Vinith Menon has extensive experience in the IT industry. At the beginning of his career, he was working with a leading consulting firm as a senior systems engineer managing Windows Server and the VMware virtualization environment. He was also extensively involved in automation using scripting. Later, he worked with another platinum-level consulting company as a senior software engineer and managed Microsoft Hyper-V and NetApp environments for Avanade using PowerShell scripting. Vinith has done automation for tasks that earlier required manual work using Opalis and integrated them with PowerShell scripting. He has also built integration packs using PowerShell for Microsoft System Center Orchestrator. He has extensive knowledge of Hyper-V and the management of virtual machine environments using System Center Virtual Machine Manager. He has in-depth technical expertise in PowerShell scripting, Active Directory, server administration, and network management. Vinith is now part of Microsoft Business Unit Technology Evangelism with NetApp. At the moment, he is interested in the automation of various PowerShell scripting, Microsoft Hyper-V virtualization, Microsoft Exchange, and System Center technologies such as SCSM, SCOM, and SCORCH 2012. As a subject matter expert of Hyper-V and PowerShell, he blogs and supports the NetApp PowerShell community. Vinith is very passionate about automation and PowerShell scripting. You can find him frequently blogging about virtualization, PowerShell, and all automation-related information that deals with Microsoft System Center, Windows Server, and client operating systems. He is also an active member of the PowerShell Bangalore User Group and loves sharing his knowledge with like-minded techies.