Ignite 2017

Ignite here we come!

Microsoft Ignite takes place in Orlando, Florida, this year. The lineup from Knowledge Factory and Advania this year, is made up of no less then 30 of the absolute top infrastructure players. We head over to Ignite to get the latest regarding Microsoft-based technology, interact with other tech professionals, our customers and not least – keep your eyes out for the coolest event of the week! So expectations for this year’s event are high!

We will be arranging numerous events and meetups during the week, group chats, backstage access, arranged meetings and your personal guide to the best after hours in Orlando – so you will not walk alone!
Join the best and maximise your week at Ignite!

 

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Not going? No worries!
We will also be live feeding and host tech talks where we will be cherry picking our best topics from the event! So you don’t have to miss out.

 

 

We are going! 

  • Simon Wåhlin
    Simon Wåhlin
    Technical Architect
  • Jimmy Andersson
    Jimmy Andersson
    Chief Architect
  • Tomas Lepa
    Tomas Lepa
    Technical Architect
  • Johnny Radeck
    Johnny Radeck
    Technical Architect
  • Johan Hellström
    Johan Hellström
    Technical Architect
  • Henrik Antin
    Henrik Antin
    Technical Architect
  • Jan Wisborg
    Jan Wisborg
    Captain
  • Staffan Olsson
    Staffan Olsson
    Technical Architect
  • Johan Salomonsson
    Johan Salomonsson
    Technical Architect
  • Tobias Öien
    Tobias Öien
    CEO
  • Lars Pettersson
    Lars Pettersson
    Technical Architect
  • Ola Johansson
    Ola Johansson
    Technical Architech
  • Fredrik Pålerud
    Fredrik Pålerud
    Technical Architect
  • Ola Hagbohm
    Ola Hagbohm
  • Magnus Sörensson
    Magnus Sörensson
    Technical Architect
  • Jerry Arvidsson
    Jerry Arvidsson
    Technical Architect
  • Maxx Glans
    Maxx Glans
    Key Account Manager
  • Benny Frank
    Benny Frank
    Technical Architect
  • Paul Raukas
    Paul Raukas
    Technical Architect
  • Knowledge Factory
    Knowledge Factory
    Company skills
Simon Wåhlin
Technical Architect

EXPERIENCE

Simon is a Technical Architect and Powershell Magician.

PERSONAL

Simon is an experienced workshop leader and powershell educator, and a speaker at various conferences. Simon is a positive person and the right kind person if you need an IT expert who will take responsibility, solve problems and make things happen.

SKILLS

He has many years of experience in both operate and implement new solutions within Microsoft infrastructure. Simon has a wealth of experience and deep technical expertise in planning, implementation, troubleshooting, and automation.

PowerShell
100%
Identity
82%
Azure & OMS
98%
AD
89%

CONTACT

E: Simon Wåhlin
M: +46-(0)70-237 14 94
W: Blog

Jimmy Andersson
Chief Architect

EXPERIENCE

Our Chief Architect Jimmy Andersson, is an expert in Directory Services and Identity Management.

PERSONAL

If you need an advisor who will guide through strategic decisions in Directory Services and Identity Management, Jimmy is the right man for the job.

SKILLS

Jimmy has over 20 years of experience implementing solutions based on Microsoft infrastructure. Jimmy has been awarded the Microsoft MVP the past 18 years, with focus on Directory Services and Identity Management.

AD
100%
Identity
100%
Security
98%

CONTACT

E: Jimmy Andersson
M: +46-70-381 17 77
W: Blog

Tomas Lepa
Technical Architect

EXPERIENCE

Tomas is a technical specialist within IT-infrastructure solutions. He has many years of experience in designing and implementing new solutions based on both Microsoft and Apple Infrastructure. Thomas has deep technical expertise in everything from planning and designing to migrating and troubleshooting.

PERSONAL

He can help you with the choice of server platform or if you want to take the next step in the latest technologies, he is consultant for you!

SKILLS

Tomas expertise is Microsoft Server Platform, focusing on Active Directory, Group Policy and PKI. As well as issues relating to Exchange and Office 365. He is also a specialist in management and integration of Apple products into your IT-infrastructure.

