Rockville, Maryland (PRWEB) February 02, 2015
Flax, who joined August Schell in 2008, has over twenty-five years of experience in the high tech industry. He was most recently August Schell's Director of Virtualization Technologies where he built out August Schell's Software Defined Data Center practice by acquiring the necessary experience and credentials with a focus on cloud projects that incorporate VMware's network virtualization product, NSX. Flax is one of only a handful of engineers who possess VMware's most coveted certification; VMware Certified Design Expert for Network Virtualization (VCDX-NV). Under Flax's leadership, August Schell has maintained a long history with VMware's NSX product as well as the precursor technology acquired by VMware in 2012, Nicira Network's Network Virtualization Platform (NVP).
Flax has been involved in every aspect of deploying software solutions and gaining successful customer adoption in his roles at August Schell. Flax has engineered and orchestrated successful customer Data Center Automation deployments at organizations such as Army Knowledge Online, the National Security Agency, the Defense Intelligence Agency, and other Intelligence Community customers. Prior to his role as Director of Virtualization Technologies, Flax served as a Senior Consulting Engineer supporting August Schell's most prestigious Data Center Automation and Virtualization customers.
Prior to joining August Schell, Flax was a Server Automation Solutions Architect at Hewlett-Packard/Opsware and served as a Senior Technical Product Manager at Apple Computer where he designed, developed and implemented portions of Apple’s A/UX product and internal worldwide computer network.
Flax is a University of Maryland alumnus where he studied Industrial Technology and Computer Science.
According to Bill Schell, August Schell's President and CEO "We are excited that Ron has accepted this promotion to Vice President where he will provide leadership of August Schell's continued and rapid growth in our Software Defined Data Center practice which will incorporate Compute, Network, and Storage virtualization technologies."
About August Schell:
August Schell is a preferred provider of advanced information technology professional services, products, and solutions for large organizations primarily involved in Defense and National Security. August Schell is considered a premier professional services provider for implementations of VMware's NSX network virtualization technology.