April 28, 2021 | 11am EST and on demand
Seventy-six percent of CEOs say they plan to keep remote workforces as part of their long-term plans—doubling the number of permanent remote workers in 2021. Are you ready for long-term remote access and in office workers? Is your infrastructure designed to accommodate a hybrid workforce? It’s no longer “if” workers come back to the office; it’s who should return, how often should they be in the office, and how many can you accommodate safely? There are several unknowns regarding workforce locality. What is known, your VDI infrastructure needs to accomplish any deployment scenario. Join NetApp to learn what you should consider preparing for the hybrid workforce.
Principal Architect and Technical Marketing Engineer
Dre Jackson is a Principal Architect and Technical Marketing Engineer at NetApp. As an EUC and VDI specialist, Dre works with NetApp’s field team and partners to set VDI policy, research new VDI solutions, and share his latest insights into VDI with customers. He also works side by side with NetApp sales reps and partners to leverage his hands-on VDI experience when helping prospects determine their technical requirements and evaluate NetApp solutions.
Senior Solutions Engineer, Public Cloud Services
Frank Pulliam is the Senior Solutions Engineer supporting NetApp Cloud customers focused on Windows Virtual Desktop and other VDI solutions, as well as related technologies including cloud storage, data security, and compute optimization. Frank joined NetApp with their acquisition of CloudJumper, where he was a Senior Presales Engineer and Channel Manager.
Pulliam’s career with NetApp and CloudJumper follows a successful 15-year history in managed services, most recently as Partner and Vice President for ComSys, a successful managed technology services provider of Managed IT and VoIP services. At ComSys, Pulliam managed IT operations and VoIP managed services for the company, leading several teams and providing sales and account management oversight of new and existing clients. A key area of focus was leading projects to replace traditional on-premise systems with various cloud and hosted solutions, including Cloud Workspace® services powered by CloudJumper. Prior to ComSys, Pulliam was the Owner and Lead Engineer of Florida-based MSP Vantage Networks for nearly 10 years.