Ali Ashraf (Head of IT / ICT Manager)

Ali Ashraf (Head of IT / ICT Manager)

Ali is an IT Industry expert, with more than 13 years of hands-on experience in IT Infrastructure management, systems design and engineering, administration and training, including all aspects of IT.

He possesses a unique combination of project leadership and technical operations management for managed IT services in global technology-driven industries.

A subject matter expert for global deployment, transitions/upgrades, and migrations to the latest versions of Active Directory, Exchange 2003/2007/2010/2013, MS ISA/TMG, Lync 2013, SCOM2012 and Windows 2003/2008/2012 Server Core Infrastructure.

Extensive experience in SAN Storage Systems(HP MSA, Lefthand, EVA, 3PAR and DELL EqualLogic), Enterprise Servers hardware (HP ProLiant DL380, DL580, BladeSystem and Dell PowerEdge).

Highly skilled in implementation, configuration & administration of VMware vSphere5.x/4.x/3.x product suite, MS Server 2012 HyperV, Servers Consolidation, P2V Migration using Convertor, Virtual Center Administration, Virtual Machines, VM Cloning, Citrix Presentation Server, Citrix XenApp.

He is extremely efficient in analyzing information system needs, evaluating end-user requirements, troubleshooting the complex information systems. Skilled in selecting the best and cost effective hardware systems, applications software, and networking solutions, procurement of these systems as well as its successful installation & implementation.

Ali is also a Microsoft Certified Trainer (MCT) and holding MCP, MCSA, MCSE, VMware VCP4, CCNA, CCNP industry certifications.

Tel : 09 309 9558 ext 107; Email: ali@ica.ac.nz