About the Author
John L. Ferringer is a solutions architect for Apparatus, Inc. in Indianapolis, Indiana,with more than six years of experience administering and supporting SharePoint technologies and more than 12 years working in the information technology consulting industry. He is an MCTS in the installation and configuration of Windows SharePoint Services (WSS) v3, Microsoft Office SharePoint Server (MOSS) 2007, and Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (SCOM) 2007. He is also a Microsoft Certified IT Professional (MCITP) for Enterprise Project Management (EPM) with Project Server 2007. John speaks regularly at user groups, SharePoint Saturdays, and other conferences throughout the Midwest. He plans to make his triumphant return to blogging at http://www.MyCentralAdmin.com now that this book is done, besides writing articles and posting at other great SharePoint-related sites throughout the interconnected tubes of the Internet. John also administers www.SearchForSharePoint.com, a custom search engine indexing more than 2,000 Web sites of SharePoint content. Follow John on Twitter at http://www.twitter.com/Ferringer.
Sean McDonough is the Product Manager for SharePoint Products at Idera, a Microsoft gold certified partner and creator of tools for SharePoint, SQL Server, PowerShell and Dynamics. As a consultant, Sean has worked with a number of Fortune 500 companies to architect, implement, troubleshoot, tune, and customize their SharePoint environments. Sean is an MCTS, an MCPD, and the co-author of the "SharePoint 2007 Disaster Recovery Guide." He can be reached on Twitter (@spmcdonough), through his blog (http://SharePointInterface.com), and on LinkedIn (http://www.linkedin.com/in/smcdonough).