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Last Updated August, 2016

 

Symon currently lives in Seattle, Washington, United States

 

Symon in an internationally recognized technology speaker, having presented hundreds of keynotes, technical sessions and webcasts, business strategy meetings, executive briefings, and media interviews.  Please email Symon if you would like to have him speak at your next event: Symon@SymonPerriman.com.

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Speaking History & Awards

Microsoft Certified Trainer, 2011 – present

·         Created, designed and delivered hundreds of technical presentations, trainings, webcasts, film and news shows to several million of IT Professionals each year

·         One of Microsoft's top trainers worldwide based on both highest evaluation ratings and total quantity of students trained

·         Regularly train IT Professionals and other certified trainers worldwide as a leading expert in Windows Server, System Center and Virtualization

·         Collaborate directly with Microsoft Learning on course design and provide feedback by taking Beta classes and exams

System Center Universe Australia, March 2016, Melbourne, Australia

·        Workshop: Mastering Hyper-V with High-Availability & Security

·        Presentation: Hyper-V High-Availability: Best Practices with Failover Clustering

Nordic Infrastructure Conference, February 2016, Oslo, Norway

·        Presentation: Security Best Practices for VDI, Hosters and Service Providers; Hyper-V & Cluster Deployment with Windows Server 2016

System Center Universe, January 2016, Dallas, TX.

·        Presentation: Hyper-V High-Availability: Best Practices with Failover Clustering

Midwest Management Summit, November 2015, Minneapolis, MN.

·        Presentations: Hyper-V Security Tips: Fix the Gaps you Never Knew About; Hyper-V High-Availability: Best Practices with Failover Clustering

VeeamOn Conference, October 2015, Las Vegas, NV.

·        Presentation: Secure & Protect the Microsoft Cloud Platform

Malaysia Cloud Launch, June 2015, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

·        Presentation: Security Best Practices with 5nine Cloud Security

Sri Lanka Cloud Launch, June 2015, Colombo, Sri Lanka

·        Presentation: Hyper-V Security Best Practices

Microsoft Ignite, May 2015, Chicago, IL.

·        Presentation: Expanding the Microsoft Cloud Platform with the Windows Azure Pack and Partners

System Center Universe Asia, March 2015, Singapore, Singapore

·        Keynote presentation: Next Generations: The New Wave of Computing from Microsoft

·        Presentations: Next Version: Hyper-V Virtualization & High-Availability; Next Version: Windows Server; Next Version: System Center

System Center Universe, February 2015, Dallas, TX.

·        Presentation: Windows Server vNext: Sneak Peak from Microsoft

TechReady 20, January 2015, Seattle, WA.

·        Presentations: Symon Says: This is How to Explain the Microsoft Cloud Platform (repeated twice); 5nine Cloud Security: Agentless Hyper-V Security & Compliance

·        Developed Labs: Speed Lab 1! System Center 2012 R2: Introduction to Infrastructure Provisioning & Monitoring; Speed Lab 2! System Center 2012 R2: Introduction to Automation, Service & Application Management; System Center 2012 R2: Lab 1 - Infrastructure Provisioning; System Center 2012 R2: Lab 2 - Infrastructure Monitoring; System Center 2012 R2: Lab 3 - Automation & Self-Service; System Center 2012 R2: Lab 4 - IT Service Management;
System Center 2012 R2: Lab 5 - Application Management; Windows Server 2012 R2: Introduction to Failover Clustering with Hyper-V; Introduction to Microsoft Virtualization: Part 1 - Fabric Management; Introduction to Microsoft Virtualization: Part 2 - Virtual Machine Management

TechDays Sweden, November 2014, Stockholm, Sweden

·        Presentation: The Hypervisor Battle: Hyper-V & System Center versus VMware & vCenter

TechEd Europe, October 2014, Barcelona, Spain

·       Presentation: Hyper-V Best Practices for High-Availability with Failover Clustering

