Vice President, Product Development, F5 Networks
Throughout his career, Stathis has been passionate about applying cutting edge technologies to practical problems that eventually lead to products and profitable businesses. He is the Vice President at F5 Networks responsible for defining and executing the strategy, business, and product roadmap for dynamic datacenters, clouds, and BIG-IP Virtual Editions. Previously, Stathis held a number of technical and management positions at Microsoft in the areas of distributed operating systems, datacenter automation, and Robotics. Stathis received a PhD degree from the University of Warwick, UK, in 1995. He holds numerous patents and has published dozens of scientific papers in journals and at international conferences
Cloud computing is being adopted to ease the IT provisioning workflow and reduce the lead time in servicing IT requests. Although many cloud solutions address the server and storage aspects of implementation, few services exist to automate application network services for the IT provisioning workflow. Attend this session to learn the value of inserting application delivery capabilities into the cloud orchestration framework.