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VMware vSphere 5.5 Essentials

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VMware vSphere 5.5 Essentials

Overview of this book

Table of Contents (20 chapters)
VMware vSphere Essentials
About the Authors
About the Reviewers

About the Reviewers

Jason Dion is a staff systems engineer at VMware. He joined VMware in 2008 and has supported enterprise accounts in Florida for most of his career that has spanned for over 20 years.

Prior to joining VMware, he was a systems engineer at Citrix, NEC, and Wyse.

He is a vExpert who holds numerous industry certifications from VMware, Citrix, Microsoft, Cisco, Compaq, and CompTIA.

You can read his blog at or follow him on Twitter at @virtualdion or on LinkedIn at

Jason Gaudreau has over 24 years of industry experience and is currently a senior technical account manager at VMware, a leading information technology provider of enterprise application solutions. His focus is on virtualization solutions and aligning infrastructure technologies to meet strategic business objectives. He has been concentrating on data center virtualization, desktop virtualization, and building internal private clouds in a variety of technical roles over the past 10 years.

Jason has been an active blogger on virtualization since 2012 at and can be found on Twitter at @JAGaudreau. He is honored to have been designated as a vExpert by VMware in 2013-2015 and an EMC Elect in 2014.

Before VMware, Jason was an IT architect for AdvizeX Technologies and in IT leadership at Unum Group, where he helped to develop the organization's IT strategy.

When not talking shop, he enjoys spending time with his wife, Christine, and two kids, Dylan and Tyler.

Yohan Wadia is a client-focused Virtualization and Cloud expert who has 5 years of experience in the IT industry.

He has been involved in conceptualizing, designing, and implementing large-scale solutions that are based on VMware vCloud, Amazon Web Services, and Eucalyptus Private Cloud for a variety of enterprise customers.

His community-focused involvement also enables him to share his passion for Virtualization and Cloud technologies with peers through social media engagements, public speaking at industry events, and his personal blog at

He is currently working as a Cloud Solutions Engineer with Virtela Technology Services, an NTT Communications Company. He is involved with managing the company's in-house Cloud platform and works on various open source and enterprise-level cloud solutions for internal as well as external customers. He is also a VMware Certified Professional and a vExpert (2012-2013).