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Forefront Identity Manager
System Center Cloud and Datacenter Management, Directory Services, Hyper-V
Paul Adare (Paul Adare)
Paul Adare is a security consultant specializing in Identity Management, Rights Management, and Public Key Infrastructure deployments. Paul has a wide ranging and varied background including the whole gamut of Microsoft technologies, Lotus Notes, Sun Microsystems, IBM AIX, and various flavours of UNIX and Linux. Over the many years that Paul has been involved with computer systems and security, he has held many different roles including technical training (Microsoft Certified Trainer, Lotus Notes Certified Trainer, Sun Microsystems Certified Trainer), consulting (Microsoft, Lotus Notes, Sun, IBM, Security, Identity Management, Rights Management, PKI), subject matter expert for Microsoft Learning Products, support and help desk roles among others. Paul has been involved with Microsoft’s Identity Management platform since he worked as a subject matter expert on the Microsoft Learning Product Course 2062, Implementing Microsoft Metadirectory Services. Paul has been the Principal Consultant on a number of enterprise PKI and RMS deployments for large financial services customers in the US and Canada. In addition, Paul is a former Microsoft MVP for Virtual PC and Virtual Server and a current MVP for Forefront Identity Manager specializing in Certificate Management.