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I’m a VMware Expert 2016, that’s six years in a row! @vExpert

Monday, February 8th, 2016

Last week on Friday 6th February 2016, the latest list of vExperts for 2016, was posted here.

So let the fun begin…


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3 Awards in 2015 – VMware vExpert 2015, Microsoft IT Pro New Year’s Honours List 2015 and Experts Exchange Top Contribution Award 2014

Friday, February 6th, 2015

So in 2015, I’ve been Awarded

VMware vExpert 2015 (again, fifth year this year, 2011-2015)


Experts Exchange Top Contribution Award 2014 (this is a new award, but it’s like a supercharged Expert of the Year 2014, or MEGA Expert of the Year 2014, so again four years in a row, 2014-2011)


Microsoft IT Pro New Year’s Honours List 2015

Now you are all probably thinking, oh no not more T-Shirts, my prize and award for being the Top Contributor 2014 at Experts Exchange, is an all expensive paid, sponsored trip to VMworld Europe 2015 in Barcelona.


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Don’t forget vExpert Application Deadline 12th December 2014!

Thursday, December 11th, 2014

Merry Chrimbo VMware!

I’m busy st present, migrating virtual machines on VMware vSphere 4.1 from an old Fibre Channel 2GBps SAN, to VMware vSphere 5.5 vSAN.

and I’m wearing…


it makes the migration faster you know!

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FedEx delivers VMware vExpert swag and what’s in this other box from VMware?

Monday, April 2nd, 2012

Got a surprise today when FedEx delivered not one, but two FedEx Boxes from VMware…A large box and a medium box. I happen to open the large box first!

The first large FedEx box contained my VMware vExpert swag, A VMware vExpert branded laptop bag, VMware vExpert luggage travel tag and my VMware vExpert Certificate.

Large and Medium Box from FedEx

Large and Medium Boxes from VMware, delivered by FedEx

VMware vExpert swag

VMware vExpert swag

Thanks to John and Alex that managed the VMware vExpert Program.

I’ll photograph, and blog tomorrow, what was in the other box!

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What to purchase a vEXPERT, VCP, VMware Admin, VMware Geek this Christmas?

Saturday, December 17th, 2011

If you wondering what to purchase a vEXPERT, VCP, VMware Admin, VMware Geek this Christmas, why not consider one of the best Technical books on VMware HA and DRS!

My Christmas Present from Secret Santa!

My Christmas Present from Secret Santa!

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Andysworld! Advent Calendar – Dec 5 – vExpert Spotlight: Andrew Hancock

Monday, December 5th, 2011

Just been published, Fame for 15 seconds?

VMware vExperts were asked the following three questions?

1.How did you get into IT?

2.How did you get into working with VMware and becoming a 2011 vExpert?

3.What would you tell someone who wanted to get a job like yours to do?


Check out my answers, if you want at

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Expert of the Quarter Q2 at Experts Exchange

Thursday, July 14th, 2011

Two achievements in the same month of July 2011.

1st July 2011 – vExpert 2011

I’ve not had much time to reflect on this, because I received an email out of the blue just before travelling down to Devon and Cornwall on the Friday 1st July 2011!

10 July 2011 – Q2 2011 Expert of the Quarter at Experts Exchange

So, I need a hatrick now.

?? July 2011 – ????

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