Distinguished Systems Engineer, Symantec
Skip Farmer is a Distinguished Systems Engineer who joined the Symantec Public Sector Organization through the VERITAS Acquisition. One of Mr. Farmer's roles is to design data protection and COOP solutions to handle short term and long term interruptions. Mr. Farmer's core competency is developing projects from infancy, integrating baseline requirement surveys, scenario reviews and current capabilities assessments to offer a complete solution for an agency. During his 15 years serving public sector organizations, Mr. Farmer has worked on key projects that include data protection design and implementation for large Federal, State and Local agencies. Mr. Farmer has spoken about storage solutions for continuity of operations and business optimization at CIO Engagements, Symantec Government Vision, and numerous other engagements including user group sessions. Mr. Farmer is also the co-author of the book: Digital Data Integrity: The Evolution from Passive Protection to Active Management.