About Aaron Patten
Aaron is a virtualization architect focused on VMware and VDI centric solutions. Aaron has 12+ years of IT experience, most recently as a platform architect with VCE in the specialized systems group of platform engineering. In that capacity he was responsible for designing, testing, validating and helping bring to market new Vblocks specifically tailored for large database and VDI workloads. Prior to VCE, Aaron worked in the solutions engineering organization at EMC crafting VMware and VDI specific technology solutions including multiple reference architecture and proven solutions guides published to EMC.com.
Aaron is passionate about storage and looks forward to helping educate the field on how to best leverage SolidFire. Aaron loves working with his hands, playing with his children and spending time admiring nature. He is currently remodeling a 1922 Craftsman style house in Durham, NC and enjoying every minute.