Thomas Günther, Network and Solutions Engineer, obtained his Diploma in Electrical Engineering at Beuth University of Applied Sciences Berlin. Since then, he is leading the team responsible for the IT infrastructure of NGNI. He has more than 8 years of experience as infrastructure and systems architect specializing in virtualization and cloud computing. Currently, he is focusing on operation and interconnection of cloud infrastructures.
In the past, he operated and deployed several NGN testbeds which allowed telco network operators as well as universities to develop standard-based services and Web applications. At the moment he is working in several European research projects which cover design, federation and operation of multi-site cloud-based facilities to support applications, services and systems for the Future Internet community. Apart from that, he provides general guidelines for the IPv6 transition of network infrastructures, services and applications.