Marcel Venema is an architect, consultant and trainer for various VDI / SBC and Workspace Management solutions. His main areas of work are writing functional technical designs, implementing and migrating infrastructures and training students. Marcel has a sixteen year old daughter and lives in Lelystad, the Netherlands. His hobbies are cooking, electronic gadgets and building a Porsche 356 Speedster.
In an architect / technical project lead role Marcel is responsible for writing functional and technical designs. He has a focus on VDI infrastructures, user workspace and IT orchestration / automation. Marcel is a Citrix Certified Expert - Virtualization (CCE-V) and Microsoft Certified IT Professional. He is awarded as a RES Software (Ivanti) Valuable Professional (RSVP) since 2009.
Marcel has a broad and deep knowledge of VDI and UEM solutions and is asked for various projects in several project roles. His consultancy work duties varies from sequencing/packaging App-V applications to troubleshooting performance problems on RES ONE Workspace. Typical projects involved are from 300 to 30.000 seats, several locations and involves products like VMWare vSphere, Microsoft Hyper-V or Citrix XenServer, Citrix XenDesktop/XenApp, RES ONE Workspace, AppSense UEM, Microsoft System Center and RES ONE Automation/Identity Director. See Marcel’s resume for a list of projects he has worked on.
Marcel has more than 10 years training experience and has certifications of Citrix Certified Instructor (CCI), Microsoft Certified Trainer (MCT) and RES Certified Trainer (RCT). During his training courses, he emphasizes his real-world experiences and examples. Most common courses are Citrix XenApp, Citrix XenDesktop, Ivanti User Workspace Manager, Ivanti Automation, Ivanti Identity Director and Microsoft App-V packaging. See the training page for course information.