Lessons Learned: Growing and Managing your Virtual Infrastructure
This interactive session will feature panelists that have had to scale their virtualization deployments to keep up with growing demand or other business issues, how they did it, managed it, and justified it. Hear some of the winning strategies and some of the pitfalls to avoid.
Technical Overview Session
Networking; Storage / Backup; VMware Infrastructure; Virtualization Platform / Hypervisor
Phillip Cramer( JohnsonControls ), Richard Muirhead( Tideway ), Wes Noonan( NetIQ )
With over 15 years in technology, Wes Noonan, CISA, specializes in Windows-based and virtual network infrastructure, security design and implementation. Currently, as Strategic Technical Architect with NetIQ, Wes has designed and implemented an extensive enterprise VMware deployment. Wes is also a published author and industry network security expert.
For the last decade, Richard Muirhead, Chairman, CEO and Founder of Tideway, has commercialized ways to make the management of advanced data centers effective, efficient and fun. He was a co-founder of Orchestream, which was acquired by Metasolv (NASDAQ:MSLV) in 2002 and it in its turn by Oracle (NASDAQ:ORCL) in 2006. Orchestream's IP service activation software products are automating operations at service providers such as AT&T, Telstra and Vodafone to this day. Richard is a regular speaker at industry events, regularly quoted in the press, a member of the Cambridge Computer Lab Ring and the IEEE, and a participant in the IETF and TeleManagement Forum.
Phillip is the Intel server systems manager for Johnson Controls since 2001. VMware has been a platform standard since Feb 2005.
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