Crafting a Roadmap for Hybrid IT
With 15% of enterprises adopting a hybrid IT strategy, you need to set a plan
to integrate hybrid cloud throughout your infrastructure.
In his session at 18th Cloud Expo, Steven Dreher, Director of Solutions
Architecture at Green House Data, will discuss how to plan for shifting
resource requirements, overcome challenges, and implement hybrid IT alongside
your existing data center assets. Highlights include anticipating workload,
cost and resource calculations, integrating services on both sides of the
firewall, self-service, monitoring, and workload prioritization.
Steven Dreher is the Director of Solutions Architecture at Green House Data,
with over 15 years of IT experience. He previously served as the CTO of the
Wyoming Supreme Court.
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