Mikael Winther
Technical Sales Account Manager, Danoffice IT.

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Haderslev, Denmark
Industry
Information Technology and Services

 

Certifications:

HP Master ASE - Storage Solutions Architect V1 Master ASE
Master ASE - HP StorageWorks
HP MASE Proliant Server Clusters Certified
HP MASE HP SAN Architect - Data Availability Solutions Certified
HP MASE HP SAN Architect - Backup Solutions Certified
HP MASE ProCurve Networking Secure Mobility Specialist
HP ASE Integrity Server Support Certified
Nominated for HP B.E.S.T 2007
Blade – Essentials Software –Team
Winner of the HP Award 2008 & 2006 for the heaviest guy in the industry
(certification wise) for Denmark and the North Atlantic.
Nominated at the HP Award 2005 & 2007 for the above award.
VMware Certified Professional on VI3, VI4 & vSphere 5
Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS) in:
Windows Server 2008 Active Directory: Configuration
Windows Server 2008 Application Platform: Configuration
Windows Server 2008 Network Infrastructure: Configuration
Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer MCSE2003+M
(Exchange 2003 & 2007)
Specialties: VMware ESX server, Hyper-v 2&3, MS SCVMM, Microsoft Infrastructure, Veeam
HP Blade, Integrity & Proliant Servers, running Windows, HP-UX and Linux.
HP EVA & MSA Storage Systems.
HP ProCurve Networking, Secure Mobility...
Exchange 2003/2007, MS Sharepoint, HP DataProtector, Veritas Backup Exec...

Experience:

Technical Sales Account Manager at Danoffice IT

June 2014 - Present (1 year 8 months)
Presales and configuration of HP Server and Storage solutions

Infrastructure Architect at EG A/S

January 2008 - May 2014 (6 years 5 months)
Virtualization (Hyper-v & VMware) solution design and implementation HP & IBM Server and SAN
solution design and implementation 2nd level support of SAN and Virtualization solutions

1 recommendation available upon request

SME at Hewlett-Packard

March 2005 - December 2007 (2 years 10 months)
EXAM Development - SME on HP Integrity and StorageWorks
1 recommendation available upon request

Senior Consultant at TOPNORDIC

January 2004 - December 2007 (4 years)
TOPNORDIC bought pcs gruppen on the 11th of July 2007.
SAN / Server / Solution Design
HW/SW Solution implementation
Customer needs analysis / pre-sales support
Documentation of solutions pre and post installation
Presentations to IT management and technical staff
2 recommendations available upon request

Senior Systems Consultant at pcs gruppen a/s

January 2004 - July 2007 (3 years 7 months)
SAN / Server / Solution Design
HW/SW Solution implementation
Customer needs analysis / pre-sales support
Documentation of solutions pre and post installation
Presentations to IT management and technical staff
1 recommendation available upon request

Systems Consultant at Deloitte & Touche

March 2002 - December 2003 (1 year 10 months)
Diagnostics of software errors
Diagnostics of hardware errors
Solution implementation
Hardware implementation
Post sale support
2 recommendations available upon request

Freelance Systems Consultant (Self-Employed)
2001 - 2002 (1 year)
Doing freelance system engineering of mobility solutions using Exchange and other syncronization software
products.

Systems Consultant at Dansk NetService ApS (TB Netservice ApS)

March 1996 - December 2001 (5 years 10 months)
Repair of hardware errors
Diagnostics of software errors
Solution implementation
Hardware implementation
Post sale support

Systems Consultant at Jomi
1989 - 1996 (7 years)
Pre-sales support
Repair of hardware errors
Hardware implementation
Solution implementation
Post sale support
Worked in this job too, as freelance, when i served in the Danish Army's Artillery as a Calculator and ABC (
Atomic,Biological,Chemical) Calculator.

