Virtustream today announced that two senior executives have earned the coveted VMware Certified Design Expert (VCDX) certification. Sean Jennings, vice president, managed services and Matt Theurer, vice president, professional services were two of the first five technology professionals welcomed into the elite group of architects leading virtualization implementations around the world.
In addition to holding VMware Certified Professional (VCP) certifications on VMware vSphere 4 and its prior versions, each expert has taken the extra steps of passing both the Enterprise Administration Exam and the Design Exam, as well as successfully defending a VMware infrastructure design and implementation plan.VCDX is an advanced certification developed for design architects of enterprise deployments running on the VMware platform. Those who earn this certification have demonstrated their expertise in virtualization and their ability to design and architect a virtualization strategy while considering the entire data center and a company’s business needs.
Leveraging nearly a decade of virtualization expertise from Jennings, Theurer and other executives, Virtustream is helping its clients actualize the enterprise cloud by delivering unique cloud computing solutions backed by world-class service level agreements.
To ensure efficient adoption and utilization of cloud computing, Virtustream delivers a host of professional services for strategy and integration spanning all the layers of virtualization. Matt Theurer has been designing and deploying IT solutions for 20 years, architecting IT solutions to solve real world challenges for companies ranging in size from tens of users to tens of thousands of users. He was one of the first individuals ever certified on the VMware platform and holds many industry certifications from Cisco, EMC and Microsoft.
Sean Jennings has expanded Virtustream’s network of industry partners to offer clients a variety of options for application hosting, utilizing tools from industry leading vendors and Virtustream’s own unique cloud platform. Jennings has more than 20 years of experience enabling commercial and government enterprises of all sizes to gain efficiencies and competitive advantage through the design and deployment of creative, forward-looking IT solutions. He has earned numerous certifications from Checkpoint, EMC, HP/Compaq/DEC, Microsoft, Novell and VMware.