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									                                                       Nicholas A Orlando
                                       Home: 6418 N. Damen Ave. Apt 2n Chicago, IL 60645-5506
                                   Mailing: 1425 West Schaumburg Rd #343, Schaumburg, IL 60194
                                        Home Phone: (847) 594-8753 Cell Phone: (847) 529-9688
                    Web Resume: E-mail:

                    Windows, Exchange, Network, System Architect, Administrator and Engineer

My objective is to obtain a position that is full time permanent or long term contract in an organization that is high
level directed, organized, and goal oriented. To help organizations advance in security for protecting and backing
up organizational or financial data and bring them to a new level in operations in computer and network systems,
which can save them capital on overhead expenses. To advance organizations by bringing them to a new level of
communications as the world of technology changes. To be able to illustrate to organizations, a proactive solution
for advancing technology, which can help increase operational functions in an organization as needs arrive; instead
of a reactive advancement which could affect their profits and overall business…

Kaplan University
Fort Lauderdale Fl
Bachelor of Science in Information Technology - Network Administration
   Expectation Graduation Date May 2011.

Professional Experience

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Dec. 2008                   Dairy Management Inc                                    Rosemont, IL
Windows/Exchange Engineer (Contract)
   This organization needed an overall structure analysis of their server and exchange e-mail system in current environment.
   Exchange Environment
      - Ran Best Practice Analyzer against entire organization
      - Worked with Microsoft FrontBridge for Anti-Spam and NDR issues mail system was having.
      - Found other area’s that needed to be addressed right away
        - Work on those areas and corrected the problems
   Server Environment
    - Drew up Visio document on the Complete Active Directory and Exchange Structure and Cloud
    - Corrected Domain and Active directory problems, including replication issues
    - Installed and setup Terminal Server
    - Wrote up analysis and documented steps to better the environment.
Oct. 2008 – Nov. 2008       Greenscape Ventures, LLC                                Warrenville, IL
Windows/Exchange Engineer (Contract)
   Converted a Closed Business Domain to New Business Domain running on Windows 2003 Small Business Server
   Setup Exchange Environment
   Installed and configured DNS, DHCP, and MX records for new domain.
   Migrated data and ExMerged Email accounts from old servers and updated new server mail accounts
   Setup Mappings’ and Connections for all users computers
   Installed Second Dell Server
    - Installed Overland Tape Changer
   Installed Symantec Netbackup 12.5
    - Setup Schedule for Full/Incremental backup plan

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                                                          Nicholas A Orlando
                                         Home: 6418 N. Damen Ave. Apt 2n Chicago, IL 60645-5506
                                     Mailing: 1425 West Schaumburg Rd #343, Schaumburg, IL 60194
                                          Home Phone: (847) 594-8753 Cell Phone: (847) 529-9688
                      Web Resume: E-mail:

