Andy is a Solutions Architect with Pure Storage who is focused on New Stack Solutions, such as Containers with over 20 years of experience ranging from systems engineering, across government (US Military) and Global Enterprises such as Facebook.
Andy’s career at Pure started in PureTEC supporting the Solution Engineering team in Mountain View. PureTEC migrated our 12 rack datacenter to a new new build in a new Data Centre starting from scratch and growing to 100 racks of compute and storage with a little over 100 Flash Array/ Flash Blade systems. In addition to this, Andy has spent time building reference architectures for highly scalable deployments, using VMware, VVD’s, Cisco CVD’s through to native cloud applications such as Pure’s Cloud Block Store.
Prior to coming to Pure Andy managed Global Datacenter Infrastructure for IT at Facebook INC in Menlo Park. This included everything ranging from hyper converged infrastructure to 30000+ node VMware farms using best of breed enterprise scale complete and storage systems.
Andy’s career has primarily been focused on consuming infrastructure, where he understands the people and how to solve that with the technology and service capabilities available.