Nathan Winters has worked in IT since graduating from the Royal College of Music (RCM) in 2003 where he studied the clarinet! His first job was at the RCM, migrating from Exchange 5.5 and Windows NT 4 to Exchange and Windows Server 2003. Winters has since worked in a variety of roles for Microsoft partners including consultancy and practice management. He now works for Microsoft UK as an Exchange Technical Specialist. Before joining Microsoft, Winters was active in the UK technical community running the Exchange user group (MMMUG) and writing numerous articles for Windows IT Pro magazine and website amongst others. He was awarded as a Microsoft MVP between 2006 and 2011. Throughout 2011 Winters worked on "Mastering Microsoft Lync Server 2010" for Sybex which was published in early 2012. In 2013 Sybex are publishing two more book by Winters: "Mastering Microsoft Lync Server 2013" and "Microsoft Exchange Server 2013: Design, Deploy and Deliver an Enterprise Messaging Solution." On the rare occasions when he is not working, he enjoys wildlife photography and badminton. You can contact him via his blog:¬†