Charles D. Arconi


  • Worked with Microsoft Exchange Server since revision 4.0, 1995
  • 6 years’ experience as Data Archive Specialists. Symantec ASC Award (Authorized Symantec Consultant)
  • Active Directory expert performed many AD migrations.
  • Install, maintain and upgrade core operating systems and support software
  • Design and implementation of Enterprise Storage Systems to include NAS and iSCSI SANs
  • Design and implement multiple secure wireless solutions
  • Perform Windows System Administration, secure, maintain, and troubleshoot multi-processor servers running Windows 2000, Windows 2003 and Windows 2008
  • Develop and implement policies and procedures to support the operation of servers and core system services software according to accepted industry standards
  • Design, implement, and maintain LAN and WAN infrastructures in multi-site International organizations
  • Successful completion of multiple consolidation and business acquisition projects.
  • Network and system auditing as good business practice and compliance (SOX, FDA)


EXPERIENCE: Cornerstone Technologies, LLC, San Jose, CA

5/08 – present Senior Consultant

  • Specializing in Data Archiving, Symantec Enterprise Vault, EMC Source One, Mimosa Nearpoint
  • Lead Data Archive consultant at Cornerstone Technologies
  • Lead Microsoft Exchange consultant
  • Lead Active Directory consultant
  • Deployed over 70 Enterprise Vault implementations


EXPERIENCE: Fox Hollow Technologies, Inc., Redwood City, CA

11/05 – 5/2008 Network Analyst/messaging specialist

  • Re-architected Foxhollow’s email system as my first task after joining the company, in fact 3 days after I was hired, I was informed that I had 2 weeks to get us “off the old system” and onto a new one. Redesigned and upgraded the Goodlink mobile Messaging system as part of migration.
  • Redesigned the Active Directory as well as consolidating and redesigning GPO’s (Group Policy Objects) to provide a better experience for end users.
  • Quarterly Security audits to include remediation
  • Played heavy role in designing secure and reliable corporate datacenter
  • Implemented an implemented iSCSI SAN for Exchange 2003 environment with Snap Manager for Exchange, SQL, and Mimosa Nearpoint.
  • Scripted solution using Juniper SA-6000 SSL VPN appliance to force updates and GPO refresh to remotely connected systems.
  • Document network systems and design to include change control and post mortem forms as well as for Sarbanes Oxley compliance
  • Maintain and upgrade core system services software such as ONTAP, Web, E-mail, DNS, FTP and Windows operating system updates. Upgraded WSUS server to 3.0.
  • Multitask between running projects, Active Directory troubleshooting, Messaging, Storage and network troubleshooting.
  • Successful completion of multiple consolidation and acquisition projects.
  • Successful management of systems infrastructure project portfolio.
  • Implemented a Secure File Transfer system based on the Accellion SFTP product.


EXPERIENCE: Affymetrix, Inc., Santa Clara, CA

6/99 – 11/05 Staff Network Engineer

  • Successfully lead the effort to migrate an acquired companies computing infrastructure into a Affymetrix’s existing infrastructure. This included using tools such as IIFP, ADMT and Exchange Migration tools. My team migrated Email, User and Group accounts as well as all desktop’s and servers. Over 200 computers and 100 user accounts in 2 days
  • Designed and wrote a monitoring system using “Winbatch” that monitored the server and switch infrastructure for approximately 4 years (250 servers). I also designed and wrote an account provisioning system that is still in place to this day.
  • Supported highly available and scalable infrastructure for new corporate datacenter hosting 200 servers and 14 EMC and NetApp filers
  • Reconfigure, upgrade and implement wireless networks
  • Worked intensively with network team to build out several remote offices in; London, Japan, Singapore, Sacramento, Boston and Emeryville.
  • Traveled to London and did a technology refresh in that office of all systems.
  • Support various data circuits to include T1, DS3, Frame-relay, and Gigaman fiber
  • Implement and support transparent web caches.
  • I was involved in the design and build-out of several enterprise level data centers. One of which housed 250+ servers, 14 NetApp and EMC filers.
  • Analyze and tune system performance to identify usage trends and bottlenecks
  • Document network systems and design to include change control and post mortem forms as well as for Sarbanes Oxley compliance
  • Maintain and upgrade core system services software such as Web, E-mail, DNS, WINS, FTP and Windows operating system updates.
  • Multitask between running projects, windows domain troubleshooting, network troubleshooting
  • Support and administer Windows 2003 Active Directory, MS Backoffice applications (MS Exchange, SMS), file and print services, and client applications

QuickStart Technologies, Santa Clara, CA

1/99 – 11/99 Senior Consultant

  • Provided technical design and implementation for Quickstart clients.
  • Migration of MS Mail to Exchange 5.5 using client MS Outlook 97
  • Utilized as both a Senior design engineer and a technical lead for many of QuickStart’s larger customers
  • Routine domain administration
  • Performed a wide variety of technical tasks including; design for deployments and migrations, project management, Exchange implementations, messaging system migrations, scripting,
  • Training and mentoring of other consultants.


  • MS Exchange Expert
  • Active Directory Expert
  • Data Archiving Expert
  • Operating Systems: DOS, IOS, Microsoft Windows NT, 2000, 2003 and XP (some Linux)
  • Networking Technologies: TCP/IP, IP Routing, WANs, DNS, SMTP, POP, SSH, FTP, HTTPS, etc…
  • Security Products: Cisco Systems software, Anti-virus software, Internet Security Systems Software, LogCaster, Bluesocket, Wireshark, Fortigate, Juniper FW, LANguard, WSUS, … and a variety of other assessment tools
  • Backend applications: SQL, SMS, IIS, MS Office, Sharepoint