Pete Zerger is an author, speaker, and 10-time Microsoft MVP, focusing on hybrid cloud design, management and data center automation solutions. Pete has presented at popular technical conferences around the world including MS TechEd and System Center Universe. He has authored many technical whitepapers and is co-author of several books, including both the Orchestrator Unleashed and Operations Manager Unleashed titles from Sams Publishing. He is a founder of and blogs at