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Wade Holmes is currently a Senior Manager of the Security Solutions Technical Product Management team within the VMware Networking and Security Business Unit. Wade has over 20 years of experience planning, designing, engineering, architecting and supporting complex computing environments of all scopes and sizes, and has been working with virtualization technology since 2005.

In 2009, Wade became the first non-VMware employee worldwide to achieve the VMware Certified Design Expert (VCDX) certification (he later joined VMware in Jan 2010, and now serves as a VCDX panelist). He has also achieved many other certifications throughout his career, including Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), VMware Certified Professional (VCP-NV, VCP5, VCP4, VCP3, VCP2), Cloud Security Alliance Certificate of Cloud Security Knowledge (CCSK), Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA), NetApp Certified Implementation Engineer (NCIE), Netapp Certified Data Administrator (NCDA), DRI Associate Business Continuity Professional (ABCP), Falconstor Certified Engineer,Virtuozzo Certified Engineer, and Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP).

Wade has presented and taught at conferences globally, such as VMworld US and Europe, DellEMC World, Gartner Security Summit, Palo Alto Ignite, SXSW Interactive, Tech Summit, vForum Tokyo, LISA, and numerous VMware User Group conferences.

Wade holds a Bachelors degree in Information Technology and a Masters Degree in Information Assurance.Wade enjoys working out, playing basketball, cooking, and athletics in his free time. You can view Wade’s older storage blogs on vmware.com here, additional security blogs Wade authored on vmware.com here. 

 

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1. TheJollyTechie - April 17, 2010

Congrats on the blog Wade!..love the luddite segments!:)

2. vmDK » ProfessionalVMware.com Brownbag recap, week of September 26th, 2011 - September 26, 2011

[…] Wade Holmes (web/Twitter) is a Technical Solutions Architect for VMware. Wade has over 14 years of experience planning, designing, engineering, architecting and supporting complex computing environments of all scopes and sizes, and has been working with virtualization technology since 2005. In 2009, Wade became the first non-VMware employee worldwide to achieve the VMware Certified Design Expert (VCDX) certification (he later joined VMware in Jan 2010, and now serves as a VCDX panelist). You can learn more about Wade at his website, vWade. […]


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