Welcome to Let’s v4Real! This blog is for the everyday virtualization admin that’s looking for the easy way out…or just a good read.

Let’s v4Real is a blog about virtualization maintained by me…Chestin Hay. It contains some of my experiences and tips that I want to share and that I hope you’ll find useful. Let’s v4Real focuses it’s topics around VMware vSphere and related products. Head on over to the blogs section for my various write-ups.


I am a Senior Virtualization Engineer for a leading IT Solutions Provider. I have in-depth experience in designing and implementing Software Defined Data Centers and Storage, as well as Windows Server administration. In this role, I build and maintain virtualization solutions that meet whatever goals are defined by our customers. I am also responsible for the architecture and maintenance of our on premise company and customer VMware environments, DRaaS via Zerto, VMware Site Recovery Manger and Veeam Cloud Connect, vCloud Director/vRA and NSX environments.



VMware Certified Professional 6 – Data Center Virtualization


VMware Certified Professional 6 – Network Virtualization


VMware Certified Professional 6 – Cloud and Management Automation


VMware Technical Solutions Professional


Citrix Certified Administrator – Virtualization

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VMware vExpert 2016/17


VMware vExpert NSX 2017



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