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Josh Townsend Profile PictureVMtoday.com is managed by Joshua Townsend.  Josh is an IT professional with 10+ years of experience as a technology practitioner, consultant, and IT manager.  Josh specializes in VMware, Microsoft, EMC, and Cisco  solutions as Virtualization Practice Manager at Clearpath Solutions Group. Prior to joining Clearpath, Josh worked at Tiber Creek Consulting, wearing several hats , including management of the company IT systems, technical consulting to the firm’s commercial, government, and DoD customers, and leading Tiber Creek’s virtualization sales and service efforts.  Prior to joining Tiber Creek, Josh served as Principal Consultant at IronBrick, where he advised customers on virtualizing Microsoft solutions on VMware, running on NetApp storage.  Josh also includes several years as Global IT Manager for Approva Corporation on his resume, where he provided hands-on management and engineering for all internal IT operations.  Josh has also worked for NetCentrics Corporation and has provided technology consulting services to many firms in Northern Virginia and Washington, DC metro area.

Josh leads the Washington DC Metro Area VMware User Group (VMUG). Please visit http://dcvmug.com for more information.

Josh was honored with VMware’s vExpert award in 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013 & 2014 for his contributions to the virtualization community.

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Josh holds several Microsoft certifications including MCP, MCSA, MCSE + Security, MCTS, & MCITP Enterprise Administration.  Josh is also a VMware Sales Professional (VSP), VMware Technical Sales Professional (VTSP) and VMware Certified Professional (VCP) on Virtual Infrastructure 3.5, vSphere 4 (VCP4) and vSphere 5 (VCP5), VCP5-Desktop, VCAP5-DCD (Datacenter Design) and VCAP5-DTD (Desktop Design) and is currently pursuing several other Microsoft, EMC, NetApp, Cisco, ITIL, and PMP certifications (if ever I get a free moment to study!).

Josh is based in the Washington, DC metro area where he lives with his beautiful wife and two awesome sons.

A copy of my resume can be found here: or here in PDF format: Joshua Townsend Resume 2013 – PDF.

The opinions and ideas published on this blog are my own and not the opinions of my employer or any of the vendors of the products discussed.

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