Steven Bridle is a senior consultant for VMware based in Canberra, Australia, with over 7 years of experience working with virtualization software. Working around Canberra in government and commercial organizations, he has vast experience in architecture, design, and support for virtualized environments.
He is a VMware Certified Design Expert - Desktop (VCDX-DT), focusing on VMware End User Computing solutions. He was able to obtain VCDX #179 by demonstrating his ability to gather requirements, architect, design, manage, deploy, and support a factual solution to the VMware VCDX panelists.
Currently, he specializes in VMware End User Computing solutions for large enterprise environments and provides support and tips through various online media, including Twitter (
@virtuallyeuc) and his blog (www.virtuallyeuc.com).
Luke Flemming is an IT professional based in Australia with over 10 years of experience, specializing in VMware Support and Wintel Engineering. He started off his career in an entry-level position and worked his way through the ranks of desktop support and server support. He has worked with various multinational tier 1 companies during his career as well as smaller localized companies. Luke has received several awards and recognitions from his employers for his hardwork ethics, leadership, and dedication and is highly regarded among his peers. Outside of work, he has an affinity for sports, good food, fine wine, and fast cars.
Wojciech Marusiak has more than 8 years of experience as a systems engineer and is currently working for a large financial institution in Frankfurt am Main, Germany. He possesses various industry certifications, including VMware Certified Professional 4 and 5, VMware Certified Advanced Professional 5 - Data Center Administration, Microsoft MCITP Server Administrator, and ITIL V3. In his spare time, Wojciech writes his blog (http://wojcieh.net) about VMware products and helps his readers get a better understanding of virtualization. He was listed as a vExpert in 2014 and 2015 for his contributions to the VMware community and his blogging activities.
Mario Russo has worked as an IT architect and a senior technical VMware trainer and has also worked in the presales department. He has been working on the VMware technology since 2004.
In 2005, he worked for IBM on the first large project consolidation for Telecom Italia on the Virtual VMware ESX 2.5.1 platform in Italy, with the Physical to Virtual (P2V) tool.
In 2007, he conducted a drafting course and training for BancoPosta, Italy, and project disaster and recovery (DR Open) for IBM and EMC.
In 2008, he worked for the Project Speed Up Consolidation BNP and the migration P2V on VI3 infrastructure at BNP Cardif Insurance.
In 2014, he worked on Customize Dashboard and Tuning Smart Alert vCOps 5.7 POSTECOM Italy Rm.
He is a VCI Certified Instructor Level 2 of VMware and is certified in VCAP5-DCA, VCP3-4, VCP5-DV, VCP5-DT, and VCP-Cloud.
He is the owner of Business to Virtual, Italy, which specializes in virtualization solutions.
He was also a technical reviewer on Implementing VMware Horizon View 5.2, Implementing VMware vCenter Server, Troubleshooting vSphere Storage, VMware Horizon View 5.3 Design Patterns and Best Practices, and Instant Getting Started with VMware Fusion, all by Packt Publishing.