Elias Khnaser is an author, speaker, and IT consultant specializing in Microsoft, Citrix, and VMware virtualization technologies. With more than 14 years of experience, Elias is one of the world's leading experts on Virtualization and Cloud Computing, and a recipient of the VMware vExpert award. He is part of an exclusive group worldwide that carries all 3 certifications for vExpert, CTP, and MVP. Elias is the Practice Manager for Virtualization and Cloud Computing at Artemis Technology and well known for his ability to relate highly technical concepts to align IT with business needs. Elias is highly sought-after and top rated speaker for live and recorded events. He is a frequent contributor to Forbes and InformationWeek. He has written hundreds of whitepapers and countless articles. Elias has authored and co-authored many books and computer based training for EliasKhnaser.com and TrainSignal.com. From a hands on perspective, Elias has designed and deployed some of the largest Citrix and VMware implementations in the world.