·        Lead lab instructor: System Center 2012 R2 Lab: Application Management; Speed Lab: System Center 2012 R2: Introduction to Infrastructure Provisioning and Monitoring; System Center 2012 R2 Lab: Infrastructure Monitoring; System Center 2012 R2: Infrastructure Provisioning; Introduction to Hyper-V High-Availability with Failover Clustering

·       Developed labs: Introduction to Hyper-V High-Availability with Failover Clustering; Introduction to Microsoft Virtualization, Part 1: Host Management; Introduction to Microsoft Virtualization, Part 2: Virtual Machine Management; Speed Lab 1! System Center 2012 R2: Introduction to Infrastructure Provisioning and Monitoring; Speed Lab 2! System Center 2012 R2: Introduction to Automation, Service, and Application Management; System Center 2012 R2 Lab 1: Infrastructure Provisioning; System Center 2012 R2 Lab 2: Infrastructure Monitoring; System Center 2012 R2 Lab 3: Automation and Self-Service; System Center 2012 R2 Lab 4: IT Service Management; System Center 2012 R2 Lab 5: Application Management; Introduction to Hyper-V High-Availability with Failover Clustering; Speed Lab: System Center 2012 R2: Introduction to Infrastructure Provisioning and Monitoring; System Center 2012 R2 Lab: Infrastructure Monitoring; System Center 2012 R2: Infrastructure Provisioning; System Center 2012 R2 Lab: Application Management

·        Conducted eight technical interviews for Channel 9

TechDay Latvia, October 2014, Riga, Latvia

·        Keynote presentation: Cloud OS: The Convergence of the Infrastructure, Productivity & Mobility

·        Presentation: The Hypervisor Battle: Hyper-V & System Center versus VMware & vCenter

·        Press Interview: Chaula TV

TechDay Estonia, October 2014, Tallinn, Estonia

·        Keynote presentation: Cloud OS: The Convergence of the Infrastructure, Productivity & Mobility

·        Presentation: The Hypervisor Battle: Hyper-V & System Center versus VMware & vCenter

·        Press Interview: Director Magazine for IT Pros

TechDay Lithuania, October 2014, Vilnius, Lithuania

·        Keynote presentation: Cloud OS: The Convergence of the Infrastructure, Productivity & Mobility

·        Presentation: The Hypervisor Battle: Hyper-V & System Center versus VMware & vCenter

VeeamOn, October 2014, Las Vegas, NV.

·        Presentations: Cloud OS: Microsoft’s Vision of the Unified Platform for Modern Business; Making Money with Veeam Management Pack for System Center

·        Lead lab instructor: Introduction to Hyper-V for VMware Admins; Introduction to System Center

Carolina IT ProCon, September 2014, Charlotte, NC.

·        Keynote presentation: Cloud OS: Microsoft’s Vision of the Unified Platform for Modern Business

TechReady 19, July 2014, Seattle, WA.

·        Track Advisor for technical content for the Datacenter & Infrastructure Management (DCIM) track

·        Presentations: Symon Says: This is how to explain the 'Cloud OS' to our Customers (#3 rated session in track)

·        Lead lab instructor: Windows Server 2012 R2: Introduction to Failover Clustering with Hyper-V (#10 rated session in track)

·        Developed labs: System Center 2012 R2: Lab 5 - Application Management (#1 rated lab in track); Speed Lab 1! System Center 2012 R2: Introduction to Infrastructure Provisioning & Monitoring; Speed Lab 2! System Center 2012 R2: Introduction to Automation, Service & Application Management (#5 rated lab in track); System Center 2012 R2: Lab 1 - Infrastructure Provisioning; System Center 2012 R2: Lab 2 - Infrastructure Monitoring; System Center 2012 R2: Lab 4 - IT Service Management; System Center 2012 R2: Lab 3 - Automation & Self-Service; Windows Server 2012 R2: Introduction to Failover Clustering with Hyper-V; Introduction to Microsoft Virtualization: Part 1 - Fabric Management; Introduction to Microsoft Virtualization: Part 2 - Virtual Machine Management

Windows Azure Pack: Infrastructure as a Service Jump Start, July 2014, Virtual Conference

·        Designed, created, delivered and evangelized course for Microsoft Learning

·        1,500 live attendees; 4,500 registered attendees; 36,000+ video replays

·        Training link: http://www.microsoftvirtualacademy.com/training-courses/windows-azure-pack-infrastructure-as-a-service-jump-start

Pacific IT Pros TechDays, June 2014, San Francisco, CA.

