Senior tech execs from Cisco, Infoblox, Microsoft, VMware, ServiceMesh and (former) Sun share their perspectives on cloud computing and network requirements at May 2010's Future in Review at Terranea.
Future in Review is Mark Anderson's annual tech conference, described by The Economist as the best technology conference in the world. Our session on networks and clouds followed Marks interview with Microsoft CTO Ray Ozzie on The Complex World of Emerging Platforms, from Cloud to Phone. After Ray and Mark set the stage by talking about new platforms and complexity, we had the opportunity to explain why todays networks need to be automated.
This 30 minute panel Is the Network Ready for Cloud Computing includes:
- Glenn Dasmalchi, Tech Chief of Staff, Office of the CTO, Cisco Systems;
- Lew Tucker, former Cloud CTO, Cloud Computing, Sun Microsystems;
- Mark Thiele, VP Data Center Strategy, ServiceMesh;
- Yousef Khalidi, Distinguished Engineer, Windows Azure, Microsoft;
- Richard McDougall, Chief Cloud Application Architect and Principal Engineer, Office of the CTO, VMware; and
- Greg Ness (blog author), Vice President, Infoblox.
You can view the session here.
FIRE: Ciscos Dasmalchi and ServiceMeshs Thiele with VMwares McDougall