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Over 1 year ago
I have found that the pricing depends on some variables:  How large is the client that is interested in the UCS-B series platform?  Have they ever purchased Cisco in the last 3 years?  Is there any current compute competitor in the account?  Things like that can help…
Almost 4 years ago
I appreciate you reaching out to me on this. I, unfortunately, have not installed, tested or see Proxmox VE. I have performed many deployments of XenServer using both iSCSI and FC. The XenServer product is easy to manage and install and will provide more mainstream…
Almost 5 years ago
Cisco UCs is definitely a system that overcome the competition from many angles. It's single pane management and policy driven format are atop of the field. I have created and deployed HP and Dell, by far Cisco UCS is the most flexible and scalable in my opinion…
Almost 5 years ago
I have worked with Citrix XenServer, Microsoft Hyper-V and VMware. Out of these three hypervisor, VMware is still by far the most flexible, scalable and easy to manage system. VMware with vCenter server is hands down the most feature rich of the three. Great write up and…

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Currently employed as a Senior Solutions Architect and Consultant. Other roles include Pre-Sales and Systems Engineer at a highly technical Solution Provider for many products surrounding Datacenter and Enterprise class infrastructures. We deliver high end infrastructure designs of virtualization using Citrix, Microsoft Hyper-V and VMware to datacenter infrastructures using high density server platforms, converged hardware and Hyper-Converged platforms. My certifications include a multitude of software and hardware technologies so as to provide holistic technical solutions that suit the business requirements and needs at the highest levels. Employing technology solutions targeted to solve customer requirements with designs. Cohesive end-to-end planning of any hardware or virtualization platform installations and configurations. Specializing in data center migrations, disaster recovery planning, supporting PMO teams and customer IT support teams, provide customer training and project documentation. Executing strategic planning for future software and hardware implementations. We work with small to large customers alongside Citrix, Cisco, Dell and Microsoft Technical Sales account managers. We work cohesively with Citrix, Cisco, Dell and Microsoft with their customer’s to leverage their licensed investments to the fullest.

Specialties (High focus technologies) include: Cisco UCS server platforms, Cisco Nexus/Catalyst switches, Nimble Storage, Pure Storage, Compellent, Citrix XenServer, Citrix XenDesktop, Citrix XenApp, Netscaler, VMware ESX/View, Windows Server & Hyper-V, SQL Server, Enterrise Messaging, Microsoft Active Directory, Group Policy, AD Migrations and Forest Trusts.
Other areas of extreme expertise include - Windows PKI (Certificate Services Designs), HP Blade Servers, Dell Blade Servers and other high end storage devices etc.

Other areas of Expertise- ISA 2004 2006, UAG 2010, TMG 2010, Direct Access, NetApp and Windows cluster services.

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