Michael S. Schulz has been working with Microsoft Server products and technologies since 1999. He holds the Microsoft Certified Trainer (MCT) certification and several other Microsoft certifications, such as MCSA and MSCE. During two decades as an IT trainer he has instructed thousands of IT students about networking, Windows Server, Exchange Server, SQL Server, and PowerShell. He has worked as an item writer for Microsoft in Seattle. MCSA 70-741 Cert Guide is his third book. Together with Thomas Lee (MVP and author) Michael has written the courseware "50604A: First Look Windows Server 2012," which published in 2012 worldwide through the Microsoft Courseware library, and the courseware "Windows Server 2016 Workshop," which was self-published through Amazon. Since 2015 Michael has been CEO of his own IT consulting and training company, ConsuIT GmbH in Switzerland. He also works as an IT engineer, trainer, and Azure technical consultant for the European cloud service provider ALSO AG (www.also.com) and NORDCLOUD from Finland (www.nordcloud.com). Michael's home country is Germany. Together with this wife and his two sons he lives near Zurich, Switzerland. His hobbies include technology, science, books, traveling, skiing, swimming, and cycling.