All Livefire Alumni …. we’ve released some of our content from last year as on-demand content that you can now access. Details of these can be found below, and for a full list of all our content is available from the on-demand menu item.
Intrinsic Security Livefire: A New Approach on Protecting the Enterprise
VCF Livefire: Architecture & Automation
Virtual Cloud Networking: Virtual Cloud Networking Livefire
We’ll be releasing more content in our virtual trainer format throughout the year. For those of you whom English is not your first language, our virtual trainer can speak 19 different languages. She is an AI, so she’s better at some languages than others. We hope you enjoy the content, and we’ll be maturing our use of this new capability with time.
Bal is an Open Group Certified IT Architect, and VCDX #269, specializing in the network and security arena, with over 15 years experience in enterprise level network/system technologies. His goal has always been to maintain a holistic view of the architecture allowing him to understand how various technology streams may impact the networking/infrastructure space.
Bal has a proven record of delivering on enterprise network designs, leading data center and site migrations as a result of business mergers and acquisitions, and vendor migrations e.g. Cisco to Checkpoint/Juniper. As part of this he worked across several business sectors: Utilities, Banking, Retail and Government, and can base designs around sector specific standards e.g. PCI-DSS, DSD and ISM. He is proficient in several technology areas including Cisco, Juniper, F5, VMware, Citrix and Microsoft. These skills are supported by non-technical certifications: Prince2 Project Management Practitioner, ITILv3, TOGAF 9.1 Certified and Open Group Certified IT Architect – Open CA.
In addition to supporting the Livefire Team, Bal leads several innovation efforts within the VMware WRACE organization, including projects investigating the use of Virtual Reality/Augmented Reality, AI/ML and Interactive 360, to support customer and partner enablement.
BSc (Hons) Computer Science
Open Group Certificated Architect
Member of the Associated of Enterprise Architects