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About the Author

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A.J. Geddes is a seasoned IT professional with over 31 years of experience in the industry. He has a proven track record in Engineering Leadership, Strategy, and Cloud Platforms. A.J. has extensive experience with Azure Cloud platforms and services, as well as a strong knowledge of Kubernetes and microservice platforms. He has been leading high-performance engineering teams for the past 6 years.

A.J. has a background in Windows and Linux server administration, with over 29 years of experience in building, maintaining, and administering both. He is skilled in Linux Server Administration and has a strong background in workstation development, using Linux Live and minimalist hardware builds. He has expertise in networking, systems conversion, and training of end users and user groups on newly implemented systems and applications.

A.J. has an in-depth knowledge of VMware solutions in varied environments, including ESX v2.0 to v3.5 and Workstation. He has experience working with EMC SAN platforms in production environments, including Fiber, iSCSI, and Ethernet. He has a proven experience working with Dell server and Workstation class hardware and support, and has a strong background in Windows NT/2000/2003/2008 Server Administration. He is also skilled in Microsoft Exchange Administration, Microsoft SharePoint deployment and Administration, and Microsoft Dynamics deployment and Administration.

In addition to his technical expertise, A.J. has a background in Systems Architecture, Capacity Planning, and Disaster Recovery. He also has a strong background in Information Security, including NiSM, FISMA, SOX, and PCI. His experience working in high-stress, minimal downtime environments on-site, combined with his expertise in cloud platforms and disaster recovery, make him a valuable asset to any organization.

A.J. Geddes is a well-rounded IT professional with a wealth of experience in the industry. His strong leadership, technical expertise, and experience in cloud platforms and disaster recovery make him a valuable addition to any organization seeking to build momentum through engineering.