·        Keynote presentation: Windows Server 2012 R2: Preparing the Datacenter for a Private Cloud

·        Presentations: Windows Server 2012 R2: Introduction to Failover Clustering Fundamentals; Hybrid Cloud Capabilities with System Center 2012 R2 and Microsoft Azure; System Center 2012 R2: Virtual Machine Manager Overview

Best of Microsoft TechEd Replay, May 2014, New York, NY.

·        Keynote presentation: The Cloud OS: Microsoft’s Vision of the Unified Platform for Modern Business

·        Presentations: Microsoft System Center 2012 R2: Continual Availability in the Datacenter

TechEd North America, May 2014, Houston, TX.

·       Track Advisor for technical content for the Datacenter & Cloud Infrastructure Management (DCIM) track

·        Presentation:  Microsoft System Center 2012 R2: Continual Availability in the Datacenter

·        Lead lab instructor: Windows Server 2012 R2: Introduction to Failover Clustering with Hyper-V; Speed Lab! System Center 2012 R2 Overview

·       Developed labs: Windows Server 2012 R2: Introduction to Failover Clustering with Hyper-V; Speed Lab! System Center 2012 R2 Overview; Infrastructure Provisioning with System Center 2012 R2; Infrastructure Monitoring with System Center 2012 R2; Automation & Self Service with System Center 2012 R2; IT Service Management with System Center 2012 R2; Application Management with System Center 2012 R2; Introduction to Microsoft Virtualization: Host Management; Introduction to Microsoft Virtualization: Virtual Machine Management

·        Conducted two technical interviews for Channel 9

Microsoft NT Konferenca, April 2014, Bled, Slovenia

·        Closing keynote presentation: The Cloud OS: Microsoft’s Vision of the Unified Platform for Modern Business

·        CIO keynote presentation: The Cloud OS: Microsoft’s Vision of the Unified Platform for Modern Business

·        Press interview with Monitor Pro: Microsoft’s Cloud OS

WinDays 14, April 2014, Umag, Croatia

·        CIO keynote presentation: The Cloud OS: Microsoft’s Vision of the Unified Platform for Modern Business

·        Press briefings: Microsoft’s Cloud OS: http://www.racunalo.com/windays14-2-dan-pregrst-zanimljivih-predavanja-cloud-poslovanje-azure

Virtualization Technology Users Group (VTUG) Spring Ahead Conference, April 2014, Chicago, IL.

·        Keynote presentation: The Cloud OS: Microsoft’s Vision of the Unified Platform for Modern Business

Software-Defined Networking with Windows Server and System Center Jump Start, March 2014, Virtual Conference

·        Designed, created, delivered and evangelized half-day course for Microsoft Learning

·        1,000 live attendees; 3,000 registered attendees; 78,000+ video replays

·        Training link: http://www.microsoftvirtualacademy.com/training-courses/software-defined-networking-with-windows-server-and-system-center-jump-start

Virtualizing your Datacenter with Hyper-V and System Center Jump Start, February 2014, Virtual Conference

·        Designed, created, delivered and evangelized record-setting 1-day course for Microsoft Learning

·        191 NSAT (record); 2,000 live attendees; 5,000 registered attendees; 35,000+ video replays

·        Training link: http://www.microsoftvirtualacademy.com/training-courses/virtualizing-your-data-center-with-hyper-v-and-system-center

TechReady 18, January 2013, Seattle, WA.

