Meet the aboc IT staff
Carl has been a UNIX systems administrator since 1989, where he
worked at the University of Melbourne at the Engineering Computing
Resource centre (DECR) and then at the Institute of Applied Economics
and Social Research (IAESR). Both of these sites were using Sun
Solaris 1 (SunOS 4.1.x) UNIX systems.
Carl moved to Perth in 1993 to work with the University of Western
Australia Library, where he was a part of a move from a minicomputer
system (URICA) to UNIX based library automation (Sun Solaris 1 and 2,
Innopac Library software) and also maintaining a part of the AARNet
network and core university routing infrastructure. At that time Carl
was involved in pioneering information access systems over the WWW, and
developed websites for the UWA library and Rally Australia.
Moving back to Melbourne to work with a IT consultancy firm in 1996
(ABM, now Infrasecure/e-Secure) Carl developed a DNS and NTP solution
for Westpac Bank, a distributed router configuration control system for
Australia Post and Cisco, and a firewall infrastructure and management
system for Gas and Fuel/Energy Information Systems (now part of
Hancorp) as well as being heavily involved in the development and
implementation of a remote security monitoring service (Infrasecure)
using Solaris 2.x through to Solaris 10 and various flavours of Linux
including Redhat 7.0, 7.3 and RHEL 3, 4 and 5, NetBSD and
Carl then moved to work for Vivitec in 2001, a niche web hosting and development company specialising in perl and zope hosting, and at the same time started aboc IT consulting, working with small businesses as an integrator and support consultant as well as offering Plone hosting and development. In 2007 Vivitec closed down and Carl took over Vivitec's hosting business as part of aboc IT Consulting.
Carl has extensive experience with UNIX systems, Windows desktop
support and network infrastructure. Carl is fluent in many
systems programming languages and many computing environments and has
strong troubleshooting skills.