Randall Davis was a Senior IT Specialist working in the System x pre-sales team for IBM Australia as a Field Technical Sales Support (FTSS) specialist. He performed System x, BladeCenter, and Storage demonstrations for customers at the IBM Demonstration Centre in Melbourne, Australia. He also helped instruct Business Partners and customers on how to configure and install the BladeCenter. His areas of expertise were the IBM BladeCenter, System x servers, VMware, and Linux. Randall started at IBM as a System 36 and AS/400 Engineer in 1989.