ABOUT THE AUTHOR:Mike Laverick is a professional
instructor with 15 years of experience with technologies such as Novell, Windows and Citrix, and
has been involved with the VMware community since 2003. Laverick is a VMware forum moderator and
member of the London VMware User Group Steering Committee. In addition to teaching, Laverick is the
owner and author of the virtualisation website and blog RTFM Education, where he publishes free guides and utilities aimed at VMware
ESX/VirtualCenter users. In 2009, Laverick received the VMware vExpert award and helped found the
Irish and Scottish user groups. Laverick has had books published on VMware Virtual Infrastructure
3, VMware vSphere 4 and VMware Site Recovery Manager.
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