Kerrie Meyler, MA, BA, MCSE, CNA, is an independent consultant and former trainer with more than 15 years’ experience in IT. While at Microsoft in Field Technical Sales for four years she focused on infrastructure and management, presenting at numerous product launches. She also presented at internal Microsoft conferences and received company recognition and awards including a SPAR MGS award. An MCT for six years, Kerrie worked with Microsoft Learning to develop functional specifications for the 2550: Implementing Microsoft Operations Manager 2000 Microsoft Official Curriculum course and did the beta teach for that course. She also participated in the alpha walkthrough for the 2274: Managing a Microsoft Windows Server 2003 Environment course. As an author, she coauthored an IIS 6.0 Administration book.
Cameron Fuller, BS, MCSE, is a Senior Lead consultant for Catapult Systems, an IT consulting company and Microsoft Gold Certified Partner in Advanced Infrastructure Solutions. He focuses on management solutions, and serves as the Microsoft Operations Management Champion for Catapult. Cameron’s 15 years of infrastructure experience include working with medium to large companies in the retail, education, healthcare, distribution, transportation, and energy industries. Cameron continually focuses on improving his existing business and technical skill sets through hands-on experience and leveraging certifications including an MCSE since NT 3.51, MCSA, A+, Linux+, Server+, and CCSA. Cameron is also a public speaker, co-presenting with Microsoft on MOM 2005 at TechEd and the MOM 2005 product launches in Dallas and Tulsa.
Chris Amaris is chief technology officer and cofounder of Convergent Computing. He has more than 20 years of consulting experience and specializes in security, performance tuning, systems management, migration, and messaging. A prolific book-publishing veteran, Chris has written on Network Security, Windows 2000 Performance Tuning, Windows 2000 Security, Windows Server 2003, and Exchange Server 2003. His certifications include Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), Certified Homeland Security (CHS III), MCSE, Novell CNE, Banyan CBE, and Certified Project Manager.
John Joyner, LCDR USN-R, BS, MCSE, is a highly decorated U.S. Navy computer scientist, designing and operating the U.S. Navy’s first Internet-connected aircraft carrier network. Today he is a chief architect at ClearPointe, a Microsoft Gold Certified Partner for Advanced Infrastructure and Security Solutions and a pioneer in the managed service provider industry. John has designed MOM deployments for some of the world’s largest companies, and also is the creator of ClearPointe’s hosted NOC solution, awarded the Central Region Partner of the Year Competency award at the Microsoft 2006 Worldwide Partner Conference.
Alec Minty is a Senior Consultant with Convergent Computing. Alec is a longtime advocate of operations management, systems management, and security technologies. He specializes in designing, implementing, and supporting MOM and SMS infrastructures for a variety of large utility, telecommunications, and engineering organizations. Alec also has experience in the deployment, migration, and integration of other technologies such as Windows, Exchange, Active Directory, ISA, identity management, and SQL Server. He is a contributing author on ISA 2004 Unleashed.