AD
90%
MDM
82%
MAC
100%
PKI
89%

CONTACT

E: Tomas Lepa
M: +46 (0)70-266 48 86
W: Blog

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Johnny Radeck
Technical Architect

EXPERIENCE

Our Technical Architect and Johnny’s specialist area is deployment solutions. He mainly focuses on the Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager. He has extensive experience in implementing CM in both large and smaller environments. Johnny also has a long experience of other components in a Microsoft environment.

PERSONAL

Johnny really wants the customers to receive the best solution for their needs. He’s challenged by solving problems, “problems are there to be solved”.

SKILLS

Johnnys primary focus is Configuration Manager. It has been that since it was named SMS. Johnny also spend a lot of time working with other related client management tools; for example Active Directory and Group Policy.

ConfigMgr
94%
AD
84%
Group Policy
89%

CONTACT

E: Johnny Radeck
M: +46706628466
W: Blog

Johan Hellström
Technical Architect

EXPERIENCE

Our Technical Architect Johan Hellström works with IDM, Active Directory, MS Forefront Identity Manager and related techniques.

PERSONAL

Johan has worked in the IT industry for 20 years and has extensive experience in everything from really big to smaller environments. He puts customers in focus and his motto is: “keep it simple”!

SKILLS

He has a great interest in Identity management and Active Directory. But he also have an extensive experience with Microsoft infrastructure products. Johan strength is a good holistic approach and an ability to make the most complicated things simple. Johan is responsible, careful and loves challenges.

Identity
92%
AD
89%
Exchange
84%
FIM
94%

CONTACT

E: Johan Hellström
M: +46709593205
W: Blog

Henrik Antin
Technical Architect

EXPERIENCE

Henriks area of ​​specialty is solutions in deployment , primarily focusing on Microsoft MDT and System Center Configuration Manager.

PERSONAL

Henrik is efficient, accurate, and analytical and he takes responsibility for both customers and colleagues. Henriks makes things happen!

SKILLS

He has extensive experience in implementing Configuration Manager in both large and smaller environments. Henrik also has a long experience of other components in a Microsoft environment. Henry is efficient, accurate , analytical and responsive to customers and colleagues .

ConfigMgr
92%
MDT
88%

CONTACT

E: Henrik Antin
M: +46704836861
W: Blog
Sip: henrik.antin@knowledgefactory.se

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Jan Wisborg
Captain

EXPERIENCE

With extensive experience in roles as Leader, KAM and Sales in the IT industry, Jan Wisborg is Captain at Knowledge Factory.

PERSONAL

an has a background in a number of areas within the IT infrastructure, as an account executive advisor and senior consultant. Jan has worked with major IT companies, but also in the SMB segment.

SKILLS

Jan’s role as Captain of Knowledge Factory means that he is the coach and team leader for some of the best top players in Sweden within the IT infrastructure. Jan will be responsible for one of the Knowledge Factory’s office in Västerås.

“It will be fantastic to have the opportunity to startup Knowledge Factory in Västerås, with the professionalism and incredibly high knowledge that our consultants possess, I can’t imagine that it will be anything but very good.”, says Janne.

Coach
90%
Technical generalist
75%
Sales
100%

CONTACT

E: Jan Wisborg
M: +46-70-343 09 89

Staffan Olsson
Technical Architect

EXPERIENCE

Johan has over 15 years of experience in Microsoft Environments in both infrastructure and systems development. He is also an experienced Project Manager.

PERSONAL

Do you want an advisor who can guide you through the jungle of the necessary strategic decisions in IT, whether it is technology, management, organization, licensing etc so Johan is the right person for you. His extensive experience and his way of being allows customers turn with confidence to Johan most important IT issues.

SKILLS

His expertise is virtualization, both Hyper-V and VMware ESX, as well as issues relating to the Private Cloud infrastructure, standardization and automation in Windows.

QMM
90%
AD
82%
Migration
100%
Project Management
89%

CONTACT

E: Staffan Olsson
M: +46-(0)70-978 02 59
W: Blog

Johan Salomonsson
Technical Architect

Experience

Johan Salomonsson is a Technical Architect with Directory Services, Identity solutions and migration as a specialty.

Personal

If you want to take your infrastructure to the next level, Johan is the right man for you.

Skills

Johan Salomonsson has 20+ years of technical experience in Microsoft environments in both infrastructure and systems development. Johan has deep technical knowledge and is also certified on Quest products (QMM AD/Exchange and Active Roles) which adds an extra dimension when working in larger migration and security related projects.

