Hi, my name is Don Blake, I am US-BASED and have been in the IT field for 17 years. During that time I have been a Senior Solution Architect for some of the big name consulting companies Architecting and Configuring solutions around VMware (View, vCloud, Site Recovery Manager), Citrix (XenDesktop, XenApp, Netscaler, PVS) and Microsoft (Hyper-V, System Center Suite, Exchange, AD, Sharepoint, many more). I have worked for Big Enterprise size companies to small start up companies. My expertise is in the Virtualization arena with knowledge ranging from Storage to Microsoft products. I not only like to help clients design and troubleshoot any issues, but also like to teach them the ins and outs so they understand what is happening. I am also very big into documentation and communication. I want to make sure you are comfortable and have more information than you need. Look forward to working with you. Specialties: VMware vSphere Design and Architect VMWare vCloud Design and Architect Citrix Xenapp Design and Architect Citrix XenDesktop Design and Architect Citrix XenServer Design and Architect VMWare View Design and Architect Microsoft System Center Design and Architect Microsoft Hyper-V Design and Architect Quest vWorkspace Design and Architect Microsoft Technologies
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My point - make all tasks with maximum effectiveness and less expenses. I have 10 years of hands-on experience as a system administrator/IT manager. Looking for interesting job / project(s). Able to work independently, but also is flexible team player with excellent communication and interpersonal skills. Skills and knowledge - Microsoft software/services = Microsoft Windows 2003/2008/2012 server products = Windows XP/Vista/7/8 desktops + mass-deployment tools/technologies = DHCP/DNS/FTP = DFS namespaces & replication = Active Directory planning, setup, maintenance and troubleshooting = Active Directory Federation Services = Terminal Services / Remote Desktop Services / RemoteApp = Group Policy = Access Control and Auditing setup = MS Exchange 2007/2010/2013 = MS Office 2003/2007/2010/2013/365 = MS SQL 2000/2005/2008 = Microsoft Hyper-V My MS certification: https://mcp.microsoft.com/Anonymous//Transcript/Validate Transcript ID 982200 Access Code Prima753
I am an extremely skilled, motivated, and highly knowledgeable IT professional with 15+ years in the IT industry. I am also an EC Council Certified Ethical Hacker, and in addition to security services, I provide a vast array of technical solutions to both businesses and individuals. From network/server/workstation planning and implementation to advanced troubleshooting and traffic analysis, I am THE answer to your technical demands. Add to this the fact that technology isn't just my profession; it's my passion, and you will discover why my clients have been with me for years and wouldn't consider switching. I absorb and become well-versed at any issue thrown my way, and will get to the bottom of whatever roadblock I encounter. Who I am not: your average neighborhood tech geek, a rep from a fly-by-night shop, or someone sending proposals to any listing that appears. I choose my applications very carefully, and make sure I have budgeted enough time to complete the task required. I also do not apply for jobs that I'm not 100% certain I can handle. Due to these and many other reasons, I have built a solid name for myself locally, and will do so here as well. You'll be glad you chose to have done business with me, and I look forward to meeting your technological challenges head-on.
For the past 5 years, I have been working as a Technical Support Representative and Help Desk technician. I have handled email, chat and phone support, both inbound and outbound. I was a level 2 technician with Microsoft PC Safety which specializes in removing viruses, Windows Update issues, Antivirus programs, Firewall issues and other security related issues with the operating system. My core competency is with Active Directory, Microsoft Operating Systems and Networking devices. Based on knowledge and experience gained over the last 5 years as Technical Support / IT Support, I have developed a great expertise in many fields such as: Windows Server 2003/2008R2/2012, Windows XP/Vista/7/8, Microsoft Exchange 2010/2013, Outlook 2003/2007/2010/2013, MCSA: Office 365 MCP: Microsoft Azure Virtualization environments: Hyper-V, VMware Workstation and VMware Server ESXi 5.0/5.1 Antivirus server: Symantec Endpoint Protection, ESET NOD32 administration. Backup: Symantec Netbackup, Symantec Enterprise vault Network Administration, ERP system administration, MAC OS X Mac OS X Server Desktop and Technical support. I also have great experience with installation, configuration and administration of different kind of device like network printers, routers. Based on my friendly and communicative spirit I am sure I can fulfill all your requirements and expectations.
