Troy Thompson has worked in network administration for over 20 years, performing network monitoring and backup, Microsoft Exchange administration and training. Troy has written many technology articles, tutorials, and white papers, which have been published by leading technology publications and businesses, including CNET, Microsoft, TechRepublic, and the Security Evaluation Center. Troy is a Cisco Certified Academy Instructor (CCAI), and has numerous other certifications including CCNA, MSCE+I, Network+, A+ and Security+. Troy has also traveled the world playing music as the guitarist for the band Bride. Check out www.bridepub.com or view the band’s videos on YouTube.