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Technology Consultant

Zephyrhills, Florida, United States
March 21, 2019

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Kenneth Davis

Technology Consultant


Tampa, FL

Professional Experience


Organization: HPE / HP Americas Software Professional Services Designed, consulted, implemented, and upgraded HP / HPE Enterprise Backup and Recovery solution for a complex mix of vendors Operating Systems, Databases, Email systems, and Virtual environments. Utilized Data Protector and HP/HPE Storage Arrays advanced features that allowed the capability for zero downtime backup and recovery. Provided services for the HP/HPE Backup Navigator analytics, monitoring, and reporting tool for HP/HPE Data Protector across North Americas

Position: TECHNOLOGY CONSULTANT IV, 2007 - 2012

Organization: HPE / HP Americas Software Professional Services Provided consultation, implementation, and upgrade services across North Americas for HP Enterprise Archiving Solutions with Exchange and Domino Software Connectors. Position: TECHNOLOGY CONSULTANT II, 2004 - 2007

Organization: HP Americas Consulting & Integration Storage Practice Provided designs, consultation, implementation, assessment, and data migration services of Enterprise Storage Solutions in Heterogeneous Operating environments across the Eastern Regional of North America. Enterprise SAN’s environments consisting of Cisco MDS and HP branded Brocade FC switches, Heterogeneous OS environments including Windows, HP-UX, AIX, Solaris, OpenVMS, with HP Storage Arrays XP (HP branded Hitachi Data Systems), EVA, and MSA, and a mix of Intel based servers by HP, IBM, and Dell, HP RP8420 and Superdome, GS and MS Alpha Server series, IBM RS/6000 series, and Sun Enterprise servers. Experienced technology consultant with a technical background in all areas of information systems, exceptional customer-relations, and a broad range of skills that include analytics, project management, solutions architect, technical lead and demonstrated abilities in the following areas:

Exceptional customer-relations skills.

Demonstrated ability to function effectively as a team player, as well as work independently to achieve organizational objectives

Designed, implemented, and upgraded HPE/HP Enterprise backup and recovery solutions for mixed vendor Operating Systems, Databases, Email systems, and Virtual environments

Designed, implemented, and upgraded HP Enterprise Email Archiving Solution for Exchange and Domino

Designed, implemented, upgraded, and assessed HPE/HP/Compaq/DEC Enterprise Storage Solutions in Heterogeneous Operating environments

Strong networking skills were required to integrate all delivered solutions into customer environments

Designed and implemented data migration and server consolidation onto Enterprise SAN infrastructure

Designed, implemented, and upgraded Compaq/DEC Tru64 UNIX, OpenVMS, and Windows cluster environments for meeting customer high availability requirements Kenneth Davis 813-***-**** Page Two


Organization: HP Services

As a Storage ASC provided proactive services, consulting, designing, implementing, upgrading, and managing services for OpenVMS, Tru64 UNIX, HP-UX, Solaris, Windows, and AIX in an Enterprise Heterogeneous SAN environments consisting of XP (HP branded Hitachi Data Systems), EVA, HSG, and MA storage arrays connected via Cisco MDS and HP branded Brocade fibre channel switches. HEWLETT-PACKARD / COMPAQ 2002 - 2003


Organization: Southeast States GSA Complex Technology and Support Unit Provided consulting, design, implementation, upgrades, and managed services for Tru64 UNIX, TruCluster, OpenVMS, and Solaris Operating Systems to the Southeast area customer base. Specializing in Alpha Server family, UNIX and Enterprise SAN environments.

COMPAQ 2000 - 2002


Organization: Global Services – Southeast Area

Provided onsite support during customer outages to field engineers in the Southeast Area, and provided assistance with installations of complex technologies of hardware and software. Specializing in Alpha Server family, UNIX and Enterprise SAN environments.

Professional Awards


DEC service Excellent


A.S., Electronics Technology, United Electronics Institute Attended years of internal technical and soft skills training in seminars and formal classroom settings. Server PDP, VAX, Intel, Alpha, RP8420, Superdome

Storage Arrays HSC, HSZ, HSG, EVA, XP (HP branded Hitachi Data Systems), MSA, 3PAR, NetApp

Operating Systems VAX/VMS, DOS, Windows, Tru64, OpenVMS, HP-UX 11i, Solaris, Linux (Red Hat, SUSE, and CentOS)

Databases Microsoft (SQL), Oracle, SAP (MaxDB, NetWeaver, HANA), MySQL, PostgreSQL, and IBM (DB2)

Networking HPE / HP ProCurve Enterprise Networking Ethernet Switches Virtualization Hyper-V, VMware

SAN FC Architecture for Engineering, Brocade and Cisco MDS fibre channel Switches, Storage Systems for UNIX, and Heterogeneous SAN design

Email Archiving Solutions RISS/IAP with archiving connectors for Exchange and Domino. Backup devices ESL and MSL family of tape libraries, StoreOnce family of D2D data protection using Catalyst and VLT emulations via iSCSI, IP, FCoE, FC, NFS, and CIFS, and EMC Data Domain data protection. Backup Solutions Data Protector and Backup Navigator

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