Christopher Poelker is the vice president of enterprise solutions at Falconstor Software. Prior to working at Falconstor he was a storage architect at Hitachi Data Systems. Also, Chris has worked as a lead storage architect/senior systems architect for Compaq Computer, Inc., in New York. While at Compaq, Chris built the sales/service engagement model for Compaq StorageWorks, and trained most of the company's VAR's, Channel's and Compaq ES/PS contacts on StorageWorks. Chris' certifications include: MCSE, MCT (Microsoft Trainer), MASE (Compaq Master ASE Storage Architect), and A+ certified (PC Technician).
Although EMC looks to TwinStrata technology to turn the cloud into a storage tier from inside a SAN, one customer proves CloudArray has value without a separate SAN for primary, backup and disaster recovery storage.
When a custom app developer switched its AIX backup to Windows-based TSM integrated appliances, the project required re-architecting Tivoli databases and machine-by-machine migration of individual AIX clients to Windows Server 2008.