Can The Hybrid Cloud Really Work? Cobweb OnDemand Webinar
Commoditised IT services deployed as a public, private or hybrid
cloud solution are rapidly becoming a mainstream alternative to a
purely in-house deployment. For companies growing quickly and
requiring more management flexibility, this deployment model
represents a great alternative both financially and operationally,
yet there is always a concern that putting the control in the hands
of a cloud provider may present a risk.
Join our panel of industry experts - Dale Vile, CEO of the
independent analyst house Freeform Dynamics; Kim Richards, IT
Technical Manager of Stemcor; and Oliver Moazzezi, MVP at Cobweb
Solutions. They will all be sharing their experience, knowledge and
advice on the cloud services model, as well as some up-to-date
research to ensure you get the right balance.
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About The Speakers:
Dale Vile - Freeform Dynamics
As head of the business, Dale looks after Freeform Dynamics’
overall direction and performance, as well as overseeing the
company’s primary research activities, which provide ongoing
insights into how IT industry developments map onto practical
business needs in the Enterprise and SMB mainstream.
Also an active industry analyst, Dale has extensive experience
in both end-user and vendor environments. In the first part of his
career, he held positions as developer, architect and project
manager within companies such as Glaxo and Heineken. He later moved
on to the vendor community and worked in various consulting,
business development and management roles at Nortel Networks, SAP,
JD Edwards and Sybase.
Dale has worked as an industry analyst since the year 2000,
initially with Bloor Research and later with Quocirca, where he
developed and ran the company’s core primary research business
until co-founding Freeform Dynamics in 2005.
Kim Richards - Stemcor
Our services span every step in the steel supply chain and
include finance, provision of raw materials, steel trading,
distribution and stockholding. With turnover exceeding £5bn in
2010, we trade around 20 million tonnes of steel and steel-making
raw materials per annum through a network of 125 offices across the
globe. Stemcor aims to be the partner of choice for producers and
purchasers of steel in every part of the world. We achieve this by
nurturing strong business relationships, by continuously improving
our processes and by adding value at every step - from mine head to
Oliver Moazzezi is one of a select few to hold a Microsoft MVP
(Most Valuable Professional) title for Exchange, making him one of
the most experienced Exchange experts in Europe.
He is also a senior technical architect and has worked at Cobweb
for the past ten years. His experience includes designing and
implementing architecture for Hosted Exchange 2003 and 2007, as
well as the latest 2010 platform.