Seasoned enterprise level Microsoft infrastructure architect and technical project manager specializing in global deployment, transitions, and migrations to the latest versions of Active Directory, Exchange, and Windows. Extensive experience with Exchange, Active Directory, SharePoint and SharePoint online and scripting projects from ranging several 100 to over 50,000 users. Veteran project manager, presenter, public speaker, and writer with seventeen years of in-depth, hands on experience with some of the most complex environments in the world. Microsoft Exchange and Active Directory project architect. experience Cloud solutions My experience includes research, design, development and the ensuing implementation of differing platforms, especially Microsoft Exchange Office 365, VMware, Hyper-V, Expert experience with Office 365 Deployments and completed many complex domains with Microsoft Office 365 Cloud,Dir Synchronization (Dir sync /AAD sync) Active Directory migrations. Expert in Microsoft Services like O365, Exchange, AD and network infrastructure. My experience includes research, design, development and the ensuing implementation of differing platforms, especially Microsoft Exchange, Office 365 AWS and Hyper-V. Skills Microsoft Office 365 - Microsoft Online Portal Windows PowerShell Scripting Microsoft Azure Online Backup Microsoft Azure (IAAS) - Cloud Service, Virtual Machines, Virtual Networks. Microsoft Azure Site-to-Site Connectivity Microsoft Windows Server 2003 SBS, 2008 R2, 2012 R2 Active Directory Domain Services Active Directory Federation Services (ADFS 2.0, 2.1, 3.0) Internet Information Services (IIS 7 & IIS 8) Single Sign-On (SSO) for Office 365 On-Premise Directory Synchronization with Azure Active Directory on Cloud (DirSync) Existing Office 365 (wave 14) Tenant Upgrade to Office 365 (wave 15) SSL Certificates Microsoft Exchange Hybrid Deployment On-Premise Mailboxes migration to Office 365 Cloud Microsoft Exchange 2003, 2007, 2010, 2013 Microsoft in Lync Hybrid Deployment Move User from Microsoft Lync 2013 to Lync Online
10+ years experience in Information Technology (IT) Major areas of expertise: VMware and Microsoft virtualization technologies. Designing and implementing fault-tolerant virtualization clusters SAN and NAS systems (iSCSI, FC) Windows 2003 / 2008 / 2012 Server * Active Directory * Microsoft ISA Server and TMG * Clustering * MS Windows XP/Vista/7/8 desktop/workstation operating systems * Centralized anitivirus systems WSUS * TCP/IP, Switching and Routing * Firewalls IBM, HP, Dell Servers * DNS, DHCP, Wins * Print Server * File Server * Network and Servers documentation * LAN hardware/software administration, design, installation and configuration * Print Server * LAMP Administration * Linux services : squid, postfix, dovecot, firewall, ldap, mysql, nagios, dhcp, bind etc Certifications: MCP - Microsoft Certified Professional MCSA - Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator VCP - Vmware Certified Professional VCP-510 * VCA-DCV - Vmware Certified Associate Data Center Virtualization.
