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Cloud Expo New York Speaker Profile: Rick Nucci – Dell Boomi

Rick Nucci – Founder & General Manager of Dell Boomi

With Cloud Expo 2012 New York (10th Cloud Expo) due to kick off this coming Monday for 4 days of high-energy networking and discussions, what better time to remind you in greater detail of the distinguished individuals in our incredible Speaker Faculty for the technical and strategy sessions at the conference...?

We have technical and strategy sessions for you every day from June 11 through June 14 dealing with every nook and cranny of Cloud Computing and Big Data, but what of those who are presenting? Who are they, where do they work, what else have they written and/or said about the Cloud that is transforming the world of Enterprise IT, side by side with the exploding use of enterprise Big Data – processed in the Cloud – to drive value for businesses...?


TWITTER: @ricknucci

COMPANY: Dell Boomi

10TH CLOUD EXPO SESSION TITLE: Rein in the Cloud Chaos: Why Your Cloud Strategy Must Start with an Integration Strategy


BRIEF BIOGRAPHY: Rick Nucci is Founder & General Manager of Dell Boomi. His responsibilities include establishing the strategic direction of Boomi’s technology, as well as managing the operations of the product development group. He sits on the company’s Board of Directors and works directly with customers and partners to help solve business integration challenges.




Dell Boomi is the glue between data on legacy systems and integrating to the cloud.

When we started Boomi, we set out to create a much simpler and affordable way for companies to integrate their applications. At the time, I was working for a supply chain software company and I realized that every time we implemented the system the customer would spend two or three times the cost of the system to integrate it with other systems. We were also writing the same integration code over and over again, which brought us to the idea of configuration-based integration. Basically, we wanted to give the user a system where all they needed to do was configure some pre-built integration steps and not have to write any code.

Fundamentally, this is what we’re still focused on today: removing the friction points in the connectivity between applications, regardless of where they reside. We expanded on configuration-based integration by developing visual integration technology, which gave our customers the ability to simply click, drag, and drop to create integration processes.

AtomSphere takes that one step further. All of the apps vendors are building CRM’s, human resources, finance, and other apps in the cloud so why not put the entire integration platform in the cloud?"

[via the Dell company blog]

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Jeremy Geelan is Chairman & CEO of the 21st Century Internet Group, Inc. and an Executive Academy Member of the International Academy of Digital Arts & Sciences. Formerly he was President & COO at Cloud Expo, Inc. and Conference Chair of the worldwide Cloud Expo series. He appears regularly at conferences and trade shows, speaking to technology audiences across six continents. You can follow him on twitter: @jg21.

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