Anil Desai is an independent consultant based in Austin, Tex. He specializes in evaluating,
implementing and managing solutions based on Microsoft technologies. He has worked extensively with
Microsoft's Server products and the .NET development platform and has managed datacenter
environments that support thousands of virtual machines. Anil is an MCSE, MCSD, MCDBA and a
Microsoft MVP (Windows Server -- Management Infrastructure).
Anil is the author of numerous technical books focusing on the Windows Server Platform,
Virtualization, Active Directory, SQL Server, and IT management. Most recently, he has written The
Rational Guide to Managing Microsoft Virtual Server and The Rational Guide to Scripting Microsoft
Virtual Server. He has made dozens of conference presentations at national events and is also a
contributor to technical magazines.