This webinar is the latest session in the Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization webinar series.
In this 60-minute webinar, Bryan Semple, chief marketing officer for VKernel, walks through an overview of the capacity and performance challenge using 3 years of accumulated data and learnings from working with datacenter managers as they have implemented and managed virtualization projects.
Virtualized environments offer dramatic return on investment (ROI) improvements through:
- Improved efficiency
But virtualization, in its ability to share resources, also has the potential to cause performance issues through conflicts between virtual machines.
But virtualization, in its ability to share resources, also has the potential to cause performance issues through conflicts between virtual machines. Capacity and performance management can address these issues, and is therefore of critical importance in virtualized environments.
Geert Jansen, Senior product marketing manager, Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization, Red Hat
Geert is responsible for the ISV and partner ecosystem of Red Hat® Enterprise Virtualization. Prior to joining Red Hat, Geert spent 5 years at Royal Dutch Shell in various technical and management positions. Prior to Shell, Geert worked as a software engineer in an Internet search engine company. Geert received his M.Sc. in applied physics at the Eindhoven University of Technology in 2001.
Bryan Semple, Chief marketing officer, vKernel
A 15+ year high-tech veteran, Bryan has spent the last 8 years working in server and storage companies focused on virtualization technologies. Semple comes to VKernel from NetApp (NASDAQ:NTAP) where he was the general manager of the storage virtualization business unit. Under his leadership, the group experienced record growth, expanded engineering operations to India, and built global awareness for NetApp’s industry-leading storage virtualization solutions. Prior to NetApp, Bryan was VP of marketing at Onaro where he established the company as a leader in storage management software and built the marketing processes that supported the company’s profitability and successful acquisition by NetApp in 2008. Before Onaro, Bryan was the VP of product marketing and strategy at server blade virtualization pioneer Egenera. At Egenera, Bryan worked with early adopters of infrastructure and server virtualization technologies in the financial services industry as the company scaled from one to several hundred customers. Early career experience includes various sales and marketing management positions at FairMarket, Trellix, and Sybase. Bryan holds a BS in systems engineering from the US Naval Academy and an MBA from Stanford University.