Franjo Z Horvat nicht verfügbar bis 31.01.2019

Franjo Z Horvat

nicht verfügbar bis 31.01.2019
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  • 60487 Frankfurt Freelancer in Deutschland
  • Abschluss: Bachelor
  • Stunden-/Tagessatz: nicht angegeben
  • Sprachkenntnisse: deutsch (Muttersprache) | englisch (verhandlungssicher)
  • Letztes Update: 08.07.2018
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• Design, Build & Run large scale storage infrastructure projects
• Large scale data migrations, consolidations, technology refresh
• Technical Project Management
• High Availability, Fault tolerance, Business Continuity, Disaster Recovery, Clustering
• Online Storage Systems (High-End and Midrange)
• Virtualization and Cloud computing: AWS, Container (Docker/Beanstalk), Scripting (Python, Perl), Unix/Linux administration, Infrastructure as Code (CloudFormation)

Storage related
EMC VMAX, All-Flash Arrays/ Hitachi HDS VSP, G-Series / IBM XIV, SVC, DS8000 / HP XP
Netapp / Hitachi HNAS
Brocade DCX / Cisco MDS Switches
SRDF / TrueCopy /
Veritas VxVM, VxFS, Solaris ZFS
Veritas VxVM, VxFS, ZFS
VmWare VSphere / Docker containers / AWS
Linux / Solaris
Python / Perl / Shell, GIT

• AWS Certified Solutions Architect - Associate (SAA)
• HDS Certified Storage Professional
• EMC Certified Information Storage Associate
• Certified Brocade Fabric Professional CBFP
• Certified Brocade Fabric Administrator CBFA
• Storage Networking Industry Association SNIA Certified Professional
• VmWare Certified Associate – Data Center Virtualization (VCA-DCV)
• VMWare vSphere Installation, Configuration and Management
• Hitachi VSP Training
• NetApp Filer Training
• EMC Clariion Training
• Veritas Foundation Training (Veritas File System and Volume Manager)
• Falconstor product Training
• Hitachi Lightning 9900 and Thunder 9200 product and technology training
• IBM Fast-T Technical Training
• Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer + Internet (MCSE+I)
• Checkpoint Firewall-1 Certified Systems Engineer
• Internet Security Scanner Certified Engineer
• ITIL v3
• Project Management (ESI Curriculum): Managing Projects in Organizations / Scheduling and Cost Control


Large financial Institution, Frankfurt (2016 – 2017)
Helped the customer to perform diverse storage capacity optimizations and capacity planning with the goal to optimize overall disk utilization. Performed various storage migrations (re-tiering, disk frame re-balancing), as well as SAN troubleshooting.

A stock exchange (2015)
Responsible for a migration project from EMC VMAX to HDS VSP. Implemented SAN port throughput and other alert monitoring. Day-to-day administration of several NetApp Filers.

International outsourcing services provider, Frankfurt (2015)
Technical lead for a storage consolidation project, helping to reduce expenditure by about 2 Mio €/year by retiring legacy disk frames and SAN infrastructure. The project was successfully completed within time and budget.
• Migrated about 700 hosts with zero customer impact from legacy to the target infrastructure.
• Consolidated several disengaged SAN fabrics by migrating Cisco MDS and Brocade 48000 SAN infrastructures onto Brocade DCX SAN infrastructure. As a result, legacy DWDM infrastructure was made obsolete for substantial savings.

International outsourcing services provider, Frankfurt (2012 – 2013)
Helped with the build out and initial production phase of a new storage infrastructure for an outsourcing project. Technologies implemented were EMC VMAX, VNX and Brocade SAN.
• Build-out of SAN fabrics, initial disk frame implementation, initial provisioning and performance optimizations.
• Prepared documentation and developed implementation guidelines
• Design and implementation of EMC Replication Manager for Disaster Recovery purposes

Investment Bank, Bournemouth, UK (2006 – 2012)
Storage technology refresh, data migration and consolidation projects within the EMEA and APAC region. Performed data migration for > 1000 hosts using storage virtualization and host based migration strategies.
• Created a semi-automated solution for frame-based storage migration and provisioning, minimizing risk and increasing efficiency of moves.
• Redesigned and helped transitioning the bank’s trading platform storage environment. This consisted of consolidating several separate fabrics, EMC and HDS USP frames into a centralized HDS USPV based solution. Migrated SAN infrastructure from McData to Brocade and Cisco switches.
• Helped to evaluate impact on storage i/o latency related to data center moves, and as a result helped developing latency mitigation measures.
• Performed capacity planning and related disk frame upgrades.
• Service Continuity Planning and management: Plan and Implement EMC SRDF and HDS TrueCopy / HUR




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