Steve Thompson

Steve has developed numerous applications, honing his skills on high-end database support, desktop databases, and client/server applications over the past two decades. Past columnist for Smart Access Newsletter. With a background in SQL Server, as DBA and advocate for SQL Server technology, started working with Systems Management Server when it was a v1.1 release. Worked for a financial services company with 8,000 desktops and 1,200+ servers managed by SMS 2003, as lead SMS Engineer and SQL Server DBA. First awarded MVP in Microsoft Access in Dec 1995, transitioned into SQL Server MVP for a few years before joining the System Center team as a Enterprise Management MVP. Presently working for Softchoice as a Senior Consultant specializing in all things System Center related. Industry speaker, has presented at numerous Microsoft Management Summit events.