'General Session | Progressing Toward the Federated, Automated and Client-Aware Cloud'
With IT facing pressures on cost, a need to focus more on strategic innovation, and significant growth in the range of devices IT must support, cloud computing holds the promise of enabling IT to be more agile and responsive. The future of cloud computing will require secure federation among clouds, breakthroughs in efficiency, and delivery of great user experiences to the myriad of devices people use. Key to unlock cloud’s potential will be the development of open, industry standards that enable interoperability while also providing for industry innovation. Intel is delivering capabilities to strengthen cloud security, driving innovation to enhance datacenter efficiency and enabling systems and solutions providers to deliver client-aware clouds. Jason Waxman, Intel’s GM of the Cloud Infrastructure Group, will discuss how the industry is advancing technology, solutions and standards development for cloud computing and how IT can get started today on the path to the cloud of the future. Presented By:
Jason Waxman is the General Manager in Intel’s Data Center Group responsible for Cloud Infrastructure Group. His role includes a focus on blade servers, Internet datacenters and technology for future dense data center architecture. He is also responsible for Intel’s initiatives in Cloud Computing. Waxman holds executive positions in industry design efforts including the board of Blade.org and the Server System Infrastructure Forum. He has previously served as the director for Intel’s Xeon(TM) processor and chipset product lines and the related platform enabling and customer relationships, and has spent the last 11 years of his Intel career in Enterprise computing focused on server products and technologies involved in the introduction of over 12 new platforms.