Michael Watson – Systems Engineer

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Michael has been part of the ICT industry for over 20 years. As part of the Port industry, he has had roles including help desk operator, system administrator and IT Manager. A major part of his role was, project planning, managing suppliers, budgets and strategic planning as well as hands-on break-fix and design work. Michael is focused on customer-driven outcomes and has the ability to communicate solutions in a succinct and easy to understand manner.

Experience: Virus / Spyware / Malware removal. Wired and wireless networks Major infrastructure design including network switching and fabrics (Fibre, Ethernet, 10Gb Ethernet). Security and Surveillance equipment including Pelco and Gallagher Cardax systems Remote Connectivity such as VPN and WAN’s Managing radio equipment and frequencies. Installation and commissioning of HP Servers, Desktops and Laptops Backup and Recovery Tape Backup and Storage Server Computers and Laptops Printers Communication equipment including PABX, phones, iPhones, iPads Boardroom technologies such as Projectors and Whiteboards Uninterruptable Power Supplies (UPS) Deep Underwater Keel Clearance Systems HP Storage Area Networks (SAN), Fabric Switches Crisis Management.

Software experience: Symantec Backup Exec / Storagecraft / MacAfee Virus Protection / Kaspersky Virus Protection / Trend Micro Virus Protection / Server 2012 / Server 2008 / Server 2003

Manage Engine: Desktop Central / Audit Plus / Opmanager / Service Desk

Microsoft: Microsoft Exchange / Microsoft Office 365 / Microsoft Office / Microsoft Visio / Microsoft Licensing / SharePoint / Terminal Server / Remote Desktop

Mail and Web Marshall: Maximo

VMWare: ESXvSphereSite Recovery Manager