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Senior ICT-Consultant / Partner. 15+ years of experice

Graduation: Geometra
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Languages: English (Limited professional) | French (Limited professional) | Italian (Native or Bilingual)


As the founder and CTO of a IT Consulting Company and Internet/hosting Service Provider since more than 10 years, my experience on ICT include but is not limited to every single step to build and maintain the NETWORK/SYSTEMS/SERVERS infrastructure needed to offer both scalable hosting, mail services and worldwide domain registration, managed and unmanaged dedicated servers, ADSL, SHDSL and vDSL-FTTH connectivity services and Voice Over IP telephony; together with HI-Availability structure and a disaster recovery plan. Everything based on Open Source FreeBSD UNIX OS, Cisco Network devices and Asterisk for Voice.
- Consultancy on high-end, high availability systems for the enterprise.
- Networking, BGP routing and high availability systems with Cisco and UNIX equipment.
- Copper and Fibre Optic cabling on Rack, Datacentres and buildings..
- NAS and SAN with Fibrechannel network
- Power redundancy systems with APC and Huawei.
- Linux competence, especially Debian GNU system as Server and alternative desktop.
- Microsoft Operating System (from DOS/NT4 to current), Active Directory and LAN services.
- OSX, Solaris and SCO maintenance.
- OpenSource Platform integration: Apache MySQL Php.
- Mail eXchange management with Postfix and spam/virus filters.
- DBMS MySQL and Microsoft SQL server.
- Firewall appliance, intrusion detection system and network protocol analysis.
- IEEE 802.11a/b/g WLAN broadcast infrastructure, implementation and maintenance.
- Name Server experience with BIND.
- RIPE-NCC operation experience.
- Domain Registry and Internet Brand Protection experience.
- Linux and FreeBSD embedding in multimedia and network small form devices.
- Team Building and Project Management.
My theoretical knowledge in Computing, Informatics, Telecommunication and Electronics comes
primarily as a result of a serious and continuous self-teaching; I improved my work experience on-the-road as employee, consultant and entrepreneur, focusing my effort to ICT since a long time.

