Ramani Routray is an Advisory Software Engineer at IBM Almaden Research Center in San Jose, California. His research interests are: storage systems, integrated server-network-storage management, disaster recovery and machine learning. He has been with IBM since 1999. He has authored several IBM academy papers, publications in external conferences, IBM Redbook and has filed several patents. One of the patent(U.S. Patent US7246254B2) - ADR(Autonomic Data Recovery) was awarded with Autonomic Computing special patent award. He has also made significant contributions to IBM Totalstorage Productivity Center (TPC), Eclipse Aperi SAN Simulator.
Todd has worked on various open software solutions and has spent the last three years working for open solutions in the storage management space. He is one of the original Aperi members and continues to serve as an Aperi developer.