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Jeroen Van Langenhove

Senior Presales Engineer

Work experience

Aug 2013Present

Presales Engineer

Destiny N.V.

Started in august 2013 as very first Pre-Sales Engineer for Destiny, the fastest growing Service Provider in Belgium (2015: Beloftevolle onderneming van het jaar) , with a big portfolio of MPLS services, Internet configurations, Security(Palo Alto), Cloud services and voice/UC products.

At first my role was helping in building the new sales organization and supporting our sales in every day to day leads. Created first RFI/RFP documents, and won several of big accounts(Standaard Boekhandel, McDonalds, Interparkin,...).

Created structure, procedures and guidelines in Pre-Sales.

Responsible for internal (Sales) and external trainings (Partners, …) about MPLS, Internet, Cloud, Access, Security, Datacenter, …

Extended the network of national and international partners to support our growth.

Leading role in the upgrade of the IaaS services of Destiny to standardize with EMC storage(VNX) and EMC for BaaS platform (Avamar/Datadomain).

In 2017 introduced Rubrik as a new backup platorm (www.rubrik.com) to replace the EMC Avamar / Datadomain platform.

 In Q1 2015 Pre-Sales organization doubled with extra colleague, Sales department growed up to 12 People by end of 2015.

More big RFP projects won like InterParking, Solidariteit voor het Gezin, Veritas, …

 Member of the FeWeb Hosting group, we discuss every 2 months the challenges and changes that happens in the hosting world in Belgium and the world, due to that working together with the new Cybersecurity Center under the Prime Minister of Belgium.

Many of the proposed Idea's have beend picked up by the Belgium government and are being installed as we speak.

 Products : MPLS services (based on VDSL/SDSL/Fiber) in Belgium and abroad , Internet services, local and form the cloud, Telephony : ISDN/PRA/SIP, Security : Palo Alto Firewall/pfSense, WiFi: Aruba, Cloud: IaaS, BaaS, WaaS, SECaaS, DRaaS, … , Rubrik

20132013

Manager Sales Support

Eurofiber N.V.

Being the Sales support for the 3 headed sales team, follow up deals, registering deals in the system, …

20112013

Cloud Consultant

Caligo / Uptime Group N.V.

Due to my role as a datacenter specialist in the last 10 years I’m working now on partnerships with leading Datacenter and connectivity providers in Belgium and the Netherlands. 
Answering on Datacenter and Cloud RFI/RFP/RFQ’s . (FedICT, Eandis, PwC, Veritas, …)
Consulting clients in the right direction to go to the Cloud.
Great technical knowledge of latest cloud products and possibilities (Vmware, VBlock, Vspex, Flexpod, VDI, BYOD, Veeam )
Connectivity researcher, how to connect your business with ‘the cloud’.

Big network in the Belgian Datacenter/hosting en Connectivity scene.

20102011

Engineer

Aserver N.V.

Programming in Python on our cloud product, called SSO, a desktop cloud platform for

small and medium company's.

Validation of fixed bugs in new releases

Testing our new releases on a day to day basis, automated and manually following a

test plan.

Giving 4th level support to our Indian and US partners.

Due to reorganization in search for a new career.

20082010

Professional Services Engineer

Q-Layer / Sun Microsystems / Oracle

On-site and internal installations of proof of concept environments with VMWare ESX,

Sun xVM VirtualBox and Xen; combined with high end storage solutions (NetAPP, Sun

Thumper and various other SANs often with InfiniBand networking, Hydra 10NGE Cards, .)

» Advanced support and maintenance for cloud computing environments (PoC, Sun due

diligence, ...)

» Training and product demos for internal and external customers

» Very high skills in Cloud Computing solutions

» Creation of Virtual Machine images (OVF, VDI, VMDK's) (Linux, OpenSolaris and

Windows) with several applications installed (SugerCRM, Endian, Drupal,…)

» Running advanced test runs with our software and provide Engineering with requests to

be used in the roadmap

» Investigate other solutions and give concrete information to our developers

» Keeping track of our Customer Contacts in SalesForce

We build the Sun Microsystems Cloud!

20002008

Consultant

ARC Belgium N.V.

As a consultant I worked on many projects :

- 1 year HP HP3000/MPE Support Engineer

- 2.5 years AS400 Operator for IBM/Deutsche Bank

- 2.5 years AS400 Datacenter Operator for Coca-Cola

- many projects for KBC/CNH/Atlas Copco/ Aquatopia, ....

20032016

Owner

be-HOSTED

In 2003 started my own company in webhosting, domain registration, data center services and e-commerce.

Sold the assets in 2007 (over 1300 customers, +3000 domainnames and +12 e-commerce shops.

New little e-commerce shops in toys 

Skills

Language

Dutch : Native

English : Professional

French: Professional

Summary

17 years experience in Datacenters, Cloud, Networking and Security. Customer focused. Father of 2, husband and loves to cook. 

Future

I am open to new business opportunities, cloud based or with a big cloud focues, start-up's have a big pro, developing new strcutures and procedures, setting up teams. 

I believe in the new technologies like blockhain, ECR 20 tokens, the role of smart contracts. Company's who are investing and looking into these technologies can contact me as this is in my intrest. 

I am not looking for presales job in UC, or telephony. I need challenges!