Jan. 2008 –Sep. 2008        CNA Insurance                                              Chicago, IL
Exchange Engineer/Administrator (Contract)
     Supporting, administrating, and managing Worldwide Microsoft Exchange 2003 environment,
      -  Including:
          - 10,000 Active Directory, including Exchange 2003 User Account Management.
          - Blackberry server and Blackberry user setup and management.
          - Statics and reporting system information.
          - Trend Micro Interscan E-Mail Scanning for Spam and E-Mail Anti-Virus.
     Supporting, administrating, and managing Worldwide Microsoft Native Exchange 2003 environment.
     Helping increase Tier 1 and Tier 2 Support Knowledge of E-Mail, Blackberry, Anti-Virus and Spam Filtering.
     Planned Exchange Cache Mode deployment to users via Group Policies.
     Supported our Bridgehead, Blackberry, and Interscan Servers Running on VMware ESX servers.
     Worked with configuring Thin Clients computers connecting to VMware serves for network connectivity.
Sep. 2007 –Dec. 2007        Jones, Lang, and LaSalle                                   Chicago, IL
Exchange Engineer/Administrator (Contract)
     Supporting, administrating and managing Microsoft Exchange 2003 environment for Australia, Asia-Pacific, and New Zealand,
      -    Including:
            - 10,000 Active Directory Users, including Exchange 2003 User Account Management in a 23,000 user total network
            - Exchange mailbox management.
            - Exchanger Cluster Server Management.
            - Microsoft Antigen (aka Forefront) for Exchange and SMTP bridgeheads.
            - Blackberry server and Blackberry user setup and management.
            - Support user’s mail forwarding and location changes on domain.
            - All issues that may occur with Exchange, SMTP, or E-Mail systems for these countries.
            - Statics and reporting system information.
            - Ironport Mail Transport systems.
            - Hardware Management and Update management on all Exchange servers.
            - Assisted in planning a Windows Exchange 2007 upgrade.
Oct. 2006 – Jul. 2007      Textura LLC                                                 Lake Bluff, IL
Network and Exchange Engineer/Administrator
     Designed and Implemented a complete Windows 2003 Server Domain Environment,
      -  Including:
          - Microsoft DNS and DHCP.
          - Active Directory User Accounts and Exchange 2007.
          - Shared folder system and security for user and user groups.
          - Login Scripts for users and user groups.
          - Windows Exchange 2007.
          - Trend Micro Antivirus services for all computers and servers.
          - Migrated 55 users, with custom configurations to domain profiles and logons.
     Managed/supported:
         - Client Access Licensing for all software products requiring licensing.
      - Dell laptops and HP desktops configurations and repairs.
      - Ordering of software, desktops, servers, laptops, and production system hardware.
     Managed/supported:
      - Internal questions and help desk features for all employees.
      - Verizon wireless cell connections for company laptops and worked with Verizon on our Q phone distribution.
      - VPN issues for connectivity.
     Created a complete disaster recovery process:
      - Symantec Backup Exec 11d rollout to backup network servers, email server, and Linux servers.
      - Symantec Continues Backup Protection on network servers and email server.
      - Symantec Ghost 2.0 for laptop and desktop rollout of standard setups.
     Implemented a multi-site location (Lake Bluff IL to Phoenix AZ) over MPLS.
      - Setup and installed Textura’s first training facility in Phoenix AZ.
-          Created custom VMware Workstations and servers for testing of web applications.

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                                                   Nicholas A Orlando
                                       Home: 6418 N. Damen Ave. Apt 2n Chicago, IL 60645-5506
                                   Mailing: 1425 West Schaumburg Rd #343, Schaumburg, IL 60194
                                        Home Phone: (847) 594-8753 Cell Phone: (847) 529-9688
                    Web Resume: E-mail:

