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The Author

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Sateesh Thupakula who is VMware vExpert 2015/16/17 and works as a Solutions Architect at Align Communications Inc. which is focused on delivering solutions to VMware customers spread across the Globe. With an overall experience of close to 12 years, Sateesh has worked with IT giants such as Hewlett-Packard, UBS, IBM in various roles.

Throughout his career, he has worked on enterprise technologies which have been changing the state of the traditional datacenters. His core competencies are in Architecture Planning, Design and Implementation of VMware Products & suites. He believes that technology certifications help you to keep up with the pace of product releases and he aspires to be a VMware Certified Implementation Expert (VCIX6-DCV) for Data Center Virtualization shortly.


Currently, he holds the following certifications from leading technology vendors:-


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  • VMware Certified Advanced Professional 5 – Datacenter Administration(VCAP5-DCA)
  • IBM Certified L1 – IT Specialist 
  • VMware Certified Implementation Expert — Network Virtualization (VCIX-NV)
  • VMware Certified Advanced Professional 5 – Data Center Administration
  • VMware Certified Advanced Professional 5 – Data Center Design
  • VMware Certified Professional 6 – Network Virtualization
  • VMware Certified Professional 5 – Data Center Virtualization
  • VMware Certified Professional 5 – Desktop
  • VMware Certified Professional – Cloud
  • VMware vExpert 2015/16/17
  • Zerto Certified Professional – Cloud
  • Zerto Certified Professional (ZCP) 4.5
  • Zerto Certified Professional (ZCP) 5.0
  • Zerto Certified Advanced Professional 5.0
  • Nutanix Platform Professional 4.5
  • Server Virtualization with Windows Server Hyper-V and System Center (Exam 74-409)
  • Windows Server 2008, Server Administrator
  • Windows Server 2008 Network Infrastructure Configuration
  • Windows Server 2008 Active Directory Configuration 
  • CCA for Citrix XenApp 5 for Windows Server 2008


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