Anthony Morella 908-509-1791 / Stamford CT 06902 /


Barnegat NJ 08005




Innovative, results-driven IT professional with 22 years of notable success directing a broad range of corporate IT initiatives while analyzing, designing, and implementing solutions in support of business objectives. Thrive in solving complex problems involving a wide variety of information systems while enhancing security and optimizing performance.

Technical Proficiency

Hyperconvergence: Scale Computing, Pivot 3, Simplivity, Gluster and CEPH FS with oVirt, Cloudstack, Azure Stack

Cloud Infrastructure: Azure, Amazon AWS, VMware vCloud, Google Cloud Platform, Rackspace, Joyent Cloud Services

Cloud Apps: Office 365, Dynamics CRM Online, Exchange Online, SharePoint Online, Lync Online, Skype for Business

Desktop Virtualization: OpenThinClient, Thinstation, PCoIP, Dell Wyse, HP, Apache Guacamole HTML5,

Virtualization: VMware ESXi / vSphere, Hyper-V, Citrix XenApp, XenDesktop, XenServer, VirtualBox, Linux KVM / LXC, Docker/Stack, Cameyo, Parallels, Virtuozzo, CoreOS.

System Management / Monitoring: Solarwinds LEM and SAM, System Center, Operations Management Suite, Nagios, OpenNMS, Cacti, ConnectWise/Labtech, Kaseya, Spiceworks, Intune, ManageEngines

System Automation: Puppet, Chef, PowerShell/DSC, Ansible, Vagrant, Microsoft Deployment Toolkit, System Center

Security: Sophos, VMware vShield, Cisco, Juniper, Fortinet, PFSense, Windows, iptables, QualysGuard, Kali Linux, Metasploit, Checkpoint IDS, Symantec, Security Compliance Manager (SCM), Data Classification Toolkit (DCT)

Networking: Cisco IOS, HP Procurve, JunOS, Juniper Netscreen, Dell PowerConnect, FortiGate, Sophos UTM / XG

Microsoft Servers: Dynamics, 365 CRM, AX, and GP, Small Business Accounting, SharePoint, BizTalk, Exchange, Forefront, Lync, Groove, SQL, Small Business Server

Backup: Unitrends Enterprise, Carbonite, Mozy, Symantec, Acrois, Backup Exec, AppAssure, SugarSync, CrashPlan, VMware Consolidated Backup, Quest vRanger, Microsoft System Center DPM, Bacula

App Server: JBOSS, Glassfish, Tomcat, Alfresco

Operating Systems: Windows through Server 2016, Debian / Ubuntu / Redhat Linux, FreeBSD

Storage Systems (SAN and NAS): VMWare VSAN, EMC VNX/VMAX, Dell SC/PS/ES , Microsoft Storage Spaces with Scale out/up File Systems, Windows 2016 Storage Spaces Direct, Starwinds, Nappit, FreeNAS, QNAP

Professional Experience

Independent IT Consulting,  Axis Business Systems

Consulting System Administrator,  Engineer, and Architect                           2016 to Present

Independent IT Consulting, Robert Half Technology

Consulting System Administrator,  Engineer, and Architect          2012 to Present

Independent IT Consulting, Certus Technologies

Consulting System Administrator,  Engineer, and Architect          2010-Present

Assumed various responsibilities for Certus and their customer base, this included architecting enterprise security, Microsoft Exchange, Linux email, backup/disaster recovery, VPN, Router installations and modifications, Firewalls, Virtualization, Cluster High Availability and VoIP Systems. A few recent notable accomplishments:

Education and Related Volunteer Experience

Raritan Valley College Branchburg NJ

Major: Computer Science

Active in many open source projects

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