Project history

Co-Founder, CTO at Webdrops.NET (Italy Verbano-Cusio-Ossola area)
2004 - Present
Hosting and Data Center services.
Remote Hand services, Network devices and Servers suppliers, installation, moving.
design and installation of wired (Copper and Fiber Optical) and wi-fi networks
Network redundancy and High-availability systems
Business Internet connectivity service in Italy (ISDN, ADSL, SHDSL, FTTx)
BGP Routing, Consulting on RIPE NCC applications.
Curriculum vitae of Luca Serone
v. 23/04/17 p.1/4VoIP, number portability and virtual FAX services in Italy.
PBX, VoIP and Computer Telephony Systems.
Computer and Systems installation and maintenance.
Storage systems (NAS, FibreChannel SAN) and disaster recovery plan.
Uninterruptible Power Supplies (APC, HUAWEI).
Online Brand Protection: generic and worldwide countrycode domain registration.
Web Development and integration with CMS, ERP, Ticket Request Systems.
Corporate Image.
Remote Hands Consultant at PCCW GLOBAL (Hong Kong)
2013 - Present
Remote Hands maintenance on NAPs in Milan-Italy Data Centers.
Setup of Nortel-Ciena and Juniper Network equipment.
Setup of Huawei redundant power system units.
Copper and fiber optic structured cabling, testing and commissioning.
ICT Consultant at Scheuing Sport AG (Switzerland, formerly Level Gloves Italy)
2014 - Present
Network and Systems administration and maintenance.
Data Centre, Internet Domains and International VoIP services supplier.
Office Hardware supplier and maintenance.
VoIP PABX and Telephone network.
ICT Consultant at Jinni Social (Italy Milan area)
12/2016 – 02/2017
Consulting and Maintenance on a scalable, HA and balanced Hosting services platform based on Linux.
ICT Consultant at AMR SRL (Italy Verbano-Cusio-Ossola area)
2012 - Present
Network design and Structured cabling in an industrial environment.
Systems and Cisco Network devices configuration.
UPS, Security policies and Disaster Recovery plan.
Ordinary maintenance.
R&D consultant, Disaster Recovery at Indes Imballaggi SRL (Italy Monza-Brianza area)
2012 - Present
Data Recovery and Analisys of a faulty industrial computer produced in the early 80s.
Design and Assembly of a SBC IP66 in compliance with the requirement of the existing chemical plant
and the original software.
Data Restore, testing, commissioning and periodic maintenance.
ICT Consultant at BrianTel SRL (Italy Monza-Brianza area)
01/2009 - 12/2011
Systems conf. and maintenance (FreeBSD, Linux, Microsoft)
Network conf. and maintenance (Cisco, Ubiquiti, MikroTik)
Datacenter Operation
L2-L3 Customer support
Installation and coniguration of point-to-point and point-to-multipoint wi-fi links and CPE based on
MicroTik devices.
Backend Web development (HTML, JScript, CSS, PHP, MySQL)
ICT Consultant at Confederazione Italiana Agricoltori (Italy Verbano-Cusio-Ossola area)
2009 - Present
Network maintenance, Structured cabling, Systems configuration in Domodossola branch office.
Security policies, Network Storage and Disaster Recovery plan.
VoIP PABX and Telephone Network
Ordinary maintenance.
ICT Consultant at Luciano SPA (Italy Turin area)
01/2007 - 10/2007
Move of IT systems to the new headquarters.
Cabling and Configuration of Data/Voice Networks and classic PABX on new offices.
Supply and configuration of new IT equipment.
Testing and commissioning ICT infrastructure in the new premises.
ICT Consultant at Level Sport Italia SRL (Italy Sondrio area)
01/2006 - 12/2013
Network and Systems administration and maintenance.
Data Centre, VoIP and Domain services supplier.
R&D Consultant, System Architect at Diventa AS (Norway)
01/2006 - 01/2007
System Architect and of a innovative MM player device based on Embedded Debian Linux.
SW Development Team Leader.
Production of a small number of working prototypes.
Curriculum vitae of Luca Serone
v. 23/04/17 p.2/4Network and Systems Management at Global Product Channel Italy SPA (Italy Vercelli)
01/2000 - 12/2003
Management and maintenance of Systems (Windows NT4 to 2003 servers, RH Linux, FreeBSD)
Backup, RAID and Storage systems
Network maintenance and wiring
Web development (HTML, ASP VBscript, CSS, Flash actionscript, SQL)
Microsoft SQL server DBMS
Microsoft Exchange server MX
Microsoft IIS HTTP server
Red Hat Linux iptables firewall
FreeBSD Postfix MX server
Junior QA tester and debugging (web appliance)
Junior PM (web appliance)
Engineering CAD Designer at Consorzio di irrigazione e bonifica Est Sesia (Italy Novara)
01/1999 - 12/1999
CAD design of major hydraulics and road infrastructures (canal, duct, road, bridge, sluice, hydroelectric
power plants) and related buildings.
Government Employee at Ministry of Economy and Finances, Territory Agency (Italy Novara)
01/1996 - 12/1998
Technical Operator: processing and control of the practices regarding the attribution of the quality and
value of buildings, housing and land
Employee at Studio di Architettura Lampugnani (Italy Novara)
01/1993 - 12/1995
CAD Technical Designer, Graphic Designer, Construction site Manager and Safety Manager.
IT Consultant and Tutor during the early computerization process of the Company.
Freelance IT Consultant, Self-Employed (Italy Novara area)
01/1992 - 12/1999
PC assembly, customization, tuning, repair.
Network installation and maintenance.
IT Consultant and Tutor during computerization process in SOHO.

Time and spatial flexibility

based in Varzo and Novara, Italy.
I work normally in northern Italy and southern Switzerland.
I am willing to work abroad, I can get away from home for several weeks.


Good communication skills, team spirit, open mind and flexibility, confidentiality.
Leadership, team management and team building, sense of organisation, experience in problem solving,
logistics, commercial and accounting activities, customer support.
Network Engineering (Cisco Juniper Nortel-Ciena Unix), Datacenter-class services management,
Operating Systems Administration (Unix Linux Microsoft Apple), shell scripting, regular expressions,
DBMS maintenance (MySQL MS-SQL), web development (PHP ASP JScript VBScript SQL), hardware
maintenance (IBM-PC SUN Cisco SBC PPC PC-104+LCD), VoIP Technology and practical implementation
(Asterisk), IEEE 802.11a/b/g Wireless access networks (MikroTik Ubiquiti), Internet Routing and
multihoming with BGP, High availability systems, Load Balancing, power and storage systems
redundancy, Research and Development (Unix/Linux Embedded on Single-Board-Computers)
Fundamentals of: Mathematics, Physics, Electronics, Telecommunications, Transmission Protocols,
Telephony (POTS ISDN ss7), Computer-Telephony, ISDN and Broadband packet services (Frame Relay,
ATM, SDH), C programming, UNIX based platform (SUN Solaris SCOUnix Novell NetWare HP-UX IBM-AIX),
LDAP management, Embedded Linux systems and hardware architecture design.
passion for retrocomputing: assembling, maintaining and refurbishing every piece of hardware since late

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