...hopefully some useful VMware related stuff

About Me

My name is Dan Yates, I currently work all over the UK as a Senior Virtualisation Consultant for a large independent business technology solutions company based in Scotland.


I am passionate about virtualisation both server and desktop and actively follow the industry to keep up to date.


I am a VMware, Microsoft and Citrix Certified Professional.

My certifications:

  • VCP (VI3, vSphere 4 and vSphere 5)
  • CCA (Citrix Certified Administrator): XenDesktop 5
  • CCA (Citrix Certified Administrator): XenApp 6
  • MCSA (Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator): 2003
  • MCSA (Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate): Windows Server 2008
  • MCITP:
    • Server Administrator
    • Enterprise Support
  • MCTS:
    • Windows Server Virtualization, Configuration
    • System Centre Virtual Machine Manager 2008, Configuration
    • Windows Server 2008 Active Directory Configuration
    • Windows Server 2008 Network Infrastructure Configuration
    • Microsoft Windows Vista, Configuration
  • CNA (Certified Novell Administrator)
  • HP: APS (Accredited Platform Specialist)
  • CompTIA A+, Network+


My VMware Communities Profile

 I am a VMware Communities member under the username of a2alpha and you can see my posts and profile here

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