VMUG2012 Avatar MediumMy name is Pietro Piutti, I am an Italian currently working and living in Spain and – as you might already imagine – I am an IT professional with a deep interest in Virtualization Technologies.

In the past I have served for several years with with the United Nations International Computing Centre supporting and operating a complex IT infrastructure, providing video, voice and data services to HQs and remote locations. In 2012 I have decided to move to the private sector, as a consultant focusing on the delivery of projects to customers.

Some of my professional highlights include working with CTERA Networks as a (Pre/Post) Sales Engineer and for VMware Italy as a Professional Services Consultant.

In January 2016 I have returned to the United Nations International Computing Centre, this time as an IT Officer (Systems Engineer) and I relocated to Valencia, Spain.

My main areas of work and interests are: Cloud Services, Virtualization, Networking, Systems Administration, Systems and Network Security, Storage Area Networks, Disaster Recovery/Business Continuity, and ISO 27001 compliance.

I have obtained a few certifications throughout my career, some of them are worth to be mentioned:

  • Cisco CCNA
  • VMware VCP 3/4/5/6
  • VMware VCP-NV (NSX)
  • Microsoft MCSA on Windows 2000 and Windows Server 2003
  • EMC2 Certified Cloud Architect
  • PRINCE2 Foundation and Practitioner
  • AWS Solutions Architect, Developer and SysOps Admin Associate

More information about my technical background and experience can be found on my LinkedIn page.

Besides actually working with technology, I like to talk about it and learn from those who have a broader experience and deeper understanding of complex tech topics. But I also enjoy sharing with others, whenever there is a chance: therefore, the idea behind this blog is for it to become my digital scrapbook, a place where to record and keep track of my experiments, lessons learned, small or big achievements, mostly for my own personal reference. At the same time, I also hope that my notes will be somehow useful to peers and colleagues and that at least some valuable content can be found here.

Along with the same sharing spirit, I volunteer for the Italian Chapter of the VMware User Group (VMUG-IT). Our goal is to gather the Italian Virtualization Community together and foster its growth and development, organizing events and creating opportunities for learning and peering. There is a VMUG in almost every country and major city, so I encourage you to check your local VMUG and to join it: it is a truly rewarding experience.

I have also been awarded by VMware with the prestigious vExpert title (confirmed every year since 2014), as a recognition of my commitment with the International VMware Users Community; in the past I also have been recognized by PernixData as a PernixPro and by Nutanix as an NTC – Nutanix Technology Champion.


This is it. I wish you to enjoy your time on this blog and encourage you to get in touch, if you wish.


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