·        Track Advisor for technical content for the Server & Cloud Infrastructure and Management (SCIM) track

·        Presentations: Using System Center 2012 R2 Advisor and the Best Practice Analyzer (Ranked #10 session in SCIM track, Ranked #10 speaker in SCIM track); Cloud Talk: How to Speak to our Customers about the Cloud OS (Ranked #8 chalk talk speaker in SCIM track, Ranked #10 chalk talk in SCIM track)

·        Lead lab instructor: Windows Server 2012 R2: Introduction to Failover Clustering with Hyper-V (Ranked #3 speaker in SCIM track, Ranked #4 lab in SCIM track); Speed Lab! System Center 2012 R2 Overview (Ranked #9 speaker in SCIM track)

·        Developed labs: Windows Server 2012 R2: Introduction to Failover Clustering with Hyper-V (Ranked #4 overall lab); Speed Lab! System Center 2012 R2 Overview (Ranked #10 overall lab); Infrastructure Provisioning with System Center 2012 R2 (Ranked #9 lab in SCIM track); Infrastructure Monitoring with System Center 2012 R2; Automation & Self Service with System Center 2012 R2

Virtualization Technology Users Group (VTUG) Winter Warmer Conference, January 2014, Boston, MA.

·        Keynote presentation with Microsoft Corporate Vice President Brad Anderson: Transform the Datacenter with the Microsoft Cloud

Server Virtualization with Windows Server Hyper-V and System Center Jump Start, November 2013, Virtual Conference

·        Designed, created, delivered and evangelized record-setting 2-day course for Microsoft Learning delivering over 7.5 years of total training

·        11,000 live attendees (record); 26,000 registered attendees (record); 1.3 million+ video replays (record); 179 NSAT

·        Training link: http://www.microsoftvirtualacademy.com/training-courses/server-virtualization-with-windows-server-hyper-v-and-system-center

Microsoft Campus Days, October 2013, Copenhagen, Denmark

·        Keynote presentation demo: The Microsoft Cloud OS (demo starts around 40:00 minutes: http://channel9.msdn.com/Events/Microsoft-Campus-Days/Microsoft-Campus-Days-2013/KE201)

·        Presentations: Windows Server 2012 R2: What’s New in Hyper-V; Windows Server 2012 R2: What’s New in Failover Clustering; Windows Server 2012 R2: Hyper-V High-Availability with Failover Clustering; System Center 2012 R2 Overview; System Center 2012 R2: What’s New in Virtual Machine Manager; Comparing Windows Server 2012 R2 Hyper-V and VMware vSphere 5.1

Virtualization Technology Users Group (VTUG) Silicon Valley Slam Conference, August 2013, San Jose, CA.

·        Keynote presentation: Transform the Datacenter with the Microsoft Cloud OS

·        Lead lab instructor: Introduction to Hyper-V; Hyper-V High-Availability with Failover Clustering; Hyper-V with System Center

TechReady 17, July 2013, Seattle, WA.

·        Track Advisor for technical content for the Server & Cloud Infrastructure and Management (SCIM) track

·        Presentations: How to Speak to our Customers about the Microsoft Private Cloud & Cloud OS

Rising Star Speaker Award, Microsoft Executive Briefing Center, June 2013, Redmond, WA.

·        Received for being a top speaker in executive meetings covering private cloud and System Center technologies

What’s New in System Center 2012 R2 Jump Start, June 2013, Virtual Conference

·        Developed, created, delivered and evangelized 1-day course for Microsoft Learning

·        1,700 live attendees; 125,000+ video replays

·        Training link: http://www.microsoftvirtualacademy.com/training-courses/what-s-new-in-system-center-2012-r2-jump-start

Virtualization Technology Users Group (VTUG) Summer Slam Conference, July 2013, Brunswick, ME.

