I’m an IT professional with now in 2023 30 years of experience with good knowledge in several areas such as:

Virtualization, Storage and backups, Disaster Recovery, Unix, Linux, Cloud Platforms, and Networking.
For many years I have been a Manager / Solution Architect / Consultant, managing technical Business units composed of solutions architects, project managers, consultants engineers, and field support teams.
Solid knowledge of cross-selling, Business Development, and solutions design, with more than 16 years of experience as a Solutions Architect / Pre-Sales Engineer.

At the moment I work at VMware as Lead Solutions Engineer covering all VMware solutions in Portugal.

I’m also a VMware SME in NSX and Cloud Native Applications.

Over the years like any IT professional he attended several training’s and did a few Certifications:

  • having several VMware certifications, over more than 17 years of experience working with VMware products.
  • VCP since 2005
  • VCP in Datacenter, Networking and Cloud
  • In the past Chargeback & Cloud Director specializations.
  • Finish the Vmware – Design Specialist in 2010
  • Altiris Client Management Suite
  • RED HAT – RHCE in 2003
  • Compaq – ASE Linux 1999
  • Compaq – ASE Tru64 Unix 1999
  • Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer 1996
  • Cisco Data Center Architecture Design Specialist
  • Cisco Data Center Storage Networking Design Specialist
  • Cisco Data Center Unified Computing Design Specialist
  • Cisco CCNA & CCNP – Routing and Switching (2011)
  • Compaq – ASE PRO – Linux & Storage 2000
  • Compaq – Master ASE – Tru64 & Storage 2000
  • EMC Clariion Associate Level 2003
  • IBM – Pseries Specialist 2006,2008,2010
  • IBM Certified Specialist – Storage (2006,2009)
  • Microsoft Lync Server 2010 Certification (MCTS/MCITP).
  • Microsoft Lync Server 2013 Certification (MCTS/MCITP.
  • NetApp Certified Data Management
  • Veritas NetBackup for UNIX 2006,2008,2012
  • Veritas NetBackup for Windows 2012
  • VASCO Certified Engineer for IDENTIKEY SERVER (2012)
  • Ruckus – LAN-WLAN fundamentals
  • Extreme Networks Design Specialist

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Besides IT enthusiastic, LAB worker 🙂 I Also:

Love to collect and play Guitar. I was blessed to do one of his life wishes to record a song that he wrote for his kids and it came out on a commercial CD and also recorded songs for another commercial CD.

I have also practiced Martial Arts since I was 9 years old over the years practiced different styles of Martial Arts but my favorite one is Shorinji Kempo.

I also love to do cross-country bikes I try to do it every week and at least 60Km.