Ace(ing) a Merger Using Desktop Virtualization
This session will detail how Wachovia and A.G. Edwards, two large financial institutions, used desktop virtualization to successfully provide access to both organizations legacy trading systems to users
Technical Overview Session
Networking; Storage / Backup; VMware Infrastructure; Virtualization Platform / Hypervisor
Phil Monte( VMware,Inc. ), Chris McClanahan( Wachovia ), Bill Finley( Wachovia )
VM Ware TAM for AG Edwards and Wachovia
Chris McClanahan is a Senior Desktop Engineer in the Emerging Technologies group of Wachovia Corporation, where he focuses on providing Desktop Engineering solutions and evaluating new technology products for Wachovia. Prior to the merger of A.G. Edwards and Wachovia, Chris held a Principal Technology Engineer and Client Computing Architect role. In this role Chris was responsible for the short and long term strategies for the client computing environment which included remote, mobile, and standard desktop computing platforms. He was responsible for a team of product managers and engineers that maintain the lifecycle and development efforts for all client facing devices. He has over 12 years of industry experience spanning virtualization, operating systems, development, and infrastructure design.
Bill Finley is a Senior Desktop Engineer at Wachovia, where he focuses on providing Desktop Engineering solutions for Wachovia. Prior to merging with Wachovia, Bill held a Senior Desktop Engineering position at AG Edwards. At AG Edwards, Bill was responsible for strategy, planning and development for desktop lifecycles. He has over 15 years of industry experience spanning virtualization, systems and database management and operating systems. Bill holds Bachelor's degree from the University of California, Santa Barbara.
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