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Anne Jan Elsinga

Anne Jan Elsinga is an Technology Professional for ConoScenza in the Netherlands. He spends his working hours with a lot of virtualization stuff, from feasibility to implementation for server virtualization/consolidation and desktop virtualization. In 2009, 2010, 2011, 2014, 2015 and 2016 he was awarded with the VMware vExpert status. In the night time he dances latin, ballroom and salsa and he also discovered the pleasure of diving. Recently he started blogging about smart homes and comfort in general.

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Erik Scholten

Erik Scholten is the founder of VMGuru and works as a Specialist SE for SDDC at VMware Benelux. He has over 17 years experience as a system/network engineer, consultant and Solution Architect and he specializes in virtualization. His current job includes selling, presenting, designing and developing virtual infrastructures for some major companies in the Netherlands. Erik is a certified VMware VCP (3, 4, 5, 6), VCP Desktop (5), VSP (3, 4, 5, 6) and VTSP (3, 4, 5, 6). In 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015 and 2016 VMware awarded him the vExpert award for his virtualization community efforts. In 2014 Cisco also recognized him as a Cisco Champion .

Recent Post: You want micro-segmentation? vRealize Network Insight is your friend!

Alex Muetstege

Alex Muetstege works as a Technical Account Manager for VMware. In the past he worked presales and technical consultancy for several systems integrators. He provides most of the hosting services for VMGuru. In everyday life he usually does a lot of general IT infrastructure stuff. He has been involved in virtualization, especially with VMware, since the early days. Alex is a certified VMware VCP 5, 5.5, 6 and V(T)SP 3, 4 & 5. In 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015 and 2016 VMware awarded him the VMware vExpert status for his community efforts. In 2015, Cisco awarded him the Cisco Champion status for his efforts on Cisco's UCS.

Recent Post: Virtualize Your VoIP Phone System? Yes You Can!

Edwin Weijdema

Edwin Weijdema is a sales engineer at Nexenta for the Benelux & Nordics region and has over 20 years of experience designing, implementing, and managing data center technologies for large companies. His areas of expertise include virtualization, networking, and storage solutions. He knows what it takes to add business value to partners and customers. So they get the best possible solution that fits the needs. He is a veteran vExpert, Cisco Champion 2015 and holds several other certifications.

Recent Post: Three Dimensions of Storage Sizing & Design – Part 3: Speed

Sander Martijn

Sander Martijn is a Technical Professional for Conoscenza in The Netherlands. As a Technical Professional he works for different clients, building, troubleshooting and managing ICT infrastructures. In his spare time he likes Ballroom / Latin dancing, diving, playing badminton, reading books and playing games. Sander is a certified VMware VCP 5.

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Martijn Smit

Martijn is a Datacenter Consultant & Engineer and has over 10 years of experience in the datacenter sphere, designing and deploying datacenter environments on all layers. He holds numerous technical certifications, such as Cisco’s CCIE Datacenter (#44460), VMware’s VCIX-NV, VCP-DCV (3-5.5), VCP6-CMA, VCAP-DCA (4), VCAP-DCD (5), VSP (5-6), VTSP (5-6) NetApp’s NCIE and Veeam VMTSP, He was awarded the VMware vExpert status in 2015 & 2016 and the Cisco Champion status in 2015 & 2016.

Recent Post: Please stop stretching your VLANs, virtualize your network