A project like this is possible only with the help of family, friends, and colleagues. I'd like to thank them; in particular, the editors at Wiley and Sybex, my coauthors Patrick, Hans, and Damian, and our fellow MVP, Kristian Nese, who was the technical reviewer of this book.
When Aidan Finn told me he was planning a new book on the subject of the Microsoft private cloud with several other MVPs, it took me only 10 seconds to quickly consider and say YES! Of course, I had no idea what it would mean in terms of time and effort, but this was just something I had to do—no matter what happened.
Working with Aidan Finn, Patrick Lownds, and Damian Flynn, three highly respected MVPs in the world of Hyper-V and Microsoft System ...