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Kerrie Meyler, MVP, is the lead author of numerous System Center books in the Unleashed series, including System Center 2012 Operations Manager Unleashed (2013), System Center 2012 Orchestrator Unleashed (2013), System Center 2012 Configuration Manager Unleashed (2012) and System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager Unleashed Supplement (2014). She is an independent consultant with more than 17 years of Information Technology experience. Kerrie was responsible for evangelizing SMS while a Sr. Technology Specialist at Microsoft, and has presented on System Center technologies at TechEd and MMS.
Kurt Van Hoecke, MVP, managing consultant at inovativ Belgium, focuses on the System Center product suite, including Service Manager, Configuration Manager, and Orchestrator. Kurt is a coauthor to System Center 2012 Orchestrator Unleashed (2013) and contributor to System Center Service Manager 2010 Unleashed (2011). Kurt has been working with Service Manager beginning with the beta versions and has a number of Service Manager deployments to his credit.
Samuel Erskine, MCT, MCTS, is an independent IT consultant specializing in Service Manager and Configuration Manager. He was the lead author of Microsoft System Center 2012 Service Manager Cookbook (Packt, 2012) and Microsoft System Center 2012 Orchestrator Cookbook (Packt, 2013), and was a contributing author to System Center 2012 Configuration Manager Unleashed (2012) With more than 18 years of IT experience, Samuel focuses on providing training and consultancy services in the United Kingdom and other locations and blogs at www.itprocessed.com.
Steve Buchanan, MVP, MCITP, MCSE, is a regional solution lead with Concurrency. Steve has worked in IT for 14 years with a focus on systems management. He coauthored Microsoft System Center Data Protection Manager 2012 SP1 (Packt, 2013) and authored Microsoft System Center Data Protection Manager 2010 (Packt, 2011). Steve enjoys blogging about his adventures in systems management and cloud technologies at www.buchatech.com.