After working for several years as a Novell Netware Engineer, Tiander Turpijn joined Microsoft in April 1998 and fulfilled several technical roles like Technical Account Manager, Systems Engineer and Senior Consultant. From his early days from NT 3.51 and SMS 1.2 to the present day, he has built a wealth of experience around designing and implementing security and management solutions. Today he works as a Senior Technology Specialist/Architect for Microsoft Netherlands and has a primary focus on System Center in the Datacenter space. Tiander is a well-known and highly appreciated speaker on internal and external Microsoft events