Carsten Rachfahl

Microsoft Cloud & Datacenter Management und Azure MVP

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 is highly recognized and appreciated within the virtualization community. The Blog features tutorials, articles, screencasts, video interviews and webinars focusing on the Microsoft Private/Hybrid Cloud. Carsten loves to share his knowledge and so he teaches his own “Hyper-V PowerKurs” and “Storage Spaces Direct PowerKurs” course. As co-founder of the German Hyper-V and Hybrid Cloud Community he regularly organizes events and has received the Microsoft Most Valuable Professional (MVP) award in the year between 2011 and 2020. Carsten is organizer of the Cloud & Datacenter Conference Germany (