Thanks for visiting my site! My name is Anton Zhbankov, and this is my weblog about various technical subjects related to Cloud Computing and the occasional personal topic.

Professional Information

I’ve been in the Information Technology field for more than 15 years, starting out with “anykey” IT generalist. Along the way, I’ve worked as software tester, system administrator, system architect and consultant. My community activity included top 20 VMware forums contribution, VMware User Group leadership for more than 7 years, and of course multiple blogs and press publishings.


Any views or opinions expressed here are strictly my own. Content published here is not read, reviewed, or approved in advance by my employer and does not necessarily represent or reflect the views or opinions of my employer or any of its divisions, subsidiaries, or business partners.

Awards and certifications

VMware Certified Professional 3 / 4 / 5
VMware vExpert 2009 / 2010 / 2011 / 2012 / 2013 / 2014 / 2015 / 2016 / 2017 / 2018

Microsoft Certified System Administrator (MCSA) 2003
Microsoft Certified IT Professional (MCITP): Server Administrator
Microsoft Certified IT Professional (MCITP): Virtualization Administrator 2008 R2
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA): Windows Server 2008

EMC Proven Professional: EMC Certified Information Storage Associate (EMCISA)
EMC Cloud Architect Associate: Cloud Infrastructure & Services (EMCCIS)
EMC Cloud Architect Specialist (EMCCA): Virtualized Data Center and Cloud Infrastructure Design Specialist
EMC Cloud Architect Expert (EMCCAe): IT-as-a-Service Planning and Design

Nutanix Platform Professional (NPP) 5

Contact Me

e-mail: anton@vadmin.ru
LinkedIn: http://ru.linkedin.com/in/antonzhbankov