications. Implemented standardized virtual developer platforms with VMware.
Longitude, Inc., Acting Director Information Technology (Consultant), 7/2001 - 10/2001
650 5th Ave, New York, NY
Led a team of three employees as temporary Directory of IT for financial market technology firm. Projects included deploying new Windows 2000 domain with Exchange 2000 server, designing remote data center with replication for business continuance, reconciling software licenses, inventorying and documenting existing environment, implementing new security policies.
Knowledge Propulsion Laboratory, Inc., Chief Technology Officer,
2/2000 - 8/2000
Suite 8D, 25 VanZant, Norwalk, CT
Led team of engineers in developing and deploying new Internet technologies. Products developed include a unique Internet privacy solution, high security and reliability Internet DNS service, and distributed storage architecture. Designed and deployed infrastructure of distributed data centers.
Mail.com, Inc., Manager Network Infrastructure, 8/1999 - 4/2000
Suite 660, 11 Broadway, New York, NY
Managed team of engineers responsible for the continuing development of the Mail.com network infrastructure including wide area Internet connectivity, fault tolerant data center distribution networks, corporate fire walled WAN, network security, EMC storage area networks, and network file systems servers. Implemented Cisco 6500 switches with layer 3 switching to support QOS. Designed high capacity backup system utilizing EMC Time Finder and EDM. Mail.com, Inc. provided EMail services for some of the largest sites on the web, including C|Net, I Won and CNN.
Mail.com, Inc., Lead Systems Administrator, 8/1998 - 8/1999
Suite 660, 11 Broadway, New York, NY
Managed transition of production network to a new dedicated hosting facility at Telehouse NY. Maintained and grew production network with addition of new DS3 provider links and BGP4 peering sessions through NYIIX. Architected and managed the deployment of the largest EMC storage installation in NY during 1999, consisting of four Symmetrix 3930s, two Connectrix fiber switches and three Celerra file servers. These systems were utilized for storage throughout our infrastructure. Mail and web clients were using the Celerra servers. Solaris clients used smaller blocks of EMC fiber attached storage for high availability. We utilized a large amount of the storage for high performance Oracle servers on Sun E6000 servers with diverse connectivity through multiple IO boards and Connectrix switches with EMC Power-path for high availability. Mail.com, Inc. provided EMail services for some of the largest sites on the web, including C|Net, I Won and CNN.
Mail.com, Inc., Systems Administrator, 2/1998 - 8/1998
Suite 660, 11 Broadway, New York, NY
Designed and deployed fail over network utilizing Cisco 7000 routers and Catalyst 5000 switches, with BGP4 and spanning tree links. Oversee operations, security, and expansion of network and systems for the leading provider of EMail services on the 'net. Mail.com, Inc. provided EMail services for some of the largest sites on the web, including C|Net, I Won and CNN.
AlterNIC, President and CTO, 5/1995-4/1999
245 4th St. #501, Bremerton, WA
Responsible for managing infrastructure and software development for Internet technology firm. Recent projects include creation of new Top Level Domains for the 'net, and the YelloWWWeb Pages. Performed advanced research in secure Internet commerce systems and the security of the Internet domain name system. Consulted to Globecomm, Inc. on their founding of iName.com (later re-named Mail.Com) on network infrastructure and development of their domain name properties. Developed BrokerAgent.com, the first domain name brokerage on the Internet, then sold to Globecomm to become BestDomains.com. Consulted for Canadian network and technology firms.
Enterra Communications, Networking Design Engineer (Consultant), 7/1997-1/1998
1 Huron Rd., Huttonville, Ontario
Design network applications and systems for secure Internet commerce solutions software company in Canada, recommend internal corporate network designs to company directors.
Audart Gallery, Technology Director (Consultant), 7/1996-8/1997
60 Broad St., New York, NY
Created Internet presence for technology, marketing and solutions company at an art gallery in New York. Audcom was a reseller offering a full line of Internet solution products, including ATM bandwidth from Savvis, local loop solutions from NYNEX, and end-user systems from Digital Equipment.
Skyscape Communications, Director of Special Operations (Consultant), 8/1996-4/1997
20 Eglinton Ave. W., Toronto, ON
Collaborated on development of routing and wireless infrastructure for a new high speed Internet feed provider in Canada.
Additional employment history available on request.