Dan Wegrzyniak – Senior IT Infrastructure Consultant
Dan Wegrzyniak has 35 years of Microsoft, Linux, Cisco and Novell hardware and software engineering design experience. He is also highly experienced with switch, router and firewall configuration, programming, testing and quality assurance.
Hardware experience includes Dell/HP/IBM (Rack Optimized, Blade, and NAS), HP/Dell Desktops; Cisco 65xx switches and 72xx Routers, Brocade MLX switches/routers, Dell EMC/Equallogic iSCSI SANS, HP EVA/EMC DMX Fiber Channel SANs and LeftHand iSCSI SANs.
Operating Systems include VMware ESXi 4.x/5.x/6.x, Windows 2016/2012/2008/2003/2000 Server, Windows 10/8/7/XP/Vista/9x, NT 4.0 Server/Workstation, SuSe SLES 9/Pro 9.2, Red Hat 2.1, Novell Netware 6.5/5.1/4.x/3.x/2.x, PC DOS, Ubuntu 9.x and Cisco IOS/CatOS 15.x.
Software experience includes VMware Horizon 7, Microsoft Office Veritas Backup Exec 9, Symantec LiveState Recovery Server, Cheyenne Faxserve 6.0, CA Arcserve 11/9/2000/6.1, Novell eDirectory 8.7.x, Novell ZENWorks for Desktops 3.2/4, Lotus Notes, Microsoft Mail and cc:Mail.
As a Senior IT Infrastructure Consultant for TechnologyWest, Dan Wegrzyniak provides technical analysis and recommendations to our clients with IT infrastructure upgrade projects.
Dan Wegrzyniak has worked in the IT industry for over 30 years including notable companies such as First Data, General Dynamics, Lockheed Martin and Alion/AECOM and holds a Secret Security Clearance due to his work with the Department of Defense.
At First Data, he was one of several Network Engineers that worked on the First Data Merchant Services wide area network. He was responsible for network design, implementation, backup and supporting First Data Merchant Services network users. The WAN consisted of nearly 2200 Windows XP/NT4.0/Windows 2000 workstations, 20 Novell 6.5/5.1/4.11 file servers, 300+ Microsoft 2000/2003/NT 4.0 applications and Microsoft SQL/Oracle servers. He also implemented ZENWorks 4.0 for Desktops to utilize directory-enabled desktop inventory, software delivery, management policies and remote control.
At KRM Associations/Patriot Technologies, Dan worked as a Network Security Engineer maintaining the IBM/ISS Proventia Desktop/Server and Firewall installation for the Veterans Administration Enterprise. The implementation consisted of 75 Windows 2003 servers, 25 Microsoft 2005 SQL servers in 25 regional data centers with nearly 250,000 agents. He implemented redundant image-based backups for all servers using Symantec LiveState Recovery Server and enabled advanced SNMP monitoring using Orion (Solarwinds) Network Performance Monitor. Assisted with the support of the VMWare ESXi 3.5/SAN lab environment to enable snapshotting and testing of new operating systems, applications, and monthly intrusion prevention updates.
Dan Wegrzyniak also worked as a Senior Systems Engineer supporting a 40-server/6000 user Microsoft Windows 2003 Active Directory/Microsoft Exchange 2003/SQL 2000 network. His team maintained the clustered hardware, operating systems, critical updates, McAfee 8 EPO Anti-virus and Veritas backups. His 8 person team also monitored/supported over 200 Data Center network/server devices for various other Veterans Administration (VA)internal clients to ensure constant uptime.
At Lockheed Martin, Dan worked as a Principal Information Engineer maintaining a Department of Defense (DOD) Information Technology data center environment. He supported the existing Windows 2003 Active Directory domain along with 300+ servers. He assisted with the planning of the migration of a IBM blade Citrix server farm to a new domain. He also provided senior-level engineering services for virtualizing three data centers using clustered VMware vSphere 4 ESXi Enterprise Plus. Dan also performed the same functionality using Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2 and the clustered Hyper-V role plus implemented two clustered VMware View 4.5 environments for desktop virtualization. The environment included several HP C-Class C7000 Blade servers and EVA 8000 fiber channel SAN hardware in a high-availability/fully redundant configuration.
Currently Dan Wegrzyniak works as a Senior Enterprise Engineer on a Department of Defense (DOD) contract. He performs network/system engineering in a training range environment. He assists with the design, implementation planning, testing procedures and assists the operations group with the installation. Recent projects include a Cisco VPN implementation, engineering 802.1x using Cisco ISE devices, supporting VMware Horizon 7 Virtual Desktops on VMware ESXi 6.7 in a 3D/touchscreen environment, SolarWinds 2020.4 server improvements/upgrades and supporting virtual Cisco VOIP servers on several networks around the world.
Indiana University of Pennsylvania:
Bachelor of Science (MIS Major with Computer Science Minor)
Greater Johnstown Vocational Technical High School
(HS Diploma, Heavy Machinery Mechanics)
Microsoft Certified Azure Administrator Associate (MCAAA)
Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA)
VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
CompTIA (Security+ CE)
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA)
Microsoft Certified Server Administrator (MCSA)
Microsoft Certified IT Professional Server Administrator (MCITP)
Microsoft Certified Technical Specialist (MCTS)
Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE)
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Certified Netware Engineer (CNE)
ZENWorks for Desktops 4
* Active Directory
* Brocade Routers/Switches
* CISCO Routers/Switches
* Computer Networking
* Data Center
* Dell EMC
* Disaster Recovery
* Enterprise Architecture
* Information Security
* Microsoft Exchange
* Microsoft Windows Server
* Network Firewalls
* Network Monitoring
* Network Security
* Operating Systems
* System Administration
* System Engineering
* Technical Support