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Welcome to my site:

Welcome to Sybex author William Panek's offical web page. First off, I want to take a moment and thank all of you for the many years of support. I really do appreciate all of you who have continued to purchase my books over the years and all of you who email me with the wonderful stories of how the books and my videos have helped you get certified. If you are new to this site, you will learn that I have created a YouTube Channel to help answer many of the questions that you have on the different Microsoft products. Please make sure to check it out and please let all of your IT friends, co-workers, and groups know about my channel. Make sure to LIKE and SUBSCRIBE to my channel and let me know if there are any videos that you want to see.

Click on the YouTube logo on any of my pages to go directly to my YouTube Channel.

IT Expertise and Consulting:
Will Panek was an IT Director for many years and he still continues to do contract work for many organizations. Will has done consulting for companies with fewer than 10 users all the way up to Fortune 500 organizations. Will has worked in high security areas and he has even worked with goverment agencies including the United States Secret Service. Will holds dozens of industry certifications and he is also certified as a Certified Hacker Forensics Investigator (CHFI). Will can help your organization design and build it's network while teaching you how to protect your company's data. If you would like to have Will consult for your company, please contact him at Thank you.

Will has spent 25 years in the technology field. He has done everything from programming in Assembler to being an IT Director for multiple Fortune 500 companies. He joined the StormWind Studios family in 2015 as a Lead Microsoft Instructor. With extensive experience in the design, development and management of networking systems, Will is well-suited for the dynamic, inquisitive nature of IT. Will has always strived to not only design and secure the very best networks possible but he also makes sure to shares his vast knowledge of networking with all of the IT team members.

Will Panek has been teaching for over 15 years. Will brings real world scenarios into his classroom to help make the learning experience more enjoyable. Will Panek is available to teach private classes or lectures to help any orginization reach its training goals. If you would like to inquire about having Will Panek teach a course for you - please contact Stormwind Studios (

Will Panek has written dozens of Microsoft certification and Masterings books for Sybex (Wiley). Some of his books include material on the following subjects:
  • Windows Server 2012 R2
  • Windows Server 2012
  • Windows Server 2008 R2
  • Windows Server 2008
  • Windows 10
  • Windows 7 (Certification and Mastering books)
  • Microsoft Active Directory
  • Microsoft Virtualization
For a complete list of books still in publication, click here.

Check out Will's latest interview with Channel Pro Network

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Speaking Events?
Interested in having Will Panek speak at your conference/event or be a guest on a radio show? Please use the Contact Me page to submit a request.
3-Time Microsoft MVP Awardee
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