Allen Stewart is a Principal Group Program Manager in the Server and Cloud Division. . Allen is responsible for ensuring server deployment readiness and external testing of all new Windows Server releases. Allen has expertise in virtualization technologies, virtualization management, and Low Latency scenarios. Allen works directly with the various Microsoft virtualization product groups on customer scenarios, technology adoption validation programs, white papers, and Private/Hybrid Cloud feature/scenario planning. Allen leads the Microsoft Virtualization Customer Advisory Council, which has a core set of customers who help drive the next-generation virtualization scenarios. Allen is a Microsoft Certified Architect, and he is on the board of directors of the Microsoft Certified Architect Program. Allen is also co-author of the book “Inside Hyper-V” from Sybex Press.