David Ye is a Senior Solutions Architect and has been working at Lenovo Center for Microsoft Technologies for 17 years. He started his career at IBM as a Worldwide Windows Level 3 Support Engineer. In this role, he helped customers solve complex problems and was involved in many critical customer support cases. He is now a Senior Solutions Architect in the Lenovo Data Center Group, where he works with customers on Proof of Concept designs, solution sizing, performance optimization, and solution reviews. His areas of expertise are Windows Server, SAN Storage, Virtualization and Cloud, and Microsoft Exchange Server. He is currently leading the effort in Microsoft Storage Spaces Direct and Azure Stack solutions development.