Bill Kleyman

Bill is an enthusiastic technologist with experience in data center design, management, and deployment. His architecture work includes large virtualization and cloud deployments as well as business network design and implementation. Bill enjoys writing, blogging, and educating colleagues around everything that is technology. During the day, Bill is the Vice President of Strategy and Innovation at MTM Technologies, where he interacts with enterprise organizations and helps align IT strategies with direct business goals. Bill’s whitepapers, articles, video blogs and podcasts have been published and referenced on InformationWeek, NetworkComputing, TechTarget, DarkReading, Data Center Knowledge, CBS Interactive, Slashdot, and many others.

I've had the opportunity to work in various industries while in college and after graduation. As a corporate advisor at DeVry, Inc I was able travel around the Midwest advising campuses, students, and professors on enrollment, classes, and technologies that the school had to offer.

After graduating with my MBA, I had the opportunity to work as a technology consultant. There I was involved in the engineering and business aspects of the company. I met with C-level personnel and discussed ROI, detailed aspects of a given piece of technology, and other general business related items. I had the chance to manage a team of engineers, and move into a more business development role where I used my communication skills and my talents as an engineer to work directly with IT managers and directors. I truly enjoyed the experience I was able to gather there. At least once a week I was learning and playing with a new technology.


After working with great clients, I felt that I wanted to focus my experience on helping one organization grow. I came to World Wide Fittings with that goal and helped them manage their entire technology infrastructure, IT budgeting and reporting, and user education. At WWF I was able to be a self-driven person who set goals based on the company's needs. I was able to forecast projects, estimate returns on those projects, and really push the people that worked with me to excel. Within 3 years, I was able to cut costs by over 70%. I developed a structured IT department with reporting, budgeting, and growth in mind. After accomplishing the goals I had set out at World Wide Fittings, I felt it was time to re-immerse myself back into the technology field. I found, hired and trained my direct replacement thus properly transitioning the environment.

After joining MTM Technologies as a Cloud and Virtualization Architect - I now have the opportunity to directly influence the direction of our organization as their Vice President of Strategy and Innovation.

Outside of that - I enjoy writing, blogging and speaking on everything that is IT, Cloud, and Technology.
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Want to Learn about Smart Data Center Consolidation?
March, 7 2016
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Virtualization Management Tips: Optimizing Your Environment
March, 7 2016
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Demystifying the Data Center Sourcing Dilemma
March, 4 2016
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How IT Decisions Impact Your Data Center
February, 29 2016
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Allocating Storage to VMs and Extending to Cloud
February, 29 2016
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What Senior Execs Must Know about Enterprise Data Center Strategy
February, 23 2016
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Application Migration: Know Your Options
February, 23 2016
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Next-Generation Convergence is the Future of Cloud and Data Center
February, 11 2016
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Good Time to Consider Microgrids for Data Centers?
February, 9 2016
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HPC Virtualization: Three Key Considerations
February, 2 2016
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Creating Your Enterprise Cloud Connectivity Strategy
January, 27 2016
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Getting to a Digital State and Evolving Your Data Center
January, 21 2016
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Top Five Data Center and Cloud Considerations for 2016
January, 20 2016
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Understanding the Rise and Impact of SDN and NFV
December, 18 2015
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Five Best Practices to Optimize Virtualization and Cloud
December, 16 2015
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Understanding the Role of Flash Storage in Enterprise IT
December, 8 2015
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Creating an Infrastructure Strategy for Enterprise Mobility
December, 7 2015
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Understanding the Different Kinds of Infrastructure Convergence
December, 2 2015
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Understanding the Economics of HPC in the Cloud
December, 1 2015
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The Evolution of DCIM: Gartner’s Latest Magic Quadrant for DCIM Tools
November, 16 2015
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How Cloud Computing Changes Storage Tiering
November, 12 2015
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Five Security Best Practices for Cloud and Virtualization Platforms
November, 9 2015
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Achieving Cloud-Ready Data Center Scale Securely, Rapidly, and Inexpensively
November, 4 2015
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Debunking Unfounded Cloud Security Fears
November, 2 2015
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FedRAMP and Cloud Service Providers – Critical Success Factors
October, 27 2015
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What You Should Know About Using Third-Party Cloud Management Tools
October, 9 2015
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Using Service Providers' Native Cloud Management Tools
October, 6 2015
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HPC Virtualization Use Cases and Best Practices
October, 5 2015
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Evolving to Next-Gen Data Center: Cloud, Storage, Virtualization, Security
October, 5 2015
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How to Select the Right Cloud Management Tools
October, 2 2015
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Which Data Center Skills are in Demand Today
October, 1 2015
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Coping With Data Deluge: Data Center Power, Cooling, Management Trends
September, 29 2015
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Data Center Management and Control: Good SLAs Make Good Neighbors
September, 28 2015
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Device42: DCIM Solution Designed by IT Professionals
September, 17 2015
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Optimizing Cloud Resources: the Requirements and the User
September, 9 2015
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Native Cloud and Data Center Tools: Advantages and Challenges
September, 8 2015
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How Data Center Providers Have Become Cloud Leaders
September, 7 2015
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Why Optimization and WANOP for Your Cloud Is Now Easier than Ever
September, 4 2015
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Data Center Consolidation: a Manager’s Checklist
September, 3 2015
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How to Manage Cloud Resources Wisely
September, 2 2015
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Not All Clouds are Created Equal – Comparing Windows IaaS Environments
September, 1 2015
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Latency, Bandwidth, Disaster Recovery: Selecting the Right Data Center
September, 1 2015
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Seven Ways to Optimize Your Storage
August, 28 2015
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How to Build Your Own Hybrid Cloud
August, 27 2015
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How Cloud Redefined Data Center Resource Utilization
August, 25 2015
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Basic and Intelligent PDUs – Understanding the Differences
August, 20 2015
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Five Critical Layers of Next-Gen Data Center Automation and Orchestration
August, 17 2015
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Compliance, Security, and Cloud: Understanding your Data Center Options
August, 13 2015
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Avoid the “Cookie-Cutter” Data Center Services Mistake
July, 27 2015
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Top Tips for Preventing IT Heat and Cooling Disasters
July, 14 2015
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