Danny McLean – IT Consultant
Danny McLean brings 18 years of IT experience to the job as an IT Consultant for TechnologyWest with a wide variety of knowledge across system administration, networking, security, and cloud technologies. He has vast experience with FortiGate, Cisco IOS/IOS, Cisco XE/NX-OS, VMWare, Microsoft Windows Server, CentOS, RHEL and Mac OS X Operating Systems plus additional experience with Cisco UCaas; HP, Dell and IBM Servers, Barracuda and Datto hardware; Cisco PIX, ASA, Switches, Routers and Wireless Networks; SonicWall Firewalls; Shoretel Phone Systems; HP Synology, Nimble and NetApp Storage Area Network devices. He is also highly experienced with Cisco, AWS, Google Apps, VMWare, NSX, Hyper-V, MS SQL Nagios, MS Exchange, Office 365, SIEM, and backup solutions.
Danny McLean joined the TechnologyWest team in June 2020 and his duties include consulting with our clients on various IT projects. Danny likes helping small businesses get the most of their IT spend as well as helping large enterprises in providing solutions for specific objectives. Each client project that Danny works on has a unique need in which he is able to offer the best solution for the least amount of cost.
Danny has worked as Network Virtualization Engineer for VMWare in Broomfield providing support for vSphere, vCenter, ESXi, NSX, vSAN, VIO, and VRO VMWare products. He also worked as a Network Engineer for Denver Public Library headquarters and 26 branches throughout Denver providing VMWare management, Microsoft Server support, VoIP/Analog, and application support. As IT Network Administrator for Tendril he maintained their Cisco network of 200+ Mac and 50+ Windows laptops, maintained and built VMware nodes and clusters plus administered Windows servers running Active Cirectory, DNS, and terminal services. As a Network Support Engineer for Performance Engineering in Boulder, he provided network support for Cisco, Juniper, HP, Barracuda servers, switches, routers, and other hardware. He also currently works as an IT Support Engineer for SyncHR with 3 offices and with a 35% mobile workforce where he has implemented Single Sign On and 2FA with JumpCloud. He also built SD-WAN connection to transit data from their data center (AWS, RackSpace, Hostway) and offices.
Danny McLean earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Information System Security from Westwood College.
Cisco Certified Design Associate (CCDA) Certification
Cisco Select Certification and Small and Midsize Business Specialization (SMB) Certification
Cisco Smart Business Communications System (SBCS) Certification
Cisco Edge Network Security Solutions (SENSS) Certification
Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS) Certification
Microsoft Certified Desktop Support Technician (MCDST) Certification
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP) Certification
Cisco Certified Network Associate Routing & Switching (CCNA) Certification
Cisco Certified Network Associate – Security (CCNA Security) Certification
Cisco Prime Infrastructure
HP/Nimble/NetApp SAN Storage
Lync/Skype for Business
Microsoft Exchange 5.5-2013
VMware SDDC (vCenter, ESXi)
Danny McLean lives in Lafayette, Colorado. He enjoys hiking, fishing, and most outdoor activities.