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David Davis

Author / Co-Owner at VirtualizationSoftware.com

Location
Okatie, South Carolina
Industry
Information Technology and Services
Current
  1. VirtualizationSoftware.com,
  2. Pluralsight,
  3. 1105 Media
Previous
  1. Train Signal, Inc - the Global Leader in Video Training,
  2. Foxworth-Galbraith Lumber Company
Education
  1. University of Texas at Dallas - Naveen Jindal School of Management
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Websites
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VirtualizationSoftware.com

VirtualizationSoftware.com

Author / Co-Owner

– Present

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Background

Summary

David Davis is a virtualization evangelist at Pluralsight.com, the global leader in video training for IT pros. He holds several certifications including VCP5, VCAP-DCA, and CCIE #9369. He has been awarded the VMware vExpert award 5 years running. Additionally, Davis has spoken at major conferences like VMworld and authored hundreds of articles for websites and print publications, mostly around virtualization, for respected publications like Virtualization Review and ComputerWorld.

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Experience

Author / Co-Owner

VirtualizationSoftware.com
– Present (1 year 3 months)

Co-owner and author of new virtualization and cloud site - www.VirtualizationSoftware.com - soon to be one of the top sites in the industry!

Founded in 2013, VirtualizationSoftware.com is the first of a series of new sites intended to provide IT pros and senior decision makers with actionable intelligence related to a variety of different IT topics. VirtualizationSoftware.com intends to provide readers with quick, actionable tips as well as higher level strategic positioning with regard to the ever-changing virtualization space.

Virtualization Evangelist

Pluralsight
– Present (1 year 3 months)

Virtualization / Cloud Video Training Content Creation, Speaking, and blogging for Pluralsight.com

Author - Virtualization Review Magazine & Online at VirtualizationReview.com

1105 Media
– Present (4 years 6 months)

Author content for Virtualization Review magazine as well as the online website. Also, create custom webinars and whitepapers.

Content Author at VirtualizationAdmin.com and WindowsNetworking.com

TechGenix Ltd
– Present (7 years 11 months)

Author at SearchVmware.com, SearchServerVirtualization.com, and others

TechTarget
– Present (9 years)

Author - www.TechRepublic.com

CNET Networks
– Present (12 years 11 months)

Author of the Cisco Routers and Switches Newsletter

Virtualization Evangelist - Author and Speaker

Train Signal, Inc - the Global Leader in Video Training
(5 years 3 months)

- Course creating, product management, product marketing, and evangelist for the virtualization product line across the following websites:
* www.trainsignal.com - Video training courses for IT Pros
* www.trainsignaltraining.com - Free video training and How-to articles
* www.petri.co.il - the Petri IT Knowledgebase offers Windows, Cisco, and Virtualization How-to articles to a global audience
* www.happyrouter.com - Cisco How to knowledge
* www.vmwarevideos.com - VMware Virtualization video content
- managing and obtaining advertising relationships with vendors across all websites
- developing partnerships with IT software, hardware, and services companies
- managing content providers supplying articles and videos
- author of VMware vSphere content
- speaker at VMworld USA and Europe

Technical Services Manager

Foxworth-Galbraith Lumber Company
(15 years)

Video Author

Train Signal, Inc
(5 years 4 months)

Author of the following video training courses-
vSphere 5.1
vCloud Director
Windows Server 2012 Hyper-V
CWNA Wireless Networking
A+
Windows XP
ISA Server
MS Virtual Server
VMware Workstation & Server
VMware ESX Server

Projects

Virtualization Field Day 3 Delegate(Link)

http://techfieldday.com/event/vfd3/

Team members:

Skills

  • VMware
  • vSphere
  • Virtualization
  • Technical Training
  • Cloud Computing
  • Technical Writing
  • Online Marketing
  • Social Media
  • Social Media Marketing
  • Blogging
  • Writing
  • System Administration
  • Hyper-V
  • Active Directory
  • VMware ESX
  • Networking
  • Windows Server
  • Cisco Technologies
  • Windows
  • Email Marketing
  • Network Administration
  • Disaster Recovery
  • SharePoint
  • Content Management
  • Servers
  • Product Management
  • E-commerce
  • Training
  • Leadership
  • Hardware
  • Linux
  • Network Security
  • Editing
  • Advertising
  • Storage
  • XP
  • Switches
  • Infrastructure
  • DNS
  • VDI
  • Windows 7
  • Data Center
  • Management
  • Security
  • VMware Infrastructure
  • Content Development
  • Content Strategy
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Certifications

VCAP-DCA

VMware

VCP5

VMware

CCIE

Cisco, License 9369

vExpert 2009/2010/2011/2012/2013

VMware

Education

Honors & Awards

CCIE, CCNA, CCDA, CCNP, CISSP, CWNA, CEH, IBM-AIX-CP, VMware VCP, Linux+

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