WWT Solutions Architect Earns Rare Triple VMware Certification
Kalen Arndt becomes only the second person in the world to earn all three VMware Certified Design Expert (VCDX) designations.
Kalen Arndt becomes second in world to earn three VMware VCDX designations
St. Louis – September 14, 2016 – Kalen Arndt, a World Wide Technology (WWT) solutions architect recently became only the second person in the world to earn three VMware Certified Design Expert (VCDX) designations: Data Center Virtualization (VCDX-DCV), Desktop and Mobility (VCDX-DTM), and Network Virtualization (VCDX-NV).
The VCDX designation is the highest level of VMware certification, requiring years of experience and months of preparation. This elite group is comprised of design architects who are highly-skilled in VMware deployments. As the top VMware certification, the designation is intended for veteran professionals who want to validate and demonstrate their deep expertise in VMware technology. To earn the VCDX certification, candidates must first achieve prerequisite certifications and then submit and successfully defend a production-ready VMware solution before a panel of veteran VCDX-DCV holders. This rigorous process ensures that those who achieve VCDX status are peer-vetted and ready to join an elite group of world-class consulting architects.
Based in the Denver area, Arndt has been a data center deployment engineer on World Wide Technology’s professional services team for three years. In this role, Arndt provides consultative and delivery services for commercial and federal customers focusing on Cisco data center solutions (Nexus/UCS/MDS), HP, NetApp, and EMC storage, and VMware virtualization technologies with a specific focus on converged infrastructure design.
WWT’s professional services team focuses on the planning, design and implementation of technology investments using proven, project-based practices and methodologies. WWT’s 400-plus engineers remain current on the latest technologies and practices by both on-the-job experience and formal training certifications from major manufacturers.
About World Wide Technology
World Wide Technology, Inc. (WWT) is a systems integrator with more than $7 billion in annual revenue that provides innovative technology and supply chain solutions to large public and private organizations. The company brings to market a powerful blend of knowledge, infrastructure and technology to help its customers discover, evaluate, architect and implement technology products and solutions. Based in St. Louis, WWT works closely with industry leaders including VMware, Cisco, HP, Citrix Systems, Inc., NetApp, Inc. and Dell Technologies. WWT employs more than 4,000 people and operates over 2 million square feet of warehousing, distribution and integration space in more than 20 facilities throughout the world.
Ed Levens, PropelMG for WWT