Aidan Finn Microsoft MVP

Aidan Finn, Azure, Cloud & Datacentre MVP, Principle Consultant, Innofactor Norway

Aidan Finn, Microsoft Most Valuable Professional (MVP), has been working in IT since 1996. He has worked as a consultant and administrator for the likes of Innofactor Norway, Amdahl DMR, Fujitsu, Barclays and Hypo Real Estate Bank International where he dealt with large and complex IT infrastructures and MicroWarehouse Ltd. where he worked with Microsoft partners in the small/medium business space. Aidan has worked in the server hosting and outsourcing industry in Ireland where he focused on server management, including VMware ESX, Hyper-V and Microsoft System Center. Currently, Aidan is a Principal Consultant with Innofactor Norway, a Microsoft Partner specialising in Microsoft cloud services consulting.

Aidan has been an MVP for 13 years. He currently holds the status with Microsoft Azure. He has previously been a Hyper-V and a System Center Configuration Manager MVP. Aidan has worked closely with Microsoft, including online interviews, launch events and has worked as a Technical Reviewer for a new Microsoft training course on virtualisation. He is also a Contributing Editor on the Petri IT Knowledgebase, specialising in content on Microsoft virtualisation.

When Aidan isn’t at work he’s out and about with camera in hand trying to be a photographer. Aidan is the lead author of Mastering Hyper-V Deployment (Sybex, 2010). He is one of the contributing authors of Mastering Windows Server 2008 R2 (Sybex, 2009) and of Mastering Windows 7 Deployment (Sybex, 2011). Aidan writes on his own site (, The Petri IT Knowledgebase (, and has written several books over the years.

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