Geeksultant | Your I.T. Consultant of Choice

What we do. has been synonymous with terms like Citrix, VDI, Microsoft and VMware for many years. In the past, if you were an end user customer, or a VAR looking to augment your team around VDI projects, Geeksultant was the place to call. That is still true today. The good news, we’ve expanded and now offer services for many other technologies as well.

Geeksultant is a premier provider of IT consultants for all virtual technology projects such as Citrix, Microsoft and VMware directly to our end-user customers. If you need assistance implementing these and other technologies, give us a call, we’re here to assist. Our customer direct rates are very competitive and we provide that high end service you are looking for.

Our 2nd mission is that Geeksultant augments VARs (Value Add Resellers) by providing services to both the VAR and their customers. Geeksultant can provide pre-sales expertise to the VAR around product lines for which they may not have internal resources. Along with pre-sales, our consultants can also implement and support those product lines for the VARs customers. Our B2B (Business to Business) rates are some of the best in the industry allowing the VAR to resell our services with favorable profit margins in mind.

In other words, we can help you grow your business by becoming an extension of your team. The best part, no employee costs, no office costs.

We provide services around many technologies, including Citrix, Microsoft, VMware, Cisco, Fortinet, Juniper, Nutanix and many others to our partner VARs and to our direct customers.

Companies such as Coca Cola, AT&T, Manheim, Comcast, McCormick, PBS&J, Hoffman La Roche, Brown & Root, Inc., Halliburton Energy Services and many lesser-known companies have relied upon our consultants skills and judgment to direct and grow their I.T. infrastructures, mission-critical applications and business models. Our integrity and work ethic are two components that ensure our clients receive solutions that make sense financially, technologically and are a sound investment for the future.

Who leads these experts? Geeksultant is the home of Kai Guettner, The Geeksultant! A world class Consultant, Systems Engineer and Systems Architect!

Kai, along with his team of certified consultants, provide consulting services for Cisco, Citrix, Fortinet, Microsoft, VMware, Juniper and more!

If you don't see your product listed, give us a call, we support hundreds of different vendors and solutions.

Worldwide availability for assessments, projects and emergencies!

Call Geeksultant for your current needs and your next project. 1-770-559-1492 - If no answer, please leave a detailed message or email us at - The Geeksultant will get back to you A.S.A.P.!

You will not be disappointed!

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Conference Badge Zip Line - What?


Every year I attend a multitude of I.T. conferences attributed to the top tier hardware and software vendors such as Citrix, Microsoft, VMware and more. ... and every one of them gives you a badge to wear. One with your picture, another with a RFID chip in it so every vendor attending can scan your badge to place you on their email list. Truthfully, these conferences are all the same and they are getting lame. Time for a new format, are you listening dear vendors? Anyway, that's another story. Back to the badge dilemma.

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Sitting At PC Attending HPE "Foundation of HPE Storage Solutions Design"


Attending the 3 day virtual instructor led HPE class, "Foundation of HPE Storage Solutions Design"

So far, some things I did not know.

1. Fibre Channel Switch Speed with 32 Gb/s and 128 Gb/s to be fully available this year -- 2016

2. SAS-4 with 24 Gb/s out in 2017

Things are getting faster!

More tomorrow.

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Get Your Own My-Car-Club Car/Auto Club Website!


Do you belong to a car/auto club? Do they have a website? Is it static? Is it dynamic? Is it engaging?

Is your club site old and tired? Are your club members being engaged? Are you getting more complaints about your website than praise?

Does your car club site have the following:

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Ten Commandments for Stress Free Programming (Shared)


Too funny not to share. Not sure who the original author was.

Ten Commandments for Stress Free Programming

1. Thou shalt not worry about bugs. Bugs in your software are actually special features.

2. Thou shalt not fix abort conditions. Your user has a better chance of winning state lottery than getting the same abort again.

3. Thou shalt not handle errors. Error handing was meant for error prone people, neither you or your users are error prone.

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Just Started Using Twitter Ads For Business To Drive New Business


I have used click advertising before with Google, Yahoo, Microsoft and other search engines. It's hit or miss. No pun intended.

Years ago, when I was selling after market toner and inkjet cartridges, and even a book on bankruptcy called "The Credit Secrets Bible", I was spending thousands of dollars on click advertising a month - and it worked well. Until the big box stores got involved and were outbidding my click budget and were selling the product cheaper than I could purchase at wholesale. Thanks Walmart!

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Cost Effective Thin Client That Is Enterprise Ready For $89? Yes!


Not cheap, but low cost, is how Citrix describes their new HDX Ready Pi device. List price is a measly $89 but you get something that is astounding. A enterprise ready thin client with full capabilities due to Citrix integrating their HDX SoC (Software on Chip) directly into the hardware. No longer reliant on just software such as the Citrix Receiver installed package, the HDX Ready Pi device comes with high performance software pre-installed on a computer chip on the actual device's circuit board. Included are a separate GPU and a Quad Core ARM processor.

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Cost Effective Hyper Converged Systems? Citrix Thinks So


Recently Citrix held their annual customer facing Synergy event in Las Vegas. The hot new topic? Hyper converged systems that include CPU, RAM, Storage, Networking and management in a single box with a single pane of glass for management.

Citrix has named several front runners as their go-to-partners. Nutanix, Atlantis, Dell, Cisco Hyper-Flex and HP Moonshot.

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Geeksultant Needs Your Help


One thing that I have learned being a self employed consultant for hire is that you have to constantly advertise and market yourself. It's never ending. No matter how good of a job you did on your last project, no one will know about it unless you let them know about it!

To that end, I am asking my LinkedIn network to take a moment out of their busy day and write a quick recommendation for me. This is 100% reciprocal - If I've worked with you, or performed I.T. services for you, please recommend me and I'll return the favor.

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2016 - The Year of the Storage Wars


There are so many players in the storage and the hyper converged market segment that it's almost impossible to choose one. At the end of the day, for most customers, it still comes down to cost. "What am I going to pay for this?" Storage has always been one of the largest expenditures of any data center. Still true today as it was decades ago. Today's storage is faster and slimmer and has more tricks up it's sleeve with deduplication, high availability and automated backup built in.

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Why It's Ok To Say "Happy Memorial Day"


Recently, with all of the vandalism aimed at disrupting our celebration of Memorial Day and the current global conflicts we are involved in, many have asked, "Should we not be somber on this day?"

I wholeheartedly disagree. Having served almost a decade in the US Navy, I have seen first hand the sacrifices that these brave men and women make every day, with some, when they are called, making the ultimate sacrifice, giving their lives so that others don't have to.

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