John Lamb is a Senior Technical Staff Member for IBM Global Business Services in Somers, New York. He is an IBM Senior Certified IT Architect, and he holds a B.A. degree from the University of Notre Dame and a Ph.D. in engineering science from the University of California at Berkeley. He is a senior member of the IEEE and ASME engineering societies. He has published more than 50 technical papers and articles and has coauthored four books, including Lotus Notes® and Domino®5: Scalable Network Design (McGraw-Hill, 1999) and IBM WebSphere® and Lotus: Implementing Collaborative Solutions (Prentice-Hall, 2004).