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Elias Khnaser

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 is a recipient of the VMware vExpert award.


Elias is the practice manager for virtualization and cloud computing at Artemis Technology and is well known for his ability to relate highly technical concepts to align IT with business needs.


Elias is a 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 white papers and countless articles. Elias has authored and co-authored many books and computer-based training products for EliasKhnaser.com and TrainSignal.com.


Elias has designed and deployed some of the largest Citrix and VMware implementations in the world.


His other publications and accomplishments include

--VMware vSphere 4 Training DVD at EliasKhnaser.com (May 2010)

--VCP VMware Certified Professional Exam Cram by Que Publishing, ISBN: 0-7897-3805-8 (December 2008)

--VMware VI3: ESX Server 3.5 & Virtual Center 2.5 Training DVD at EliasKhnaser.com (April 2008)

--“VMware ESX Server 3.0 CBT” at EliasKhnaser.com

--“Citrix MetaFrame XP CBT” at CBTnuggets.com


He is the co-author of three published books:

--Citrix CCA MetaFrame Presentation Server 3.0 and 4.0 (Exams 223/256) (Exam Cram) by Que Publishing, ISBN: 9780789732460

--MCSE Designing Security for a Windows Server 2003 Network: Exam 70-298 Study Guide and DVD Training System by Syngress Publishing

--Citrix MetaFrame XP Including Feature Release 1 by Syngress Publishing


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