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Microsoft Opening Keynote | NoOps != No Operations
Shipping daily, injecting faults, and keeping an extremely high availability "without Ops"? Understand why NoOps does not mean no operations. Agile development methodologies require evolved operations to be successful.
David's mission is to "put more Ops into DevOps". He currently shares "the good news" of software and has helped customers since 2007 as a Technical Evangelist at Microsoft. David creates technical content including hundreds of videos, speaks at various Microsoft and industry-sponsored events, leads the weekly Edge Show with monthly episodes on DevOps, and works directly with customers and internal development teams. DevOps is currently David's focus which includes expertise in relevant products such as Microsoft Azure, Visual Studio Online, Application Insights, Team Foundation Server, Release Management, and System Center.
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DevOps Summit Keynote | Purpose-Defined Computing: The Next Frontier in Automation
Software is eating the world. Companies that were not previously in the technology space now find themselves competing with Google and Amazon on speed of innovation. As the innovation cycle accelerates, companies must embrace rapid and constant change to both applications and their infrastructure, and find a way to deliver speed and agility of development without sacrificing reliability or efficiency of operations.
Victoria is a serial entrepreneur, technologist and trailblazer. In 2013 she founded Qubell to transform how enterprises develop, deliver and operate web-scale applications. Prior to Qubell, she founded Grid Dynamics, a leading provider of web-scale technology platforms for tier-1 digital retailers. Before becoming an entrepreneur, Victoria has spent ten years at Sun as principal scientist and chief architect working on next-generation technologies ranging from programming languages and distributed in-memory processing to computational grids and super-computers. Victoria was a part of the team that launched SunGrid, the industry's first public cloud in 2005. Victoria started her career at Ford as HPC engineer. She holds several patents in distributed systems and has received numerous technology achievement awards.
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General Session | [Podcast] Hybrid Cloud – Different Clouds for Different Needs
Fabio Gori, Director of Worldwide Cloud Marketing at Cisco provides answers to big questions: As cloud gives an opportunity to businesses to buy services externally – how is cloud impacting your customers? Do you see hybrid cloud as where the world is going? What benefits does it bring? And how does Cisco connect all of these clouds? Fabio also tells us everything about Intercloud and Cisco investment on it.
Fabio Gori is currently Director of Cloud Solutions Marketing at Cisco, based in San Jose (CA). He is responsible for Cisco Cloud Marketing strategy across all Cisco Business Groups as well as leading the Intercloud Market campaign.
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General Session | Innovation with Cloud and Big Data Solutions That Will Revolutionize Your Business – Join SAP and Partners
SAP is delivering break-through innovation combined with fantastic user experience powered by the market-leading in-memory technology, SAP HANA. Discover how SAP and partners provide cloud and hybrid cloud solutions as well as real time big data offerings that helps companies of all sizes and industries run better. SAP launched an application challenge to award the most innovative SAP HANA and SAP HANA Cloud platforms applications. Out of many contenders, the best applications have been selected by members of the SAP Community Network via crowd-voting. Join this exciting session as SAP recognizes the winners and finalists for their great accomplishment and see the winning applications live on stage!
As Global Vice President ISVs & Digital Commerce, Thorsten leads the development of a large, vibrant, open ecosystem around SAP's core platforms. With SAP PartnerEdge for Application Development, the newest and fastest growing partner program from SAP, Thorsten has established an industry-leading partner apps business which enables partners effectively to build innovative customer solutions leveraging SAP's platform technologies as well as to market those solutions via SAP Store and other routes to market.
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General Session | How to Architect and Optimize Your Cloud for Consistent Performance
Performance is the intersection of power, agility, control, and choice. If you value performance, and more specifically consistent performance, you need to look beyond simple virtualized compute. Many factors need to be considered to create a truly performant environment. Learn how to take advantage of a multitude of compute options and platform features to make cloud the cornerstone of your online presence.
Mr. Hannon has worked in the field of software development as both an architect and developer for more than 15 years, with a focus on workflow, integration and distributed systems. He is currently a senior software architect at SoftLayer on the product innovation team. He has a passion for leveraging open source solutions to bring real value to the Enterprise space, and has implemented open source solutions with many companies across the globe. Mr. Hannon is also active in mobile application development, with multiple published applications.
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General Session | Verizon Pay-As-You-Go Model for Oracle Database Licenses Means Costs Savings and Business Benefits
This session will focus on finding the right mix of renting vs. buying Oracle capacity to scale to meet business demands, and offer validated Oracle database TCO models for Oracle development and testing environments.
Anne Plese is a marketing and technology enthusiast/realist with over 19+ years in high tech. At Verizon Enterprise, Anne focuses on driving growth for the Verizon Cloud platform globally. Previous to Verizon, Anne spent over 10 years with Cisco. There she was focused on growing Cisco's global data center and cloud revenue, and boosting market awareness and affinity for Cisco data center solutions within the Enterprise and Commercial market segments.
