Kevin Noreen is the Senior Manager for Dells HPCC, Linux, and Virtualization Global Alliance Team. His team is responsible for working with Dells partners in delivering jointly developed products, strategies and marketing offerings. Prior to this role, he was the Senior Product Marketing Strategist for Clustering at Dell Inc. He has been with Dell Enterprise System Group since 1998 where his responsibilities at Dell included managing both Dell's High Availability and High Performance Cluster Computing programs targeted at the Windows and Linux market. In this role, he was responsible for identifying emerging clustering markets, business analysis, setting Dell's clustering strategy, product requirements and definitions. Kevin obtained his BA degree in Management Information Systems from the University of Iowa. Prior to joining Dell, Kevin spent 15 years at AT&T with the last 10 years focused on high availability initiatives and the clustering market.