Richard Faulkner
Enterprise Solutions Architect
  • Chattanooga,
  • Tennessee,
  • United States
Member Since: 2020/03/11
Industry: Computer & IT
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Professional Background
Enterprise Solutions Architect
Conversant Group
January 2020 – Present
Chattanooga, Tn.
Work with customers to design solutions to their IT pain points. Well versed in virtualization, server hardware and Storage.
Solutions Archtect
SageNet
November 2017 – December 2019
Tulsa Ok,
Work with customers to design solutions to their IT pain points. Well versed in virtualization, server hardware and Storage.
Solutions Design Architect
ISG Technology
November 1996 – November 2017
Oklahoma City, Ok
Many different responsibilities over the years ending with a design position.
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When I was posing for a picture at the North Pole in a Hawaiian shirt, I never thought life would bring me to this point.

As the second oldest of six kids, I knew a lot about responsibility and personal achievement. When I graduated High School, I was unsure how I would prepare for a career, since I had no money for college. Uncle Sam was kind enough to offer me a quality education as a Naval Nuclear Machinist Mate and I jumped at it. My intention was to put in my 20 and advance as far as I could. Life changed that plan too.

While I was in the service, I started working with computers and found I really enjoyed that type of work. When I left active duty, I decided to re-career myself and work in the IT field. I have worked deploying many different environments for everyone from a 2 person accounting firm to Fortune 500 companies. I have a passion for Virtualization, Windows AD and Exchange, and storage. I know enough about networking to understand what I need to support the environments I configure.

I am currently working as a Solutions Architect at Conversant Group. I support the sales team in working closely with our customers to understand their needs and develop a long term plan for meeting those needs and overcoming their pain points. We strive for our customers to believe their companies are better off for having a relationship with Conversant Group.

Specialties:
Citrix XenApp, XenDesktop, XenMobile, Netscaler.
Microsoft Active Directory, Exchange, SQL
VMware ESX, VSphere, SRM.
Servers and storage

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