Mike Trello has nearly thirty years of IT experience, having both an undergraduate degree in Business Administration/Computer Science from Illinois College in Jacksonville, IL, and graduate degree Management of Information Systems from the University of Illinois, Springfield.  Mike is currently employed as senior programmer analyst for UTG, Inc, a small insurance company that provides TPA services for other organizations.  Working in a small shop provides him with endless challenges.  Mike Trello’s experience ranges from web development to .NET to electronic imaging to extensive VMWare ESXi and VDI experience, with a lot in between.  He has had much database experience with mainframe and network DB2, a wide range of SQL Server versions, and MySQL. He has converted the company’s DB2 environments to SQLServer, and is currently kneedeep in moving the on-premises datacenter to a remote, hosted, datacenter, in addition to helping the company successfully relocate operations.

He is adept at hardware configurations to get the most performance for the dollar. Mike enjoys his home network and working with his home-built ESXi server.  Mike runs ArcadeCab.com, an invaluable resource used by people from around the world since 2003. Mike is married to Tracy, and has two beautiful children, Alex and Chase, who keep him very busy.