·        Keynote presentation: Transform the Datacenter with the Microsoft Cloud OS

·        Presentations: Microsoft Virtualization for VMware Professionals; System Center 2012 R2 Overview

·        Lead lab instructor: Multi-Hypervisor Management with System Center 2012 SP1

TechEd Europe, June 2013, Madrid, Spain

·        Foundational Session (sub-keynote demo): Transform the Datacenter with Server and Management Innovations from Microsoft

·        Presentations: Continuous Availability: Deploying and Managing Clusters using Windows Server 2012 R2; Upgrading Your Private Cloud with Windows Server 2012 R2

·        Conducted technical interviews for the Edge Show

Build a Private Cloud with Windows Server & System Center Jump Start, June 2013, Virtual Conference

·        Designed, created, delivered and evangelized 1-day course for Microsoft Learning

·        58,000+ video replays

·        Training link: http://www.microsoftvirtualacademy.com/training-courses/build-private-cloud-with-windows-server-system-center-jump-start

TechEd North America, June 2013, New Orleans, LA.

·        Foundational Session (sub-keynote demo): Transform the Datacenter with Server and Management Innovations from Microsoft

·        Presentations: Continuous Availability: Deploying and Managing Clusters using Windows Server 2012 R2

·        Conducted technical interviews for the Edge Show

TechEd Africa, April 2013, Durban, South Africa

·        Presentations: Cloud Clustering: Leveraging System Center 2012 SP1 for Continual Availability in the Private Cloud; Hyper-V High-Availability and Mobility: Designing the Infrastructure for your Private Cloud; Introduction to Failover Clustering with Windows Server 2012; MMS 2013 Insights: Cloud Optimize Your Business

Microsoft Management Summit 2013, April 2013, Las Vegas, NV.

·        Presentations: Cloud Clustering: Leveraging System Center 2012 SP1 for Continual Availability in the Private Cloud; Introduction to Failover Clustering with Windows Server 2012

·        Conducted technical interviews for the Edge Show

Microsoft Tools for VMware Integration & Migration Jump Start, March 2013, Virtual Conference

·        Developed, created, delivered and evangelized half-day course for Microsoft Learning

·        1,100 live attendees; 22,000+ video replays; 170 NSAT

·        Training link: http://www.microsoftvirtualacademy.com/training-courses/vmware-training-for-integration-migration

TechReady 16, February 2013, Seattle, WA.

·        Track Advisor for technical content for the Server & Cloud Infrastructure and Management (SCIM) track

·        Presentations: Cloud Clustering: Leveraging System Center 2012 SP1 for Continual Availability in the Private Cloud; Hyper-V High-Availability and Mobility: Designing the Infrastructure for your Private Cloud; Introduction to Failover Clustering with Windows Server 2012; Symon Says: This is how to speak to our Customers about the Private Cloud with System Center 2012 SP1

·        Lead lab instructor: 60 Minute Cluster! Strengthen your Datacenter and VMs with these Server Exercises!

Microsoft Virtualization for VMware Professionals Jump Start, February 2013, Virtual Conference

·        Microsoft Exhibition of Excellence Award Finalist for Most Impactful Reuse Project, 2014

·        Developed, created, delivered and evangelized 1-day course for Microsoft Learning

·        750 live attendees; 65,000+ video replays; 183 NSAT

·        Training link: http://www.microsoftvirtualacademy.com/training-courses/microsoft-virtualization-for-vmware-professionals-jump-start

Introduction to Hyper-V Jump Start, January 2013, Virtual Conference

·        Developed, created, delivered and evangelized 1-day course for Microsoft Learning

·        1,100 live attendees; 300,000+ video replays; 185 NSAT

·        Training link: http://www.microsoftvirtualacademy.com/training-courses/introduction-to-hyper-v-jump-start

TechEd China, December 2012, Beijing, China

·        Presentations: Windows Server 2012 Failover Clustering Overview; System Center 2012 Private Cloud Infrastructure

·        Interview guest with CIO Magazine (China)

TechEd Russia, November 2012, Moscow, Russia

·        Presentations: System Center 2012 Virtual Machine Manager Overview; Hyper-V High-Availability and Mobility; System Center 2012 High-Availability

Windows Server 2012 Launch, September 2012, Seattle, WA.

