Elden Christensen is a Principal PM Manager in the Enterprise Cloud Group. Elden has been one of the core leaders in defining Microsoft’s Private Cloud story, from its conception. Elden is a high availability and disaster recovery specialist who joined Microsoft in 1999, and is responsible for the Failover Clustering and Network Load Balancing features in Windows Server. He has contributed to several books, as well as a frequent blogger and speaker at Microsoft events on achieving business continuity.