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55 Points
5 Years

User Activity

Almost 5 years ago
Performance in a shared environment, mixed workloads. API access for backups, clones, deployments to support an increasingly Agile/DevOps world Anlaytics on usage, trends, hotspots, bottlenecks vCenter/Hyper-V integration
About 5 years ago
Only thing I've heard of the V9000 doing well is latency (microsecond) vs XtremeIO's "sub-millisecond" latency. IBM's previous compression is based on RISC cards and compression alone was about 2.3-3:1 for my RAC. Nimble's compression + dedupe works very well (we moved off…

About me

I always looks at my clients' business needs first.

Many times I find ways to help my clients solve other problems before they do any business with me. I am a huge proponent of giving away an idea, a concept, or a direction that might help you meet your goals. Often times, that goodwill returns to me with a project that I can help a client implement!

Expertise in virtualization technologies
Success in aligning enterprise workloads with hosting platforms, such as cloud or converged infrastructure
Expertise in multiple storage and compute technologies
Experience with replication technology
Ability to develop and implement backup and disaster recovery strategy
Ability to provide direction and advice pertaining to capacity planning
Ability to collaborate with business leaders and development teams to ascertain immediate and future storage and computing needs based on both day-to-day operations and strategic initiatives
Demonstrated proficiency in project management
Understanding of financial issues related to projects and budgets, including CapEx vs. OpEx, total cost of ownership, return on investment and net present value

I have my MCSE (Solutions Expert) in Server Infrastructure, MCSA (Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate in Server 2008 and Server 2012 Administration and am working towards my MCSA SQL and VMware VCP6-DCV

I specialize in deploying SQL Clusters, AlwaysOn technologies, Hyper-V, iSCSI/FC storage,and related server performance work.

Moving to the cloud can be easier than you imagine if your business reasons are sound. I can design that strategy and tell you what will work as needed and what is overkill. This will save you time, money, and headaches down the road!

As a VAR, I specialize in products from Nimble Storage, Veeam, Kemp, and Vazata.

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