·        Keynote presentation (demo): Windows Server 2012 Launch

·        Presentation: Beyond Virtualization with Windows Server 2012 and Windows Azure

Windows Server 2012 Launch, September 2012, Minneapolis, MN.

·        Keynote presentation (demo): Windows Server 2012 Launch

Windows Server 2012 Launch, September 2012, Dallas, TX.

·        Keynote presentation (demo): Windows Server 2012 Launch

TechReady 15, July 2012, Seattle, WA.

·        Track Advisor for technical content for the Server & Cloud Infrastructure and Management (SCIM) track

·        Presentations: Speaking to our Customers about the Microsoft Private Cloud; Hyper-V High-Availability & Mobility: Designing the Infrastructure for your Private Cloud

·        Lead lab instructor: Failover Clustering 101: Build a High-Availability Cluster in just 1 Hour!

·        Developed lab: Failover Clustering 101: Build a High-Availability Cluster in just 1 Hour!

Windows Server 2008 R2, Server Virtualization Jump Start.  Nine dates from 2011 to 2012, Virtual Conference

·        Microsoft Exhibition of Excellence Award Finalist for Most Impactful Project, 2012

·        Developed, created, delivered and evangelized 1-day paid course for Microsoft Learning

·        2,000 live students trained over 9 events with an average NSAT of 166

·        Presentations: Installing and Configuring Host and Parent Settings; Configuring Child Settings; Managing and Monitoring Virtual Environments; Ensuring High Availability and Recoverability; Performing Migration; Configuring Remote Desktop (RD) Role Services Infrastructure

TechEd Europe, June 2012, Amsterdam, Netherlands

·        Presentations: Hyper-V High-Availability and Mobility: Designing the Infrastructure for Your Private Cloud; Introduction to the Microsoft Private Cloud

·        Conducted technical interviews for the Edge Show

TechEd North America, June 2012, Orlando, FL.

·        Presentations: Hyper-V High-Availability and Mobility: Designing the Infrastructure for Your Private Cloud; Introduction to the Microsoft Private Cloud

·        Conducted technical interviews for the Edge Show

Creating and Managing a Private Cloud with System Center 2012 Jump Start, April & May 2012, Virtual Conference

·        Developed, created, delivered and evangelized 2-day course for Microsoft Learning

·        2,800 live attendees; 50,000+ video replays; 5,000 registered attendees (first ever sold out MSL event); 181 NSAT

Microsoft Management Summit 2012, April 2012, Las Vegas, NV.

·        Presentations: Hyper-V High-Availability and Mobility: Designing the Infrastructure for Your Private Cloud; Cloud Clustering: Leveraging System Center 2012 for Continual Availability in the Private Cloud

·        Conducted technical interviews for the Edge Show

TechEd India, March 2012, Bangalore, India

·        Presentations: System Center 2012: How it Enables Building Private Clouds; System Center 2012: Application and Network Monitoring in your Private Cloud

TechReady 14, January 2012, Seattle, WA.

·        Ranked #5 overall speaker (tie, out of 797), Ranked #1 speaker in Server and Cloud Infrastructure and Management (SCIM) track

·        Track Advisor for technical content for SCIM track

·        Presentations: Symon Says: This is how to speak to IT Pros about the Private Cloud; Hyper-V High-Availability and Mobility in Windows Server 8: Designing the Infrastructure for your Private Cloud (Ranked #6 chalk-talk (tie) in SCIM track)

·        Lead lab instructor: Failover Clustering 101: Build a High-Availability Cluster in just 1 Hour! (Ranked #8 overall event (tie), Ranked #2 event in SCIM track (tie), Ranked #3 overall instructor-led lab, Ranked #1 instructor-led lab in SCIM track)

·        Developed lab: Failover Clustering 101: Build a High-Availability Cluster in just 1 Hour! (Ranked #2 most popular lab, Ranked #4 lab in SCIM track)

TechReady 13, July 2011, Seattle, WA.

