Computer Systems

Tolga Tohumcu

Adjunct Associate Professor Email Whitman Hall
Tolga Tohumcu is a part-time Adjunct Associate Professor at SUNY Farmingdale since 2007. He is currently teaching VMware IT Acedemy Course BCS318 as well as Amazon Web Services course BCS450 actively throughout all semesters. He is also Director of Splunk Cloud Interlock at Splunk focusing on Cloud, Virtualization and Architecture. With over 20 years in enterprise technology, he has served as developer, tester, instructor, director and architect in New York Metro and Florida regions. Tolga holds several certifications and awards including Splunk Certified Architect, VMware vExpert 2012-2023, vExpertPro 2023, vExpert NSX, vExpert Cloud, VMware VCI, VCP, VTSP, VSP. He holds a Master's degree in Computer Science.

Courses Taught

BCS451 - Cloud Computing

BCS450 - Operating System and Storage Virtualization

BCS350 - Web Database Development

BCS315 - Unix Operating Systems II

BCS215 - Unix Operating Systems

BCS345 - Java Programming

BCS350 - Web Database Development

BCS450 - AWS


  • Masters of Science, Computer Science, New York Institute of Technology, 2005
  • Bachelors of Science, Computer Science, SUNY Old Westbury, 2004
  • Associate Science, Computer Science, SUNY Suffolk Community College, 2000
  • Associate of Science, Geology, Dokuz Eylul University, 1996

Certificates & Licensures

  • Introduction to Quantum Computing, IBM
  • vExpert 2012-2021, VMware
  • vExpert PRO 2020-2021, VMware
  • Technical Sales Professional, VMware
  • Certified Professional, VMware
  • IT Academy Instructor, VMware
  • Technical Sales Professional, VMware
  • Cloud Admin, Splunk
  • Enterprise Architect, Splunk
  • Cloud University Certified Engineer, Rackspace
  • Certified Instructor NSS-CDP-FDS-VTL-SIR, FalconStor Software
  • Certified Meraki Networking Associate, Cisco
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