Enterprise perception of cloud computing has gone from vendor hype to IT priority. A common first step for many enterprises is to develop a private cloud. However, hybrid cloud computing promises to increase business flexibility and to further reduce cost. Join us as we explore what is a hybrid cloud, why hybrid cloud, how to get started, key considerations, and common use cases.
Jared Wray Founder and Chief Technology Officer, Tier 3
As founder and CTO, Jared is architect of Tier 3’s Enterprise Cloud Platform. Wray founded Tier 3 in 2006 to address the emerging need for enterprise on-demand services and today oversees the development, support and operations of its enterprise-class cloud solution and is responsible for the company’s intellectual property strategy and new product development. Leveraging the tenets of virtualization automation, Wray designed the Tier 3 enterprise cloud to be an agile, self-optimizing platform for customers’ mission-critical, production applications. Wray relies on his extensive experience directly managing or consulting on scaling large Web infrastructures for companies such as Corbis Corporation, Ascentium, and Microsoft. A serial entrepreneur, Wray previously founded Dual, an interactive development firm with clients such as Microsoft and Nintendo.