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Damon B. Gatewood
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Virtualization Solutions Architect/ Consultant
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.
  • Confidential
    Virtualization Solutions Architect/ Consultant, 2014 - present
  • Optimal Solutions Integration/ Accenture (Defense Logistics Agency)
    Virtualization Solutions Architect/ Consultant, 2011 - 2014
Basic Information

• 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).


•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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