Rise of the Super Architect

With the Software Defined Data Center, essential services are being pushed into the hypervisor: Server, Network, Storage, Security.  With that change in technology, you are starting to see a shift in the evolution of an architect’s skill-set.  It is now becoming necessary for an IT Professional to break the traditional model of single silo expertise and transform into a multi-silo “Super Architect”.

My take on the most difficult to obtain certifications on the planet at this point in time:

These certifications deserve a mention – mix of Administrator, Design and Architect tracks:

This could also be interpreted as a representation of skill-sets.  There are plenty of top-level architects who have never bothered certifying but are world-class.

2 comments

  1. […] be announced, just keep an eye out for it. I would imagine it will include SRM and VSAN. Source: Clickyclick Originally Posted by ChooseLife Congratulations, you have passed the necessary […]

  2. […] team.  It is also very important to cross-skill these team members and let them evolve into “Enterprise Architects”, “Enterprise Administrators” and “Enterprise Operators”.  However, make […]

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