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Aaron Sachs
Works at Rackspace
Attended University of Tennessee
Lives in San Antonio, TX
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It was funny the first headline. Now that they're doing it on purpose, kinda takes all the fun out of being immature. 
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Hey all! I'm so close to having enough responses to my MS thesis survey! Can you help? It'll only take about 10 minutes. http://bit.ly/bloggersurvey

#blogging #blog #socialmediamarketing #socialmedia
Blogger Survey. The purpose of this study is to examine how individuals come to perceive bloggers as being credible. This study will enable researchers to understand how perceptions of source-credibil...
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YES! YOU ALL ROCK! I'm up to 20 responses--I need 30 more! Please keep 'em coming, especially all of you following +Brian Solis and +Beth Kanter ! Only 30 more responses to my survey on bit.ly and I can have enough data to crank out this study!
Blogger Survey. The purpose of this study is to examine how individuals come to perceive bloggers as being credible. This study will enable researchers to understand how perceptions of source-credibil...
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IP addressing is making my head spin right now.
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FYI - This Friday is Sysadmin Appreciation Day. Please make sure to show your local techies/geeks some love!

http://sysadminday.com/

#IT   #sysadminday   #showsomelove  
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I'm convinced that if everything was documented properly, there would be no wars, no famine, and the world be an overall better place.   #documentallthethings   #writeitdown  
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Because we'd all be too busy writing everything down to have any arguments! :)
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Using a batch script at work--batch script is supposed to restart machine when finished, but doesn't.  Just figured out why. #scriptingnoob FTW.
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Fellow +ers: You should totally come next week!
 
NOTE: The room (3rd floor conference room) opens at 6pm, but the speaker does not begin until 7pm, with the hour between for socializing.

Speaker: Matt Disney

Topic: An Introduction to IT Security Concepts

About the Speaker
Matt Disney is the group leader for Cyber Operations and Integration at Oak Ridge National Laboratory. He approaches security with the background of a system administrator and specializes in deployment automation, configuration management, workflow processes, and intrusion detection. Matt holds an MS in Network and System Administration from the University of Oslo, a BS in Computer Science from the University of Tennessee, and serves on the LOPSA Board of Directors.
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OK: I need 35 responses for my MS thesis survey. JUST 35! Please help me out on this, especially if you're following +Beth Kanter or +Brian Solis ! I'm defending my ms thesis in a month and need YOUR help! http://bit.ly/bloggersurvey.

#blogging #socialmedia #socialmediamarketing #nonprofits #briansolis #bethkanter
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Sysadmin, passionate customer service provider, documentation and process fanatic
Education
  • University of Tennessee
    MS - Communication & Information with an emphasis in Communication Studies, 2009 - 2012
    Communication Theory (CCI 540) Human Communication Research Methods (CMST 505) Communication and Ethnography (CMST 542) Survey of Interpersonal Communication (CMST 520) Survey of Organizational and Team Communication (CMST 540) Foundations of Social Psychology (SOCI 507) Advertising Theory (ADVT 520) Public Relations Management (PBRL 540) Independent Study: Drupal Website Content Management (CMST 593) Internship: Marketing Assistant, Knoxville Leadership Foundation (CMST 592
  • Berea College
    BA - German, 2005 - 2009
    German Narrative Prose (GER 325) German Poetry (GER 320) Advanced German I (GER 310) Advanced German II (GER 315) Germany at the Crossroads (GER 386) German Civilization (GER 140) German Drama (GER 330)
  • Berea College
    BA - Speech Communication, 2005 - 2009
    Intro to Communication (COM 100) Persuasion (COM 203) Mass Communication (COM 202) Rhetorical Criticism (COM 400) Theories of Communication (COM 300) Intercultural Communication (COM 102) Oral Interpretation (200) Organizational Communication (COM 302) Interracial Communication (COM 386a)
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Occupation
Linux Technician at Rackspace Hosting
Employment
  • Rackspace
    Linux Technician, 2013 - present
  • Claris Networks
    Sysadmin I, 2012 - 2013
    As a Tier 1 Systems Administrator for Claris Networks, I am responsible for providing end-user and server-side solutions that enable our clients to continue to do what they do best without the fear that their IT challenges will hinder normal operations. My work in this position deals primarily with Windows desktop/server support, Mac desktop support, and mobile support across all three major mobile operating systems. In addition to providing external customer support, I also co-admin our internal virtual lab, and serve as a co-admin for our internal Sharepoint site and am responsible for ensuring the quality and accuracy of documentation for team processes and procedures.
  • Pilot Travel Centers
    Windows Desktop Admin (Contractor), 2012 - 2012
    Responsible for ensuring that all system images for store-side hardware configurations are up-to-date (includes: back office, point-of-sale, and restaurant machines). Spearheaded Windows XP deployment changes to make the deployment process platform agnostic across all store-side hardware configurations. Lead deployment and migration of current Windows XP environment to Windows POSReady 2009 and Windows 7, as well as explored and researched changes in deployment methodologies for these two platforms across all store-side hardware.
  • University of Tennessee
    Graduate Assistant, 2010 - 2012
    Provided service to the University of Tennessee Knoxville campus in the forms of troubleshooting operating system and application issues, patching machines, driver mining, editing the registry, configuring network access, spyware/virus remediation. Communicated with customers both in person and in writing about the services performed on their workstations. Worked in a team-oriented environment to ensure customer satisfaction. Mapped drives and troubleshot end-user issues with T-Storage.
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San Antonio, TX
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Knoxville, TN - Yukon, OK - Chandler, AZ - San Bernadino, CA - Leipzig, DE - Nuremburg, DE - Berea, KY