Peter Baer Galvin (www.galvin.info) is the Chief Solutions Architect for Pluribus Networks (www.pluribusnetworks.com), a startup focusing on the next generation of network infrastructure by creating an intelligent Top-of-Rack server-switch. Prior to that he was the CTO for Corporate Technologies, a premier systems integrator and VAR (www.cptech.com). Before that, Peter was the systems manager for Brown University’s Computer Science Department.
He has written articles and columns for many publications, such as being the Sun columnist for ;login: magazine (www.usenix.org/publications/login/). He is coauthor of the Operating Systems Concepts and Applied Operating Systems Concepts textbooks (www.os-book.com). As a consultant and trainer, Peter teaches tutorials and gives talks on security and system administration worldwide.