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Kevin Hughes



I help people and companies be better – more effective, efficient and profitable.

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Architectural Design and Planning


  • IT Infrastructure Design

  • IT Governance

  • Cybersecurity policies & procedures

  • Compliance policies & procedures

  • Basic Firewall rules and Proxy Server configuration

  • Capacity Planning

  • Growth Management

  • High Availability technologies (Clustering, Network Load Balancing)

  • Network Storage Appliances (SAN, HBA, NAS)

  • Backup Solutions: Tape, Disk-to-Disk, Snapshots, nearline and offline storage

  • Hardware Load Balancing

  • Single Sign On Integration

  • Kerberos Encryption and Authentication

  • Connection Monitoring & Troubleshooting

  • Global Deployment Planning and Implementation (multi-farm, multi-domain, distributed services)

  • Staged Deployment Strategies

  • Virtualization technologies (VMWare, Virtual Server, Virtual PC)

  • Presence Integration (Office Live Communications Server, SMTP, SIP)

Development Technologies

(emphasis is on design and documenting requirements and less on actual development)


  • Power Apps

  • Flow

  • SharePoint Designer

  • Microsoft Visual Studio

  • Microsoft C#.NET

  • Web Part development using C#, ASP.NET, Silverlight

  • HTML & Client side scripting (Javascript, AJAX, DHTML, XSL, XSLT, XHTML)

  • Team Foundation Server

  • Workflow Foundation

  • Windows Communication Foundation

Interoperability and Integration

  • Microsoft Office Interoperability (Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint, Outlook)

  • Project Server deployment

  • Microsoft Dynamics (CRM, ERP, GreatPlains, FRx)

  • InfoPath forms design and troubleshooting

  • Visio Integration

  • Microsoft Office SharePoint Designer (workflows, CSS, web design, master pages, JQuery, Javascript)

  • Reporting and Analysis Integration: SQL Reporting Services, SQL Analysis Services

  • Business Data Catalog connections to ADO.Net (CRM, ERP, DBMS)

  • Excel Services

  • Web Services Integration

  • Search/Indexing Integration

  • Data warehouses RDBMS

  • Single Sign-on solutions and integration with client certificates, smart cards, 2-factor authentication

Systems Management


  • Azure Active Directory

  • Exchange Online

  • Intune

  • MS Teams

  • Power Apps

  • SharePoint

  • Windows Server

  • Microsoft SQL Server

  • SQL Server Analysis and Reporting Services

  • Performance Monitoring

  • IIS


  • Active Directory Design and administration

  • Systems scripting (T-SQL, PowerShell, Stored Procedures, LDAP, VBScript, Batch Files)

  • Microsoft Exchange and SMTP integration

  • Desktop Management

  • WAN & LAN Design and Management

  • File Services (DFS, Compression, Encryption, Security)

  • Antivirus technologies (McAfee, Forefront)

  • Project Server deployment and administration

  • Microsoft Dynamics deployment and administration 



  • Internet Publishing

  • Internet Community Portal

  • Intranet Central Search Portal

  • Intranet Departmental Portal

  • Intranet Collaboration

  • Business Process Management

  • Extranet Collaboration

  • Document Management

  • Records Repository

  • BI Solutions

  • Search Center and Intranet/Internet Search Solutions

  • Reports Center

  • Mobile Solutions

  • Remote Employee Solutions

  • Project Server Integration

  • Web 2.0 Solutions: Blogs, Wikis, Social Networking

Extended Core

  • Active Directory (Group Policies, Security Groups, DLs, Contacts, authentication)

  • Desktop Management (IE, Office deployments, Storage and Collaboration considerations)

  • MOM/System Center Operations Monitoring (performance, system health, dependencies)

  • WAN/LAN performance testing, planning, design, caching

  • File Services and SMS

  • Antivirus management solutions (Forefront, McAfee E-policy Orchestrator, PortalShield)

  • Presence Integration (LCS, Office Live Communications Server, SMTP, SIP)

  • Development Support and testing (ASP.Net, C#, Assemblies, GAC, Bin, Web.config, Web parts, data connections, BDC)

  • Migration solutions: Public Folders, Documentum, Lotus Notes, WebSphere

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