System Professional are pleased to announce that Yagnesh Patel has joined the company as a Technical Consultant.
Yagnesh joins System Professional from a Surrey based IT reseller and consulting business, where his primary focus was helping SMB and Enterprise customers with their messaging strategy. This mainly involved the planning, design and migration for end user messaging related projects, including Microsoft Exchange upgrades and migrations, Lync / Skype for Business implementations and Office 365.
In terms of messaging platform understanding and experience, Yagnesh has worked on all versions of Microsoft Exchange from 5.5 through to Exchange 2000 / 2003 / 2007 / 2010 / 2013 / 2016 and Office 365. This extended to using Database Availability Groups (DAGs) for site resiliency and high availability, as well as Azure AD Connect.
In terms of previous experience, Yagnesh worked as a Lotus Notes Migration Consultant for a number of leading UK Retailers, held a Senior Lotus Notes/Domino Administrator role at a major UK Bank and was employed as a Messaging Administrator within a large UK supermarket.
He also has a broad understanding of Active Directory (AD), VMware server virtualisation, KEMP Technologies load balancers, Barracuda Spam Firewalls and Barracuda Message Archiver, Clearswift MIMEsweeper for SMTP, IronPort (now Cisco) email and web security gateway and management products, Good Mobile Messaging Server (GMM) and Good Mobile Control Server.
Yagnesh explained that “I’m really pleased to join the System Professional team. The passion and enthusiasm experienced during the interview process gave me the belief that I joined the right company. I really like how Sys Pro engage with clients and take the time to fully understand their needs and requirements in order to deliver the best solution.” In terms of his role, Yagnesh added how “I’ve joined Sys Pro to deliver large scale, innovative and exciting projects, especially around Office 365, messaging and infrastructure technologies. On a personal level, I’m a keen runner and cyclist, and in my spare time I enjoy cooking, travelling and spending time with my family and friends.”
Matt Spragg, Head of Consultancy Services at System Professional, noted that “We are delighted to welcome Yagnesh to our specialist technical consulting team. We continue to see high demand from customers’ who need help with their messaging workloads – for both their on-prem MS Exchange platform but increasingly as part of an Office 365 adoption and wider cloud migration strategy.”
“Yagnesh has excellent messaging skills and will be able to help existing and new customers with their IT projects, infrastructure reviews and journey to the cloud. He is another quality hire for the business and will prove to be a great addition to the team,” added Matt.