Date: Thursday, November 07, 2019
Time: 12:00 PM Eastern Standard Time
Duration: 1 hour
The cloud’s importance to IT continues to soar. Multi cloud is now the norm for many businesses, and a recent Gartner study found that 81% of organizations work with two or more cloud providers. But networking and management remain major headaches for many companies seeking to create a more effective, efficient hybrid and multi-cloud infrastructure.
Join Informa Senior Contributor Michael Otey, Guy Danskine, Senior Director, Strategic Alliances at Equinix and Matt Tavis, Solutions Architect for Google Cloud as they discuss effective strategies for implementing and managing hybrid and multi-cloud environments, and reveal best practices guiding successful migration efforts. Topics include:
- Leveraging hybrid deployments as an incremental cloud migration strategy
- How cloud-based High Availability/ Disaster Recovery enables easier, more elastic cloud migration
- Using hybrid/multi-cloud deployments to optimize consumption of Google Analytics and other services.
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Michael Otey is a senior contributing editor for ITPro Today and is president of TECA a technical writing, content creation, software-development and consulting company in Portland, Oregon. Michael is a former SQL Server Microsoft MVP. He covers data center, SQL Server, Windows Server, virtualization, hardware, storage, Azure, the hybrid cloud, systems management, VMware vSphere, containers, and PowerShell.
Guy Danskine the Senior Director, Strategic Alliances at Equinix
Guy Danskine is Senior Director of the Google Strategic Alliance at Equinix, based in San Francisco. In this role Guy leads the global team dedicated to supporting Google including sales and customer care, go-to-market, product and sales engineering, marketing, business development and solutions architecture. Prior to Equinix, Guy has held leadership and sales roles at Geo Networks in the UK (acquired by Zayo), Uecomm in Australia (acquired by Optus) and Hutchison Telecoms.
Matt Tavis, Solutions Architect, Google Cloud at Google
Matt Tavis has been working with cloud technologies since their inception back in 2005. As a Solutions Architect on the Google Cloud Platform, Matt Tavis works customers, partners and service teams on helping to advise and guide how best to adopt and evolve the cloud for customers. Prior to joining Google, Matt worked at Amazon for 12 years as a solutions architect on AWS and Alexa. Before the cloud, Matt worked at Microsoft designing web services APIs and spent many years working in IT consulting for Sapient Corporation.