Puthiyavan Udayakumar has more than six years of IT experience with expertise in Citrix, VMware, Microsoft products, and Apache CloudStack. He has extensive experience in designing and implementing virtualization solutions using various Citrix products, VMware Products, and Microsoft products. He is an IBM certified Solution Architect and Citrix certified Enterprise Engineer along with more than 15 certifications in infrastructure products. He is the author of the book, Getting Started with Citrix® CloudPortal™. He holds a master's degree in Science with a specialization in System Software from Birla Institute of Technology and Science, Pilani, a bachelor's degree in Engineering through SKR Engineering College from Anna University, and National award from the Indian Society for Technical Education. He presented various research papers in more than 15 national and international conferences including IADIS (held in Dublin, Ireland) followed by the IEEE pattern.