Garrett Meiers is a certified senior-level UNIX/Linux Administrator, Engineer, and Consultant, with over 18 years of experience. He has worked with clients of all sizes, from Startups to Fortune 100 companies, in both public and private sectors. Garrett has provided expertise with all flavors of UNIX (Solaris, HPUX, AIX, etc.), Linux (RedHat, Centos, SUSE, etc.), as well as a variety of other technologies. He is a Hewlett-Packard (HP) Certified Systems Administrator (CSA) on HPUX v11. Garrett is specialized in data protection with Symantec/Veritas NetBackup and holds multiple vendor certifications, high-availability, and virtualization leveraging VMware and other UNIX virtualization technologies.
I can add value in many areas, including, but not limited to Systems Engineering and Administration, Server automation (BladeLogic, HP Server Automation/HPSA/Opsware, etc.), Scripting (Perl, Python, etc.), UNIX to Linux migrations, UNIX/Linux Active Directory integration (Vintela, Centrify, etc.), Disaster recovery and data protection with NetBackup, High-Availability (HPSG, VCS/SCS, etc.), Virtualization (VMware, HPVM, IBM VIO/LPARs, Zones, etc.).
Symantec Technical Specialist (STS) NetBackup 6.5 for UNIX
Symantec Technical Specialist (STS) NetBackup 6.5 for Windows
Hewlett-Packard Certified Systems Administrator (CSA) HPUX v11
Hewlett-Packard Certified Professional (HPCP)
University of Phoenix
Bachelors of Science in Business
Owner / Lead UNIX Consultant
1993 - Present
Provided a wide-range of UNIX/Linux support and consulting services to a variety of small to medium businesses and large corporate clients. Some recent clients include: Pepsi Americas, American Family Insurance, Merrill Lynch, Time Warner Cable, Kimberly-Clark, and GE Healthcare.