Maarten Vekens

Maarten Vekens started his ICT career in 2001 as support engineer for one of the major petrochemical companies of the world. 

After 7 years working as support engineer.  Belga Press Agency gave him the opportunity to start as system engineer.  During this period he had the opportunity to improve his skills and knowledge.  An asset are the courses he followed at VMWare, Microsoft, Oracle and Cisco.

Work Experience

Currently AG insurance and several smaller projects.
April 2001 - March 2005 Support Engineer Exxon Mobil Corporation.
April 2005 - May 2007 Support Engineer Toyota Motor Europe.
May 2007 - March 2013 System engineer - Belga News Agency
April 2013 - May 2015 System engineer- European Commission (OLAF)


Those parts of the system that you can hit with a hammer (not advised) are called hardware; those program instructions that you can only curse at, are called software.


Certificates & Courses



2014 VMWare Certified Associate, Data Center Virtualization
Candidate id : WMW-02150723V-00439902
Verification code : 12848556-8728-C3093460CADF
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Microsoft Virtual Academy

On this link you can find the list of the completed courses at Microsoft virtual academy


2014 Cisco CCNA Bootcamp

2013 VMWare Horizon View, Install, Configure, Manage code VMVIEW (Global Knowledge)

2013 Groundworks (c-cure)

2012 Oracle solaris ZFS (Global Knowledge)

2011 Barracuda mail fw and web application filter (c-cure)

2010 Juniper basic training (c-cure)

2010 Windows server 2008 (dolmen, Microsoft course)

2009 Solaris fundamentals SA100-S10

2009 Solaris system admin part 1 SA200-S10

2009 Solaris system admin part 2 SA202-S10

2008 VMWare esx (Uptime)

2007 Microsoft exchange 2007 (The Campus, Microsoft)

2006 Windows 2003 Server (Cevora)


Like to know more?

We can help you in following domains

  • Project Management
  • Virtualization
  • Networking
  • Hardware repair
  • Hardware installation
  • Software configuration / installations
  • Cabling
  • Smart TV, streaming services, wireless music (Sonos, OSMC,...)

Need to talk to us?

Phone Maarten: +32 477 84 17 91 (Patch-IT)
Phone Vincent: +32 476 99 54 35 (TakeIToff)

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IBAN : BE55 7360 1005 6944

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