About

Welcome to vswitchzero, a personal blog by Mike Da Costa with a primary focus on VMware NSX, VMware vSphere, networking and PC hardware.

About the Author:

I’ve worked for VMware in several capacities over the last eight years or so. I am currently a Site Reliability Engineer in VMware’s Networking and Security business unit (NSBU). In this role, I support VMware Cloud on AWS and specialize in NSX and all things connectivity related. Prior to this, I was a Staff Escalation Engineer in the Global Support Services organization. In that role I worked with some of VMware’s largest NSX customers and provided back-line support on a variety of complex operational and design issues. Going back even further, I provided networking support for vSphere, VCNS/vShield and the Cisco Nexus 1000V. I also did a rotation on VMware’s Knowledge Management team where I wrote and maintained KB articles for VMware.

A few years ago I had the opportunity to write a few articles for the VMware Support Insider blog, which rekindled my interest in writing again. I’ve started this blog in the hopes that I can share my knowledge and as an outlet to discuss the things that interest me.

Certifications:

  • VMware Certified Implementation Expert Network Virtualization (VCIX-NV)
  • VMware Certified Professional Network Virtualization (VCP-NV)
  • VMware Certified Advanced Professional 5 (VCAP5-DCA)
  • VMware Certified Professional on vSphere 6 (VCP6-DCV)
  • VMware Certified Professional on vSphere 5 (VCP5-DCV)
  • VMware Certified Professional on vSphere 4 (VCP4-DCV)
  • Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA R&S)
  • ITIL V3 Foundation Certification
  • ITIL V2 Foundation Certification

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Please note that although I work for VMware, all of the views, comments and opinions on this blog are my own and do not necessarily reflect the views of my employer.

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