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Information Gateways, Inc

Ganapathy Sivakolunthu
Experience Summary: • Around 12 years of industry experience and more than 9 years of System / Network Integration and Administration experience involving NT/Novell/Linux and UNIX networks. • Designed and implemented heterogeneous enterprise wide networks involving Windows 2000, NT4.0, Linux, UNIX and Novell platforms in both LAN and WAN environments. • Planned and carried out Network and Systems migrations. • Proficient in Messaging Services, Network Directory Services, Load Balancing, Performance Monitoring and Optimizations. • Strong troubleshooting, Installation and configuration skills • Excellent Project Management, communication and interpersonal skills Certification(s): Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator (MCSA) – Charter Member Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE) – NT 4.x & Windows 2000 Certified Novell Engineer 4.X & 5 (CNE) Certified Novell Administrator 5 (CNA) Education: Bachelors in Engineering (Computer Science and Engineering), Madurai Kamaraj University, India (1990) Skill Set: NOS: Server Software Protocols: Analyzer: Connectivity: Microsoft Windows 2000 / NT Server 4.0, NetWare (Netware 5, Intranetware/4.1//3.11) and UNIX (Sun/HP) Microsoft Exchange Server 5.5, Microsoft IIS 4.0 / IIS 5.0, Netscape Proxy server 2.0 Novell GroupWise 5.2, Lotus Notes Domino R5 TCP/IP, IPX/SPX, NetBEUI, PPP, SNMP, SMTP, RIP and X.25 Microsoft Network Monitor and Network Analyzer Network Hubs, Switches, Concentrators, Routers (Cisco / Motorola, Gateways (Software based Applications and Mail), CSU/DSU, T1, Network Interface cards, Synchronous/Asynchronous Modems, Microsoft Proxy Server through connected modem and also through router, NT based Dial-in servers Windows XP, Windows 2000 professional, Windows 95/98, NT Workstation 4.0, Windows 3.1, DOS 3.2 - 6.x, MS Office, Mail, Exchange/Outlook, Lotus SmartSuite, Norton Utilities, MS Project, Internet Explorer, Netscape, Hyper Terminal, Telnet, LAN Workplace for DOS (NetWare), ProComm Various file servers Dell/Compaq/HP/IBM/, Workstations, printers, switches, (3Com/Cabletron Smart switches/Cisco catalyst). Mainly Dell Power edge 2450/6450 rack mounted servers and HP Net LCIII and IBM Servers (LC III) with Raid Controllers

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09/00 to present, Senior Network Engineer, CACI Federal, Chantilly, VA Project RM Online Web Application for US Army Environment: Windows 2000/NT 4.0, Sun Solaris 8, Oracle 8i, IIS 5.0/4.0, iPlanet 6.0, JRUN 3.0, Cold Fusion MX/5.0/4.5, Arc Serve 2000/6.5, Veritas Back Exec 8.6/8.0, PVCS, Lotus Notes R5, Dell Power Vault 705N NAS, Dell Power Vault 220S, Dell DLT 4000 autoloader, Dell Power edge 6450/2650/2400 servers and Net shield anti virus software.

Description RM Online is a web based Resource Management portal committed to shaping the future of resource management involving Army Material, Test Evaluation, and Criminal Investigation Command. The core commitment is to improve the timely exchange of quality financial information throughout the organization while ensuring that mission effectiveness and readiness remains its best. Responsibility • Plan, Evaluate, Propose and Implement System/Network Hardware (Servers, Desktop, Backup Device, Laptop, Switch, and Hubs etc) and System/Network software (COTS, Application server, Data modeling, Backup etc) for development and production environment. • Managed 100 user project network within a large corporate network and technically played a lead role. • Installed, configured and administered Windows 2000/NT 4.0 servers, Sun Solaris Server 8, JRUN 3.0 and Cold fusion 4.5/5.0/MX application servers, Crystal Report server 9/8.0 and IIS 5.0/4.0 web server. • Deployed the RM Online Web application on the production environment with the implementation of Digital Certificate security at US Army Commands. • Backup solution implemented with Arc Serve 2000/6.5 and Veritas Back Exec 8.6/8.0 with Dell Power Vault 120T autoloader. • Installed and configured Dell Power Vault 705N Network Attached Storage. • Installed and configured Dell Power Vault 220S external SCSI RAID Array • Worked on Windows 2000 professional migration from Windows 95/98. • Installed and configured MacAfee Anti Virus Net Shied software for Windows 2000 /NT4.0 servers and Windows 2000 Professional, Windows 95/98 desktops. • Provided technical support for developers. • Monitor / Update Security Patches for Windows NT/2000 servers on internal servers, DMZ network servers and Production servers on Internet. • Performed system/network performance monitoring, and software loading on servers/desktops and applied latest service pack/security patches on Windows 2000 servers, Windows 2000 Prof and Windows 95/98 desktops. • Software Installation, backup/recovery and Configuration changes done during off peak business hours and weekend. • Installed and Configured Oracle 8.x client software on servers and desktops 5/00 to 8/00, Systems Engineer, Bangalore Labs Ltd, India Project Evaluate and Implement Directory Services

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Environment: Windows 2000/NT 4.0, Sun Solaris 5.8, SQL 7.0, IIS 5.0, Microsoft Exchange server 5.5, Cisco 2600 series routers, Cabletron SSR 3000/6000 series Ethernet Switches and Nortel 1500 contivity switch.

