Peter De Tender is the Microsoft Infrastructure Expert Leader and Microsoft Alliance Manager at Sogeti Belgium, Microsoft Certified Trainer (MCT), MVP on Windows Expert IT Pro, STEP member and international speaker. Starting his IT career in 1996 on Windows NT4 and Exchange Server 5.5 platforms, Peter has never looked back from Microsoft Server technologies. Peter is a technical writer for Petri (, as well as having authored several books for Packt Publishing ( Peter's enthusiasm as MCT led him to found the IAMCT Belgian chapter in 2010 (, as well as taking the position of European Chairman since Jan 2013. His dedication to the IT Pro community and TechEd conferences was translated in founding the TechEdYellowPantsTeam (, assisting IT Pro’s in all things Microsoft and certification.