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About: Sander Berkouwer

Sander Berkouwer is a Dutch IT Professional with over fifteen years of experience with projects in large IT environments. He is a contributing blogger at the / Weblogs ( and the founder and owner of ServerCore.Net. Since 2009, Microsoft has awarded Sander with the Most Valuable Professional (MVP) award. Since 2016, Veeam has awarded Sander with the Veeam Vanguard award.

Recent Posts by Sander Berkouwer:

KnowledgeBase: High CPU Usage for Azure AD Connect Health Sync Monitor with .NET Framework 4.7.2 Installed

Written on June 18, 2018 at 7:01 AM, by

Today, there is an issue in a component of Azure AD Connect version 1.1.819.0, Microsoft free Hybrid Identity bridge product, that enables you to synchronize objects and their attributes between your on-premises Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS) environment(s) and Azure Active Directory. The Azure AD Connect Health Sync Monitor Service consumes lots of CPU. […]

I’m speaking at Journée aOS Aix-en-Provence

Written on June 12, 2018 at 7:59 AM, by

Some opportunities are too much fun to pass up on. So, when the aOS Community asked me if I’d be willing to help them out by speaking at their Aix-en-Provence event, of course, I said “Yes”.     About aOS aOS Community (which stand for Azure, Office 365, SharePoint) is an international non-profit gathering of professionals […]

I’m speaking at Experts Live Netherlands 2018

Written on June 5, 2018 at 7:13 AM, by

Advertised as the biggest Microsoft IT Pro event in the Netherlands, Experts Live Netherlands will take place Tuesday June 19th, 2018 at Cinemec Ede. As at previous Experts Live Netherlands editions, you’ll find several DirTeam bloggers presenting at this event. About Experts Live Experts Live is an independent platform for IT Professionals on Microsoft solutions. […]

What’s New in Azure Active Directory for May 2018

Written on May 31, 2018 at 9:51 AM, by

Azure Active Directory is Microsoft’s Identity Management-as-a-Service solution, offering seamless access, easy collaboration, efficiency in IT processes and improved security and compliance. In its Release Notes for Azure Active Directory, Microsoft communicated the following new functionality for Azure Active Directory for May 2018:       What’s New Graph APIs for administrative scenarios for Terms of use […]

Pictures of Techorama Belgium 2018

Written on May 29, 2018 at 7:45 AM, by

Last week, I presented at Techorama Belgium 2018 in Antwerp. In terms of travel, this was the ideal event for me, since the organization scheduled my presentation for the last time slot on Day 1. Being an early starter, this meant I could work a normal day (for me, that’s 7AM – 3:30PM), then travel […]