Simon Eady

Senior Consultant

Simon Eady is an Xtravirt Senior Consultant with over 20 years’ experience in the IT industry. He has delivered a wide range of projects including solutions for server consolidation, data centre migration and upgrade, and deployment of Microsoft and VMware product sets. His specialist areas include VMware virtualisation helping businesses create, develop and maintain a multi cloud strategy. Simon is also a vExpert 2014-19 and leader of the South West UK VMUG (VMware User Group).

What attracted you to Xtravirt?

Great reputation and the opportunity to work on the tech I enjoy the most.

What makes Xtravirt great?

The people you work with and the support you get from everyone in the company.

What makes a great consultant?

Being confident and customer focused, always being open to learn more both professionally and personally.

What’s your favourite part of your job?

Creating or designing Solutions for customers.

People would be surprised to hear that I worked as …

a Tank mechanic

First car?

Talbot Alpine


Fishing, Drumming, Tolkien, gaming.

What was your first job?

Apprentice Mechanic