Ed Sarney

About Ed

Meet Ed Sarney, a highly experienced and accomplished IT professional with over 10 years of experience in the industry. Ed is currently a National Solutions Architect at Sentinel Technologies in Chicago, where he is responsible for ensuring the technical accuracy of proposed solutions. Ed interfaces with other consultants and sales team members to design and implement solutions such as: Configuring Microsoft 365 Services, Cloud Migrations, Virtual Desktop Infrastructure, and much more. With his extensive experience in the field, Ed is an expert at providing expert technical support, gathering technical information on the customer's IT environment, and assisting organizations with Identity solutions including integration with cloud-based solutions, processes, and workflows as applicable. Throughout his career, Ed has built and maintained relationships with new and existing customers as a trusted advisor and is known for his ability to accurately set delivery expectations and meet those commitments.

  • Years of Experience 10+
  • Location Chicago, IL
  • Residence United States
  • email ed@edsarney.com
  • Phone +1 312 219 4925

What I Do

Partner With Industry Leadership

As a Solutions Architect, I partner with industry leaders to understand the unique challenges faced by their organizations and to develop innovative solutions that address those challenges. By collaborating with industry leaders, I can gain a deeper understanding of the trends and technologies that are driving change in their field. I then use this knowledge to design and implement customized solutions that are tailored to the specific needs of their clients.

By working closely with industry leaders, I am able to identify opportunities for continuous improvement and innovation, ensuring that the solutions remain relevant and effective over time. Ultimately, by partnering with industry leaders, I can help their clients stay ahead of the curve and achieve their strategic goals.

Deliver Solutions

A Solutions Architect is responsible for providing comprehensive solutions that can work seamlessly in both cloud and on-premise environments. This requires a deep understanding of the unique capabilities and limitations of each environment and the ability to design solutions that can leverage the strengths of both. I generally start by understanding the specific business requirements and IT infrastructure of our clients.

I then identify the appropriate mix of cloud-based and on-premise technologies that will deliver the desired outcomes while meeting the client's security, compliance, and performance requirements. This may involve designing hybrid cloud architectures that provide a seamless integration between on-premise and cloud-based systems, enabling data and applications to be seamlessly migrated between the two. Throughout the process, I work closely with our clients to ensure that the solutions I design are optimized for both cloud and on-premise environments, delivering maximum value and flexibility.

Develop Public Cloud Strategies

As a Solutions Architect, I play a critical role in helping our customers develop effective public cloud strategies. To do so, I start by understanding our customers' business objectives and IT requirements. I then analyze the benefits and challenges of different public cloud platforms and services, considering factors such as scalability, security, cost, and performance.

Based on this analysis, I work with our customers to develop a customized public cloud strategy that aligns with their specific needs and goals. This may involve selecting the most appropriate cloud services, designing the architecture for the cloud-based applications, and implementing the migration of data and applications to the cloud. Throughout this process, I maintain a close partnership with our customers, providing guidance and support to ensure that the public cloud strategy is successful and delivers tangible business value.

Book Some Time With Me

As a Solutions Architect, I am here to help you design and implement innovative solutions that meet your unique business needs. Whether you're looking to migrate to the cloud, optimize your existing infrastructure, or implement new technologies, I can provide you with the guidance and expertise you need to succeed.

If you're interested in learning more about how I can help you, I invite you to book some time with me. During our consultation, we'll discuss your specific requirements and challenges, and I'll provide you with tailored recommendations and strategies that will help you achieve your goals. With my extensive experience in cloud and on-premise technologies, I am confident that I can help you find the right solutions to drive your business forward. So don't hesitate - book your consultation with me today and let's get started on your journey to success.


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2022 - Current
Sentinel Technologies

National Cloud Solutions Architect

As a national cloud solutions architect, my role is to work with clients across the country to design and implement cloud-based solutions that meet their unique business needs. I collaborate closely with clients to understand their IT requirements and develop customized cloud strategies that align with their goals. I ensure that these strategies meet security, compliance, and performance requirements, and design hybrid cloud architectures that integrate on-premise and cloud-based systems seamlessly. My expertise and guidance help organizations leverage the full potential of cloud technologies to achieve their strategic objectives. Ultimately, my goal is to provide clients with innovative, effective, and scalable solutions that help them stay ahead of the curve in an increasingly competitive and dynamic business environment.

2021 - 2022
Sentinel Technologies

Director of Information Technology Consultant

2020 - 2021
Sentinel Technologies

Information Technology Technical Consultant

2019 - 2020
Sentinel Technologies

Incident Response Team Member

2018 - 2020
Sentinel Technologies

Senior Datacenter Engineer

2018 - 2018
Eddie Bauer

Lead Systems Engineer

2016 - 2018
Career Builder

Infrastructure Engineer

2016 - 2017

Server Administrator/Service Desk Manager

2014 - 2016

Information Technology Support Specialist

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Microsoft Technologies


Infrastructure Architecture


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Amazon Web Services (AWS)


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  • Public Cloud
  • System Administration
  • Digital Transformation
  • Hyperconvergence
  • Infrastructure Design
  • Solution Architecture
  • Problem-Solving
  • Social Networking
  • Flexibility


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