Joe is a husband, father, author, blogger, and all around I.T. geek that lives in central Florida. He has worn several hats in enterprise I.T. including Server Administrator, Network Engineer, Desktop Administrator, Service Desk Specialist, and more.
The April 2013 release of SolarWinds Orion Network Performance Monitor by Packt Publishing is Joe's first book and he is already working on the 2nd edition.
Besides his I.T. jobs and family responsibilities he volunteers by participating in the Microsoft Answers forums, the Spiceworks Pro Community, the SolarWinds Thwack community, and he shares the responsibility of the computer and projection system for Sunday's service at his place of worship.
Joe's biggest strength is that he has a deep understanding of how I.T. systems work and how they affect businesses.
Some of the projects that he has been a part of include:
iPad and Android Mobile Device Management Solution
Evaluate and Deploy Cisco and Juniper VPN solutions
Large scale Meraki Cloud Managed Router, Switch, and Access Point Deployment
Migration from Exchange Server 2003 to Exchange Server 2007
Migration from Windows Server 2003 to Windows Server 2008 and Windows Server 2012
Sharepoint Server Engineering and Administration (3.0, 2007, 2010, and 2013)
Sharepoint 2013 Migration
Administrative scripting using VBscript, Batch Files, and Powershell
Google Apps for Business deployment, training, and administration
Windows Desktop Deployment with MDT, WDS, Symantec Ghost, etc.
Active Directory Design and Administration
Desktop Configuration Management
F5 BIG-IP Administration and Engineering
RightFax and Brooktrout Fax board engineering
IT Service Management software suite evaluation and selection
Microsoft Hyper-V Deployment and Design
VMWare ESXi infrastructure engineering
Microsoft Active Directory Domain Migration from Windows Server 2003 to Windows Server 2012