Michael Rueefli works as a Cloud Architect at itnetX AG, a consulting and engineering company located in Bern/Zurich, Switzerland, which has been awarded 2015 by Microsoft as “Microsoft Datacenter Partner of the Year for the 5th time in a row. Michael is focused on Microsoft Technologies, especially Microsoft Cloud Solutions based Microsoft System Center, Microsoft Virtualization and Windows Azure, as well as Windows Azure Pack, Service Management Automation and Azure Automation. He’s also a passionate PowerShell fan. Michael has a deep background on Datacenter Technologies including Networking, Storage and Firewall. Michael owns a certification as Microsoft Certified Solution Experts for Private Cloud solutions (MCSE: Private Cloud).
In 2014 Michael Rüefli was awarded the first time by Microsoft with the Microsoft MVP (Most Valuable Professional) Award for his expertise in Cloud and Datacenter Management.
Michael works closely with Microsoft and partners to promote Microsoft Technology as speaker for Microsoft and other Technical events such as Microsoft TechNet events, E2EVC, System Center Universe, Experts Live!, and more…
Thomas Maurer works as a Cloud Architect at itnetX, a consulting and engineering company located in Switzerland, which has been awarded by Microsoft as “Microsoft Datacenter Partner of the Year” for the past five years. Thomas is focused on Microsoft Technologies, especially Microsoft Cloud Solutions based Microsoft System Center, Microsoft Virtualization and Microsoft Azure. This includes Microsoft Hyper-V, Windows Server, Storage, Networking and Azure Pack as well as Automation.
Before Thomas joined itnetX he has worked as Head of Microsoft Engineering for service provider where he was responsible for planning and implementing public cloud solutions based on Microsoft Technology.
Beside the certifications as Microsoft Certified IT Professional MCITP: Enterprise Administrator and MCTIP: Virtualization Administrator he is also one of the first Microsoft Certified Solution Experts for Private Cloud solutions, Server Infrastructure and Microsoft Certificated Solution Developer Azure Solutions Architect (MCSE: Private Cloud, MCSE: Server Infrastructure, MCSD: Azure Solutions Architect).