Using Red Hat IaaS and PaaS Solutions to Develop Production-Quality Applications on Amazon EC2  Public Cloud


Wednesday, July 27, 2011 | 18:00 UTC / 2pm (New York) / 11am (San Francisco)

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  • Are you an ISV, SI, VAR or enterprise that is actively planning and developing for the Cloud?
  • Are you looking for production-quality development and deployment infrastructure to support your move to the Cloud?
  • Are you concerned about the business and operational challenges resulting from a transition to the Cloud?

Cloud computing represents the future deployment platform for developers and independent software vendors (ISVs) as the market transitions from packaged software to delivering software as a service. ISVs will be involved in cloud on many levels. You may already be a SaaS provider, or you may just be starting the transition to the cloud. The technical challenges of migrating from packaged applications to software services will not be easy, but IDC expects that the business model changes will be equally or even more challenging. The entire process of software development, revenue models, and the ecosystem will be impacted.


In this webinar, learn how Red Hat is working with industry leaders like Amazon to deliver a development and deployment platform for the Cloud that can help lessen the challenges of making this transition. This session features ISV Adobe Corporation, where they will share with you how they have successfully moved to the cloud for application development.

Speakers:

Vijay Sarathy, Director, ISV Ecosystem Strategy, Red Hat
In his current role at Red Hat, Vijay is responsible for helping define and drive the ISV and Partner Ecosystem strategy for Red Hat's Cloud & Virtualization Business Unit. Prior to joining Red Hat, Vijay was VP of Product Management at Jamcracker where he helped drive the company's Cloud Services Broker platform and vision to facilitate the distribution of Cloud Services through channels and partners. Before Jamcracker, Vijay spent over 11 years at Sun Microsystems where he left as Senior Director, Marketing responsible for Sun's overall Virtualization and Datacenter Management Software Portfolio.

Tom Stickle, Senior Manager, Solutions Architect, Amazon Web Services
Tom Stickle is the lead solution architect for the Amazon Web Services (AWS) partner ecosystem. His duties at AWS include assisting strategic ISV’s in on boarding platforms and software offering to the cloud environment. Tom is also focused on promoting cloud security and best practices.  Prior to joining AWS, Tom had an extensive career in information security and engineering as the VP of Engineering at Forum Systems and as a Principal Program Manager at Microsoft.

Mitch Nelson, Managed Services, Adobe Systems, Inc.
Mitch leads Adobe’s Managed Services team, focused on the Adobe-managed deployment and operation of Adobe’s enterprise software offerings for its customers. As such, he is a leading proponent of cloud computing within Adobe. Prior to this role, Mitch served as director of business operations for Adobe’s Business Productivity unit, with responsibility for that business unit’s strategic and operational planning, technology M&A, sales readiness, and Enterprise Developer programs.

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