A Principal Architect for Datalink, Juan Orlandini is a 25+ year veteran of the open systems IT industry. Throughout his career, he has been involved in the design and deployment of many large and advanced disk, tape, and high availability infrastructures. Juan evaluates next generation technologies for Datalink and also works with end-users, assisting them in architecting and implementing strategic architectures. In his current role, Juan works with customers throughout the East Coast developing next generation data center solutions. He continues to evaluate industry solutions, customer needs, and blogs about it at blog.datalink.com.