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New Horizons Dubai - Certified Instructors

Mr. Gaurav Pandya

Gaurav Pandya - New Horizons Dubai Trainer

Over 17 years of diversified training experience in different disciplines of Service Management, Security, Project Management and IT Governance. Gaurav had multi-vendor exposure with expertise on enterprise solutions from Oracle, Solaris, Microsoft, Citrix, Cisco, Nokia, Red Hat, HP and Other vendors.


  • HP Accredited Platform Specialist on Thin Client and Workstations (APS) HP Accredited Platform Specialist on Mobile Computing (APS)
  • HP Accredited Integration Specialist on Building Proactive Networks (AIS) HP Accredited System Engineer on ProLiant Servers (ASE)
  • Sun Certified System Administrator (SCSA) –worked on Solaris 9, 10 and 11 Oracle Approved Instructor
  • Microsoft Certified Trainer (MCT)
  • Microsoft Certified IT Professional: Messaging Administrator (MCITP) – worked on exchange 5.5, 2000, 2003, 2007, 2010 and 2013
  • Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE 4.0 / 2000/ 2003) Microsoft Certified Professional + Internet (MCP+I)
  • Citrix Certified Administrator – NetScaler (CCA) Citrix Certified Instructor (CCI)
  • Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) Certified Cisco System Instructor (CCSI) EC-Council Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH) Certified EC-Council Instructor (CEI)
  • Certified Network Administrator (CNA 3.x, 4.x) Certified Network Engineer (CNE 3.x, 4.x)
  • Red Hat Certified Technician (RHCT)
  • Certified Lotus Professional (CLP R4.5 / R5 / R6) Certified Lotus Instructor (CLI)
  • Certified IT-Service Management Foundation (ITIL) Certified COBIT Foundations (COBIT Foundation) HP Accredited Integration Specialist (AIS)
  • Master CIW Designer (CIW)

Delivered Training on:

EC council

  • Delivered Certified Ethical Hacker
  • Delivered a Qatar drill workshop on CICSO organized by EC-Council in April 2017
  • Delivered many trainings for EC-Council partners
  • Certified Ethical Hacking Certification (CEH)
  • Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH)
  • EC‐Council Certified Security Analyst (ECSA)
  • EC‐Council Certified Incident Handler Program (ECIH)
  • EC‐Council Certified Encryption Specialist (ECES)
  • EC‐Council Certified Security Specialist (ECSS)
  • EC-Council Network Security Administration (ENSA)
  • EC-Council Project Management in IT Security.
  • EC-Council Wireless Architecture EC-Council Network Security
  • Penetration Testing Workshop

HP Software Education

  • Application Lifecycle Management 11.5 Essentials Service Manager 9.2 Administration Foundation Service Manager 9.2 Administration Advanced
  • Universal Discovery
  • Operations Bridge Reporter
  • Business Availability Center 8.0 Essentials
  • Business Service Management 9.0 Essentials.
  • Operations Manager 9.x on Windows Administration Essentials Operations Manager 9.x on Windows Administration Advanced Operations Manager i Software 9.x Essentials
  • Operations Manager i Software 9.x Advanced
  • Discovery and Dependency Mapping Inventory 9.x Client Automation 7.5 Essentials
  • Network Node Manager i-Series 9.0 Essentials Data Protector 6.x software Essentials
  • Universal CMDB 9.0 Essentials
  • Network Automation 9.0 Essentials
  • Performance Insight 5.41 Administration Essentials. SiteScope 11.x Essentials
  • HP Building Proactive Networks (Switches and Routers)
  • Project Management & Security
  • Project Management Fundamentals
  • Project Management Professional – (PMP)
  • Risk Management Professional – (RMP)
  • Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM)
  • Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
  • Certified Information Security Auditor (CISA)
  • ITIL Foundation V2 & V3 ITIL Service Manager
  • COBIT Foundation COBIT 5 Assessor
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 Administration — Course 3124
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 Advanced Administration — Course 3125 What's New in SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 — Course 3126
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Live Patching 12 Administration — Course 8424 SUSE Linux Enterprise 11 SP2 Fundamentals — Course 3115
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise 11 SP2 Administration — Course 3116
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP2 Management — Course 3117 SUSE Linux Enterprise for Red Hat Administrators — Course 9059
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 for SAP Application Administration — Course 3134
  • SUSE Cloud and Storage
  • Install and Configure a SUSE OpenStack Cloud — Course SOC101
  • Introduction to SUSE Enterprise Storage 2 Administration — Course SES101
  • SUSE Manager
  • SUSE Manager 2.1 Administration — Course SMGR101
  • UNIX Essentials Featuring the Solaris 9/10 Operating Environment
  • Intermediate System Administration for the Solaris 9/10/11 Operating Environment Advanced System Administration for the Solaris 9/10/11 Operating Environment
  • Network Administration for the Solaris 10 Operating System Administering Security on the Solaris OS
  • Volume Manager with Sun Storage
  • Cluster 3.2 / 4.x Administration & Advanced Administration
  • Oracle Exalogic Elastic Cloud 2.x: System Administration
  • Oracle SuperCluster Administration and Maintenance Seminar
  • Solaris System Performance Management
  • Oracle VM Server for SPARC: Installation and Configuration
  • CNS-205: Citrix NetScaler 11 Essentials and Networking
  • CNS-207: Implementing Citrix NetScaler 11 for App and Desktop Solutions CNS-301: Citrix NetScaler 11 Advanced Implementation
  • CXD-203 Managing App and Desktop Solutions with Citrix XenApp and XenDesktop 7.6 CXD-300: Deploying App and Desktop Solutions with Citrix XenApp and XenDesktop 7.6 CXM-303: Deploying Enterprise Mobility Solutions with Citrix XenMobile New
  • CBM-303: Citrix ByteMobile 7 Administration
  • Windows Server 2008
  • Configuring and Troubleshooting Windows Server 2008 Network Infrastructure
  • Configuring and Troubleshooting Windows Server 2008 Active Directory Domain Services.
  • Configuring Identity and Access Solutions with Windows Server 2008 Active Directory Managing and Maintaining Windows Server 2008 Active Directory Servers.
  • Planning and Administering Windows Server 2008 Servers Designing a Windows Server 2008 Network Infrastructure. Implementing and Managing Microsoft Server Virtualization
  • Implementing and Managing Microsoft Desktop Virtualization Implementing and Managing Windows Server 2008 Clustering

