Spotlight On…

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Spotlight On…

by Carissa

by Carissa

Employee Owner: Chris Haynes

Chris has over 13 years of experience in the Information Technology field. His career has spanned Distribution, Financial and Healthcare environments. In his previous job, he supported several hundred AIX, Linux and Solaris healthcare servers nationwide. His responsibilities included OS installation, migrations, upgrades, patches; backup & recovery strategy and design; security hardening, performance and tuning; and project and team management. He has administered many of the infrastructure applications that typically run in the UNIX/Linux environment, including several major backup and monitoring applications. In addition, he has supported several types and brands of Storage Area Network (SAN) technologies and implemented VMware virtualization. Since joining the Keller Schroeder Systems Team, Chris has broadened his experience, and as a Senior Systems Consultant, he has specialized and become certified in NetApp storage & VMware server and desktop virtualization technologies. Chris designs and implements storage/virtualization solutions and optimizes backups for those solutions. Chris has performed many installations, upgrades, and migrations in these technologies, migrating critical customer systems from other storage solutions, as well as numerous physical to virtual (P2V) migrations from stand-alone Windows and Linux servers to virtual machines. Chris has kept current on his Linux administrative skills as well and continues to support our own Linux based NetMinder solution, and many of our customers’ Linux systems too.


Chris’ certifications include Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 4 Certified Technician (RHCT), VMware Certified Professional (VCP) 3 & VCP4, Cisco Unified Computing Technology Design Specialist.


Chris and his wife Dawn celebrated their 19th Wedding Anniversary in April. They are both originally from the Effingham, IL area and have lived in Evansville since 2002. They have two sets of twins, 10-year-old girls, and 7-year-old boys. Their kids’ after school sports and events keep them quite busy. They enjoy camping and exploring as a family and try to visit a famous US landmark or attraction at least once a year.


Contact your Keller Schroeder Sr. Account Manager to learn more about Chris and how you can leverage his experience and skills to the benefit of your organization.

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