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Mark Wilkins

Mark Wilkins is an electronics engineering technologist with a wealth of experience in designing, deploying, and supporting software and hardware technology in the corporate and small business world. Since 2013, Mark has focused on supporting and designing cloud service solutions with Amazon Web Services, Microsoft Azure, and the IBM Cloud. He is certified as an AWS Certified Solutions Architect – Associate. Mark is also a Microsoft Certified Trainer (MCT) and holds certifications in MCTS, MCSA, Server Virtualization with Windows Server Hyper-V, and Azure Cloud Services.

Mark worked as a technical evangelist for IBM SoftLayer from 2013 through 2016 and taught both SoftLayer fundamentals and SoftLayer design classes to many Fortune 500 companies in Canada, the United States, Europe, and Australia. As former course director for Global Knowledge, Mark developed and taught many technical seminars, including Configuring Active Directory Services, Configuring Group Policy, and Cloud and Virtualization Essentials. Mark currently develops AWS curriculum on AWS cloud services and certification for O'Reilly Media and LinkedIn Learning. To learn more about what Mark finds interesting about the cloud, visit The Cloud Thingy, at https://thecloudthingy.substack.com/. To learn more about the AWS cloud and AWS certification, check out Mark's YouTube channel at http://www.youtube.com/@SAA-C03.

Mark's published books include Windows 2003 Registry for Dummies, Administering SMS 3.0, Administering Active Directory, and Learning Amazon Web Services (AWS): A Hands-On Guide to the Fundamentals of AWS Cloud.