Trainer Profile: Imran Raoof


Consultancy / Professional Experience25 yrs.
Training Experience7  yrs.
I am specialist in·       Storage Technologies / HCI: NetApp, Nutanix (HCI)
·       Backup / Information Management: Veritas (NetBackup, Enterprise Vault, InfoScale), CommVault
·       Information Storage and Management (ISM v3)
Achievements·       Received the Outstanding Individual Contributor Award from Veritas /Symantec MENA FY 08.
·       Appreciated by company management on all the efforts and contributions delivered. To mention some of the awards received: Best Performer as Division Manager (2007) and Best Technical Contributor (2005).
·       Consistently achieved a progressive growth in work profile and outstandingly honed skills in managing enterprise solutions, handling projects and team management.
Certifications / Training’s Attended·       Nutanix Platform Professional Certified (NCP 5.10 & NCAP 5.10)
·       Nimble Storage Certified Professional
·       CommVault Simpana Certified
·       NetApp Storage Architect
·       Veritas Availability SSE+ (Data Protection Backup Exec & NetBackup, HA / DR, Enterprise Vault)
·       Nexsan Assureon Training, Derby, UK (Feb 2007)
·       IBM Business Partner Training, Berlin, Germany (Jun 2005)
·       Dell EMC Storage Area Network Training, Bracknell, UK (Feb 2004)
·       Dell Enterprise Storage Solutions Training, Dubai, UAE (Nov 2003)
·       Veritas Foundation Suite & Veritas NetBackup Training, Reading, UK (Apr 2003)
·       Master DCSE (Dell Certified System Expert) for Enterprise Storage






Mar 2014 – till dateIT Consultant / Trainer, Hyderabad, India
Jun 2010 – Feb 2014Manager – Solutions Divisions, vTECH Middle East LLC, Dubai, UAE
May 05 – Feb 2010Manager – Enterprise Solutions Division, PRO TECHnology Co. LLC, Dubai, UAE
Sept 02 – Apr 05Project/ Service Manager, Computer World WLL, Bahrain
Sept 00 – May 02System Engineer/ Project Leader, Istanbul Bilgi University, Istanbul, Turkey
Jul 98 – May 00System Engineer/ Project Leader, Optical & Electronic Info. Systems Co., Saudi Arabia
Jun 97 – May 98Senior System Administrator, Frontline Technologies Limited, Hyderabad, India
Sept 95 – May 97System Administrator, Excel Micro Systems Private Limited, Hyderabad, India
Mar 94 – Aug 95Maintenance Engineer/ Assistant Project Guide, Sicot Computers, Hyderabad, India





Apr 2012PG in Business Administration, University of Wales, UK
Dec 1996Bachelor of Science, Osmania University, India
Nov 1994Diploma in Computer Applications, Sicot Computers, India
Mar 1994Diploma in Computer Hardware Engineering, All India Manufacturers Organization, India


Training Services offered

Technology# of BatchesClients Reference
CommVault55+Fujitsu, HP, TCS, HCL, Dell, IBM, Travelex, UCB, Allied Digital, CenturyLink, Orange, Accenture, AstraZeneca, Accenture
Overseas – Emirates Aluminum, Dubai Drydocks, Oman Air, GK Bangkok
Veritas (NetBackup / Enterprise Vault / Infoscale)50+Multiple Batches across India – Wipro, HCL, IBM Dell, L & T Infotech, Gems Group, Bank of Bahrain & Kuwait, Accenture, CSC
Storage Technologies (NetApp, Dell EMC)60+MindTree, NaviSite, Dell, Capgemini, Ericission, HPE, Travelex, CTS, CenturyLink, AstraZeneca, SunGuard AS, DXC, Cognizant
Multiple Batches across India – HCL, IBM, Wipro
Overseas – ADNOC Abu Dhabi, GK Bangkok, EcoMan Consultancy Dubai, MEF
Nutanix50+Multiple Batches – Orange Telecom, Capgemini CSC, MEF, CTS, HCL, CenturyLink, AstraZeneca, Anunta Tech, NTT, IBM, Unisys, DXC