Languages:

Danish
English
German

Skills & Expertise

Skills & Expertise
VMware ESX
Microsoft Infrastructure
VMware
Windows Server 2008
Windows Server 2012
SAN
HP Storage
HP 3PAR
HP Proliant
HP EVA
Hyper-V
vSphere
Clustering
Virtualization
Windows Server
Disaster Recovery
Storage Area Networks
Server Architecture
Active Directory
VMware Infrastructure
Windows Server 2003
Pre-sales
DNS
Cloud Computing
Servers
System Administration
Brocade
DHCP
Consultancy
Solution Architecture
Linux
Windows
Architecture
Data Center
Enterprise Architecture
SCOM
Integration
Infrastructure
Technical Architecture
Network Architecture
Server Consolidation
Storage Virtualization
Data Migration
Application Virtualization
IIS
High Availability
HP Procurve Networking
HP Data Protector
HP Blade
Microsoft Exchange
Microsoft Technologies

Interests:
Joomla, PHP, HP-UX, Linux, SETI (http://setiathome.berkeley.edu/), Computer game cheats and trainers,
Electronics, Home Improvement

Education

Education:
Microsoft MCITP Server 2008 Enterprise Administrator
Microsoft Certified IT Professional - Enterprise Administrator, 2003 - 2008
Activities and Societies: Microsoft MCITP Server 2008 Enterprise Administrator
Microsoft Certified IT Professional - Server Administrator
Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist - Windows Server 2008 Active Directory: Configuration
Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist - Windows Server 2008 Application Platform: Configuration
Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist - Windows Server 2008 Network Infrastructure: Configuration
Windows 7: Configuration
Microsoft MCSE 2003+M
MCSE+M, + Messaging (Exchange), 2002 - 2007
VMware Certified Professional on VI3
VMware Certified Professional on VI4, 2006 - 2006
HP MASE Enterprise Backup
MASE, San Enterprise Backup, 2004 - 2006
HP MASE Proliant Clustering
MASE Proliant Clustering, 2000 - 2006
HP MASE SAN Availability
MASE, SAN Design, 2002 - 2005

Honors and Awards

Honors and Awards:

Winner of the HP Award 2008 and 2009 for the heaviest guy in the industry (certification wise) for Denmark and the
North Atlantic.

Winner of the same HP Award in 2006.

Nominated for the same HP Award in 2005 & 2007

Nominated for HP B.E.S.T 2007 Blade – Essentials Software –Team

Honored Member Americas Whos Who registry of outstanding professionals 2006/2007 edition.

Recommendation:

"Mikael is a very detailed HP and VMware productspecialist with a uniqe knowledge especially on HP products and configurations. Aks him a question and he immediately knows the answer. Very trustfull by our customers point off view."
— Peter Tunsted, Salesrep., EDB Gruppen A/S, worked with Mikael at EDB Gruppen

"I have worked with Mikael on several occasions completing channel partner certification exams for Hewlett-Packard. I have always been impessed with Mikael's enthusiasm and spirit of teamwork; he is cheerful and always willing to participate in HP's educational development programs. His knowledge of servers and systems is a great asset to the team, and he continues to engage and learn. I very much enjoyed working with Mikael."
— Veronica Burton, Learning Solutions Architect & Exam Specialist, Hewlett-Packard, worked with Mikael at Hewlett-Packard

"Mikael is a great guy, who is very good at his job. He´s doing his job with accuracy and with a high service level. He also have a great sense of humor :-)"
— Henrik Skøtt, System Technician, Top Nordic, worked with Mikael at TOPNORDIC

"Mikael is a very Proffesional co worker, and his work is recomendable to everyone. He puts a lot of effort in his work and he can make everyone understand, even in technical terms."
— Torben Frydensbjerg Iversen, Drifts og IT konsulent, Topnordic, worked directly with Mikael at Top Nordic

"Mikael has consistantly impressed me with the breadth and depth of his knowledge in the IT space, particularly related to HP products. It has been a pleasure working with him in the past, and I hope to be able to do so again in the future!"
— Jamie Bridge, Tech Acct Mgr / Trainer, PARSEC Group, was with another company when working with Mikael at pcs gruppen a/s

"I worked with Mikael for about 6 months. He is very responsible and is always taking care of his clients needs. He is a serious professional and as a very good collegue.
— Jacob Høegh, Network Consultant, Elbek & Vejrup A/S, worked with Mikael at Deloitte & Touche

"Michael and I worked closely together on several IT projects, always taking care of our clients needs. I would describe Michael as a fast thinking problem solver."
— Kent Nielsen, testassistent, FDM Test og Bilsyn, worked directly with Mikael at Deloitte & Touche

 

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