Much is talked about the benefits of Cloud Computing in terms of the provision of IT resources; including cost reduction, increased efficiency, flexibility, resilience and so on. But implemented the right way, Cloud Computing also brings significant operational benefits to the application groups that consume those IT resources, particularly in the areas of agility, flexibility and autonomy. In this session, Pete Malcolm, CEO, Abiquo, will introduce the Virtual Enterprise, a next generation concept for consumers of Cloud resources which brings them unparalleled levels of functionality and control – at no risk to the IT infrastructure. Whether you are an enterprise looking to empower your application teams, or a hosting provider looking to provide next generation services to your customers, the Virtual Enterprise is the answer Presented By:
Pete Malcolm is CEO of Abiquo, a leading vendor of Cloud infrastructure management solutions. Described by SYS-CON's Jeremy Geelan as “a beacon of light amid the murky fog surrounding Cloud Computing”, Malcolm is the inventor of the term “Resource Cloud”, a concept which provides complete separation between physical infrastructure providers and virtual enterprise consumers, with substantial benefits to both. Malcolm was previously founder and CTO of Orchestria, Benchmark Capital’s first European Entrepreneur-in-Residence, and a Senior Vice President with CA, Inc.