Dee Abson is a technical architect for a financial services company in Alberta, Canada. He has been working in the field of technology for over 20 years and specializes in server and virtualization infrastructure. Working with VMware products since ESX 2, he holds several VMware certifications, including VCP5-DCV. He has contributed to vSphere Design Pocketbook 2.0 Blog Edition, PernixData Press alongside other illustrious virtualization authors. Dee blogs at http://teebeedee.org, and you can connect with him through his Twitter handle, which is
Andrew Alloway was born and raised in Edmonton, Canada. He graduated from the University of Alberta with a degree in Computer Science.
Working in the unique and challenging IT environment of Nuna Logistics Limited, he supported northern mining sites. In 2012, some of his projects and works were featured in the Winter 2012 edition of Aptitude Magazine in an article titled Building the road to streamlined license agreements.
He is a supporter of open source technology and products, including Ubuntu, ICTFax, Apache, Drupal, and Piler.
He has designed and implemented projects including Exchange migrations, Lync deployments, System Center Configuration Manager, and various VMware products.
In 2013, Andrew attained his VMware Certified Professional 5 Data Center Virtualization certification.
Previously, he has worked on VMware Horizon Workspace Essentials, Packt Publishing.
Joe Jessen is a veteran of the IT Industry and has held roles in private corporations, vendors, and consulting organizations. He has been involved with application and desktop delivery since 1996, setting the strategic direction for global organizations with their end user computing initiatives.
Joe recently spent 5 years as an industry analyst with a heavy focus on virtualization and is currently engaged with a large hardware and software vendor, focusing on desktop virtualization solutions. He was also the technical reviewer for VMware Horizon View 5.3 Design Patterns and Best Practices, Packt Publishing. You can follow him on his Twitter handle, which is
@JoeJessen. You can view his LinkedIn profile at http://www.linkedin.com/pub/joe-jessen/0/666/336/ and his website at www.solutions101.us.
Sean Massey has been working in the field of IT for 7 years. He is a systems administrator with a large electrical contractor in Appleton, WI, focusing on the servers, storage, and applications that run in the data center. He blogs at http://seanmassey.net and is a VMware vExpert and Pernix Pro. He currently lives in Kimberly, WI, with his wife, Laura, and their two children.