More about Me

My name is Maish Saidel-Keesing. I currently work at NDS, in Israel. I have been working in IT for the past 15 years, and can remember myself messing around with computers ever since I was 6 years old. My current responsibilities at NDS include: Virtualization Architecture, and architectural designs of enterprise solutions for our customers (be it VMware, RedHat, Xen or whatever comes along the way). I have extensive experience with Windows Infrastructure (Active Directory, DNS, Server Hardware etc..)

I am currently holding a position as a Virtualization Architect for NDS Group Ltd in Jerusalem, Israel and has been working in IT for the past 15 years and with a stronger focus on virtualization for the past 5. I have extensive experience in Active Directory Infrastructure, server hardware from all the major vendors and VMware, virtualization and cloud technologies and products, and I also like to play around with PowerShell.

I was awarded the vExpert award from VMware in 2009, 2010 and 2011 and am a moderator on the VMware communities  and also on the Petri forums.

I have co-authored the VMware vSphere Design book.

I am currently designing on of the Hands on Labs Sessions that will be available to all attendees at the upcoming VMworld conference.

I am the married to the most wonderful woman, the love of my life, have 3 amazing daughters and am very happy with my life.

I hold several certifications including MCP, MCSA, MCSE  in Windows NT4, 2000 and 2003, Novell CNA, and am a VMware VCP 3,4 and 5. I have currently completed the VCDX Enterprise Admin Exam and the VCDX Design Exam and am planning to purse the the VCDX5 track when it becomes available.

You can always get hold of me through the Contact page of my blog or on Twitter.