Alessandro is a technologist who has been working on linux systems since 1995. His first work experience was as system administrator in a sardinian ISP in internet early days. He previously worked in software houses and large retail companies as administrator of mail systems, network servers, RDBMS, active directory services and security devices. His long experience also includes managing storage systems, network devices, web and embedded devices development with various languages. He recently joined the HPCN group as support for the JIC project. He is particularly interested in virtualization and distributed file systems.