·        Track Advisor for technical content for Virtualization and Private Cloud

·        Presentations: Cloudy Messages: Talking to IT Pros about Microsoft's Public and Private Cloud; Reboot Relief! Painless Patching Deep Dive; Understanding Microsoft's High-Availability Solutions

·        Lead lab instructor: Failover Clustering 101: Build a High-Availability Cluster in just 1 hour! (Ranked #6 Overall Lab)

TechEd North America, May 2011, Atlanta, GA.

·        Presentations: The Hyper-V Cloud: What, Why and How (Ranked #1 in Virtualization); Failover Clustering and Hyper-V: Planning your Highly-Available Virtualization Environment (Ranked #2 in Virtualization)

·        Developed lab: Failover Clustering Introduction with Windows Server 2008 R2

·        Conducted technical interviews for the Edge Show

Netherlands TechDays, April 2011, Hague, Netherlands

·        Presentations: Failover Clustering and Hyper-V: Multi-Site Disaster Recovery; Failover Clustering and Hyper-V: Planning your Highly-Available Virtualization Environment

Belgium TechDays, April 2011, Antwerp, Belgium

·        Presentations: Failover Clustering and Hyper-V: Multi-Site Disaster Recovery; Failover Clustering and Hyper-V: Planning your Highly-Available Virtualization Environment

Microsoft Virtualization for VMware Professionals Jump Start, March 2011, Virtual Conference

·        Microsoft Exhibition of Excellence Award Finalist for Best Collaboration Project, 2012

·        Microsoft Exhibition of Excellence Award Finalist for Most Impactful Project, 2012

·        Microsoft Exhibition of Excellence Award Finalist for Most Impactful Project, 2011

·        Developed, created, delivered and evangelized 3-day course, “Microsoft Virtualization for VMware Professionals” for Microsoft Learning

·        2,200 attendees; 150,000+ video replays; 168 NSAT

Microsoft Management Summit, March 2011, Las Vegas, NV.

·        Conducted technical interviews for the Edge Show

TechReady 12, February 2011, Seattle, WA.

·        Presentations: Failover Clustering and Hyper-V: Multi-Site Disaster Recovery; Failover Clustering and Hyper-V: Planning your Highly-Available Virtualization Environment; Failover Clustering with Hyper-V 101: Everything you Wanted to Know but were Afraid to Ask

·        Lead lab instructor: Failover Clustering 101: Build a High-Availability Cluster in just 1 hour! (Ranked #3 in Server)

·        Developed lab: Failover Clustering in Windows Server 2008 R2 (Tied #1 in Server, Tied #4 Overall)

TechEd Europe, 2010, Berlin, Germany

·        Presentations: Disaster Recovery by Stretching Hyper-V Clusters across Sites (Ranked #10 in Virtualization); Failover Clustering 101: Everything you Wanted to Know but were Afraid to Ask; Failover Clustering and Hyper-V: Planning your Highly-Available Virtualization Environment; Failover Clustering in 2008 R2: What's New in the #1 High-Availability Solution; Failover Clustering with Hyper-V Unleashed in Windows Server 2008 R2

·        Developed lab: Implementing High Availability

TechReady 11, 2010, Seattle, WA.

·        Lead lab instructor: Failover Clustering in Windows Server 2008 R2 (Ranked #1 in Server, Top 10 Overall Presenter out of 1100)

·        Developed lab: Failover Clustering in Windows Server 2008 R2

TechEd North America, 2010, New Orleans, LA.

·        Presentations: Failover Clustering Deployment Success; Disaster Recovery by Stretching Hyper-V Clusters across Sites (Ranked #4 in Virtualization); Failover Clustering with Hyper-V Unleashed with Windows Server 2008 R2 (Ranked #5 in Virtualization)

·        Developed lab: Failover Clustering in Windows Server 2008 R2

TechReady 10, 2010, Seattle, WA.

