Rob Bastiaansen is an independent trainer and consultant specializing in VMware and Linux. A VMware Certified Instructor based in the Netherlands, he delivers training around the world. He writes articles for several print and online publications and is founder of VMwarebits.com, a site dedicated to technical content related to VMware. Rob has been working with VMware technology since 2000 and has authored several books, including one of the first books dedicated to VMware entitled Rob's Guide To Using VMware. He has spoken at VMworld, which he has attended since 2004, and other conferences.