4:10pm-4:35pm (Grand Ballroom)
Fireside Chat: These Clouds They Are a-Changing
Speaker: Randy Bias, Co-Founder and CTO, Cloudscaling
Moderator: Lew Tucker, VP and Chief Technology Officer, Cloud Computing, Cisco
The opportunities in cloud look very different today than they did two years ago. Yet if you take a thoughtful look at how the industry has evolved, several useful patterns begin to reveal themselves. Understanding this mosaic can help you select better deployment strategies, choose winning business models and make smarter cloud startup investments. Two cloud iconoclasts take a hard look at what’s worked, what hasn’t and where the next wave of big data, mobility and open systems are taking the industry.