Considering the public cloud?
Discover the benefits of VMware Cloud on AWS and how your enterprise can bridge the gap between data center and cloud
AHEAD Lab and Briefings
Interactive, educational sessions on topics ranging from cloud strategy, to security operations and the latest in data center modernization.
Welcome to AHEAD, David Morgan
Morgan brings nearly 20 years of experience in driving high growth and profitability for enterprise IT solution providers.
Eric Shanks is a Solutions Principal with over 15 years of data center experience focusing on hybrid cloud and automation.
Eric has some of the industry’s highest distinctions including two VMware Certified Design Expert (VCDX #195) certifications and many others across a variety of solutions including Microsoft, Cisco, Amazon Web Services, etc.
Eric has become a community contributor through his work as a Chicago VMware Users Group (VMUG) leader, blogger, and frequent Tech Field Day delegate. He has been a keynote speaker around the country for several chapters of VMUG and at VMware’s conference, VMworld. He’s been part of community podcasts such as “The Datanaughts” and is also invited to cover product shows such as HPE’s Discovery conference.
VCDX Data Center Virtualization #195
VCDX Cloud Management and Automation #195
AWS Certified Developer - Associate
AWS Certified Solutions Architect - Associate
AWS Certified SysOps Administrator - Associate
AWS Certified DevOps Engineer - Professional
AWS Certified Solutions Architect - Professional
Bachelor of Science, Management Information Systems, Computers