Andrea Mauro

Virtualization expert and architect, System Administrator on Linux and Windows OS, network and storage specialist, and teacher (both for industry and University).

CTO of Assyrus Srl, an Italian IT company.

Italian VMUG Co-Founder and board member and VMUG CloudOps SIG co-leader. VMTN Communities Moderator since June 1, 2010.

Active blogger on vInfrastructure (both in Italian and English) since July 2011. Tech Field Day delegate (#VFD3 and #TFDx VMworld EU 2014). Backup Academy contributor on Jun 2012.

Holding multiple technical certifications and accreditations from VMware (VCDX3, VCDX4, VCDX5-DCV, VCP3, VCP4, VCP5-DCV, VCAP4-DCA, VCAP4-DCD, VCAP5-DCA, VCAP5-DCD, VCA4-DT, VCP4-DT, VCP5-DT, VCAP5-DTD, VCAP5-DTA, VCP5-Cloud, VCAP5-CIA, VCAP5-CID), Microsoft (MCP, MCSA, MCSE, MCTS, MCITP), Citrix (CCA, CCSP), EMC (Proven Professional - EMCPA), Nutanix (NPP), PernixData (PernixPrime), Dell (several products) and Symantec (STS, SSP, SSE, SSE+).

And also several awards like: VMware vExpert 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013 and 2014, Microsoft MVP 2014 (on Hyper-V), PernixData PernixPro, Nutanix Technology Champion 2014, Dell TechCenter Rockstar 2014.

PS: my name, in my country (Italy), his a male name... In other countries it is Andrew (English), Andreas (Germany), André (French, and Portuguese), Andrés (Spanish).