Certifications and Skills

  • 10 Years Enterprise IT Management for State of Florida
  • VMware Certified Instructor (VCI)
  • Certifications from VMware, Cisco and Microsoft
John Hays

John Hays


In a galaxy far, far away….. John started honing his computer skills while serving in the US military. Upon leaving the military, he spent the following ten years working for the state of Florida managing enterprise IT components including storage, networking, and servers. In 2006, John was responsible for deploying VMware to virtualize the existing physical server infrastructure. Passionate to stay up to date with virtualization technologies, John started his own company, Virtualization Experts, in 2008, becoming a VMware Certified Instructor (VCI), technical consultant and architect for the VMware vSphere product line. Developing a close working relationship with Chris McCain (VCDX#79, owner of 27 Virtual), John provides consulting and VMware technical training across the globe. John holds numerous certifications from VMware, Cisco and Microsoft.

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