AREAS OF EXPERTISE
High success rate and proactive in designing, configuring and administering Vblock converged infrastructure solutions, with specialized skills to include Compute (Cisco UCS), Server Virtualization (VMware VSphere), Data protection and business continuity (EMC Avamar, Data Domain, Recoverpoint, VNX replicator and VMware SRM), Network Virtualization (VMware NSX), Cloud Management Platform (VMware vCloud Director), R&S (Cisco Nexus 5k switches), Storage (Cisco MDS switches, EMC VNX, VNXe, Unity, Isilon, VMAX and XtremIO storage arrays), Management/ Provisioning (VCE Vision, IPI appliance and Cisco UCS Director) and HCI (VxRail, VSAN).
Orchestrate highly effective remote support for the Global SAP transformation programme for the UMOJA project, supporting two Vblocks at the United Nations facility across two European locations. Coordinate all project related activities with The United Nations, to include initial Vblock logical configuration survey (LCS) requirements, datacentre placement, integration with client network, storage provisioning, V2V initial workload migrations and new SAP RHEL instances template creation. Strategically plan, deliver and execute data protection activities including two Avamar grids, Recoverpoint replication orchestrated with VMware SRM.