Thomas Molbach is Architect in the Search Center of Excellence. He joined Microsoft as part of the FAST acquisition in April 2008. Thomas is part of the Microsoft Search Center of Excellence, a small specialized team that is responsible for assisting with any search related challenges in Microsoft Consulting Services. Thomas has expertise with large, challenging deployments, including architecture, sizing, scaling, benchmarking and high availability configurations. Thomas is the World Wide Lead for the MSFT Enterprise Search community and involved in managing and reviewing search related sessions at internal and external conferences.