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Clouds Are No Substitute for Competence

Hyperic's Co-founder & CEO, Javier Soltero, to Present at SYS-CON's Virtualization Conference & Expo

Just as people begin to understand the difference between web ops and IT, we are entering a period where clouds promise "Ops-Free" computing. Because it’s easy, scalable, available and disposable, the cloud is well on its way to becoming “technology’s next big thing.” However, with recent outages from Amazon and Google Apps, the question of the cloud’s competence, security and reliability have come into play.

In this session, Hyperic’s CEO, Javier Soltero will address these issues along with the many others surrounding the cloud including:

  • The emergence of web operations as a discipline
  • How cloud computing simply changes, instead of eliminating the importance of web operations
  • What tools are available to help better manage cloud environments?

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Speaker Bio: Javier Soltero is Co-Founder & CEO of Hyperic. Prior to co-founding Hyperic, he was chief architect at Covalent Technologies, where he led the design and implementation of multiple enterprise products, including the configuration management product for Apache and the Covalent Application Manager - now Hyperic's flagship product Hyperic HQ. Over the last 10 years, Soltero has been actively involved in various open source communities as both user and contributor to projects like JBoss and Tomcat.

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