Jeff Applewhite is a Technical Marketing Engineer with NetApp’s Cloud Solutions Group. Jeff has an extensive background in operations, storage, high availability, and hosting large, distributed applications requiring the strictest Service Level Agreements. Jeff focuses on helping customers through architectures and solutions that utilize the unique capabilities of NetApp storage to solve real world problems. Prior to joining NetApp, Jeff worked as a developer, systems engineer, and manager of operations teams. He is an ATC on various OpenStack related projects and holds a BA from Duke University.