About the Author
J. Peter Bruzzese (co-founder and CIO of ClipTraining) is a Microsoft MVP, an internationally published technical author, a well-known tech speaker, and a journalist. Over the past 15 years, Peter has worked with Goldman Sachs, CommVault Systems, and Microsoft, to name a few. His focus has been, and continues to be, enterprise environments with a special focus on Active Directory, Exchange, SharePoint, and desktop operating systems. He holds the following certifications:
• Microsoft: MCSA 2000/2003, MCSE NT/2000/2003, MCITP: Messaging with Exchange 2007/2010
• Microsoft Exchange MVP
• Microsoft Certified Trainer (MCT)
• Novell: CNA
• Cisco: CCNA
• CIW: CIW Master, CIW Certified Instructor
• CompTIA: A+, Network+, iNET+
Peter and ClipTraining are partnered with TrainSignal to create powerful admin-oriented training videos that revolve around Exchange, SharePoint, and Lync. Peter is also a contributor to Redmond magazine, WindowsITPro magazine, TechTarget, MSExchange.org, and other tech sites. He is a regular speaker for TechMentor Conferences and the FETC Conference. He has also spoken at Microsoft TechEd, the IT360 Tech Conference in Canada, the TEC Conference, and Connections. Last but certainly not least, he writes the Enterprise Windows column for InfoWorld.
Wayne Dipchan is the owner of AriLex Technologies LLC, an IT consulting company, and is a Windows Systems Engineer for Staten Island University Hospital, which is part of the LIJ Healthcare System. Wayne has had the opportunity to work for such companies as New Horizons CLC, St. Peter’s Healthcare System, and Barclays Capital. At Barclays Capital, he was part of a team that managed more than 25,000 Windows servers, focusing on Active Directory and Citrix. Currently at Staten Island University Hospital, he is involved in an Active Directory migration and utilizes PowerShell to automate many functions. This real-world experience helps him understand what end clients want and deliver real solutions. His training background enables him to discuss and explain technology to a wide range of audiences. He is also the co-author of Windows Server 2008 How To.
Nick Saccomanno is a Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP) and is a professional screencaster and technical author with an emphasis on Microsoft technologies. On the forefront of the latest technologies, Nick simplifies the learning curve in trying to help the everyday user get the most out of them. Nick has created screencasts for ClipTraining relating to Windows XP, 7, and 8, as well as Office 2007/2010, and coauthored Using Windows 7. His unique style is due mostly to his love of technology and the gift of learning it quickly. When away from training, Nick enjoys playing guitar and traveling to new places with his wife, Marie.