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Marquis Who's Who Honors Balu Nivrutti Ilag for Expertise in Information Technology

Balu Nivrutti Ilag is lauded for his success with unified communications and collaboration architecture.

Dr. Ilag's efforts have led him to receive the Most Valuable Professional Award from Microsoft five times between 2013 and 2024, recognizing his significant technological contributions.

    MOUNTAIN HOUSE, CA, April 16, 2024 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Balu Nivrutti Ilag has been selected for inclusion in Marquis Who's Who. As in all Marquis Who's Who biographical volumes, individuals profiled are selected on the basis of current reference value. Factors such as position, noteworthy accomplishments, visibility, and prominence in a field are all taken into account during the selection process.

Dr. Ilag has established himself as a respected professional in information technology (IT), focusing on unified communications and collaboration architecture. Currently serving as a unified communication and collaboration subject matter expert at Juniper Networks since 2017, he brings over 15 years of industry experience to his role. In this capacity, Dr. Ilag is responsible for designing and implementing network systems that facilitate efficient communication across the company's global offices. His expertise in determining system requirements and integrating them with local carriers has been instrumental in optimizing Juniper Networks' international and local routing of phone calls and conducting phone meetings.

Having begun his career with his company in 2017 as a unified communication engineer, Dr. Ilag started honing his network design and operations support skills. Previously, his tenure at Brocade from 2015 to 2017 as a Skype for Business/Lync deployment and administration specialist allowed him to contribute significantly to cost-saving strategies that saved the company $3 million. Dr. Ilag also held the technical consultant role at Wipro between 2010 and 2015, where he began his journey into blogging to assist others in troubleshooting web content. His brief stint as a messaging administrator at Capgemini from September to December 2009 was also instrumental in solidifying his foundation in IT. Before garnering experience in the U.S., Dr. Ilag notably worked for several international companies, primarily in India.

Dr. Ilag's career is marked by his commitment to sharing knowledge and community service, values instilled in him by his family upbringing. This dedication led him to become an active technical writer for the online community in 2011, contributing valuable insights and solutions through his blog.

The intersection of Dr. Ilag's academic pursuits and professional achievements is evident in his extensive educational background. He received a Master of Business Administration in IT, computer technology, and computer systems technology in 2004 and a diploma in computer engineering from the University of Mumbai in 2004. Subsequently, Dr. Ilag earned a Master of Business Administration in information technology from Sikkim Manipal Institute of Technology in 2008 and a Doctor of Philosophy in computer science from the National University in San Diego in 2023.

Dr. Ilag has been credited with publishing several well-received books on Microsoft Teams and Azure Virtual Desktop. In addition to his technical writings, he has authored creative works that include "Introducing Microsoft Teams: Understanding the New Chat-Based Workspace in Office 365" in 2018, which sold over 11,000 copies, "Understanding Microsoft Teams Administration: Configure, Customize, and Manage the Teams Experience" in 2020, and "Microsoft Azure Virtual Desktop Guide: Configuring and Operating Microsoft Azure Virtual Desktop (Exam AZ-140)" in 2022.

Dr. Ilag's efforts have led him to receive the Most Valuable Professional Award from Microsoft five times between 2013 and 2024, recognizing his significant technological contributions. Raised with a strong sense of community service, he attributes much of his success to these early values, which inspired him to give back through sharing knowledge freely with others.

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