Eric Hammersley is a Security Architect for Nutanix, an IT Management Consultant, Enterprise Architect, Small Business Owner, and published virtualization expert living in the Washington DC area. Over the past 20 years he has covered and worked for a multitude of Defense agencies including Office of the Secretary of Defense, Defense Information Systems Agency, Defense Threat Reduction Agency, US Navy, and Joint Staff. He also served as the Joint Agency Senior Systems Engineer for VMware on their Federal team.
Eric has nearly two decades of industry experience as both a government employee and Defense contract engineer and architect, focusing most recently on virtualization security, cloud automation and architecture. He is a recognized industry expert in virtualization security, DoD STIGs (ESXi), Federal data center architecture, continuity planning (COOP), data center consolidation, enterprise architecture and Common Access Cards (CAC).
His career started in high school, back when networking problems usually involved finding the missing terminator. From there he joined the US Navy as a Fire Controlman, became Enlisted Surface Warfare Specialist qualified, and served aboard the USS Elrod (FFG-55). After leaving the US Navy, and having a taste for government service, he began what continues to be a long and dedicated period of service for the warfighter, both at home and abroad.
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