Aug. 2006 – Oct 2006        BancTec Service                                   Elmhurst IL
Dell Field Service Technician (Temporary)
   Traveled to customer homes to service and repair Dell Computer Systems.
   Average Call volume was 30 calls a week.
   Certified in all Dell Laptops, and Desktops. (See Dell Certifications)
May 2006                   Underwriters Laboratories                          Northbrook, IL
ILO and Symantec NetBackup Project (Contract)
     Created a Disaster Recovery Process with Symantec NetBackup for Multi-domain configuration backup.
     Designed a plan for ILO Setup and configuration.
     Configured VMware ESx Servers on cluster servers.
     Configured of EVA4000 cluster servers on current servers.
Nov. 2005 – Feb. 2006         Innovene Inc                                    Lisle, IL
Exchange Engineer II / Architect (Contract)
   Created a Disaster Recovery Process with Hewlett Packard’s (HP) Data Protector and Fast Recovery Solutions on HP EMLe Robotic
      LTO Tape system.
   Installed, setup, and maintained:
    - McAfee ePO Antivirus server version 3.6 with systematic deployment for the Exchange Environment.
    - McAfee SMC 3300 SGM servers for Antivirus, Content Control, and Spam Protection.
    - HP Rib ILO Network setup for remote shut down and remote startup.
    - HP Proliant DL 360 Servers running Windows 2003 standard server and Enterprise server edition.
    - Cisco Fiber Switch, for network backup for HP EMLe Robotics LTO Tape Library system.
   Managed:
    - Four active and two passive clustered aware exchange servers.
    - Services involving HP System Insight Management Tools, FRS backup systems, HP Data Protector Systems, ePO Antivirus
        Servers, and including exchange tools to manage servers.
    - Network 24/7 with HP monitoring SPOP critical business services being on call with a 6 hour call to repair service.
   Helped with beginning and planning stages of migrations from one domain many locations to one new centralized domain.
   A 15,000 user Exchange Network environment for worldwide operations.
Feb. 2005 – Nov. 2005          Dainippon Screen Graphics                      Rolling Meadows, IL
Senior Network Administrator / Engineer (Contract)
   Designed/Implemented/upgraded a complete Windows 2003 Server Domain Environment
    - Complete Windows NT4 Domain conversion to Windows 2003 Active Directory Domain.
    - Complete and keep Machines updated with latest security and operating system updates.
    - Repaired a number of security problems involving DNS, DHCP, Drive Mappings and Sharing.
    - Blackberry server for Black Berry Devices and connections to Exchange 2003 and Act 2005 Premium for Workgroups.
    - Twelve Sales Laptops, Best Software Act 2005 (7.0) Premium for Workgroups that uses advanced networking protocols.
    - Logon in process after Checkpoint VPN (R56) connection to network for synchronization of Act Databases.
    - Image process for devices using Symantec Ghost Corporate Server 8.1.
    - Configured Cisco Catalysts 2950 Switches and assorted hubs
   Created a disaster recovery setup using Symantec-Veritas Backup 9.1.
   Upgraded and maintained network wiring infrastructure, Routers, and Hubs.
   Managed/supported
    - Setup user accounts for Windows 2003 Active Directory including mappings, security rights, policies, and exchange rights and
        mailbox functions.
    - Microsoft Exchange 2003 server, Symantec BrightMail antispam.
    - All major networking protocols for communications via remote (VPN) and internal network.
    - Controlled desktops and servers using VMware and Windows Remote Desktop.

                                                References available upon request

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                                                       Nicholas A Orlando
                                       Home: 6418 N. Damen Ave. Apt 2n Chicago, IL 60645-5506
                                   Mailing: 1425 West Schaumburg Rd #343, Schaumburg, IL 60194
                                        Home Phone: (847) 594-8753 Cell Phone: (847) 529-9688
                    Web Resume: E-mail:

