Confused about all the Cloud Computing buzzwords? You’re not alone. This seminar will help you define the building blocks that can be used to create Private Clouds, determine your roadmap to building a Private Cloud and provide insights on building a foundation TODAY to get there. Experts from Penton, HP and MS will walk you through the journey to the Private cloud, while implementing a simplified virtualization and management solution that helps optimize datacenter efficiency and accelerate the journey to the cloud.
Greg Shields is an independent author, speaker, and IT consultant, as well as a Partner and Principal Technologist with Concentrated Technology. With 15 years in information technology, Greg has developed extensive experience in systems administration, engineering, and architecture specializing in Microsoft OS, remote application, systems management, and virtualization technologies. He is a Contributing Editor and columnist for TechNet Magazine and Redmond Magazine, and serves as the Series Editor for Realtime Publishers, the world’s leading provider of high-quality content for the IT market. Greg is a highly sought-after and top-ranked speaker for both live and recorded events, and is seen regularly at conferences like TechMentor Events, Microsoft Tech Ed, VMworld, and more. He is a multiple recipient of Microsoft “Most Valuable Professional” award with as well as VMware’s vExpert award.
Product Manager, Industry Standard Servers marketing - Paul has worked for HP in a variety of positions including Systems Engineering, Product Marketing and Management and is responsible for identifying and helping to develop joint HP and Microsoft solutions. Paul has given presentations at many conferences for HP including Techforum, Microsoft Management Summit and World Wide Partner Conference
Principal Architect, Microsoft System Center - Ashvin is currently the Architect for the System Center Family of products. His responsibilities include cross product and cross release architecture alignment, incubation and investigation for creating new product categories or major feature additions to the System Center Products and cross divisional initiatives like System Center Common Models, Compliance and DSI. He also participates in most technology or company acquisition deals.