About Dennis Laube

Dennis grew up in Denver, CO, transplanted to Salt Lake City, UT in 2014, and recently moved to “the south” to the Greater Atlanta area. Dennis is passionate about technology and spends his day helping customers with all things virtualization, enterprise applications and datacenter infrastructure. He has done consulting work for hundreds of companies nationwide, such as DirecTV, Princess Cruises, Pepperdine University and Chipotle. For the last 4 years, Dennis has been a Senior Systems Engineer / Systems Architect with Nutanix, evangelizing the shift to on-premise enterprise clouds. Dennis has recently moved to an internal technical marketing position at Nutanix. He has been privileged to speak at various national events on the topics of datacenter virtualization, end-user virtualization, hyper-converged infrastructure and disaster recovery. In his free time, Dennis enjoys hiking, mountain biking, traveling with his family and volunteering.

Specialties:
• Over 20 years in IT with expert level knowledge in the latest technologies
• Presales Engineering
• Solutions Architecture
• Solutions Selling (“The Challenger Sale” and Force Management “Command of the Message” trained)
• Relationship building
• Interpersonal skills
• Complex problem solving
• Enterprise storage solutions including Nutanix, Pure, EMC, NetApp, HPE and Dell
• Enterprise backup storage solutions including EMC, Veeam, Zerto, Exagrid, Imation and Quantum
• x86 Blades / Servers: Nutanix, HPE, Cisco and Dell
• Converged and HyperConverged Infrastructure (Nutanix, FlexPod, Vblock, Cisco Hyperflex, HPE Simplivity)
• Public Cloud Architecture (AWS, Azure)
• DevOps and Infrastructure-as-Code (VMware vRealize Automation (vRA), Nutanix Calm, Ansible, Jenkins)
• Container Technologies (Docker, Kubernetes, Google GKE, Amazon EKS, Microsoft AKS)
• Complex Enterprise data center design and architecture
• Business Continuity Planning and DR solutions
• Backup, Replication, Data Recovery, HSM and ILM
• Linux Administration w/Bash Scripting (Redhat, CentOS, Ubuntu)

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