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Microsoft MVP (Windows Server – Management Infrastructure). Anil is the author of numerous technical books focusing on Microsoft certifications, the Windows Server platform, virtualiza- tion, Active Directory, Microsoft SQL Server, and IT management topics. He has made dozens of conference presentations at national events and is a contributor to several online and print magazines. In his spare time, he enjoys cycling, playing guitar and drums, and playing games on his Xbox 360. For more information, please see http://AnilDesai.net.