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Jon Vallier

Experienced IT professional and devoted family man, constantly striving to perfect my skills at both.
Bio

Summary

I am an experienced IT professional acquainted with all aspects of technology and business, including server and desktop support and management, VoIP phones, database and financial management in the professional services industry.

Portfolio

Going HA

My experience with going to high availability has been great. I took the firm from single hardware servers installed with a single operating system and upgraded us to running hypervisors and setting those hypervisors up with high availability. We set up high availability and multiple stages of backups. I have set up our servers in […]

VoIP PBX On-Prem vs Hosted

Benefits of hosted Quick installation and ease of use: PnP phones, training already in place, less downtown during change Integration with existing systems: Outlook, Android/iPhone Scalability: easily add 10/100 phones, server users only what is needed Adaptability: many different desk/cell phone options, can change Enhanced Collaboration: join meeting with 1 click, static team chat, IM […]

Passed the CompTIA Security+

So after passing the Security+ in 10 days I decided to go back and take a look how I got here and why. Also since I already had the CompTIA Network+ under by belt, I also received the CompTIA Secure Infrastructure Specialist. Training Material Schedule Thoughts on Test

Finished “CompTIA Linux+” on Cybrary.it

Excel as a Linux system administrator and pass the CompTIA Linux+ certification exam with this comprehensive course. Enjoy the flexibility of exploring selective module topics that include hardware and system configuration, troubleshooting, and automation.

Finished “Introduction to IT & Cybersecurity” on Cybrary.it

Are you new to IT & cybersecurity and wondering which role might suit you best? In this cybersecurity for beginners overview, we cover the roles of Network Administrator, Incident Responder, System Administrator, Penetration Tester, Cloud Engineer, Cybersecurity Manager, and Privacy Analyst. Find the role for you in this exciting field.

Finished “Linux Fundamentals for Security Practitioners” on Cybrary.it

Are you training as a systems administrator with a Linux focus? This Linux Fundamentals for Security Practitioners course shows you how to configure a Linux OS to provide a secure computing environment. Learn more about Linux architecture, permissions, commands, directories, and shells to achieve a hardened Linux operating system configuration.

Finished “CompTIA A+ 220-1001” on Cybrary.it

Ready to start your career in IT and cybersecurity? Earn your CompTIA A+ certification on your journey to becoming a systems administrator, network administrator, or other cybersecurity professional. This CompTIA A+ training covers the 220-1001 exam components you’ll need.

Finished “CompTIA A+ 220-1002” on Cybrary.it

Ready to pass your CompTIA A+ 220-1002 exam on your path to becoming an IT and cybersecurity professional? In this course, you will learn the fundamentals of operating systems, security, software troubleshooting, and operating procedures. Gain the skills you’ll need to become a systems administrator or network administrator.

Finished “Hyper-V” on Cybrary.it

Microsoft Hyper-V is a technology that allows you to create virtual environments like operating systems, virtual servers, and virtual components like hard drives and network switches. In this Hyper-V training, you’ll learn how to build, configure, and understand virtual machines in both the server and client environments.

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  • https://my.bible.com/reading-plans/12265-praying-gods-word-over-your-kids-part-1

    Praying God’s Word Over Your Kids: Part 1

    7 Days

    Praying for our children is instinctual as parents. We are constantly praying for their health, well being and happiness. All of those are great, but let’s go deeper in our prayers for them. As Jesus followers, the Word of God is our foundation for truth and because of that, it makes sense that we should use it as our guide. Join Cindy as she shares prayers with you that she has prayed over her three sons and walk in faith that you will see it all come to pass in your own children’s lives.

    Publisher

    We would like to thank Cindy Beall for providing this plan. For more information, please visit:
    http://cindybeall.com

    Completed YouVerion’s Plan “Praying God’s Word Over Your Kids: Part 1” on Bible.com

  • https://my.bible.com/reading-plans/21124-keep-calm-and-marry-on

    Keep Calm and Marry On

    10 Days

    In this ten-day devotional, Skip Heitzig digs into God’s plan for marriage, showing you how to strengthen your home and keep your relationship with your spouse on track. From fulfilling marital roles to communicating effectively and from delightful sexual relations to recognizing and avoiding common pitfalls, these powerful, biblical devotionals will provide the tips and tools you need to keep calm and marry on.

    Publisher

    We would like to thank Connect with Skip Heitzig for providing this plan. For more information, please visit: http://connectwithskip.com/

    Completed YouVerion’s Plan “Keep Calm and Marry On” on Bible.com

  • https://my.bible.com/reading-plans/19833-the-marriage-course

    The Marriage Course

    7 Days

    Marriage is designed to be the closest possible relationship of increasing intimacy and growing interdependence. But this is not automatic; we have to keep working at our marriage to stay connected. Adapted from The Marriage Course by Nicky and Sila Lee, this 7-day plan aims to introduce you to tools to build a healthy marriage and strengthen your connection—or to restore your connection if you feel you’ve lost it.

    Publisher

    We would like to thank Alpha for providing this plan. For more information, please visit: https://themarriagecourse.org/

    Completed YouVerion’s Plan “The Marriage Course” on Bible.com

  • https://my.bible.com/reading-plans/27029-pass-it-on

    Pass It On

    20 Days

    These days, you see a lot of people using their social media platforms to talk about themselves. But Scripture is filled with stories about “influencers” who made a name for themselves talking about Jesus is and what Jesus came to do. In this 20-day devotional series from Grow Curriculum, we’ll be challenged to share the good news of Jesus like the early apostles did.

    Publisher

    We would like to thank Stuff You Can Use for providing this plan. For more information, please visit: http://www.growcurriculum.org

    Completed YouVerion’s Plan “Pass It On” on Bible.com

November 17, 2021

Completed YouVerion’s Plan “Praying God’s Word Over Your Kids: Part 1” on Bible.com

https://my.bible.com/reading-plans/12265-praying-gods-word-over-your-kids-part-1 Praying God’s Word Over Your Kids: Part 1 7 Days Praying for our children is instinctual as parents. We are constantly praying for their health, well being and happiness. All of those are great, but let’s go deeper in our prayers for them. As Jesus followers, the Word of God is our foundation for […]

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November 10, 2021

Completed YouVerion’s Plan “Keep Calm and Marry On” on Bible.com

https://my.bible.com/reading-plans/21124-keep-calm-and-marry-on Keep Calm and Marry On 10 Days In this ten-day devotional, Skip Heitzig digs into God’s plan for marriage, showing you how to strengthen your home and keep your relationship with your spouse on track. From fulfilling marital roles to communicating effectively and from delightful sexual relations to recognizing and avoiding common pitfalls, these […]

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