vExpert: Paul Braren

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    NamePaul Braren
    LocationWethersfield, CT
    United States
    Short Description

    Began at VMware in January 2017 as a Systems Engineer for vSAN.

    Creator of TinkerTry.com in 2011, all about efficient virtualization, storage, backup, and more...

    Came from 21 years at IBM, most recently as a Storage Technical Advisor for XIV and FlashSystem, with a background in x86 Server deployment and firmware flash automation.

    Affiliation
    IndustryConsulting
    Website/BlogTinkerTry.com
    Twittertwitter.com/paulbraren
    LinkedIn Profilelinkedin.com/in/paulbraren
    OverviewHobbies include blogging, podcasting, and sharing knowledge with others. Always with a scientific approach to first-hand product testing. Also enjoy informal teaching of tech at my local high school, climbing stairs quickly, and windsurfing.
    Technical CertificationsVCP2/3/4/5-DCV (VMware Certified Professional 5, Data Center Virtualization), vExpert 2014/15/16/17, Veeam Vanguard 2015/16/17
    Publications and Speaking Engagements

    TinkerTry.com/speaking

    User Groups and Communities

    virtg.com (Virtualization Group - Boston)

    vtug.com (Virtualization Technology Users Group)

    vmug.com (VMware User Group) Hartford, New York, and Boston

    Expertise and InterestsInnovator, author, webmaster, photographer, videographer, software maven, hardware enthusiast, efficiency evangelist, tireless technologist.

     

     


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