Scott Herold

Scott Herold is the Lead Architect of the Virtualization Business Unit for Quest Software, a role to which he brings a decade of industry experience in operating system, network, security and storage design. Scott has been a pioneer in architecting advanced virtualization solutions for many Fortune 100 organizations in R&D and implementation roles. Scott has provided architectural expertise to multiple local and federal government agencies around the world, and continues to provide key information about market and technology trends to Quest's growing virtualization business. Scott is one of the co-authors of the best-selling "VMware ESX Server: Advanced Technical Design Guide" and the new "VMware Infrastructure 3: Advanced Technical Design Guide and Advanced Operations Guide (No. 3)". Scott also travels the globe to speak at conferences about how to best overcome both the business and technical challenges of introducing virtualization into organizations. He can be reached at [email protected]

How to Ensure Your Virtualization Initiatives Effectively Support Applications and Users

/images/stories/70x50/bug_knowledgecenter_70x70_%282%29.jpgEffectively managing applications that leverage a virtual infrastructure can be an elusive goal. However, the aforementioned challenges can be addressed by better understanding the virtual infrastructure, and by managing...

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