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Chris Vattes

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Strategic IT leader with more than 18 years of expertise in managing datacenters, implementing domestic and global scalable IT infrastructures in addition to creating and leading teams. Results-driven professional with proven ability to design, deliver and govern efficient innovative solutions which improve the manageability, availability and performance of information systems.

EXPERIENCE

  • IT Infrastructure Design, Delivery and Management
  • Strategic IT Lifecycle Development
  • Disaster Recover, Business Continuity and Business Risk Reduction Initiatives
  • Server, Network, SAN and Virtualization Architecture
  • Solution Architecture for Microsoft AD, Exchange, and SQL Server
  • Designing, implementing and managing ITIL / ITSM business processes
  • IT Manager / Director with functional IT responsibilities including budgeting, personnel development and performance reviews, vendor management, etc.
  • Service Delivery Manager for Managed Services
  • IT Project Management

CERTIFICATIONS

  • VMware Certified Professional (VCP 5.5, 5, 4)
  • Former VMware’s Partner Technical Advisory Board (PTAB) representative for Capgemini Hosting
  • VMware Certified Professional – Network Virtualization (VCP6-NV NSX) in progress
  • VMware VTSP – Cloud (Cloud IaaS 5)
  • VMware VTSP – BC (Business Continuity 5)
  • VMware VTSP – MGMT (Management 5)
  • VMware VTSP – DV (Desktop Virtualization 5)
  • VMware Capacity Planner Fundamentals
  • Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE NT 4.0)
  • Microsoft Certified Professional + Internet (MCP+I)
  • Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP) certification
  • EMC Velocity Systems Engineer
  • Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) certification (expired)
  • ITIL Foundation in progress