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Damon B. Gatewood
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One Cocoon can protect a whole home. Sensing activity through walls and doors, with no false alarms! | Crowdfunding is a democratic way to support the fundraising needs of your community. Make a contribution today!
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Apple and Samsung function in polar opposite ways, Apple's reductive thinking, patience and need centric approach should make their wearable entirely different to Samsung's rapidly produced,
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Industry’s most agile, flexible, proven and open cloud orchestration, provisioning and management platform to support all types of business-critical workloads
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The Attitude of an Overcomer. Today's Scripture: "For everyone born of God overcomes the world. This is the victory that has overcome the world, even our faith." 1 John 5:4, NIV. Today's Word: Are you facing some challenges or experiencing some unexpected setbacks? We all have things that come ...
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Citrix Service Provider Reference Architecture Kicks off version 4 series of architectural documents for Citrix Service Providers. We are excited to announce the first in a wave of new architectural documents for Citrix Service Provider partners, the “Citrix Service Provider Reference ...
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People with high emotional intelligence tend to do better at work. So what habits do they have that set them apart?
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5nine today announced the release of a rebranded version of Security Datacenter which it now calls: 5nine Cloud Security for Hyper-V. Cloud ...
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Sr. Cloud\ Virtualization Solutions Architect/ Consultant
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Cloud Providers: Amazon AWS Cloud, Cloudstack, Rackspace, etc. Virtualization: · VMware’s Virtual Infrastructure 3 and vSphere 4, 5 (ESX, ESXi, VMotion, HA, DRS, Consolidated Backup), VM Ware ESX 2.x, GSX, Workstation5/6/7/8, ACE, P2V, Importer 2, Converter 3, 4, 5, Player and VMware Fusion1/2/3/4 (for Mac), 3i, Virtual Desktop Infrastructure, (View2, 3, 5) and Thin App · Citrix’s Xenapp, Xendesktop, XenClient/ XT, Provisioning Server, Citrix WAN Optimization products such as NetScalers, VPX and Branch Repeater · Microsoft’s Virtual Server 2005, R2 Hyper-V, App-V, Client and VSMT Operating Systems: Windows 95, 98, XP, NT 4.0/2000 Professional, 7, Mac OS X and Linux Network Operating Systems: Windows NT 3x, 4.0,2000, 2003, and 2008 R2; Server/Advance Server, Active Directory Design, Linux, Mac X and Novell Netware 3x, 4x, NDS, Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL), SUSE Enterprise Linux. HP/IBM/DELL: Servers, Blades, Desktops, Thin clients and PDA’s Deployment software: ADS and Ghost SAN & NAS: Storage: Hitachi 9200, 9570v, EMC Symetrix, HP MSA, EVA Storage Works Systems, IBM DSS6000, and Dell EqualLogic Switches: Brocade 2800, 3800 Compaq Loop FC Hub, and MSA controller Cisco MDS 9500. HBAs: JNIs, Troyka, Emulex, and QLogic) Web Applications: IIS, Tomcat Mail: MS Exchange2000, 2003, Lotus Notes 3x, 4x & 5R Data Base: SQL 6, 7, 2000, and Oracle 8i, 9i Document Management Development with J2EE and java for: ERooms, Documentum 4i, MS Biz Talk Server and SharePoint Security: Check Point Firewall, Nokia Firewall (HD) Backup: Commvault, Legato, Arc serve, and Veritas Net Backup4.5, 5.1MP3 and MP4. Internet Services/Protocols/Networking: IIS, FTP, HTTP/HTTPS, SMTP, SSL, TCP/IP, IPX/SPX, DNS,DHCP, WINS, and SNMP. Wireless/ Cellular: TDMA, CDMA, CDPD, GPS, WAP and Wi-Fi Software Applications: Office 97/2000/XP/2003, Lotus Smart Suite, Symantec Antivirus Corporate Edition 10 and End Point.
Employment
  • Confidential
    Virtualization Solutions Architect/ Consultant, 2014 - present
  • Optimal Solutions Integration/ Accenture (Defense Logistics Agency)
    Virtualization Solutions Architect/ Consultant, 2011 - 2014
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Introduction


• Desktop/Server/Application Consolidation/ Virtualization/ Cloud Solutions and Support

•Apple - MAC Enterprise solution provider OS X Leopard, Snow Leopard Desktop & XServer, LDAP, AD Integration, XSan and Promise VTrak RAID.
• Project Management leadership experience 
• Management and team leadership experience in a production data center environment. 
• Trouble-shooting, customer service and support. 
• Switched network environment support. 
• Extensive knowledge in the area of Intel / AMD/ Itanium server and blade/ SAN/ NAS/ FC/ iSCSI network and systems design. 
• Design, implementation, development, migration and support of VMware ESX 2x, VI3 suite, vSphere4, Citrix Xenapp, Xendesktop, Xen server, App-V, Thin App, ACE,VDI2 , View 3/4 and MS Hyper-V, Virtual server/desktop consolidation and Virtual Infrastructure support. 
• J2EE and java development with ERooms, and Documentum 4i 
• Progressive design, implementation and support of 2000, 2003 and 2008R2 server. 
• Design, implementation and support of Novell 3x, and 4x with NDS.
• Deployment of McAfee encrypted manageable external USB storage devices and management console (formally Safe Boot).

Specialties

•VMWare, Workstation, Converter 3/4, Player, VI3,4, VMotion, HA, DRS, Con. Backup), vSphere4, Fusion, and 3i
• Hyper-V, Virtual Server 2005, R2 and VSMT.
• O/S: Windows 95, 98,XP, NT 4.0/2000 Professional, Mac OS X Lepard and Linux
• Network Operating Systems, AD Design, Linux, and Mac OS X Lepard Server
• HP/IBM/DELL: Servers, Blades, Desktops and PDA’s
• SAN & NAS: Storage: Hitachi 9200, 9570v, EMC Symetrix, HP MSA, EVA Storage Works Systems, IBM, and Dell Equal Logic.
• FC and iSCSI SAN

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Washington, D.C.
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Cocoon: Complete home security from one device. | Indiegogo
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Introducing the Apple iWatch, your interface with the digital world. | L...
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7 Habits of Highly Emotionally Intelligent People
www.fastcompany.com

People with high emotional intelligence tend to do better at work. So what habits do they have that set them apart?

Citrix CloudPlatform 4.3 is Now Generally Available | Citrix Blogs
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Gates Spends Entire First Day Back in Office Trying to Install Windows 8.1
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| Microsoft reduces storage pricing for Windows Azure
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View dozens of detailed pictures that accompany our Volkswagen Amarok Polar Expedition article with close-up photos of exterior and interior

| VMware hires new Chief Technology Officer for Americas
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VMware has hired Chris Wolf as its new Chief Technology Officer (CTO) for Americas. Wolf comes from Gartner, where he was Research Vice Pres

| Citrix announces XenApp 7.5 and XenDesktop 7.5
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Citrix today announced version 7.5 of its desktop and application virtualization product XenApp it also announced version 7.5 its Virtual De

Key Differences Between Thin Clients and Zero Clients for VDI
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Thin Clients and Zero Clients are both devices for Desktop Virtualization, but they have many different characteristics that are important t

| Release: VMware Horizon View Clients 2.3
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| Paper: VMware vCloud Automation Center 6.0 Reference Architecture
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