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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Experienced Technology Leader, Implementation Manager, Change Agent and MCSE/MCITP. In-depth knowledge of IT systems and operations, project management, large-scale system implementations and information security with over twelve years with hands on experience as an Enterprise Administrator and Network Manager in NT, 2000, 2003 and 2008 environments. Extensive experience in Server Virtualization including VMware and Hyper-V integrated with HP and EMC SANs. Practiced understanding of Exchange, Lync Server 2010, Fortigate UTM devices, Active Directory, PKI and DFS. Five years of experience as a corporate Microsoft/Certification trainer and serving as an MCSE/CCNAinstructor for technical schools, colleges and corporations such as AT&T; and Comcast Cable. I have created course curriculum for two online schools. I am extremely proficient in Server 2012 and 2008, including Server Core edition, Hyper-V, Fortinet, VMware, Procurve, HP and EMC SANs, Active Directory, Exchange, SQL, Procurve switches and many other technologies. I have been highly involved in server virtualization for seven years and am proficient in both VMware and Microsoft Hyper-V. I am also a professional writer and have contributed to several white papers and authored published articles in professional journals. Have also written and reviewed test questions for IT professional certifications. I am looking for other opportunities to supplement my work load. My Microsoft Profile can be accessed by this link: http://www.mcpvirtualbusinesscard.com/VBCServer/brad.rudisail/profile For more information on me go to www.bradinthecloud.com
I'm expert to scale you business and reduce your costs.. part of my skills: * Big Data (hadoop, cassandra, mesos, spark) * IaaS administration (EC2, Rackspace, Openstack) * web applications profiling, load balancing, high availability (corosync, pacemaker, drbd, gfs, ocfs) * virtualization (kvm, xen, vmware, virtualbox) * deployment systems like puppet, chef, fabric * web servers (apache, varnish, NGINX) * mail servers (postfix, exim) * database servers (postgres, mysql, db2) * dns (bind, powerdns) * ldap (openid for all services) * tomcat, jboss, jetty * jabber (ejabberd, openfire) * ftp (pureftp, proftpd) * monitoring (nagios, munin, graphite, cacti) * networking (routers, firewalls, switches) * development services (subversion, jira, otrs, archiva, hudson and others)
- To assist any company to successfully discover, develop and implement their talent with the talents and knowledge that I've been blessed.. - To educate and help our valuable customers to take the wisest choise for their investment, and lead them to be succesful. - To succesfully impact the life of anyone who come into my life, applying the right foundations: Trust, Responsibility and Integrity, and fulfill the purpose and destiny for what I've been created for. AREAS OF EXPERTISE - Leadership Skills - Oral & Written Communications - Time Management - Detail Oriented - Critical Thinking - Customer Relations - Staff/Client Training & Mentoring - Multitasking - System Integration - Server Engineering - Network Administration - Monitoring Results - Strategic Planning - Resource Optimization - System Analysis, Redesign & Testing - Application System Development - Software Quality Assurance SKILLS * Knowledgeable on Infrastructure and Networking technologies that include solutions based on Microsoft, Citrix, Altiris, VMware, Novell, and Linux products. * Database administration * Software QA & Testing experience (2.5 years) * System Testing, Design, and Programming skills with languages like Java, .NET VB/C#, Ruby, php and python. * Project Management Skills * Basic skills on Ethical Hacking and Penetration Testing - IT Training (Microsoft, Citrix and VMware)
I have 7 years of experience in Linux System Administration, I handle servers based on various distributions and platforms which are as follows; OS : Red Hat Linux, CentOS, Debian, FreeBSD, Ubuntu, Fedora. Platforms : cPanel/WHM, Plesk, Direct Admin, Webmin, Virtualmin, ISPconfig, zPanel. Others : Openvz, Virtuozzo, LAMP, XEN, Solusvm, Veportal, AWS I have extensive experience in end user support via various mediums such as Live Chat, Emails, Tickets.
