Keith Ward

Keith Ward is a technology journalist who has written about technical certifications for more than eight years.


Keith Ward was senior editor for the computer industry's most important and influential technical certification publication, Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP) Magazine. He also served as editor of the publication that succeeded MCP, Redmond magazine. He is currently editor in chief of another computer industry trade journal, Virtualization Review magazine. In addition to his journalism, he worked in the data center of a Fortune 500 company as a Windows NT Application Specialist.


Keith holds B.S. degree in Mass Communications/Journalism from Towson State University in Baltimore, MD. He is a holder of both Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP) and Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE) credentials on several Windows platforms.

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