'General Session | Enterprise Class or Internet Scale? The Right Cloud for the Job'
The sky is full of clouds. Some are perfect for companies needing outsourced IT, but others are built specifically for scalable Internet-enabled apps and solutions. We'll explore the difference between enterprise-class and Internet-scale, explore hybrid clouds and networks of networks, examine specific use cases and case studies, and focus on the requirements of those visionaries building the next wave of massively scalable Internet-facing applications. Speaker Bio:
Duke Skarda is CTO of SoftLayer. He joined in November 2010 and holds responsibilities for implementing, designing andenhancing the proprietary SoftLayer Infrastructure Management System (IMS). Prior to joining SoftLayer, he served as the VP of IT and Software Development at The Planet. He served in this role from June 2009 to October 2010. Previously, Skarda spent 10 years with Level 3 Communications in a series of increasingly responsible positions. Additionally, he has four years of experience with Sprint.