vExpert: Archie Hendryx

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    NameArchie Hendryx
    LocationLondon
    United Kingdom
    Short DescriptionSAN, NAS, Back Up / Recovery, Virtualisation & Cloud Specialist. Currently working as a Principal vArchitect at the company VCE.
    Affiliation
    IndustryComputer Hardware
    Website/Bloghttp://www.thesanman.org
    Twitterhttp://www.twitter.com/Archie_Hendryx
    OverviewEnterprise Storage & Virtualisation Engineer, Architect and Consultant with experience in planning, designing, implementing and administering Private Cloud Infrastructures, HA clusters, NAS, SAN and Enterprise Storage/Virtualisation Solutions for both UNIX and Wintel environments. Consulting experience that has consolidated and optimised complex and heterogeneous environments with subsequently increased business resiliency, reduced operational risk & significant ROI and TCO improvements for clients. Projects focusing on Enterprise Data protection, Disaster Recovery, Data Migration, Server / Storage virtualization, Private Cloud deployment, SAN I/O optimisation, Tiered Storage Infrastructure and Information Lifecycle Management. Designing and configuring Enterprise SAN infrastructures as well as designing and setting up necessary SAN security procedures. Design, planning, implementation and management of Enterprise and Modular Storage Solutions based on leading vendor technologies from HDS, EMC, VMware, SUN, HP, Network Appliance. Planning, designing and implementation of Enterprise backup solutions using backup and recovery products such as Legato NetWorker and Veritas NetBackup on multi-platform environments. Design and implementation of Disaster Recovery Solutions which have incorporated long distance data replication as well as cost saving solutions from management consolidation, capacity planning and data deduplication techniques.
    Technical CertificationsSNIA Expert, EMC Expert, HDS Expert, VMware VCP5, VCP4, VCP3, Cisco CSNSSS, Cisco CSNSDS, NetApp NCDA, ITIL v3
    Publications and Speaking Engagementshttp://www.zdnet.co.uk/blogs/the-sanman-10014929/ http://archiehendryx.ulitzer.com/ http://it.toolbox.com/blogs/sanman/ http://virtensys.com/files/Fibre_Channel_-_Destroying_the_Myths.pdf http://info.virtualinstruments.com/webinar-fc-san-myths.html http://info.virtualinstruments.com/Webinar-Solving-VMware-Performance-OnDemand.html http://info.virtualinstruments.com/Webinar-Top-SAN-Errors-OnDemand.html
    User Groups and Communitieshttp://www.linkedin.com/groups/Virtual-Instruments-SAN-Storage-Virtualisation-3519321 communities.netapp.com communities.emc.com http://www.vmworld.com/community/discussion-document/ http://www.virtualinstruments.com/sanbestpractices/
    Expertise and InterestsSAN, NAS & DAS Virtualisation Design, Installation & Configuration Private Cloud Computing Infrastructures SAN Architecture & Design Disk technologies: SSD, ATA/SATA, SCSI, iSCSI, FC, Infiniband, SAS Back Up, Recovery & Restore: Network, LAN-free, Snapshot, Server-free, NDMP, backup to disk, Replication, CDP, Tape, D2D,D2D2Tape, Optical, 3PC, Deduplication Information Lifecycle Management

     


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