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Exchange Server, SQL Server, System Center Cloud and Datacenter Management
Edvaldo Alessandro Cardoso
Practice Manager for Cloud for APAC at Insight Enterprises. Virtualization and management enthusiast, author, and evangelist.
Alessandro Cardoso is a virtualization and management enthusiast, author, and evangelist. He is a subject matter expert in cloud computing, virtualization and management. Practice Manager for Cloud for APAC at Insight Enterprise. In the past years, Alessandro led award winning IT projects in key areas involving Cloud, Virtualization, Security, Messaging and Hosting within the IT, Health and Government industries in Brazil and Australia. He has experience in managing, finding solutions, planning, organizing, and leading complex projects, working in segments spanning from government to health, education, and IT sectors. He has a strong grasp of infrastructure and architecture solutions, IT management and industry-related datacenter processes, strategies, and industry regulations and requirements. His product skill set includes Microsoft infrastructure technologies such as O365, Hyper-V, System Center, Windows Server, SQL Server, Active Directory, Exchange, SharePoint, IIS, and Forefront, and he also has knowledge of Quest Migration Manager, Linux Infrastructure, Networking, Security Solutions, and VMware in complex and large scenarios. He has been a Microsoft Most Valuable Professional in virtualization since 2009 and he is a well-known speaker at IT-related events such as TechEd, CNASI, Windows Road Shows, and User Groups. He has consistently been a presenter for more than 10 years. He is an active member of Microsoft System Center TAP. He is also an Australian Computer Society (ACS) Certified Professional, a VMware Certified Professional, and also holds MCSE, MCSA, MCT certifications. He was selected as Microsoft TechNet Brazil IT Hero in 2007. He was also awarded the Microsoft IT Heroes Happen award in Los Angeles in 2008. Furthermore, his virtualization project for a governmental institution in Brazil, while working as IT Manager, was selected as a business case by Microsoft. Author of the book: System Center Virtual Machine Manager 2012 Cookbook and technical reviewer of the Windows 2012 Hyper-V and Deploying VMware ESX 5.1 (yet to be released) books. Blog http://virtualisationandmanagement.wordpress.com Twitter @edvaldocardoso