About Me


A blogger geek with a smiling face. Living in Jakarta (Indonesia), and also travelling between some cities intensively. Experiences in all level of systems and network infrastructure area, from operating a day to day implementation, up to design a complex network. Being awarded as Microsoft Most Valuable Professional in Windows Server System – Exchange Server since 2007 (re-awarded in 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, and 2013).

Born in Tanjungkarang (it’s known as Bandarlampung now — Indonesia), in January 13th 1975. Finished elementary and high school in Bandarlampung, and graduated from Geodetic Engineering at Institut Teknologi Bandung, Bandung — Indonesia. Besides of being MVP, Zikri also hold some certifications, i.e: MCTS, MCSE, MCDBA, MCT, CCNP and CCDP.

Got tons of knowledge in computer networking from the legendary name, Computer Network Research Group (CNRG) ITB, which played an important role in the history of Internet in Indonesia. And also from Indonesian “the real expert” Internet guru, Onno W. Purbo, directly.

Together with 19 MVPs from around the globe got a chance to learn Microsoft Exchange directly from its gurus in Exchange Center of Excellence (ECOE), Microsoft headquarter, Redmond, United States, in August 2008.

Works independently as trainer and consultant in Systems/Solution Architectures –Configurations and Implementations– especially in messaging technologies (Exchange Server and/or Office Communications Server). Upgrading, migrating and interoperating (from/to any platforms) are interesting keywords to talk with.

Zikri has completed many projects successfully, i.e: Migrating qmail to Microsoft Exchange (PT Garuda Indonesia), Interoperating Microsoft Exchange & Zimbra Collaboration Suite (PT Timah Tbk), Interoperating Microsoft Active Directory & Macintosh Open Directory (PT Televisi Nusantara), Implementing Global Network Infrastructures (for Medco Energi Global, Pte Ltd, in Indonesia, Singapore, Yaman and France), etc. Last but not least, Implementing IT for General Election 2004 in Nationwide is still the masterpiece (They, who took-over, can’t achieve in GE 2009).

Feel free to contact at zikri [at] zikri [dot] com for any project engagements.

Note: Questions, etc (for non-project engagement) should not sent personally to the above email address.Sent blank email to mugi-subscribe@mugi.org to subscribe and join Microsoft User Group Indonesia. Ask your questions in that forum please.

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About Me

The smiling geekIndependent IT Consultant and Trainer, mastering in Microsoft technologies. 13 years experience in all level of systems and network engineering. Currently being awarded as Microsoft MVP in Exchange Server. Live in Jakarta, Indonesia. Claimed himself as a not ordinary geek, who loves photography and hanging out with friends. More.

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