My name is René van Balen. I’m 44 years old and working as a Solution Consultant for Ictivity B.V. located in Eindhoven, in the Netherlands. I’ve been working in the IT sector since 1997 and have seen a lot of different IT environments since.

My specialties are desktop and server virtualization and I have some experience with Active Directory, Failover Clustering, Implementation and Migration, and also Public Key Infrastructure. I’m a VMware Certified Professional on VI3 and vSphere, MCSE on Windows Server 2003 and MCITP Enterprise for Windows Server 2008. I’m also a Citrix Certified Professional on Virtualization and Mobility and a great NetScaler enthousiast.