Certifications / Hardware, Software, Imaging, and Networking Product Experience
 Computer Technology Industry Association A+ Certified Service Technician (1999)
 IBM Warranty Basics (1996)
 Hewlett Packard certifications on servicing various HP Personal Computers and printers(1999)
Dell Hardware Certifications
      431 Printers - Dell P1500 and S2500\S2500N - Certification            564 DSP Portables - Inspiron 1200 / Inspiron 2200 / Latitude 110L
      495 Printers - Dell 1700 / 1700n - Certification                       Product Certification
      496 Printers - Dell 1600n- Certification                              568 DSP - Desktops V.2 Chassis Certification
      523 Dell ESD - Certification                                          571 DSP - Small Form Factor V. 2 Chassis Certification
      524 Printers - Dell 5100cn – Certification                            602 Portables - Inspiron 630m XPS M140
      525 Printers - Dell 3100cn - Certification                            603 Portables - Inspiron 1300, B120 B130, Latitude 120L
      542 DSP - Mini-Tower V.2 Chassis Certification                        619 Portables - Latitude D820 / Precision M65 Product
      543 Foundation 2005 Desktops                                           Certification
      544 Portables - Latitude D810 / Precision M70 Product                 620 Portables - Latitude D620 - Product Certification
       Certification                                                         627 Printers - Dell 5210n/5310n- Certification
      545 Portables - Latitude D410 Product Certification                   629 Portables - XPS M1210 Product Certification
      546 Portables - Latitude X1 Product Certification                     630 Printers - Dell 1815n - Certification
      547 Foundation 2005 Latitude                                          639 DSP - Full-Sized Tower V.2 Chassis Certification
      548 Foundation 2005 Inspiron                                          642 Portables - XPS 2010 Product Certification
                                                                             643 Printers - Dell 3110cn Printer – Certification
*Note* All this hardware and software built from 1988, versions are listed on some products or current versions I am at.
Server Operating Systems: Microsoft Windows 2000 and 2003 Standard and Enterprise Servers (x64 and x86), Citrix/Metaframe Servers (1.8),
Microsoft Windows NT Server (3.11, 3.51, 4.0), Novell IntraNetWare (3.11, 3.2, 4.11, 4.2, 5), Novell and Microsoft Small Business Server, , IBM
O/S (2.1), VMware ESx Server (2.5)
Work Station Operating Systems: Microsoft Windows Vista (Business, Ultimate), Microsoft Windows XP Professional (Sp2), Microsoft Windows
2000 Professional, Microsoft Windows NT Work Station (3.50, 3.51,4.0), Microsoft Windows (3.1/95/98/ME/XP), Citrix Metaframe ICA Client,
MS Dos (6.22), IBM Dos (7)
Internet/Email/Contact Mngmt: Microsoft Exchange 2007 (SP1), Microsoft Exchange Server 2003 (Sp2), Microsoft Exchange Server (5.5/2000),
Microsoft Internet Explorer, Netscape Navigator/Communicator, Lotus Notes (4.5,6.5), CC Mail (8), Microsoft Outlook (2000/2003/2007), Act
(4.0/5.0/6.0/7.0). Internet Information Server (IIS) (4.0/5.0/6.0),
Office Suites: Corel WordPerfect Suite (12), Microsoft Office (XP/2000/2003/2007), Lotus SmartSuite (Millennium)
Deployment Software: Altiris, Microsoft Windows SMS, Microsoft Windows SUS, Symantec Ghost Server Corporate (8.1/2.0), Symantec Ghost
2003, Symantec Ghost (9)
Antivirus Server/Software: McAfee Antivirus EPO Server (3.5/3.6). Symantec Antivirus Corporate Edition Server (8.1), Symantec Antivirus
(2005), Symantec Antivirus (8.1), McAfee Antivirus (8.0i), TrendMicro Antivirus (8.0), TrendMicro Control Center (3.5), TrendMicro Interscan
(7.0), Ironports
Security Protocols: Active Directory Group and Local Security Policies (Windows 2k and 2k3 domains), Windows NT 4 Domain Group and Local
Polices, WEP/WPA 128Bit Encryption, Specified Secure User configurations for logons, VPN Secure Logons (Cisco/Checkpoint)
Networking Protocols: Fiber Optic connections/zoning, TCP/IP (Setup and Configuration), DHCP (setup and Configuration), DNS (Setup and
Configuration), AppleTalk, CiscoWorks, TFTP/FTP, RSA ACE Server, Active Directory Services (2000/2003), NT4 Domains, Wireless
connectivity /w Security Encryption (WEP/WPA), Bluetooth Connectivity
Backup/Disaster Recovery Software: HP Data Protector 5.5, HP Fast Recover Systems (build 54), Symantec Backup Exec (9.1), Symantec Backup
Exec (10d), Veritas NetBackup (5), Windows NT Backup
Management Operation Products: HP Insight Management Software, Command View EVA, HP Command View TL (EMLe), VMware,
Symantec PCAnywhere, Microsoft Remote Desktop
Server and Backup/Disaster Recovery Hardware: HP and Compaq Proliant, Dell Poweredge, and IBM Servers; HP, Compaq, Dell, Acer,
Gateway, and IBM (Lenova) Laptops, HP EVA8000 storage arrays, plus other miscellaneous computer brands, Quantum, HP, Adaptec, and Dell
Raid 0 and Raid 5 Control Systems, HP EMLe Robotics Backup system, Dell PV22T LTO Changer system, RIB ILO Cards
Network Hardware: Sonic Firewall, Cisco Catalyst 3750 and 2950 Switches, Cisco Fiber Optic Switches, Cisco 1700, 2600, and 2800 routers, Dell
Power connect Switches, D-Link Switches/Hubs, Linksys Switches/Hubs, Cisco Aironet 1240 AG Access Points; Compaq, D-Link, Linksys, and
Netgear Wireless Access points, Other assorted Cisco Firewall’s, Switches and Hubs

                                                    References available upon request

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