Niran (@niranec on Twitter) is a Staff SE Specialist in VMware’s Network and Security BU, specializing in NSX and applications. With over 15 years of experience in IT Engineering, architecture and sales roles. The technical expertise Niran acquired includes design, technical selling and evangelizing of virtualization, Networking, Storage, performance, Cloud (CNA and Cloud management) and BC/DR solutions. In his current position at VMware Niran devotes his time in helping Enterprise and global customers in their journey to digital transformation with Developer Ready Infrastructure, focusing on NSX and Pivotal Cloud Foundry Integration. In his previous positions at VMware Niran was the main SME at VMware for Microsoft SQL Server virtualization and the author of the official best practices guides it, and also a Cloud and Performance specialist. Niran is a frequent speaker at industry events and conferences including VMworld, VMUGs, SQL Saturdays and more. He is also part of the CTO Ambassador Program at VMware.