Cloud Computing Strategy: Enabling IT's Evolutionary Transition

Presented by

Tim Crawford, Board Member, Data Center Pulse

About this talk

The presentation outlines game-changing strategies for IT organizations to address this increase in demand. A ‘cloud’ framework is detailed that includes SaaS (Software as a Service), PaaS (Platform as a Service) and IaaS (Infrastructure as a Service). The presentation covers specific customer value opportunities and provider market opportunities. The presentation builds upon existing examples to provide real opportunities to ultimately enable the IT organization for enhanced flexibility and ultimate alignment with the business. Coming full-circle, next steps are discussed. Tim Crawford is an internationally renowned thought leader in the areas of Cloud Computing and IT Optimization Strategies. Tim has over 20-years of Information Technology experience in Operations, Infrastructure, Information Security and Core Applications. Areas of focus include Cloud Computing, Infrastructure Optimization and key game-changing strategies for IT organizations. Tim has held senior IT leadership roles with global organizations such as Stanford University, Knight-Ridder, Philips Electronics, and National Semiconductor. Tim speaks at industry conferences and has written for leading publications including InfoWorld, PC Magazine and VAR Business. Tim also serves on a number of boards including the Society for Information Management (SIM) San Francisco Bay Area Chapter, the Golden Gate University Alumni Association and Data Center Pulse.

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