First year awarded:
Number of MVP Awards:
Remote Desktop Services
System Center Cloud and Datacenter Management, Hyper-V, Windows Expert-IT Pro
Nicholas Dille discovered his passion for it at the age of 8 when his parents bought the first computer initially intended for his dad. After enduring DOS and GEM, he developed an ever growing interest in the internals and the inner workings of computers and servers. All of this made him realize that the studies of Computer Science at the university of Bonn focusing on computer networks would be the next logical step. For ten years now, Nicholas is concerned with virtualization especially Server Based Computing and Virtual Desktop Infrastructure. For the past eight years, he has been working as an IT architect - currently for Makro Factory, a Microsoft and Citrix partner based in Karlsruhe, Germany. His primary expertise is virtualization on all layers and capacity management of such environments. Nicholas has excelled in many large enterprise projects either by providing strategic market insights and by designing large scale environments. In his community blog, Nicholas writes articles about topics from his expertise since 2007. Apart from his speaker slots at community events, he has co-authored a book about Hyper-V and System Center in German. His passion for the community is recognized by Microsoft since 2010 when he was first awarded MVP for Remote Desktop Services and has been renewed ever since.