Microsoft Exchange 2007/2010 & 2013 Versions Windows Server 2003/2008/2012 and its R2 versions Windows Azure Experience and IaaS good practice knowledge Server Services (Roles & Features) Experience Active Directory + GPO RPD Services Networking / Virtual Networking (Vmware/Hyper-V) TMG 2010 / ISA SERVER 2004/2006 Scripting languagues (Windows Powershell ,DOS,VBS) Programming Languagues using C#/Vb.net (vacations form in Manapro, using VS2012 & InfoPath designer/report from disk on critical servers in HTML5) Basic Support to Unified Communications Sharepoint 2010/2013 (Implementation/Configuration) Technical support using Teamviewer & RDP Intermediate SQL Servers Advanced Excel Macros
I'm former Microsoft gold partner support team member on exchange server project and has served as PM(project manager), Trained by Microsoft in MSExchange Server 2003, 2007, 2010 and 2013 and Active directory 2003, 2008 & 2012, - Have worked with more than 5000+ Exchange Server and 500+ Ad Migrations on various scenarios. - Have contributed Microsoft with number of personalized articles and got it published as knowledge base article. - Having vast knowledge with VM,Hyper-V and Citrix XenCenter and played around with less scenarios of P2V and V2V through Esx5.1 using Storage VMotion. My Skype: nelson9821 I can make myself available on any requested time frame, Author in http://social.technet.microsoft.com/wiki and http://exchangeservergeeks.wordpress.com My below article had the highest number of hits for the year 2013 http://social.technet.microsoft.com/wiki/contents/articles/17426.auto-response-from-distribution-group-exchange-2007-and-2010.aspx • Hands-on, dedicated professional with over 7 years of experience in IT management. • Possess strong knowledge of the software development and IT product design lifecycle. • Recognized for delivering leading edge solutions that consistent meet complex business requirements. • Implementing and managing ticketing system with SLA and meeting it on time frame • Managing team that run in 24/7 Shifts • Providing service on demand for 6 global sites • Taking care of Audit for ISMS and preparing docs for BCP for ISO audit • Carry very good knowledge for ISO 27001 - ISMS • Conducting triages on weekly basis within the team, • Adept in building strong relationships with IT staff, customers, vendors and third party contractors. • Solid understand of application development, computer programming and architecture design. • Streamlined Information Technology department by separating support tasks, creating new leadership positions and implementing best practices. • Special expertise in product development, solutions design and strategic marketing. • Spearheaded initiatives to restructure software product development processes to increase productivity. • Advise clients objectively on where IT might make a difference to the business • Planning the stages of the project and how each affects the business • Coordinating with the project team on weekly basis to understand the IT needs • Agreeing costs, timescales and standards to be met and monitoring these through the project • Adjusting the plans where needed • Making sure there is a smooth change over from the old system to the new one • Keeping management and clients updated on progress • Evaluation of each project stage and once completed
I am a MCSE and MS Exchange Specialist with more than ten years of experience in IT and more than 7 working directly with MS Exchange Systems (2000/2003/2007), in multi-site infrastructure, working in different areas including: Network Design, Infrastructure, Troubleshooting, Wifi, VPN, Security and more. Extended specifications of my career are available in my resume. Out of the technical matter, I consider myself a very patient person which is good for dealing with strong client’s attitude. I’m very Emphatic with people needs, which is ideal for understanding and fulfill their requirements. I have a very good typing skill which is ideal for Help Desk positions and allows me to complete reports, memos and e-mail a lot faster than regular people. I’m a very proactive and also an excellent teamwork kind of person, allowing me to work in very complex scenarios even assisting untrained users to perform advanced IT tasks and achieving the goals.
Office 365 and Azure consultant specialising in migrating, supporting and configuring SharePoint, Access Databases, Exchange, Lync, Windows Phone, Azure and other cloud technologies. I hold MCSE, CCNA, CCA, ITIL Management and Prince 2 qualification and have near 20 years IT experience. I have migrated nearly 1000 companies to Office 365, ranging in size from 2 man teams to organisations in excess of 5000 users. Once migrated to Office 365, I can help configure and brand Sharepoint for you, create Workflows and custom Web parts. My work includes designing Intranets directly for a number of large corporations and as freelancer for other IT companies. I can also provide on-going support and training on the Office 365. Please do contact me and let me help you get the most out of Office 365.