A Stage Hand in Act Two – Thoughts on Joining VMware

I've been incredibly fortunate over the past several years to have worked with many VMware customers as the Virtualization Practice Manager at Clearpath Solutions Group, as a leader in the Washington DC VMware User Group, and at industry events like VMworld, EMC World, VMUGs, VTUGs and VMware Knowledge Series. As I have engaged with customers large and small, I've seen the realization of the real, tangible benefits of VMware's virtualization solutions to IT organizations and the businesses they serve. I also began to see customers become increasingly interested in solutions beyond vSphere - … [Read more...]

Sweet New Job at Clearpath Solutions Group!

Time to make it official!  I have moved to Clearpath Solutions Group where I'll take on the role of Virtualization Practice Manager, focusing on delivering VMware solutions and services to our VMware, Cisco, and EMC customers.  I'm looking forward to joining a high energy company where I can focus on the VMware technologies that I am passionate about.  I'm going to hit the ground running with VMware View implementations, Site Recovery Manager (SRM) work, and vSphere upgrades on EMC storage and Cisco UCS servers. A few perks that I am looking forward to in this new job: With the … [Read more...]

Landing a Virtualization Job

As the New Year rolls around you may find yourself looking for a new paying gig. Times are tough, but the virtualization space shows continued strength as companies seek to consolidate servers, reduce administrative burden, and hunt down cost savings in the data center. We will look at how you can land that new virtualization gig quickly. Virtualization jobs come in all shapes and sizes, from the small shop IT guy who runs everything from the desktop to the data center (or data closet as the case may be) to large silo-structured enterprise environments where IT staff rarely deviate from … [Read more...]