About Me

My Resume is available 2018-03 Kim White Resume

 

I have been working in the Telecomunications arena in South Africa, primarily looking after and building hosted cloud solutions on top of Cisco Unified Computing System (UCS), a variety of storage platforms and running VMware, HyperV, Windows servers and components of the System Centre suite.

I have been working in IT/IS for since 1997, and have experience in

  • Installation of wired networks
  • Citrix Metaframe 1.8 Deployment to 200 users
  • Citrix Presentation Server 4 upgrade from Metaframe 1.8
  • Upgrade from Presentation server to XenApp 5
  • Citrix Access Gateway deployment on a dynamic IP ADSL connection
  • Migration from NT4 to 2003R2 AD then to 2008R2
  • Implementation of ISA 2004 Std (Proxy Only)
  • Migration of the ISA Server to TMG
  • Setup and administration of Backup Exec 2010R3
  • Setup and administration of  an Overland Arcvault 24 LTO tape library
  • Setup and administration of backup to disk on a budget using the Drobo Pro
  • Upgrade to ISA 2006 Std (Edge Firewall, attached to Cisco 2800 router with ADSL WIC)
  • Implementation of SysLog server using Kiwi SysLog for back-end, NTSysLog Daemons on Windwos Servers and IA’s Epilog for an ISA server.
  • Implementation of Paessler PRTG (Paessler Router Traffic Grapher) to monitor
    • Internet Routers
    • Firewalls
    • WAN Routers
    • Printers
    • Servers – Network
    • Servers – Memory Usage
    • Servers – Disk Usage
    • Servers – Performance
  • Implementation of Paessler IP-Check for monitoring of network stability.
  • Setup of System Center Configuration Manager with
    • Software Distribution
    • Microsoft Update Services
    • Asset Intelligence
  • Setup Hyper-V on a tight budget for relatively quick recovery of servers to a prior state
  • Administration of VMware cluster
  • Administration of Hyper-V Cluster with SCVMM
  • Administration of multiple Cisco UCS deployments
  • Setup and administration of a NSX based vCloud Director IAAS / SDDC platform

I am also a gamer that really enjoys playing CRPG’s for their strategic element. I have been an avid World of Warcraft since 2007  where my primary role in game is to provide support (i.e. Healing) for the rest of the team, as efficiently and reliably as is possible.