BangaloreITPro 7th Anniversary Celebration

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Keynote (Relationship between User Group Communities & Technologies)

Pradipta K Sharma

Founder & CEO | Beahead Private Limited

Pradipta has over 15 years of hands-on experience leading business strategy, product management, marketing and business development for a diverse set of organizations including Microsoft, Drishtee, Strider, Northwest Architectural Company and Planet 3 Studios. Pradipta was instrumental in starting 3 companies - Planet 3 Studios, Strider and Drishtee. Prior to starting Beahead, Pradipta worked with Microsoft for 7 years as an Audience Marketing Lead, specifically focusing on audience reach, satisfaction and product adoption.

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Windows7SP1 Deployment using MDT2012 Beta2 Mr.Saravanan Rajappa,

Saravanan is the infrastructure architect at Honeywell Technology Solutions lab and has over 13 years of professional experience in the field of IT Infrastructure Services as an Infrastructure Designer, Technical Consultant, and System Administrator
He has worked in technology project lifecycle which includes planning, designing, deployment and support of Windows Server 2008, 2003 and 2000, server roles, Windows 7, Vista, XP and 2000, SQL 2005, IIS, System Center, Data security, VMware ESX, VDI and other prestigious IT Infrastructure related projects.
He was involved in multiple IT service delivery projects and poses good process knowledge on ITSM using ITIL framework. He has been involved in various consulting engagements such as end to end design of IT Infrastructure for clients, Technology Refresh, AD Migration, Server Consolidation and Transformation programs. He is currently holding the following certifications – MCITP Enterprise Administrator in Windows Server 2008, MCSE with AD DS specialization in Windows Server 2003, MCITP - SQL 2005, MCITP – Hyper-V Virtualization, VMware VCP and ITIL v3 Certified Professional.


Exchange 2010 SP2 Overview

Mr.Ismail Mohammed, Microsoft India Ismail_Mohammed
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Aviraj Ajgekar, Technology Evangelist, Microsoft Corporation

Aviraj is a Computer Engineer from Mumbai and currently working with Microsoft Corporation India as aTechnology Evangelist. In his present role he's working with IT Professionals across India evangelizing Microsoft Technologies.

A real blogger, he is very compulsive on adding his thoughts to online blogs,  forums, community and media. He a regular speaker at various Microsoft Events such Microsoft TechEd, MS TechDays, Virtual TechDays, Microsoft India Webcasts and many more technology events.

In his spare time he likes to spend time with his family, hang around with friends & listening to the rock music. He’s also passionate about Photography & Long Drives. You can follow him on twitter @aviraj111

PowerShell 3.0 features in Windows 8 and Windows 8 Server Mr.Ravikanth Chaganti, Dell R&D

Ravikanth has over 10 years of experience in the IT industry. At the beginning of his career, he worked at Wipro Infotech managing Windows, Solaris servers and Cisco network equipment. He currently works at Dell Inc. as a lead engineer in the SharePoint solutions group. As a part of his work, he authored several whitepapers on MOSS 2007 and SharePoint 2010 that provide guidance around infrastructure elements of a SharePoint deployment. His work also involves performance testing and sizing of SharePoint workloads on Dell servers and storage.

Ravikanth is passionate about automation and outside of work, he writes regularly on his blog about topics related to Windows PowerShell, Microsoft SharePoint and Windows Server virtualization. In 2011, Ravikanth received – for the second year in a row -- Microsoft's Most Valuable Professional (MVP) award in Windows PowerShell. You can also hear him speak regularly at BITPro ( user group meetings and other in-person events at Bangalore, India

Private Cloud Architecture Design & Demos Mr.Anand MS, Microsoft India
M.S.Anand has been with Microsoft India for seven years and is currently working as a Technology Specialist with Microsoft Technology Center at Bangalore. He has a wide range of experience during his 14 year career in the industry and has undertaken numerous projects in assisting medium and large customers architect and design their infrastructure. He is a familiar face at many Microsoft events and is a MCITP Enterprise Administrator on Windows Server 2008, and also holds MCTS for SCVMM 2008, SCOM 2007, ISA 2006, Exchange 2007 & Forefront Client Security.
Windows Server 8 Preview Mr. Gaurav Anand, Microsoft MVP

Gaurav Anand works at HP Technology Services and provides solutions for Microsoft, VMware and Storage technologies. He likes to work on Core Infrastructure optimization and Cloud Design projects and enjoys troubleshooting complex technology issues. Gaurav has also done various training deliveries for Microsoft products. He is Microsoft Most Valuable professional, public speaker and a certified PMP. Gaurav blogs at and you can catch him on twitter @gauravanand121
Microsoft Indic in Windows 7 and Windows 8            (নমস্কার! नमस्ते! ನಮಸ್ಕಾರ! സ്വാഗതം! வணக்கம்! నమస్కారము!) Dr.Pavanaja, Vishwa Kanada Softtech
Vote of Thanks & Closing Note

Kaliyan currently holds a position as Sr.Technical consultant for Microsoft Enterprise Solutions for Dell India. He is specialized in Microsoft Technologies like Windows Server, Active Directory, Exchange Server and SCCM. He is co-founder and Manager of BangaloreITPro User Group. He also serves as an ITPro Group Leader at GITCA & SQL PASS, he also member of STEP.

Kaliyan received Microsoft’s Most Valuable Professional Award / Network Professional Association’s Top of the Mark – Volunteer award based on his contribution to the IT community.

Published Thursday, January 5, 2012 12:09 PM by kaliyan


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