Description Implemented directory services on corporate network for single sign on, software distribution and desktop management.

• • • • • • Worked with Microsoft Consulting Service, India on Windows 2000 evaluation. Evaluated Microsoft Active Directory in Windows 2000 environment for implementing single sign on, software distribution/access control/desktop settings using group policies. Maintained a structured cabling network with 100 nodes of Win 98 and also administered Microsoft Exchange 5.5. Implemented Norton System Center with managed clients. Implemented Windows 2000 DNS on Mixed network environment. Maintained and administered Cisco 2600 series routers, Cabletron SSR 3000/6000 series Ethernet switch with VLAN implementation and Nortel 1500 contivity switch for VPN implementation.

11/95 to 5/00, Senior Officer-IT, Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Ltd, India Project HPNET - Corporate LAN/WAN Environment: NT4.0, HPUX 10.x, Netware 4.11, Oracle 7.x, IIS 4.0, Novell GroupWise 5.2, Motorola 6560/6520/VG 300 series Routers, 3 Com Switches and hubs, Netscape Proxy server and Network management.

Description Project involved building corporate local and private wide area network across the country using Ethernet technologies and high/low speed leased lines. The Network was utilized for Voice/Data communication, file/print sharing and messaging. Responsibility • Provided LAN and WAN solutions for various HPCL offices (Regional, Zonal and Refineries and Plants). • Administered NetWare 4.11/4.1/3.11and Microsoft Windows NT 4.0 servers, 3 Com Ethernet Switches, Motorola 6560/6520/VG 300 series Routers, Motorola G703, V35 modems, Pop3/IMAP 4 and Exchange post offices. • Installed and configured DHCP, WINS, DNS, IP routing and RAS in NT server. • Commissioned and maintained a Voice / Data 64 Kbps leased line Wide Area Network for 40 sites. • Provided support for setting up a large network consisting of 200 file servers and 2000 client machines with NetWare 4.11/Windows NT 4.0 and Windows 95 respectively. • Installed 3 Com managed hubs/switches and configured IP address for switches and hubs. • Managed hubs and switches using LAN management software Transcend 5.0 for Windows.

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Implemented access policy and native OS file system security. Was responsible for network administration across a heterogeneous environment consisting of NetWare 4.x, Red hat Linux 6, Windows NT 4.0 and Win95 platforms. Configured and maintained Windows NT based DHCP. Engineered Novell 4.11 NDS tree plan. Configured IP on WAN using IPX. Configured remote and network printers as Novell resources. Migrated existing Windows 3.1 users to Windows 95. Provided training to team members on Windows 95/NT4.0 environment. Migrated Novell file/print servers from Netware 4.1 to Intranet ware and also performed cross platform migration of Netware 3.11 to NT 4. Evaluated, tested and implemented new software, hardware technology and products. Installed, configured and maintained Novell GroupWise 5.2 messaging server on Novell Netware 4.11 platform across the country over 64 Kbps WAN link on 25 different sites. Worked on migrating Netware 4.x to Netware 5.x Installed GroupWise Primary domain at corporate headquarters with Internet agent and 25 Secondary domains at different sites. Installed, configured and maintained Netscape proxy server 2.5 on Windows NT 4.0 server for Internet access. Configured proxy server for user based Internet access for better caching. Generated reports based on users and sites using proxy server. Provided configuration support to customers for Windows 95, Windows NT 4.0 and Windows for Workgroups.

08/93 to 11/95, Systems Analyst, National Informatics Center, India Project: News Room Automation / Release Order Generation Environment: Netware 3.x with SFT III, HP UX 9.x, all base, Speed ware, FoxBASE, 3 Com Switches and hubs and Windows Clients.

Description News Room Automation Project for Government Television Network Responsibility • Installed, Configured and administered Newsroom automation project for Government Television Network. • Installed and configured 500 nodes of 10 server Novell NetWare 3.11 network with SFT III /MSL with fiber optics. • Installed Novell 3.11 File servers and print services for usage by entire newsroom staff. • Developed a menu driven package in FoxBASE under XENIX for monitoring Bill Processing Systems. • Converted a Release Order Generation package from FoxBASE to All base /Speed ware under HP-UX. 03/93 to 07/93, Systems Engineer, Binary Semantics Ltd, India Installed and configured AutoDesk and Microsoft products for corporate clients like Fujitsu Telecomm Ltd, Indian Railways etc.

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06/90 to 02/93, Programmer/Trainer, Data track Systems, India Developed software for an atomic power project client in Turbo C and provided training in operating systems, systems software, etc.

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