About Be-Virtual.net

The website be-virtual.net is a personal blog about the world of virtualization and is mainly focused on VMware-related technology. It’s maintained by Mischa Buijs (owner/writer). The opinions expressed here represent my own and not those of my employer (ITQ).

About Mischa Buijs
Mischa Buijs - ITQ - VMware - Blogger

Mischa Buijs is an SDDC Consultant/Architect working at ITQ in the Netherlands. He has experience in multiple roles as an IT architect and consultant. Mischa is Microsoft MSCA 2012, Cisco CCNP, VMware VCIX-DCV, VMware VCIX-NV, VMware VCAP-CMA, VMware vSAN Specialist and PRINCE2 certified. He developed and implemented infrastructures successfully at multiple companies. Mischa shows a high commitment to his commands and uses a high-quality standard. He is communicative, which reflects in smooth cooperation with colleagues and customer representatives. Mischa gets enthusiastic about complex IT issues and is able to deliver suitable solutions.

Mischa is also working as a VMware PSO Senior Consultant hired by VMware.

About ITQ Consultancy

ITQ, the independent VMware knowledge partner, specializes in professional services around the VMware product portfolio and its ecosystem, being a member of the Partner Advisory Council (PAC). Aiming to help customers accelerate and facilitate their business by optimizing the use of virtualization technology, ITQ’s areas of expertise include End-User Computing, Software-Defined Data Center, Hybrid Cloud, Cloud-Native Applications, and IT Transformation Services. Clients regard ITQ as a trusted advisor and this is considered our strongest benefit, in addition to the knowledge of our consultants: ITQ currently employs 75 people, with 4 VCDXs, 1 EUC Champion, and 30 vExperts among them.

ITQ Consultancy was announced to be the first VMware partner to achieve all seven VMware Master Services Competencies. Not only have they achieved this outstanding performance by showing their expertise, certifications, and experience in individual competencies, but ITQ Consultancy is also the first global partner to achieve all seven competencies.

My Awards

I have been awarded seven years straight with VMware vExperts awards for the years 2017 to 2023. In some years I also obtained VMware vExpert sub-program awards for specific families of products. Click here for my vExpert profile in the vExpert Directory.

VMware vExpert 2017 - Badge   VMware vExpert 2018 - Badge   VMware vExpert NSX 2018 - Badge   VMware vExpert 2019 - Badge   VMware vExpert 2020 - Badge   VMware vExpert Cloud Management 2020 - Badge   VMware vExpert Cloud Provider 2020 - Badge   VMware vExpert NSX 2020 - Badge   VMware vExpert 2021 - Badge   VMware vExpert 2022 - Badge   VMware vExpert Cloud Management 2022 - Badge   VMware vExpert NSX 2022 - Badge   VMware vExpert 2023 - Badge   VMware vExpert 2023 - Badge   VMware vExpert 2023 - Badge   VMware vExpert 2024 - Badge  

My Certifications

Here is a link to my Credly profile page. Also, all my active educational certifications/badges are listed below: