DEREK SCHAEFER HELPS TO GROW CCI’S DATA CENTER CAPABILITIES

SOLUTIONS PROVIDER EXPANDS MARKET EXPERTISE

Derek Schaefer helps to grow CCI’s data center and virtualization product lines.

Iron Mountain, Mich., April 1, 2014 – Derek Schaefer of Crystal City, MO recently joined CCI Systems as Consulting Systems Engineer, specializing in data center and virtualization technologies within the service provider market.
With over 15 years combined experience in enterprise IT, x86 server design, x86 server virtualization, and cloud design, Schaefer brings to CCI the expertise needed to enhance its current data center product line in addition to helping customers generate new lines of revenue using those products. He will be responsible for developing strategic plans and training for the account managers and engineers as well as the actual design and deployment of solutions.

Prior to joining CCI, Schaefer was employed by Enterprise Holdings, Inc. (EHI) based in St. Louis, MO. Schaefer held several engineering positions within EHI, including Senior Systems Engineer, Lead Systems Engineer and the most recent, Systems Architect. In this position Schaefer focused on business services and the design of rapid deployment and self-provisioning for x86 cloud solution.

Schaefer studied electrical engineering and computer science at University of Missouri, Engineering-Jefferson College and currently resides in Crystal City, MO

About CCI
CCI Systems, founded 50 years ago and based in Iron Mountain, Mich., provides customers with complete, innovative and flexible network solutions including planning, engineering, construction, integration and support.