Gareth Lewis is a UK-based Technical Architect at Xtravirt and VMware PSO. Gareth specialises in the VMware Software-Defined Data Center, network and security via VMware NSX-T, and backup and replication via Veeam Backup & Replication.
Helping customers and partners across the UK and EMEA accelerate and de-risk their digital transformation; Gareth enables customers to overcome their business and technical challenges by creating and developing private, hybrid, and public cloud infrastructure/solutions based on the VMware product stack.
Gareth is a VMware Certified Advanced Professional, Veeam Certified Architect, VMware vExpert (2018-2022), VMware vExpertNSX (2019-2022), VMware vExpertPRO (2021-2022), a member of the VMware Influencer 100 Club, and is experienced across the following technologies and product stacks:
- Software-Defined Data Centre and Virtualisation
- VMware vSphere
- VMware vSAN
- Software-Defined Networking and Security
- VMware NSX Data Center for vSphere (NSX-V)
- VMware NSX Data Center (NSX-T)
- VMware Carbon Black
- VMware SD-WAN
- Cloud Management
- VMware vRealize Network Insight
- VMware vRealize Log Insight
- Backup & Replication and Business Continuity
- Veeam Backup & Replication
- Storage and Storage Area Networks
- Pure Storage
- Dell EMC
- Brocade Fibre Channel networking
- Data Centre Design and Operations
- Public Cloud
- VMware Cloud on AWS
- Microsoft Azure
Gareth is also a VMware User Group (VMUG) speaker and has presented at several local VMUG events throughout the UK, including the South West UK VMUG, London VMUG, and North East UK VMUG.
With almost 20 years of technical experience within the IT industry, Gareth has a deep understanding of both technical and business processes and is able to design, implement, and deliver high quality and highly available solutions to meet customer requirements.
Gareth is adaptable and analytical whilst being an approachable and collaborative team member. Gareth has strong communication skills, is a leader and strategic thinker with strong decision-making skills, and has a passion for delivering results.
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