Bill Bauman is a technical marketing manager for Red Hat’s Global Partners and Alliances. Prior to this role, he spent almost 13 years at IBM, most recently specializing in emerging technologies for IBM System x, and began his 20+ year technology career in processor and network products development at Intel. A former IBM System x CTS and Certified I/T specialist, he is recognized as an x86 virtualization, cloud and scalable systems expert. He is a member of the PCI Special Interests Group, published in the field of processor performance, and holds patents on memory virtualization methodologies. Follow his blog at billbauman.com.