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Ben Thomas - . Denver, CO, US

Ben Thomas Ben Thomas

Senior Cloud Engineer

Denver, CO, UNITED STATES

Virtualization Evangelist and Technologist

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Biography

Ben Thomas is a Sr. Systems Administrator at a large hosting organization specializing in VMware Infrastructure and vCloud management. Previously he worked with a diverse set of organizations where he gained a broad experience in networking and systems analysis/design with over 8 years of direct industry experience. He is a specialist in creating practical virtualization designs that still meet security goals without hampering productivity or usability. Often an advocate of data center consolidation through virtualization and passionate about finding and applying new technology to solve complex issues. Ben was one of the first to obtain the VMware VCAP certifications (DCA #44, DCD #122) and worked to develop several of the existing and forthcoming VMware certification programs as a technical advisor.

Certification Highlights:
VMware VCP (3,4,5)
VMware VCP-Cloud (5)
VMware VCAP-DCA (4,5)
VMware VCAP-DCD (4,5)
CISSP

Specialties: - VMWare Infrastructure Administration
- Windows Administration
- UNIX and LINUX Administration
- Systems Monitoring for Proactive Troubleshooting
- Networking, Wireless and Wired
- Network Security, Internal and External
- Operating System Hardening
- Log and Performance Tracking
- Open Source System Design

Industry Expertise (2)

Information Technology and Services Computer/Network Security

Areas of Expertise (3)

Vmware Virtualization Performance

Style

Availability

  • Keynote
  • Panelist
  • Workshop Leader
  • Corporate Training

Fees

1500 to 10000
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