Randy Perryman has over 15 years experience in the computer hardware industry. Starting in a clone shop in Nashua, NH, he learned his first lesson about the hardware in a computer. After a year there, he joined a start up as their IT Manager, this start-up was purchased by SCSI controller maker, Adaptec. He joined Equallogic in 2001, where he stayed on after the buyout by Dell. While at Dell, he has been working the Cloud Solutions group working with Openstack and Hadoop solutions.