·        Presentation: Failover Clustering Deployment for your Critical Workloads

·        Lead lab instructor: Failover Clustering in Windows Server 2008 R2 (Ranked #1 in Server)

·        Developed lab: Implementing High-Availability (Ranked #3 in Server)

TechReady 9, 2009, Seattle, WA.

·        Presentation: Higher Availability with Failover Clustering (Ranked #7 in Server)

·        Developed lab: Failover Clustering in Windows Server 2008 R2 (Ranked #1 in Server, #9 Overall, 5th most downloaded lab)

TechEd North America, 2009, Los Angeles, CA.

·        Presentations: Multi-Site Clustering in Windows Server 2008 (Ranked #7 in Server); Failover Clustering Feature Roadmap; Failover Clustering Unleashed Q&A Session

·        Developed lab: Failover Clustering in Windows Server 2008 R2 (Ranked #3 in Server)

TechEd EMEA, 2008, Barcelona, Spain

·        Presentations: Failover Clustering with Windows 2008 R2; Introducing WS2008 R2 Cluster Shared Volumes; Windows Server 2008 High Availability and Failover Clustering

·        Lead instructor for lab: Windows Server 2008 Failover Clustering

TechEd North America, 2008, Orlando, FL.

  Presentations: Building Highly Available Infrastructures; Enterprise Storage and Understanding Quorum; Top Ten Windows Server 2008 Failover Clustering Enhancements

 

Presentation Topics

Symon has established himself as a technical expert across a variety of technologies and can present sessions ranging from 45 to 90 minutes on any of the following topics.

  • Windows Server, System Center & Microsoft Azure Presentations

    • Introduction to the Microsoft Cloud Platform

    • Windows Server 2016: Windows Server Overview

    • Windows Server 2016: Nano Server

    • Windows Server 2016: Hyper-V Virtualization

    • Windows Server 2016: Failover Clustering & Disaster Recovery

    • System Center 2016: Overview

    • Windows Server 2012 R2: Overview

    • Windows Server 2012 R2: Introduction to Hyper-V

    • Windows Server 2012 R2: What’s New in Hyper-V

    • Windows Server 2012 R2: Introduction to Failover Clustering

    • Windows Server 2012 R2: What’s New in Failover Clustering

    • Windows Server 2012 R2: Hyper-V High-Availability Best Practices with Failover Clustering

    • Windows Server 2012 R2: Introduction to Hyper-V Virtualization for Developers

    • System Center 2012 R2: Overview

    • System Center 2012 R2: Infrastructure Provisioning

    • System Center 2012 R2: Infrastructure Monitoring

    • System Center 2012 R2: Application Management

    • System Center 2012 R2: Automation & Self-Service

    • System Center 2012 R2: IT Service Management

    • System Center 2012 R2: Virtual Machine Manager Overview

    • System Center 2012 R2: Hybrid Cloud Capabilities with Microsoft Azure

    • System Center 2012 R2: Multi-Hypervisor Management with Hyper-V & VMware

    • System Center 2012 R2: Continual Availability in the Datacenter

    • System Center 2012 R2: Application Management & DevOps for Developers

    • Azure Pack: Infrastructure as a Service

    • VMware Compete: Windows Server 2012 R2 Hyper-V versus VMware vSphere 5.5

    • VMware Compete: System Center 2012 R2 versus VMware vCloud

  • Windows Server, System Center & Microsoft Azure Instructor-Led Labs

    • Lab: Windows Server 2012 R2: Introduction to Failover Clustering

    • Lab: Windows Server 2012 R2: Hyper-V High-Availability with Failover Clustering

    • Lab: System Center 2012 R2: Overview of Infrastructure Provisioning & Monitoring

    • Lab: System Center 2012 R2: Overview of Automation, Service & Application Management Overview

    • Lab: System Center 2012 R2: Infrastructure Provisioning

    • Lab: System Center 2012 R2: Infrastructure Monitoring

    • Lab: System Center 2012 R2: Automation & Self-Service

    • Lab: System Center 2012 R2: IT Service Management

    • Lab: System Center 2012 R2: Application Management

 

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