Martin Bachmaier is an IT Versatilist in the Lenovo Solutions development lab at Stuttgart, Germany. He is a part of the team that is developing the Lenovo System x solution for SAP HANA. Martin has an extensive background in designing, implementing, and managing scale-out data centers, HPC clusters, cloud environments, and high performance storage and archiving systems. In 2013, he implemented one of Africa's most powerful computing hubs in IBM's newly opened Research Lab in Nairobi, Kenya. Martin frequently presents university lectures, and holds credentials in CCNA, CCNA Security, and VMware Certified Professional. He has authored over a dozen books and papers.