The Promise of Internet Scale Design and Architecture at Cloud Expo NY
SoftLayer’s Marc Jones to focus on the enabling technologies, design, and architecture of Internet Scale solutions
May. 2, 2012 01:45 PM
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Cloud computing revolutionized application design, and changed the way people think about infrastructure. The rise of cloud computing coincided with a new generation of applications and services that required scale. New architecture and design had to take into account low latency network connectivity, geographic distribution, large real-time data stores, the ability to meet demand (while not knowing exactly how much demand to handle), and so much more. We refer to this as Internet Scale. We see a market trend with prospects and customers asking for hybrid hosting environments that include public cloud, private cloud, dedicated servers, storage and managed hosting. Leveraging these products and services they want to architect and deliver a solution that is Internet Scale. From a technology perspective, what is Internet Scale? Is it really viable to build to Internet Scale in a hosted environment? What does it take to achieve true Internet Scale?
In his session at the 10th International Cloud Expo, Marc Jones, Director of Product Innovation for SoftLayer, will focus on the enabling technologies, design, and architecture of Internet Scale solutions. It will go beyond GHz, RAM size and network throughput to focus on a comprehensive approach that covers everything from hardware to application design to deployment. He will also discuss best customer and technology practices in the hosting industry.
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Marc Jones serves as Director of Product Innovation for SoftLayer. In this role, he is responsible for identifying, facilitating and evangelizing new product and service development - including R&D, software development and system development. As an accomplished technology executive, he previously served as director of software product development with Rackspace Cloud (formerly Mosso), the cloud division of Rackspace. He was a key member of the senior leadership team responsible for developing and managing the company's cloud computing product strategy and roadmap, architecture and engineering, business analysis and requirements, along with software product development. Prior to his tenure with Rackspace, Jones was senior director for system architecture with Broadwing Communications.
A Rock Star Faculty, Top Keynotes, Sessions, and Top Delegates!
Cloud Expo 2012 New York, June 11-14, 2012, at the Javits Center in New York City, New York, will feature technical sessions from a rock star conference faculty and the leading Cloud industry players in the world.
The growth and success of Cloud Computing will be on display at the upcoming Cloud Expo conference and exhibition in New York City, June 11-14, 2012, and in Santa Clara, CA, November 5-8, 2012.
The recent Cloud Expo at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA, was the largest Cloud Computing conference ever produced with more sponsors, exhibitors and delegates than all other Cloud events of the year combined!
Cloud Expo New York will attract more than 8,000 delegates from 48 countries and over 200 sponsors and exhibitors!
All main layers of the Cloud ecosystem will be represented at the 10th International Cloud Expo - the infrastructure players, the platform providers, and those offering applications, and they'll all be here to speak, sponsor, exhibit and network.
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