In this video our Segment Marketing Manager for Cloud, Jelle Frank (JF) van der Zwet, talks to Joe Weinman, SVP of Cloud Services & Strategy at TelX. Weinman discusses how leveraging cloud technology will enable operational excellence, product leadership and accelerated innovation. Cloud, says Weinman, is “a powerful and compelling capability that will drive benefits to IT shops, CFOs, as well as end users and customers.”
Weinman explains the benefits of cloud and the value of the pay-per-use model. “When you have a variable or unpredictable demand or you want geographic dispersion and be closer to end users, the smartest way to this is to leverage the cloud for at least part of your strategy. The cloud will not take over everything but I do believe there is always going to be an optimal hybrid and the networks that will tie together all the different facilities.”
Joe Weinman is author of Cloudonomics: the business value of cloud computing. In his book, Weinman provides an in-depth analysis of the effects cloud computing technologies will inevitably have on enterprises across sectors, positioning cloud as the next step in the information revolution.
In this video I talk to Alex Bligh, COO at Flexiant. Alex explains the benefits of Cloud adoption such as customer demand, economies of scale and flexibility and how Flexiant help cloud service providers to productise their cloud offering. “It’s all very well having a great new technology but if you can’t bill for that, if you can’t wrap it up into a product and you can’t operate it on an easily managed basis, then you haven’t really got a product at all. You’ve just got a technology,” says Alex.
Eucalyptus Cloud Solutions Engineer Tom Ellis explains the company’s API compatibility with Amazon EC2, S3 and IAM and the benefits this interoperability brings for customers using hybrid cloud solutions. Tom also covers Amazon Direct Connect en the new web user console to interact with the Eucalyptus cloud.
Paul Vian, Director of Business Development, EMEA at leading connectivity provider Internap explains how low-latency, SLAs and connectivity are crucial to supporting the outsourced business critical applications of their customers., Paul explains why The cloud is more and more about connectivity and how customers can avoid lock-in and move easily between platforms.
Mitesh Patel, Managing Director at Fifosys, discusses the importance of having partnered with a data centre provider who can ensure the security, power resilience and connectivity they needed to deliver the highest levels of availability Mitesh explains how Fifosys is successful and creates value for its customers in a highly competitive and growing market. “To deliver the highest levels of availability, we had to go to a data centre provider that had the infrastructure, the power and the services that were at the highest levels of reliability.”
The significant investment in their Cloud to support client operations has enabled Fifosys to develop a high-performance, flexible and robust infrastructure with a range of scalable delivery and test environments. This gives their clients additional confidence in the quality, range and breadth of Cloud service offerings.