Accomplishments while at
Rackley Systems, Inc.
David E. Rackley
Developed and implementation of “Program Manager”. Written in 4GL, Clarion. This program replaced the white boards used to track rate revisions, corrections and new programs for all lines of business. Has been heavily used and depended upon since 1993.
“Brought over” Q&A database from CNC. Heavily used DB for sales tracking, etc.
Developed Install from Tape logic for sales force.
Developed Time Clock program used from 1995 - 2001
Implemented Fax from PC Software, Faxserve
Implemented the Mustang Software used in upload process and PDQCOMM
Implemented the use of RAM Drives in the SASM program to dramatically decrease r/w to server hard drives. Increased speed dramatically.
Maintained SASM for 2 years
Developed the “Client Summaries” that are mailed to renewal customers monthly.
Developed the software for Invoice generation for Dateq
Implemented a CD-Rom JukeBox, Cd-Net
Implemented Intel NetPort PrintServer(s) for network printing
Implemented PCAnywhere and various other communications software packages for external programmers to connect to our system.
Introduced the INTERNET to Pulaski, Giles County and Rackley Systems, Inc.
Implemented/ upgraded Novell for all versions since 2.0, including 2.2, 3.1, 3.11, 3.12, 4.0, 4.1,4.1, 5.0, 5.1, 6.0
Implemented Lotus Notes/Domino as an Intranet, e-mail system, etc. Performed all functions of Lotus Notes/Domino from Application Development to System Administrator. We are a Lotus Business Partner (since 1995).
Developed many Databases including:
Acord Conference Attendees
BOP Problem Log
Commercial Lines Companies
Company Marketing Database
Company Projects Tracking
Employee Status Log
Personal Auto Problem Log
RSI Training Guide
Support Employee Status Log
Things to Do
World of Sasm
Convinced Board to “get away from” Clone PC’s. Became a Compaq Reseller and Service Authorized. (See Training Certificates)
Became Compaq ASE in 1997 - Accredited Systems Engineer
Implemented Compaq’s Insight Manager to monitor all Compaq Servers, etc.
Implemented Lotus SmartSuite for all users
Impletmented NetObjects Fusion for web site design.
Implemented McAfee’s Netshield and VirusShield for Virus Protection on all Servers and PC’s
Implemented Seagate (Veritas) Backup Exec for all servers and detailed backup plan.
Implemented Novell’s Bordermanager as the Corporate Firewall including DNSDHCP services, created the filters for internal use and access.
Solely, installed and configured all Novell Servers, including Hardware and O/S software.
Implemented use of RAID and Offline Redundancy.
Solely, installed and configured all Lotus Servers
Implemented the Lotus Sametime Server for Internet Application Sharing for Installers/Trainers
Implemented Lyris’ Mailshield
Implemented all versions of Windows NT, 3.5, 3.51, 4, 2000 as servers.
Implemented Novell’s Lanalyzer.
Implemented Ipswitch’s Whatsup Gold.
Served as Technical Manager for the creation, implementation and successful operation of a local Internet Service Provider,
Performed all wiring and cabling for all three buildings. Using CAT4, CAT5 Twisted pair cabling, coaxial and fiber optic cabling.
Designed, implemented and hosted many web sites for a variety of businesses and organizations. See Web Site link for partial listing.
Implemented Wireless Networking
Installed the following Network Components and Hardware:
DLT Tape Drives
Compaq Proliant Servers with SmartStart
American Power Conversions - Smart UPS’s with monitoring software
Tripplite UPS with monitoring software
Compaq Netelligent 1224 10BasetT-100BaseTX Repeaters
Compaq 10/100 Hubs
Compaq Gigabit 5422 Enterprise Switch
DEC Multiswitch 700
Hewlett Packard AdvanceStack Hubs
Cisco Catalyst 3500 Series implementing fiber
Cisco 2500 Router
Kyocera Mita KM6230 Network Copier/Printer/Scanner
ADC Kentrox CSU/DSU
3Com OfficeConnect ISDN Lan Modems
Ascend Max Modems