Thank you for taking time to look at my profile. For the past decade or so Virtualization, the back bone of cloud computing has taken the industry by the storm. Using virtual servers instead of physical help datacenter to 1) Increase server utilization rate from 5% – 15% to up to 80% 2) Reduce hardware cost by about 50%, energy cost by 80% 3) Reduce time taken to provision new servers by about 70% 4) Reduce downtime and increase reliability with inbuilt features like moving one virtual machine from one host to the other. 5) Be cloud ready Objective: Ensure that my employers are able to leverage all the benefits offered by virtualization technology. Summary: Out of 14 years of IT experience I have been involved with virtualization technology for the past 10 years. The primary focus of my work has been in area of enterprise management of virtual systems with respect to health monitoring, ensuring compliance and provisioning virtual systems. Primary Services: 1) Planning and setup small & medium sized datacenter. 2) Administration and monitoring of datacenter 3) Troubleshooting 4) Automation (writing custom scripts/programs) for specific needs of respective datacenter. Technical Skills: VI-SDK, PowerCLI, esxcli, C, Java, SNMP, Compliance and configuration, hardening of datacenter servers,etc. Professional strengths: 1) Good written and communications skills 2) 24/7 availability on email/online
Manish Salaria Agency Contractor
My objective is to provide quality services to oDesk buyers at an affordable price and to work on large and complex networks. I posses sound familiarity with Amazon Cloud Computing /EC2 Windows2003/2008 and various LINUX distribution like Red Hat, CENT OS, DEBIAN, UBUNTU at the user level, including user and application installation. _**Certifications:**_ - Red Hat Certified Engineer - CCNA - CCNP - MCP _**Major areas of expertise:**_** ** - LAMP / WAMP / XAMP - Linux System Administration skills (RedHat and Suse) Windows Server System Administration. - Active Directory - Cisco Switching and Routing - Virtualization - TCP/IP - VmWare - DNS, DHCP, Wins - Microsoft Windows 2003/2008 Server - Print Server - File Server - WSUS - Network and Servers documentation - LAN hardware/software administration, design, installation and configuration
Harold B. Agency Contractor
4+years of experience on Server Installation, Administration, Microsoft Exchange, Active Directory, Cisco Switching and Routing, VMware, Hyper-V, Remote Support-Help, Antivirus-Malware Management, Failover Clustering, Backup& Restore Major: *Server 2008 R2/2003/2000 *SBS (Small Business Server) 2003/2008/2011 *Exchange Server 2003/2007/2010 *VMware, VSphere, Microsoft Hyper-V *AntiVirus, Malware, Spyware, RootKit, Trojans, Adware *System Center Essentials *SCCM, SCOM, SCVMM, DPM *Windows 8/Windows7/Vista/XP *Cisco Switching and Routing *MCSE, MCSA, MCITP, MCTS, MCP Certified. Vendor Certifications: * Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE- Private Cloud) * Microsoft Certified IT Professional (MCITP- Virtualization Administrator) * Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS) * Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE) * MCP - Microsoft Certified Professional I have worked with Fujitsu, HP, Dell and IBM servers plus Netapp storage. I'm also experienced in trouble shooting hardware and doing bare-metal recovery.
Hassan L. Agency Contractor
I have 4 years of Wordpress Experience, 3 years of Servers Experience both Windows and Linux (CentOS, Red Hat, Fedora, Ubuntu, Debian) I can make eCommerce sites using Wordpress (example www.nixgurus.com) I am currently managing a small network on my public internet cafe. I pay attention to every small detail and make your project successful. I provide you the cost advantage without affecting the quality of work. I can send hourly report and I communicate through oDesk message board, email and messenger. I provide reliable, responsive, quality and cost effective solution. I can done work in web development, SEO, server administration and server based software installation. I hope you like and consider my best and quality services for your current and future projects.