About me

James Bowling is a Cloud Infrastructure Architect and virtualization enthusiast located in Dallas, TX with over 20 years experience. James has received the 2009 COMMON/IBM Power Systems Innovation Award for Energy Efficiency for his design and implementation of the United States Bowling Congress (USBC) Datacenter in Arlington, TX. He is also an avid Slackware and Arch Linux user and advocate. James contributes documentation for a few open source projects and creates/maintains some packages for different Linux distros. James is also a Subject Matter Expert contributing to many VMware Certifications exams and blueprints.

James has experience with designing, deploying, and maintaining virtualized infrastructures while utilizing different types of technology to achieve flexible and fluid infrastructures. He is currently Staff Architect covering Emerging Technologies at VMware.

Speaker History:

  • Veeam User Group
  • Veeam Whiteboard Fridays
  • VMware User Group (VMUG)
  • VMworld (US/EMEA)
  • Interop (US)