Anthony Burke is a senior systems engineer in the Network and Security Business at VMware. He works with customers to see benefits of the software-defined data center and validates use cases in a technical presales fashion. Previously, he was data center enterprise architect for the emergency services sector at ESTA 000. Anthony provided oversight into the architecture, design, and day-to-day operation of a mission-critical emergency services network. His background includes numerous tours of duty working with Nexus 7000, 5000, ASA/SRX firewalls, and Catalyst switching. He now delivers scale-out data centers and network virtualization with a focus on modern security architectures within VMware’s Network and Security Business Unit. He lives in Melbourne with his wonderful wife, Katrina, and his son, Felix. Anthony writes at networkinferno.net and is on Twitter as @pandom_.