Expert Spotlight

SPOTLIGHT FOR NOVEMBER: GEOFFREY K HARTSFIELD

Geoffrey Hartsfield is a Senior Consultant at QTR Systems, with 7 years’ experience with messaging and collaboration technologies, systems engineering, and technology operations experience. Geoffrey has served as a lead engineer and project manager on Office 365 migrations, datacenter consolidations, and system automation efforts.

Training/Certifications

  • Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (Office 365)
  • Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (Pending)
  • Cisco Certified Network Associate

Technical Skills

  • Windows Server 2003, 2008, 2012
  • Microsoft Hyper-V
  • VMWare ESX
  • RedHat Linux
  • PowerShell
  • Microsoft SQL Server
  • Microsoft Azure IaaS/PaaS
  • Office 365 – Exchange Online
  • Office 365 – Skype for Business
  • Office 365 – Sharepoint Online
  • Office 365 On-Prem Federation (DirSync)
  • Microsoft Exchange Server 2010, 2013, and 2016
  • Zimbra Collaboration Server
  • Asterisk VOIP
  • Desired State Configuration
  • Octopus Deploy
  • RFID Technology
  • LAN/WAN Design
  • Cisco Nexus
  • SSL/TLS
  • IMAP
  • DHCP
  • DNS
  • FTP
  • Dell PowerEdge
  • HP ProLiant
  • HP BladeCenter
  • HP 3PAR Storage
  • Pure Storage
  • SuperMicro
Geoff has served as a lead technical resource for the planning and execution of Office 365 migrations ranging from less than 100 users to over 3,000. He has extensive experience working with clients to ensure that their Office 365 deployment is a success; through discovery, execution, and reviewing lessons learned. He advises and assists clients on the analysis, review, and remediation of adverse conditions within their Active Directory environment in preparation for federation or the implementation of IAM solutions.
Geoff has extensive experience in automating infrastructure, service provisioning, and management via Powershell and Orchestration platforms. He is an expert with integrating and migrating on-premises infrastructure and services to Azure cloud services. He has planned, executed, and supported physical-to-virtual migrations of a wide variety of workload types to Hyper-V and VMWare ESX.