About the Authors
David Hornby has been with Sun for five years in Sun Professional Services (Sun PS) and in Sun's Global Sales Organization. While with Sun PS, he specialized in server consolidation and data center consulting, helped develop the Sun PS consolidation methodology, and participated in the sale and implementation of multiple server consolidation projects. David currently focuses on consolidation and TCO strategies. Prior to joining Sun, he spent 25 years in IT with an emphasis on providing IT solutions to business problems. He has over 10 years experience managing IT organizations at the CIO level.
Ken Pepple is an IT Architect in the Sun PS Asia Pacific practice. In this role, Ken assists clients with enterprise computing architecture solutions, concentrating on advanced data center projects. Before this, Ken managed the Sun PS high-end platform-services program and focused on complex performance issues for the IT Consulting and Operations practice. While there, he co-wrote and taught Sun Education's "Solaris Operating Environment Performance and Tuning Secrets" seminar.