Sohail Ali

Sohail Ali

I'll come up with a tag line later...

The Assumptions That We Make

Recently, I've been having some trouble with ordering breakfast here at work. Nothing spectacularly terrible, but just enough that it gives you the feeling of a splinter under your nail. It's something akin to that feeling of an itch just out of reach, taunting you with it's inaccessibility and then

A new beginning?

Over the years, roughly since 2004, I've told myself that I will write more. I always start it with the best of intentions and end up churning out something once or twice a year.

At first I thought I would utilize this blog to give tech updates and advice to

I've Been Hacked. What Now?

Lately it seems like anywhere you go, either their database is being stolen or a group of hackers is dumping aggregated data on the net.

Some of you may be wondering, what you should do if you believe your password / account has been compromised.

Most people start with blaming the

The Perfect Burrito

A long while back I saw a blog post about the way most burritos are made. I felt this persons pain, their frustrations, all too well. I understood where they were coming from, that yearning for a good burrito. The kind you'd imagine if you were hispanic that your Abuela

How it all began

Getting Ghost running was not an easy task for me. Not so much because it's difficult to get going, more so because I had no experience with the devices utilized to get it going.

To begin with, Ghost utlizes node.js, which is something I'm still trying to get a

In the beginning

For a while now I have been toying around with the idea of starting a blog. Some type of forum where I had the ability to express my thoughts and and share ideas with others. Over the years I've played with quite a few platforms. I've used, journalspace.

  • #babyarwaamirhail a wonderful mother and son moment.
  • Ollie and Arwa #SayMahName
  • #leaf #stain
  • #bubbles
  • Late night #pano of grand central station.
  • Some assembly required.
  • Last night here #NYC #redhat  #training
  • A shot of the #nj skyline from 1 penn plaza. Figured if I'm going to be studying super late might as well take advantage of the view.
  • View from 1 Penn Plaza the other night
  • I actually snorted when I saw this.
  • Quick time lapse of downtown skyline.
  • Last nights wanderings.
  • #poke #poke #poke
  • #airplane #pics
  • #shadowplay #conference #hacking #raleigh #charlotte #trenton #overuseofhashtags #thisseriouslyneedatostopnow
  • #commvaultlife #CommVault #HalloweenWeek mildly creepy.
  • Mad scientist #CommVault  #commvaultlife
  • #Halloween #CommVault cool and fun office environment.
  • Pumpkin picking with @wawaali @zainabjam @betoolie @saksebali and the little man #babyarwaamirhail
  • It's barely mid #october and there is already #frost on my car. I kinda love this.
  • #kiddie #toys that #squeak #suction to #foreheads
  • #flu #shots #shots #shots
  • #chirp #chirp #chirp
  • #tbt #Babyarwaamirhail
  • #Babyarwaamirhail Up Up and Away. With @wawaali
  • #Commvault #cafeteria #shadows #ImageManipulation
  • First run with #iMovie
  • #Babyarwaamirhail it's amazing how fast time flies. Our little man turned 6 months 8/27.
  • Glug glug glug #Starbucks




  • Sohail Ali


  • Male

Email Address

  • sohail @ sohailali dot com
Sohail Ali, MBA
I am US based Systems Administrator, Information Security Professional and Backend Web Designer creating effective IT solutions for individuals and companies of all size around the local area. As an IT professional, I am a problem solver at heart and strive to deliver the most effective solution at the highest of standards.

I have worked with various business groups in assisting with technical analysis, recommendation, and detailed evaluation on various projects. As well, I have worked with many vendors in performing installations and troubleshooting software packages.

My current assignment is working as part of a system team that manages and administers various systems at CommVault Systems Inc. I am also involved in working on Solaris, AIX, and various Linux system builds. Some of my other duties include working in managing NetApp Storage, and production level backup of the companies build, development and production environment. Over the years I have installed and configured various Oracle/SUN hardware within my corporate experience.

Along with my daily duties, I have private business experience in implementing and overseeing network, computer, and cyber security for small businesses. As well, I have Successfully carried out analysis to secure and monitor security vulnerabilities which has decreased corporate risk and secured client and corporate data. I possess strong public speaking skills and strong report and technical writing skills for presentations, training and educational purposes.

My Skill
  • Under Construction

Keller Graduate School of Management

Aug 2010 - Dec 2012

Studying all aspect of business management with a focus in Information Security.

DeVry University

July 2006 - Dec 2008

Studying all aspect of Network Communication Management with a focus in Network Engineering.



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Nov. 13, 2015