Orin Thomas is an MVP, an MCT, a Microsoft Regional Director, and has a string of Microsoft MCSE and MCITP certifications. He has written more than 30 books for Microsoft Press on IT Pro topics including Windows Server, Windows Client, SQL Server, Exchange, and System Center. He is an author at PluralSight and is a contributing editor for Windows IT Pro. He writes the Hyperbole, Embellishment, and Systems Administration Blog. He has been working in IT since the early 1990's and regularly speaks at conferences in Australia and around the world. Follow him on twitter.