We are back with another serving of Reconnect, this time joined by Microsoft Certified Trainer and Cloud Architect Rolf McLaughlin!
Born in Germany and based in Ireland, Rolf started working with Microsoft Exchange in 1996.
Since then, Rolf has trained many Messaging and Domain Administrators, Cloud Administrators and Architects. He has also designed and implemented both smaller and larger installations of Microsoft Exchange, Active Directory and large hybrid enterprise infrastructures based on Microsoft technologies over the years. Rolf’s specialities involve Azure, PowerShell, Windows Client and Windows Server.
Training continues to be Rolf’s passion with the professional launching his own cloud training business TheCloud42.com. Rolf, who describes himself as a passionate and long-term Microsoft Certified Trainer with almost 25 years of service, says he looks forward to continuing to mentor young MCTs into the future.
Community service has also formed an important part of Rolf’s career with PowerShell Germany. In 2007, Rolf fondly recalls launching the first PowerShell User Group in his native country, which expanded to include members from other German-speaking countries like Switzerland and Austria.
According to Rolf, his plans for the future include one thing and one thing only: “Azure, Azure, and Azure... Did I forget something? Oh yes, Azure!”