Rhys Hammond is a Senior Systems Engineer specialising in Data Availability. One of his goals is to help the IT community understand more of what Veeam can offer, as part of that effort, he maintains http://rhyshammond.com, a Veeam and Virtualization-centric weblog providing information, insight, and technical knowledge on all things Veeam related.
- In 2018, Rhys became a Veeam Certified Architect which is the highest level of Veeam technical certification.
- In 2017, Rhys was awarded VMware vExpert for having demonstrated significant contributions to the community and a willingness to share expertise with others. VMware grants the vExpert as an honorary title for advocates of the company's products.
- Also in 2017, Rhys was selected to join the Veeam Vanguard program, the Vanguard program is a global hand-selected list of people who represent Veeam's brand to the highest level in many of the different technology communities in which they engage. These individuals are chosen for their acumen, engagement and style in their activities both on and offline.
- In 2015, Rhys was awarded Veeam Technical Champion for ANZ as a result of his passion and knowledge for the product.