César is an IT professional with more than 25 years of experience with good knowledge in several areas such as:

Virtualization, Storage & Backups, Disaster Recovery, Unix, Linux, Cloud Platforms, and Networking.
For many years César has been a Manager / Solution Architect / Consultant, managing technical Business units composed of solutions architects, project managers, consultants engineers and field support teams.
Solid knowledge on cross-selling, Business Development, and solutions design, with more than 14 years of experience as a Solutions Architect / Pre-Sales Engineer.

At the moment he works in VMware as an SE covering all VMware solutions in Portugal. Also working his way to improve his skills as an SME in CNA. HE was SME(subject matter expert) in NSX and changed to CNA mainly because of his Background with Linux although He thinks booth areas are amazing 🙂 and CNA(Cloud-Native Applications) with Tanzu can take lots of advantages of NSX-T making it a win-win decision.

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

  • having several VMware certifications, over more than 16 years of experience working with VMware products.
  • VCP since 2005
  • Also VCP-NV
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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 🙂 or online gamer, he also does other fun stuff such as:

Loves to collect and play Guitar. 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.

He Practices Martial arts since 9 years old over the years practiced different styles of Martial Arts but his favorite one is Shorinji Kempo.

A few months ago he started to do Cross Country Mountain Biking with friends.