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Implementing a Service-Aware Cloud Management/Cloud Brokerage Solution

At Cloud Expo, Ambernet’s CTO and CSO to discuss how to implement a “service-aware” cloud management/cloud brokerage solution

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You are moving workloads to the public or private cloud to save money, but you realize that the change from traditional IT to cloud means fundamental changes in the way you think about and operate the business. IT needs to be even more "service oriented," because cloud is about providing infrastructure, platforms, or Software as a Service. This focus on services drives fundamental changes to processes, policies, governance, security, chargeback / showback, provisioning / orchestration, monitoring, configuration, licenses, procurement, resource/capacity management, etc.

You quickly realize that cloud isn't simply about setting up a non- transactional "portal" that is limited to the request for cloud services. You realize a first class cloud management / cloud brokerage solution is required in order to create a simple automated and organized approach to consume the advantages of cloud economics.

In their session at 14th Cloud Expo,  Shashi "Sash" Purohit, Founder, President & CTO of Ambernet, and Troy Halford, CSO of Ambernet, will discuss how one company implemented a "service-aware" cloud management/cloud brokerage solution to help them get in the game.

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Speaker Bios:
Shashi "Sash" Purohit, Founder, President & CTO of Ambernet, has 20 years of experience in the IT & Telecommunications (OSS/BSS) industries in a variety of leadership/management positions. He leads Ambernet globally, and also drives product strategy/roadmap and software engineering for CloudTruOps, the Next Generation Operational Automation Software Portfolio for cloud service providers, data centers, enterprises and agencies. Past companies include Architel Systems, Nortel Networks, and World Wide Packets. Shashi has a BS and MS in Physics and Computer Science, and an MBA from the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Kharagpur, Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Bangalore, and University of Colorado, Boulder.

Troy Halford, CSO of Ambernet, has over 20 years of executive level sales management experience focused on high-tech software, including start-ups, small caps, and global companies in the computing, IT, and communications industries. He leads the sales, marketing, and partner activities at Ambernet and drives strategies that capitalize on the strengths of CloudTruOps, the Next Generation Operational Automation Software Portfolio for cloud service providers, data centers, enterprises and agencies. Mr. Halford has a degree from St. Cloud State University and has been involved with a variety of industry associations, groups and forums.

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