Jason Buffington is a senior technical product manager at Microsoft, focusing on System Center Operations Manager, AVIcode and Data Protection Manager.
Jason has been working in the networking industry since 1989, focusing mainly on data protection and storage technologies - including roles at Cheyenne (now CA) ARCserve and NSI (now Vision) DoubleTake.
He is previously a Certified Business Continuity Planner, MCSE, MCT, and was awarded as a Microsoft Most Valuable Professional (MVP) prior to joining Microsoft. Jason has spoken around the world at numerous Microsoft events, and his work has been published in several industry journals.
Jason studied computer science at Texas A&M University. Check out Jason's first book at http://www.DataProtectionBible.com. Jason lives in Dallas Texas, telecommutes to Redmond, tweets as @JBuff and blogs at http://JasonBuffington.com.
For significant portions of the Systems Management chapters 10 and 11 (CfgMgr, OpsMgr and VMM), I was blessed to work with three great subject matter experts. Click here to read the contributing author bios.