Carsten Rachfahl

Carsten Rachfahl

Microsoft Cloud & Datacenter Management MVP + Regional Director

Carsten Rachfahl (@hypervserver) started his IT career in 1988, working as a developer on porting X-Windows to an OS called OS/9. In 1991, he founded his own company in Germany and is self-employed since these days. Starting 2001 with Citrix, his focus is on the virtualization space till nowadays. When Microsoft finally created a “real” Hypervisor and brought that to the market, he was all in. His Blog http://www.hyper-v-server.de is highly recognized and appreciated within the virtualization community. The Blog features tutorials, articles, screencasts, video interviews, and podcasts focusing on the Microsoft Private/Hybrid Cloud. Carsten loves to share his knowledge and so he teaches his own “Hyper-V PowerKurs” and “S2D PowerKurs” course. As co-founder of the German Hyper-V Community, he regularly organizes events and he has received the Microsoft Most Valuable Professional (MVP) award for Hyper-V in the year between 2011 and 2017. In 2016, he was appointed for the first time as Microsoft Reginal Director for Germany and is the organizer of the Cloud & Datacenter Conference Germany (https://cdc-germany.de).