Project Management


IT Governance and Others


Oracle Solaris


Microsoft System Center

  • Developing Microsoft Azure Solutions
  • Implementing Microsoft Azure Infrastructure Solutions Enabling and Managing Office 365
  • Core Solutions of Microsoft Skype for Business 2015
  • Configuring and Deploying a Private Cloud with System Center 2012. Private Cloud Monitoring and Operations with System Center 2012. Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager 2007
  • Installing and Configuring System Center Operations Manager 2007
  • Planning, Deploying and Managing Microsoft System Center Service Manager 2010

Microsoft Exchange Server

  • Microsoft Exchange Server 5.5 / 2000 / 2003 / 2007/2010/2013 Core Solution of Exchange 2013
  • Configuring, Managing and Troubleshooting Microsoft Exchange Server 2010
  • Designing and Deploying Messaging Solutions with Microsoft Exchange Server 2010 Deploying, Configuring, and Administering Microsoft Lync Server 2010
  • Recovering Messaging Servers and Databases using Microsoft Exchange Server 2007 Monitoring and Troubleshooting Microsoft Exchange Server 2007.
  • Design High Availability Messaging Solution using Microsoft Exchange Server 2007

Other Microsoft Technologies

  • Microsoft Windows NT 4.0 / 2000 / 2003
  • Microsoft Internet Security and Accelerating Server 2000/ 2004 / 2006 Microsoft System Management Server 2.0 / 2003
  • Microsoft Internet Information Server 6.0 Microsoft Site Server Commerce Edition


  • ICND1: Interconnecting Cisco Networking Devices Part 1
  • ICND2: Interconnecting Cisco Networking Devices Part 2 CCDA: Designing for Cisco Internetwork Solutions
  • ROUTE: Implementing Cisco IP Routing
  • SWITCH: Implementing Cisco IP Switched Networks
  • TSHOOT: Troubleshooting and Maintaining Cisco IP Networks SECURE: Securing Networks with Cisco Routers and Switches IINS: Implementing Cisco IOS Network Security
  • FIREWALL: Deploying Cisco ASA Firewall Solutions
  • ICOMM: Introducing Cisco Voice and Unified Communications Administration CVOICE: Implementing Cisco Voice Communications and QoS
  • CIPT1: Implementing Cisco Unified Communications Manager, Part1 CIPT2: Implementing Cisco Unified Communications Manager, Part2

Red Hat Linux

  • Red Hat Linux Essentials
  • Red Hat System Administration
  • Enterprise Linux System Administration
  • Network Security Services and Security Administration Red Hat Rapid Track Course
  • Red Hat Deployment, Virtualization, and Systems Management Red Hat Clustering and Storage Management

IBM / Lotus

  • Administering IBM Lotus Domino 5
  • Administering IBM Lotus Domino 6 Managing Servers and Users Administering IBM Lotus Domino 6 Building the Infrastructure Administering Novell GroupWise 5

Some of our partners who were taught by Gaurav:

  • Dubai Police
  • Dubai Municipality
  • Ajman Municipality
  • Dubai Chamber of Commerce
  • Abu Dhabi Finance Department
  • Higher Colleges of Technologies (HCT)
  • UAE University
  • Thuraya
  • Deloitte
  • Kurdistan Regional Government IT Academy (KRG-IT)
  • Microsoft
  • Etisalat
  • DU Telecom
  • Dubai Islamic Bank
  • RAK Bank
  • DP World
  • Al Futtaim
  • Dubai E-Hosting
  • MidEast Data System
  • Saudi Bin Laden Group
  • Dubai Duty Free
  • Oman Mobile
  • Dubai world
  • Juma Al Majid
  • ALEC
  • Teletronics
  • Seven Seas
  • Alpha Data
  • IraqCom
  • AsiaCell
  • Kenya Electricity Generating Co LTD (KENGEN)
  • Riyadh Bank
  • Emirates NBD Dubai