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Syed Mohamed N. | Elance
 
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Last Sign-in: Feb 23, 2012

Syed Mohamed N.

Professional at work
   United Arab Emirates
  |   Dubai, Dubai
  |  1:38 am Local Time

Overview

Minimum Hourly Rate $55

A virtualization specialist with 7+ years of hands-on experience in Microsoft technologies, VMware virtualization, storage design, and network infrastructure. I bring an innovative and pragmatic approach to analyzing complex business needs, enabling me to conceptualize, design and implement cutting edge technical solutions for today’s business problems.

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Skills (6)

Tested
• Expertise with VMware ESX server 3.5 and vSphere 4.0.
• System configurations include configuring and installing Serve
• Strong technical support background includes network design; s
• Cisco firewall configuration and design.
Network Analysis; Design and Administration
• Manage and administered storage system (SAN) and tape librarie

Service Description

Design and implement IBM SAN environments to ensure high availability and acceptable performance characteristics for VMware Virtual Infrastructure and SAN-backed applications.
NetApp FAS/V-Series Configuration and Installation
Hands on experience in iSCSI, NFS, and Fiber Channel protocols, Fiber Channel cabling, switching, and zonine.
Design, install, configure VMware (ESX 3.5), ESXi, and vSphere 4 environments with VirtualCenter management, LabManager, Consolidated Backup, DRS, HA.
Build, configure and deploy VMs and templates. Completed Physical-to-Virtual (P2V), Virtual-to-Virtual (V2V) and Virtual-to-Physical (V2P) migration of Windows NT, 2000 and 2003 servers.
Analyze and troubleshoot on an advanced level, performance of SAN backed VMware ESX infrastructure to determine proper allocation of resources to a multi-department user population with widely varying needs.
Customize layer 2 and layer 3 networking between VMware, networking components and storage for high availability and maximum performance.
Develop, test, and maintain a disaster recovery plan for critical VMs and application data.
Created hardware recommendations based on projected growth and current resource utilization, including an evaluation of any currently implemented systems.
Performed cost analysis supporting consolidation of physical servers into VMware.
Designed, acquired and deployed a corporate VMware ESX Server infrastructure with capacity for 1000 servers across 2 separate...

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Employment

National Bonds Corporation
Senior Infrastructure Specialist
2007 - Present
•Responsible for the deployment and maintenance of more than 200 x-series IBM server. •Implementing, configuring, and supporting Windows 2000/2003/2008 AD, VMware ESX 3.5, vSphere 4.0/4.1 and...
Deloitte & Touche (M.E)
System Engineer
2006 - 2007
•Designed, configured and implemented I.T. infrastructure independently in several offices throughout the Middle East. •Assisted in various office moves, ensuring smooth migration and...
Ras Al Khaimah Intn'l Airport
IT Officer
2002 - 2006
•Installed and administered Windows 2000/2003, Microsoft IIS server, Microsoft Exchange and web server. •Administered Domain Name (DNS) server. •General Desktop support and management of...

Education

Bangalore University
Bacheor in Computer Science
1996 - Present

Keywords

vmware
windows administrator
system engineer
storage
exchange
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