Francois C. de Koker
Francois is a highly experienced IT professional, consultant, and architect who specializes in Microsoft Enterprise System Solutions. He worked in an enterprise environment for one of the top universities in South Africa for 17 Years. In 2001, he started at the helpdesk, moved on to be a Senior Software Support Specialist, and eventually became a Technical Lead on Microsoft Enterprise Server Technologies.
Francois is driven by bringing technologies together to solve challenges, optimize current implementations, and finding the most innovative way to marry different technologies. He believes that technology must be an integral part of the business or enterprise’s vision and goals to further growth and also enable people to prosper. He prides himself in having solid problem solving skills, accompanied with a sensible and hard-working approach.
Outside of work, he loves the outdoors, hiking in mountains, camping and bird watching with his wife and twins.
Training, Certifications & Experience:
Microsoft Exchange 2000 – 2016 & O365
Microsoft SharePoint v3.0 – 2016 & O365
Microsoft Active Directory 2003 – 2016
Microsoft SQL 2008 – 2016
Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2011 -2016
MCSE: 2012 R2 Courses
MCSE: Server 2008 Courses
A+, N+, Security+, Inet+
ITIL V3 Foundation
DELL Support Technician
USB – University of Stellenbosch Business School (Project Management Module)