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.

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Chief Enterprise Architect and Strategist, 4xVCDX#133, NPX#8, DECM-EA.

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