Start Small, Think Big: From Virtualization To Hybrid Cloud [Webcast]

Hybrid cloud can be a game-changing move for your business. As an IT leader, you need the right information to make tough decisions about where to run workloads and how to manage your virtual environment. Should you go big or start small with hosting? How do you maintain your vision?

Join me (Rackspace CTO John Engates) Wednesday, May 28 at 2:00 p.m. EDT for a preview of new research trends in virtualization and an in-depth discussion about the challenges and payoffs of moving from virtualization to hybrid cloud.

The webinar, “From Virtualization to Hybrid Cloud: Start Small, Think Big,” will highlight:

  • Why some IT leaders are hesitant to take this next step toward agility
  • What other IT teams are looking for from providers to take full advantage of hosted virtual infrastructure
  • How to get the most from your service provider partner

If you’re leveraging virtualization and hybrid cloud is on your roadmap, you won’t want to miss this online presentation.

Register today to attend.

John Engates joined Rackspace in August 2000, just a year after the company was founded, as Vice President of Operations, managing the datacenter operations and customer-service teams. Two years later, when Rackspace decided to add new services for larger enterprise customers, John created and helped develop the Intensive Hosting business unit. Most recently, John has played an active role in the evolution and evangelism of Rackspace's cloud-computing strategy and cloud products. John meets frequently with customers to hear about their needs and concerns, and to discuss Rackspace's vision for the future of cloud computing. John currently serves as Chief Technology Officer. John is also an internationally recognized cloud computing expert and a sought-after speaker at technology conferences, including CA World, the Goldman Sachs Techtonics Conference and Cloud Expo. He speaks on the future of cloud computing, enterprise cloud adoption, data center efficiency, green data center best practices, and more. Prior to joining Rackspace, John was a founder and General Manager at Internet Direct, one of the original Internet service providers in Texas. John is a graduate of the University of Texas at San Antonio and holds a B.B.A. in Accounting.


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