AD
89%
Infrastructure
100%
Quest tools
89%

CONTACT

E: Johan Salomonsson
M: +46-(0)70-862 63 28
W: Blog

Tobias Öien
CEO

EXPERIENCE

Our CEO, Tobias Öien, has successfully led and expanded several companies.

PERSONAL

He has a background as an entrepreneur, IT Infrastructure Consultant and a Master of Engineering at KTH. With experience in start-up, modern leadership and coaching Tobias creates a culture where creativity and edge weighs heavily.

SKILLS

Tobias mission is to gather the IT-elite in Sweden and the world in order to meet our customers’ toughest demands for excellence in IT infrastructure. Our customers have chosen the latest technology and we deliver cutting-edge solutions.

“It motivates my top players are of course constantly being challenged in new and exciting quests. But even getting to be a part of a top team with expertise exchange on edge level, says Tobias”

Entrepreneur
98%
Sales
85%
Coaching
92%

CONTACT

E: Tobias Öien
M: +46-(0)73-042 21 00
W: Blog

Lars Pettersson
Technical Architect

EXPERIENCE

Lasse has more than 20 years experience in IT infrastructure and more than 15 years experience of Microsoft Exchange Server. Which is also his specialist area in which he works with design and implementation.

PERSONAL

So, you want a top world class player with deep technical knowledge so do not hesitate to take the help of Lasse who are both MVP and MCSM on Exchange. Lars has been awarded Microsoft MVP the past 10 years.

SKILLS

He also has a deep knowledge of the areas that Exchange is dependent on, such as Active Directory, TCP / IP, DNS, Firewalls. Lasse has also a deep technical expertise in IPv6, Lync and its predecessor OCS.

Exchange
100%
AD
89%
TCP/IP
93%
DNS
88%

CONTACT

E: Lars Pettersson
M: +46-(0)76-825 54 44
W: Blog

Ola Johansson
Technical Architech

EXPERIENCE

Ola is a Technical Architect with a focus on Identity Management and Security!

PERSONAL

Ola has worked in the IT industry for 15 years and has extensive experience in everything from really big to smaller environments. He puts customers in focus and his motto is: “keep it simple!

SKILLS

He has a great interest in PKI, smart cards, and certificates. But also have extensive experience with Microsoft infrastructure products. Ola’s strength is a good holistic approach and an ability to make the most complicated things simple. Ola is responsible, careful and love challenges.

PKI
95%
Identity
88%
Smart cards
85%
AD
89%

CONTACT

E: Ola Johansson
M: +46706857288
W: Blog

Fredrik Pålerud
Technical Architect

EXPERIENCE

Fredrik Pålerud is a Technical Architect with a passion for Compliance and Identity solutions.

PERSONAL

If you want, control of your IT processes and delegation models of AD and would like to be able to trace them, please contact Fredrick.

SKILLS

Fredrik has worked with all versions of Microsoft operating systems since Windows NT3.51 in the mid 90s. Since Microsoft released the Active Directory in the late 90′s AD has been Frederick’s absolute focus and passion. Through the years, many multinational companies have been using Fredrick as Technical Architect and specialist consultant in migrations, transitions and consolidation projects. Today Fredrik is a world known expert on DELL Software, foremost QMM, ARS and Change Audit.

Compliance
100%
Identity
93%
QMM
96%
Speed Metal
100%

CONTACT

E: Fredrik Pålerud
M: +46-70-537 11 11
W: Blog

Ola Hagbohm

EXPERIENCE

Ola is a technical specialist within everything from code to infrastructure. With a background in programming and expertise in Linux, Apple and Microsoft infrastructure he is a skilled troubleshooter in any environment.

PERSONAL

Ola is a genuine troubleshooter and will not give up until the problem is solved and the customer is happy. He will also make your IT staff happy when he replaces tedious manual tasks with an automated workflow.

SKILLS

With many years of experience in many different areas Ola has deep technical expertise in implementation, automation and troubleshooting.

 

PowerShell
98%
AD
82%
Azure & OMS
87%

CONTACT

E: ola.hagbohm@knowledgefactory.se

Magnus Sörensson
Technical Architect

EXPERIENCE

Magnus is a Technical Architect and System Center magician.

