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About florenttastet

As an IT professional and leader, my objective is to help an organization grow its IT department with new and innovative technologies in order to have production at the most efficient level ensuring the right alignment in the deployment of such technologies through a precise Professional Services results in a extraordinary experience for the customer. Team member of multiple projects, I have developed a strict work ethic allowing development of superior communication skills, as well as the ability to multi-task and meet precise deadlines. As an IT veteran with a broad background in consulting, management, strategy, sales and business development, I have developed an deep expertise in virtulization using VMware and Citrix products with a strong skillset on Storage Arrays (HP, EMC, Netapp, Nimble & IBM). I have also developed a Security practice through CheckPoints NGX R65-R66 (CCSA obtained) and Cisco PIX-ASA product line. Specialties: Microsoft infrastructure products; Monitoring HPOV, SCOM, CiscoWorks, Firewalls: checkpoint, PIX and ASA. Virtualization with VMware (ESX through vSphere & View/Horizon), Microsoft (Hyper-V server, VDI and App-V), Citrix (Xenserver, XenDesktop, Xenapp), Storage (EMC, HP, Netapp, Nimble & IBM), Reference Architectures and Converged Datacenters (vSPEX, Flexpod, vBlock, PureFlex & HP Matrix)

Be #Hybrid… #IoT will eat up the cloud

I’ve been surfing the HPE’s wave since 2015. And wave is a small word. Call it a Tsunami! HPE has deployed all strengths to better focus. It’s no lie to say that HPE has completed transformed and looks forward. Think … Continue reading

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Audio Recording #325 – vSphere 6.0 upgrade 

Friends, What a year! Just can’t believe we’re in June already and still haven’t gone around the 6.0 upgrade. Had the opportunity to chat with the folks at VMware about the upgrade surrounding 6.0. Open conversation, interesting to see the … Continue reading

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Audio Recording: ‘#310 – vSphere 6.0 with Martin Yip & Bloggers’ From ‘VMware Communities Roundtable’

Folks, It has been a busy Spring 2015 this year. Between new vSphere, training, certification and study, the blog hasn’t been very active. Today, was the opportunity to bring back to the surface the February 2015 Podcast with Eric Nielsen … Continue reading

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Hyper-convergence – Part1

 Despite all efforts deployed to strengthen storage arrays, iscsci connectivities and platforms, the reality is that nothing runs faster than local access, period! It’s hard to compare local bus with iscsi latency. Had we seen coming the big “X”? I … Continue reading

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Are you functional or Optimal? 

I still remember to this day seating in a room full of executives and listening to a presentation where the status of a datacenter refresh didn’t make much sense to me. It was in 2o09, 5 years ago already, and … Continue reading

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Yesterday was siloed. Today is integrated.

I received a question lately from an acquaintance asking a plain simple question: “what do I need to create a cloud?”. Behind this simple question lays a constellation of answers and in fact, far more business related questions than simply … Continue reading

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What to get ready in your vSphere Cluster Design – Part 3

  VMWorld was surely fulfilled with lots of announcements. The initial feedbacks are good and I believe the best is up to come. I am still looking at some of the announcements, especially on the storage side of things and the … Continue reading

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