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Hassler Communication Systems Technology, Inc.
1430 Oak Court, Suite 312
Beavercreek, OH 45430
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Barry D. Hassler founded Hassler Communication Systems Technology, Inc. (HCST) in 1991. Barry currently serves as President, and is primarily responsible for technical direction of the company, day-to-day operations as well as technical support of the companies numerous web, email, and client servers.
Barry’s principle areas of expertise include
- Business Analysis from an IT perspective.
- Local and Wide Area networking, including network design, routing architecture, protocol analysis, and troubleshooting.
- Linux systems and programming
- Network and systems security.
- Systems and requirements analysis.
Barry has a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science from the University of Dayton (1983), and a Masters Degree in Computer Science from Wright State University (1992).
Prior to forming HCST, Barry worked for Control Data Corporation (history). Among other responsibilities, Barry was responsible for operations of several multi-million dollar on-line data integration systems for the United States Air Force, and was a lead analyst responsible for development of software for Air Force compliance of the Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty, prior to its being finally signed in 1991.
Barry served on the Board of Directors for Junior Achievement of the Mad River Region — supporting Junior Achievement in the Clark, Champaign, Logan and Madison Ohio counties. Barry was also a classroom volunteer — teaching Junior Achievement classes at various grade levels.
Barry was born in Reading, Pennsylvania, and is married to Lori (Keefner) since 1987; has two sons: Alex (Aug 2000), and Joseph (Mar 2006), and Bella, their golden retriever. They live in Springfield, Ohio.
Barry has been mentioned in publications and electronic media on a few occasion. A Google search on his name often provides interesting results!
In 2001, as then-president of the Ohio Internet Service Providers Association, Barry provided a statement opposing HR 1542 — the Internet Freedom and Broadband Deployment Act of 2001.
In 2002, Barry supported Ohio anti-spam legislation and provided testimony before the Ohio House Committee on Economic Development and Small Business.
In 2009, Barry was quoted in a ComputerWorld article entitled “Open Source routers are becoming an option for enterprise IT“.
Since then, Barry has been busy running the company and supporting clients, but really would like to write again!