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'Performance Is Not a Commodity'
Performance is the intersection of power, agility, and control. If you value performance you don't want to use an oversubscribed, commodity cloud as the cornerstone of your business. In this General Session by the Chief Scientist of SoftLayer, we will discuss the features of a cloud that combine to create a truly performant environment.

Speaker BioNathan Day is Chief Scientist at SoftLayer, where he is responsible for the design, creation, and implementation of the proprietary SoftLayer Infrastructure Management System (IMS). Prior to SoftLayer, he served as VP of Development at The Planet where he oversaw the back-end management system. Prior to joining The Planet, Day held the position as Senior Application Developer at Catalog.com. His employment history includes positions with Texas Instruments, MCI WorldCom, and the Jet Propulsion Laboratory. He brings extensive experience in product and software development. His skill set includes PHP, Cold Fusion, Perl, HTML, XML, C, C++, and Python. Mr. Day earned a Bachelor of Science in Aerospace Engineering and a Master of Science degree in Aerospace Engineering from Texas A&M University