Joe Brown, president and co-founder of Accelera Solutions, an IT contracting company focused on virtualization, joined Industry Chatter with Francis Rose to discuss virtualization.
About the company:
Accelera’s solutions minimize risk, drive cost savings, improve security and maximize efficiency for greener computing for more than 200 federal, state and municipal government clients and over 1000 commercial entities in the healthcare, non-profit and financial markets. Over the past year, Accelera has received a $25 million five-year IDIQ contract to shift the EPA to virtual computing, an 8(a) STARS II contract from GSA to deliver solutions to government agencies, and has successfully helped the USDA National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) migrate 1200 employees and contractors to a standardized virtual desktop environment. Accelera has also recently acquired the services division of ITS Group, expanding the company’s capabilities into the commercial market.
Mr. Brown is President and co-founder of Accelera Solutions. He is responsible for the structure, strategy and execution of Accelera’s sales and marketing team. Additionally, Brown is the senior technologist and chief architect whereby he contributes his expertise in virtualization technology to continually evaluate new technology partners and manage the company’s position within the virtualization community.
Mr. Brown leveraged his experience at Citrix Systems to build a world class sales and marketing organization which earned Accelera numerous awards and a reputation as the market leader in providing virtualization solutions. Brown brings over a decade of direct, hands-on virtualization experience and has the unique ability to blend technical with business. As a result, he sits on the Dell Enterprise Architecture Council and the Citrix Platinum Advisory Council.
Francis Rose is the host of In Depth, which airs weekdays from 8-10 a.m. on 1500 AM in the Washington, D.C. metro area and online everywhere. Francis has covered all three branches of the federal government as a broadcast journalist since 1998. He joined Federal News Radio in 2006, and launched In Depth in 2008 as a daily show focused on connecting federal executives to the information they need to do their jobs better.