Prof. Dr. Jens-Henrik Soeldner

Jens Söldner

Prof. Dr. Jens-Henrik Soeldner is tenured professor for IT Security at Ansbach University of Applied Science and  head of the business unit „IT Infrastructure“ as well as co-founder at Soeldner Consult GmbH. Soeldner Consult GmbH is highly specialized on cloud computing, virtualization, networking, and IT security. Major partners (and customers at the same time) of his company are VMware, Microsoft, Google Cloud, Pivotal, and AWS.

Being a VMware Certified Instructor (VCI) and VMware Mentor Instructor with over 25 years of IT experience makes him one of the most distinguished experts and instructors on virtualization within Europe. Among the customers of his company are vendors like VMware, DellEMC, AWS, Google Cloud and many other companies from different verticals.

Jens-Henrik holds a PhD (Dr. rer. pol., 2017) in Information Systems from the University Erlangen-Nuremberg and a MSc (Dipl.-Informatiker Univ., 2003) from the same university.

He is a regular author of the renowned print and online publication „iX – Magazine for professional IT“ in which he shares his knowledge and experience on topics such as containers, security, virtualization, storage, and cloud technologies.

Jens-Henrik Soeldner holds all relevant certifications within the cloud computing and virtualization field, e.g. Certified Kubernetes Administrator (CKA), VMware VCP, VMware VCIX for datacenter and networking, as well as numerous certifications from Microsoft (Azure), AWS, and Google Cloud. Since 2013, he has received the prestigious VMware vExpert community  awared for his publications and contributions to the VMware community. Jens-Henrik is also leader of the VMware User Group (VMUG) in south-east Germany (Bavaria) for the Munich and Nuremberg region.

Certifications and awards

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  • Amazon Solutions Architect Associate
  • Google Cloud Certified
  • VMware vExpert 2013-2020
  • VMware Certified Professional 2 / 3 / 4 / 5 / 6 / 6.5 / 6.7 / 7
  • Microsoft Certified Trainer (since 2000), MCSE: Private Cloud, various Microsoft Azure Certifications (AZ-104, 70-532, 70-533, 70-534)
  • Citrix CCA für XenDesktop 5, XenApp 6.5
  • Novell CNA for NetWare 4.1 (1996)
  • Novell CNE for NetWare 4.11, 5, 6
  • Novell MasterCNE (1997)
  • Novell CNI (2002)
  • Novell CLP and CLE