Josep Solanes

IT Pro addict with +20 years in the industry. Focused on IT infrastructure solutions for the business: Microsoft Windows Server, Hyper-V, Active Directory, High Availability, Exchange, SQL, System Center, Office 365 and Azure; but too, VMware, NetApp, Hewlett Packard solutions and SonicWall.

At the moment this blog is only in catalan and spanish languages.


Josep Solanes considers himself a person who has computer in his blood.  He’s always concerned in learning and finding new solutions for everyday problems. He’s always training and investigating in such a dynamic sector like this. His motto is: always forward.

At the beginning he opted for a developer profile which he has never left at all. It was in 1996 when he started his professional career in informatics, in a local company near Tarragona (Spain), specializing himself in infrastructure.

He has many certifications which are regularly updated, in Microsoft Infrastructure, Hewlett Packard servers, NetApp storage systems, VMWare virtualization, VDI Citrix environment and SonicWall firewalls.

Nowadays he works as IT Manager in ICOT. A company based in Tarragona which offers consulting and infrastructure services to small, medium and large companies. His work is the management of the technical team as well as the design of new solutions and products for the challenges which companies have today.

After creating webs and blogs of different contents at the beginning of Internet expansion, in 2013 he created JMSolanes blog with a very clear target: helping to recognize and use the IT technology, for normal users as well as for the professional community providing articles of complete configurations step by step and others of general divulgation. The chosen language is Catalan because there is anything about this subject in this language. In 2014, as a result of receiving the MVP Microsoft award, and also for his follower’s requests, he started to publish the articles in two languages: Catalan and Spanish.


You can contact me via the contact form or by social networks: LinkedIn, Twitter.