Joe Sullivan is a senior Microsoft technical solutions engineer and the lead design and development architect for the HP Enterprise Database Consolidation Appliance product. In this role Joe drove the design of the DBC Appliance product architecture from conception to product launch. Joe has worked for HP for over 10 years and has been focused on developing complex integrated solutions combing HP and Microsoft technologies. Over that time Joe has been an evangelist for cutting edge HP technologies such as HP BladeSystem, HP Virtual Connect, and HP CloudSystem Matrix. On the Microsoft side, Joe has developed solutions in the Exchange and SQL application space and has significant experience with Hyper-V and System Center products.