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MeJuly2013 400px 150x150 About SGDonovan (Don) Adkisson has been involved in technology since he was 12 when he took his first IBM apart and put it back together.  Learning DOS from reading the manual and trying each and every command to see the results, he quickly moved on to learning programming in the form of BASIC and Pascal. He spent his early 20s working for an interconnect company, building computers, designing and implementing networks (back when 10BASE-2 was just coming around), installing and configuring key systems and PBXs as well as alarm systems. He shied away from technology for a couple of years, putting his efforts into learning about quality systems, ISO9000 and QS9001 certifications.  It wasn’t long, however, before he had the bug again and he wound up working for a young cable broadband system which was one of a handful of municipal cable systems in Georgia at the time.  There he also took on the responsibility of implementing an ATM network tying all of the City’s buildings together, along with providing VoIP communications over the same infrastructure.  Starting as the Network Manager, he eventually became General Manager of the cable broadband system and MIS Director of the City’s IT department. In July 2012, he left his post as General Manager of Plant TiftNet.  Previously, in June 2011, he started Adkisson Enterprises, LLC for the benefit of running his online network, Anairo Media.  In July 2012, he added Anairo Technologies, a network consulting and computer maintenance division, to his company’s umbrella.  Currently he spends his time split between Anairo Media, Anairo Technologies and writing books.

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Ben Rehberg had his first run-in with computers at an early age in front of a Tandy 1000.  But it wasn’t until later with the publication of the Internet that captured him forever.  After serving in the Army, he attended Colorado Technical University in Colorado Springs, CO where he fell in love with system administration and software development.  He has since worked with education, government services, ISPs, and financial services.  Ben currently works in UNIX and Linux administration in Atlanta.  He also develops software for Android and consults small businesses in technology solutions in his free time when he’s not reading or writing about technology.  He lives between his family in Cook County, Georgia, and his job in Atlanta.

 


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