Category Archives: Microsoft MVP

I’m co-presenting a session at Experts Live Netherlands 2022

Advertised as the biggest Microsoft IT Pro event in the Netherlands, Experts Live Netherlands will take place Friday September 30th, 2022 at Conference Center 1931 in Den Bosch. It’s a privilege to share the stage again with my buddy Raymond.   About Experts Live Experts Live is an independent platform for IT Professionals on Microsoft […]


I’m presenting at NT Konferenca 2022

I’m proud to announce that I’ll be presenting three sessions at this year’s NT Konferenca in Slovenia later this month.   About NT Konferenca NT Konferenca is the biggest Slovenian technological conference. NT Konferenca is not just about IT trends and solutions. It is also about the ways to include them in everyday business processes […]


Pictures of the KNVI Knowledge BBQ

Last week, Raymond and I presented at the KNVI Knowledge BBQ in Rotterdam. As the event was practically in my backyard, I drove to the location and setup the equipment, together with Tom Dalderup. Slightly after 14:00 we started with the six ways that Azure AD makes sense to Active Directory admins. After that, Erwin […]


I'm co-presenting a session on Windows Hello for Business at the Cloud Identity Summit

On September 20, 2022, Raymond Comvalius and I will present a 50-minute session on Windows Hello for Business at the third Cloud Identity Summit, organized by the Azure Bonn user group. About the Cloud Identity Summit The Cloud Identity Summit aims to bring together people from different areas of Identity and Access Management (IAM) and […]


I’m co-presenting a webinar with Veeam and ENow to bust common Microsoft 365 myths

While working together with Veeam and ENow, I found some common interests. While discussing these interests, we found that most organizations give us the same common answers to our questions. When I proposed to share these answers, the idea was born to provide a free webinar to discuss them and the dangers that they hold. […]


I’m co-organizing the KNVI Knowledge BBQ in Rotterdam

On Wednesday September 7th, 2022, I’m co-organizing KNVI’s Knowledge BBQ Dutch at ZiPPERZ in Rotterdam. Fellow speakers Raymond Comvalius and Erwin Derksen complete the line-up for this Microsoft-inspired event. About KNVI The Dutch Professional Association of Information and IT Professionals (KNVI) is an independent platform for sharing professional knowledge and expanding the personal networks of […]


I’m a 2022-2023 Microsoft MVP

Today, I received a localized e-mail from the Microsoft Most Valuable Professional (MVP) Award team: In Dutch, it reads: Beste Sander Berkouwer, Nogmaals presenteren we u met genoegen de 2022-2023 Microsoft Most Valuable Professional (MVP) Award als erkenning van uw buitengewone leiderschap in technische community’s. We waarderen uw uitmuntende bijdragen in de volgende technische community’s […]


Pictures of NIC X Edition

Last week, Raymond and I presented at the 2022 Nordic Infrastructure Conference. As we were scheduled to present at both days, we decided to fly in to Oslo’s Gardermoen airport on Tuesday May 31st. After an uneventful flight, we arrived in Oslo, but we were just a couple of minutes late to make our way […]


I’m speaking at the GET-IT Microsoft Cloud Security and Compliance Conference

A few weeks ago, I was invited as a speaker for’s GET-IT Microsoft Cloud Security and Compliance 1-Day Virtual Conference on June 23rd, 2022. About the GET-IT Microsoft Cloud Security and Compliance Conference GET-IT Conferences are 1-day virtual events, organized by The upcoming GET-IT Conference has cloud security and compliance as its topic. […]


Pictures of Techorama Belgium 2022

Last week, I presented at Techorama Belgium 2022, the Las Vegas Edition. The event was held at Kinepolis Cinemas in Antwerp, Belgium. After a Monday at one of my more colorful customers in Helmond, I drove to Antwerp to meet up with Aleksandar Nikolic and John Craddock to have dinner on Antwerp’s Grote Markt. After […]