Mike Brennan is a senior technical marketing engineer within the Cisco Server Access and Virtualization Technology Group’s performance testing team. He is responsible for developing solution guides for Virtual Desktop Infrastructures running on the Cisco Unified Computing System (UCS) platform. These include Cisco Nexus 1000V and Nexus 5500 series access layer switching, storage solutions from industry-leading SAN and NAS vendors, and hypervisors from Citrix, Microsoft, and VMware.
Prior to joining Cisco in June 2011, Mike spent 20 years in consulting on virtualization technologies going back to Citrix Winframe on top server and storage platforms. His experience includes routing, switching, firewalls, collaboration, and remote systems management. He joined Cisco from MTM Technologies, Inc, a Cisco, Citrix, and storage partner where he held the positions of virtualization architect, technical account manager, and systems engineer.