About the Authors

The authors of the ‘Inside the Microsoft Cloud’ series are experts in their field, bringing real-world insight to your learning experience, sharing tips and techniques to help you master the Microsoft Cloud. The ‘Inside the Microsoft Cloud’ authoring team includes:

andersbe02 Anders Bengtsson is a Microsoft Senior PFE focused on System Center and Microsoft Cloud OS. Last year Anders was involved in a number of projects around building dynamic data centers and automated self-service solutions. Anders has written a number of System Center training courses and workshops, including the Service Manager and Operations Manager advanced courses for Microsoft Learning. Anders was a co-author of both “Orchestrator Unleashed” book and the “Service Manager Unleashed” book. Anders has presented and worked at numerous Microsoft conferences and events, including Microsoft TechDays, Microsoft Management Summit and Microsoft TechEd.
John-McCabe John McCabe works for Microsoft as a  Senior Premier Field Engineer. In this role he has worked with the largest customers around the world, supporting and implementing cutting edge solutions on Microsoft Technologies. Also to his role in Microsoft, he is responsible for developing core training for the Global Business Support Engineering Teams. John has been a contributing author to several books including Mastering Windows Server 2012 R2 from Sybex. John has spoken at many conferences around Europe including delivering key notes. Prior to Microsoft John was an MVP in Unified Communications with a consulting background of 15 years across many different technologies including Network, Security and Architecture.
headshot_lowresPete Zerger is a consultant, author, speaker, and 10-time Microsoft MVP, focusing on hybrid cloud design, management and architecture and data center automation solutions. Pete has authored many whitepapers and co-author of several books, including both the Orchestrator Unleashed and Operations Manager Unleashed titles from Sams Publishing. Pete has presented and worked at numerous technical conferences and events around the world, including the Microsoft Management Summit, Microsoft TechEd and System Center Universe.