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Ravikanth has 10+ years of experience in the IT industry. At the beginning of his career, he worked at Wipro Infotech managing Windows, Solaris servers and Cisco network equipment. He currently works at Dell Inc. as a lead engineer in the SharePoint solutions group. As a part of his work, he authored several whitepapers on MOSS 2007 and SharePoint 2010 that provide guidance around infrastructure elements of a SharePoint deployment. His work also involves performance testing and sizing of SharePoint workloads on Dell servers and storage.

Ravikanth is passionate about automation and outside of work, he writes regularly on his blog http://www.ravichaganti.com/blog about topics related to Windows PowerShell, Microsoft SharePoint and Windows Server virtualization.

In 2010, Ravikanth received Microsoft's Most Valuable Professional (MVP) award in Windows PowerShell. You can also hear him speak regularly at BITPro (http://bitpro.in) user group meetings and other in-person events at Bangalore, India.