PERSONAL

Magnus specialist area is Private/Hybrid Cloud/Data center solutions, primarily focused on Microsoft Hyper-V, System Center, OpsMgr Orchestrator, VMM, DPM, Service Manger and Windows Azure Pack. He has extensive experience in designing and implementing these in both large and smaller environments and also with focus on Service Providers.

SKILLS

Magnus is very concerned in the customers need and focused on making the best solutions for their needs and takes great responsibility for ensuring that the job gets done.

System Center
100%
SCOM
98%
Orchestrator
98%

CONTACT

E: Magnus Sörensson

Jerry Arvidsson
Technical Architect

EXPERIENCE

Jerry has extensive experience from 20 years of working in Microsoft focused environments, both as an IT consultant, as well as working as a senior technician at the customer end of things.

PERSONAL

Jerry has the ability to get a wide perspective on the issue at hand, and usually is able to find the culprit quickly, “how difficult could it be?”.

SKILLS

Jerrys previous focus would be infrastructure (networking, load balancers, firewalls, virtualization and storage). However – lately he’s been known to dabble with Office365 migration projects..

O365
100%
Network
89%
Virtualization
85%

CONTACT

E: Jerry Arvidsson

Maxx Glans
Key Account Manager

EXPERIENCE

With extensive knowledge and broadly developed network in infrastructure and cloud services, Maxx is the Sales Guy at Knowledge Factory.

PERSONAL

Maxx has a strong entrepreneurial mindset and is tasked to find the best solutions together with our customers.
He is a P-SSP within Microsoft, focusing on Azure and EMS.

SKILLS

Maxx’s role Key Account Manager at Knowledge Factory means that he is managing some of the most high end customers in Sweden.

 

Sales
100%
Digital transformation
91%
Cloud strategy
89%

CONTACT

E: Maxx Glans
M: +46704127678

Benny Frank
Technical Architect

EXPERIENCE

Benny has over 20 years of experience as an IT consultant with focus on infrastructure and Microsoft Environments. He is also an experienced Project Manager

PERSONAL

Benny is very concerned in the customers need, loyal and takes great responsibility for ensuring that the job gets done. He has leadership qualities and sharing his knowledge to others comes natural.

SKILLS

Bennys specialist areas are within Identity and Access Management and Security, primarily focused on Active Directory and Windows operating systems. Benny also has extensive experience in migrations and consolidation projects and other components in a Microsoft environment such as Hyper-V, VMM and other System Center products.

AD
90%
Security
89%
Identity
88%

CONTACT

E: benny.frank@knowledgefactory.se
M: +46 76 140 00 64

Paul Raukas
Technical Architect

EXPERIENCE

Paul has worked in the IT industry for 25 years as a programmer, infrastructure engineer and server specialist among other things. For the last 10 years he has focused mainly on Microsofts deployment and management solutions, System Center Configuration Manager and MDT, as well as Powershell. He has extensive experience in implementing CM in both large and smaller environments.

PERSONAL

As a person, Paul is extremely focused when faced with a problem. This focus comes from the fact that he is also an elite archer which is an extremely focusoriented sport. According to himself this helps him greatly in his daily work.

SKILLS

Pauls primary focus is Configuration Manager and Powershell. He also has several years of experience of Microsoft Infrastructure and other technologies such as Specops.

ConfigMgr
93%
Powershell
80%
AD
89%

CONTACT

E: mail: paul.raukas@knowledgefactory.se
M: +46-(0)76-140 01 65

Knowledge Factory
Company skills

PERSONAL

Knowledge Factory (KF) has long committed to being the #1 Top Player within IT Infrastructure. Today with assignments around the globe, KF is the Premier supplier of IT Infrastructure consulting and services. KF offers Infrastructure solutions based on the latest cutting edge technologies. Our company is dedicated to providing an experience that exceeds the expectations of our global customer base.

Active Directory
100%
Exchange
100%
Identity Management
98%
Cloud - Azure
87%
Hybrid Solutions
96%
SCCM
100%
Skype for Business
100%
System Center
92%
PKI
99%
PowerShell
100%
Windows Client
99%
Windows Server
100%
O365
100%
EMS
90%
AD Migration
98%
Active Roles
96%
FIM
82%
Hyper-V
98%
VMware
86%
Mac
92%

CONTACT

E: Knowledge Factory
M: +46-(0)73 042 21 00
W: Blog