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Gangadhar Balla


Last update: 31.12.2021


Graduation: B.TECH
Hourly-/Daily rates: show
Languages: English (Full Professional)


• 7+ years of experience in planning, implementing, and supporting enterprise Storage and Disaster recovery • Expertise in installing and configuring fiber channel switches and directors- Brocade and Cisco MDS • Expertise in administration, troubleshooting and configuration of storage arrays from HDS&EMC • Experience with Multi-tier Enterprise Storage installation, migration, virtualization, management and reporting storage capacity and licensing • Experience in storage efficiencies such as thin provisioning, sub lun tiering, deduplication, compression and creating RAID groups • Exposure in High END Hitachi- Storage HITACHI VSP G1000, USP-V • Good exposure in Storage tools like HUR, True Copy, Shadow Image, HDvM, HTSM, HGLM, HTnM, SNM, SVP • Traditional storage provisioning and Dynamic provisioning • Experienced in EOL migrations behind virtualized environment through EMC Vplex • Experience in configuration and management of Vplex VS2 • Experience in configuration and managing of VNX8000, Symmetrix VMAX 2/3 • Provisioned storage from VPLEX, VNX, VMAX, XtremIO to various Open Systems, Vplex and • Recoverpoint • Hands on operations in Viper SRM and ViPR administration. • Experience in storage provisioning which includes LUN creation, mapping, masking and zoning • Designed EMC XtremIO storage virtualization solution for Virtual Desktop Infrastructure and Oracle • Experience in implementing Recoverpoint Gen 5 appliances for CDP and CRR • Expertise in implementing real time DR solution with HUR SRDF and EMC Recoverpoint. • Experience in monitoring and reporting performance of the SAN environment • Experience in NetApp storage administration (FAS8080, FAS9000, AFF-A700). • Netapp Tools OnCommand System Manager, Ops Manager and Filer view. • Configured CIFS, NFS and provisioned LUN using Netapp C-mode • LUN management , Volume resize, aggregate disk add and LUN resize • Good expose on EMC local replication products Sym clone and snapshots • Good expose on EMC remote replication products SRDF. • Perform Health checks for different storage systems, collect logs and coordinating with vendors for problem resolution. • Monitor overall backup process, logs, alerts, Devices • Configuring the new clients and storage nodes in legato backup tool. • Configuring and troubleshooting various issues in legato networker. • Handling the escalations for EMC AVAMAR & Networker Backup installations. • Understanding customer requirements, Planning, Designing, implementing and support for • backup related aspects. • Vendor Interaction • Configuring the new clients and storage nodes in Networker. • Good knowledge on Networker Version, Data Domain OS, Device firmware and Driver Upgradation • Worked in 24/7 support environment involving attending to the jobs on call off office hours and weekends • Worked within ITSM change process to ensure consistent methodology across all service groups • Led various IT Storage projects and managed to get them accomplished with other team members • Proficient with Microsoft Office products such as Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access and MS Project • Effective interpersonal skills, work well as a team member with people at all levels of an organization

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