Conklin Technology Group, LLC IT Architecture. Identity Management. Unix Administration

About Conklin Technology Group

Our Areas of Expertise and Experience


High-level IT architecture design and planning

  • Led the effort to migration from aging Sun Fire 15K server to modern, three-tier architecture, based on Sun's M- and T- class servers, utilizing Solaris Containers (virtualization)
  • Technical lead for major Identity Management project at University of Rochester, including product evaluation, architecture design, and implementation
  • Planned and executed server upgrade for 90+ person department, running services like NIS, NFS, Samba, and Sendmail
  • Detailed performance analysis and redesign of Web-based data warehouse application utilizing Apache Web and Tomcat servers, dramatically improving response time and concurrent users

Identity Management

  • Directory Services (Sun Directory Server 5.x, 6.x, OpenDS 2.0)
  • Identity Management suites (IBM Tivoli Identity Manager, Oracle Identity Manager)
  • Web Access Management (CA Siteminder)

Unix and Web Administration

Mike Conklin served as technical lead in several organizations, including University of Rochester and Paychex, responsible for the planning the infrastructure to support highly-available, complex Web-based applications for employees and clients.  Highlighted technologies:

  • Solaris (8, 9, 10) Certified Solaris Administrator (2.6)
  • Red Hat Linux (4, 5) RHCT (version 4)
  • Apache Web Server
  • Sun Web Server
  • Apache Tomcat server
  • Oracle (BEA) WebLogic 8, 9, 10
  • Content Management Systems (Drupal, Plone)