Cloud Ranger, EMC
JP is a Principal Solutions Architect in EMC’s Cloud and Virtual Data Center Services Ranger group as part of Global Services, where he focuses on cloud advisory services, IT transformation, and application portfolio rationalization. He’s been a vocal advocate for cloud computing for many years, even going so far as being a formal Cloud Evangelist in a previous company. He is well known in the IT world as an expert in IT strategy and cloud computing. JP has more than 25 years of expertise in enterprise technology. He’s a prolific blogger and author on the topics of integration, software development and cloud computing, and has written or co-authored four books, including his most recent publication “Cloud Computing: Assessing the Risks He serves as the Lead Cloud Computing editor for InfoQ.
As cloud computing continues to pervade all aspects of information technology, from the data center through application offerings, the function and capabilities of various cloud offerings begin to blur. Eventually, all clouds will house applications or data, which means that IaaS is merely a stepping stone to the ultimate goal of simplifying the operations and management of the application platform or Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS). Like the transition from virtualization to IaaS, the transition from IaaS to PaaS can be equally challenging. One of the more difficult aspects of choosing PaaS is the approach and architecture.
In this workshop attendees will learn: