Simplify The Way You Consume Technology


Zones can help your organization simplify the way you consume technology. Provision quickly, scale on demand, and pay as you go across your entire multi-cloud, multi-edge, and multi-data center environment. Consume best-of-breed Dell Technologies innovation as-a-Service, unlocking the flexibility you need to adapt and thrive. This breakout session, featuring presenters from Zones and Dell, will take a deep dive into APEX and how it can benefit your business.

Speaker: Tim Bisping
Position: Solutions Architect, Zones
Background: Tim is an on-prem Cloud Solution Architect who specializes in on-prem solutions. Not only is Tim focused on Zones’ current on-prem cloud portfolio – he also strives to continuously add additional on-prem cloud partners to the Zones portfolio. In his previous role as the lead HPE Inside Solution Architect, Tim designed over 5,000 solutions for Zones clients totaling over $150M in shipped revenue, a feat for which he was awarded the Zones Platinum Seller Award in 2013, 2014, 2016, 2017, 2018, and 2019.

Before joining Zones, Tim worked at Microsoft as a Data Center Engineer. He also served in the US Army as an AH-64D Apache Helicopter crew chief.
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Speaker: Anthony Ferguson
Position: APEX Account Executive, APEX Acceleration Team, Dell Technologies
Background: Anthony Ferguson is an Account Executive on Dell’s APEX Acceleration Team. Anthony originally joined Dell in 2006 as an Onsite Systems Engineer working with higher education customers in the Mid-Atlantic region, helping them with their virtualization efforts in their enterprises. Upon re-joining Dell in 2018, he took a role as a data center consultant and moved over to the APEX team in June of 2021 as the team was being formed. He’s been working closely with our partner community and customers to help them accelerate their path to Dell’s APEX as-a-Service offerings.

Prior to joining Dell, he spent years as an Infrastructure Lead at large Federal organizations such as the Army Research Laboratory in Aberdeen MD, and NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, just outside of Washington DC. Anthony lives in Northern California, and enjoys traveling with his wife and exploring wine country.