K E V I N  C A L D W E L L


driving enthusiast



It all started with a MODEM modem 


  1. 1.
    a combined device for modulation and demodulation, for example, between the digital data of a computer and the analog signal of a telephone line.

Everything was


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green and black

Or maybe amber...


I was going to my local community college for electronic engineering when they rolled out their first set of personal computers across campus. It did not take long to get one of my own.


At first it was just a machine to play games on.




Then I got a modem, and learned about the BBS world.  This was awesome.




Then the Internet opened its doors to the unwashed masses.  Everything changed.


Information was free!


In between the BBSes and the Internet, I went to work in





Education, Certifications and Business Partnerships


Associates Degree Electonic Engineering

Certified Netware Engineer 3.x and 4.x

Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer

Microsoft Registered Partner

Dell Registered Partner

Dell Authorized Reseller

Google Apps for Business Authorized Reseller




System and Network Administration

Small Business Support and Solutions Specialist

Mixed Environments - Windows, Linux, Mac

Branch and Roaming VPN Design and Support

KVM/Qemu virtualization

Hyper-V virtualization

Cloud Service Integration for Small Business

Office365 and Gsuite

Joomla and LAMP administration





Briles/A Smile Inc.  -  Systems Admin

Frank Hines Services (VAR) - Network Consultant/Systems Admin

Textron (Jacobsen Division) - Sr. Network Analyst

Caldwell Computer Consulting (est. 2001)  - Owner




Computers and Gadgets

Linux (since Slackware 1.1!)

Internet (Trumpet Winsock on WFW 3.11!)

Driving Mountain Backroads (Subaru BRZ)




I also grew a beard