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General Session | Creating a Faster, More Secure Cloud
Websites are evolving faster than ever, and with them, the demand for instant site performance on any and every device is rising. With security threats in the spotlight, websites must provide their visitors with lightning fast results and industry-leading protection. Working in the cloud should make meeting these demands easier, not more complicated. Learn how to increase site reliability, revenue, scale and reach, without adding additional costs.
James is a proven web entrepreneur, having led and sold three successful startups. Most recently, James was the co-founder of EdgeCast Networks, one of the world's leading content delivery networks. EdgeCast was acquired by Verizon Digital Media Services in Dec. 2013.
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Opening Keynote at Cloud Expo| Microsoft Azure
Microsoft Azure is open and flexible, enables rapid development and is enterprise proven. Come find out why more than 57% of Fortune 500 companies are using Microsoft Azure to accelerate their time-to-market, open up new business opportunities and save them money. In his Opening Keynote at 14th Cloud Expo, Steven Martin, General Manager of Window Azure, discusses how to extend your on-premises storage, move virtual machines to the cloud, build mobile/web applications, or and harness the power of Big Data.
Steven Martin is the General Manager of Window Azure.
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Opening Keynote at DevOps Summit | A New State of the Art
Enterprises build applications with the latest tools, people and processes yet failures riddle the headlines. If state of the art fails us, it means we need a "New State of the Art." In his Opening Keynote at 2nd DevOps Summit, John Michelsen, CTO of CA Technologies, discusses how DevOps hopes to instill a new culture that defines the new way of managing application delivery. It's time Enterprise IT learns from every other industry and begins to use simulation, supply chain governance, continuous delivery and feedback loops to build better products.
John Michelsen is CTO of CA Technologies. As the Chief Technology Officer of CA Technologies, he is responsible for technical leadership and innovation, further developing the company's technical community, and aligning its software strategy, architecture and partner relationships to deliver customer value.
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Lunch Keynote | Cloud as a Growth Engine for Business - Unleashing Software-Driven Innovation
In a world of ever-accelerating business cycles and fast-changing client expectations, the cloud increasingly serves as a growth engine and a path to new business models. Dynamic clouds enable businesses to continuously reinvent themselves, adapting their business processes, their service and software delivery and their operations to achieve speed-to-market and quick response to customer feedback. The cloud opens up new possibilities for businesses to continuously deliver software-driven innovation and enables new ways of collaboration between an extended group of stakeholders, including business leaders, developers, operations as well customers and partners. In his Lunch Keynote at 14th Cloud Expo, Dr Kristof Kloeckner discusses the capabilities of BlueMix, IBM's cloud platform, with integrated DevOps services. With BlueMix, developers can compose applications in a tight feedback loop, using a wealth of IBM, third-party and open source services and APIs, deploy and scale with infrastructure services from SoftLayer and code with the confidence based on a foundation of open standards.
Dr. Kloeckner is responsible for application lifecycle management and system engineering tools within IBM's software business. These tools enable clients to accelerate the delivery of software and systems through DevOps and Smarter Product Development. He has held executive leadership positions in strategy, architecture and development in Germany, the UK and the USA, and has delivered many industry leading software products. He was CTO of the first Cloud Computing initiative in IBM's Corporate Strategy team and created the Beta for IBM's first public cloud. As CTO of IBM Software Group he directed its technical and software engineering strategy, including the transformation to lean and agile development throughout the company. As CTO for WebSphere he developed the technical strategy for the evolution of IBM's application integration middleware platform. As Director of the Hursley Lab in the UK and VP of Business Integration Development, he grew IBM's message oriented middleware to a full integration portfolio including IBM's first Enterprise Service Bus. As Director of the German Software Lab, he developed IBM's first workflow management system. He joined IBM in 1984 as a development engineer in the Boeblingen Development Laboratory in Germany, working on porting UNIX to the mainframe. Dr. Kloeckner received a Master's Degree and Ph.D. in Mathematics from Goethe University in Frankfurt, Germany and an honorary degree of Doctor of Science from the University of Southampton. He is a Fellow of the BCS and since 1997 an honorary professor at the University of Stuttgart.
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General Session | Microsoft Azure for Enterprise: What and Why
Microsoft Azure now provides the right services for enterprises. But what scenarios are most interesting to enterprise leaders, and why? Which of these do most enterprises want to start with, why do they want them, and what are the common objections? In this session, David Chappell walks through these basics, giving you a big-picture introduction to how enterprises are adopting Microsoft Azure and how you can help them do this.
David Chappell is Principal of Chappell & Associates in San Francisco, California. Through his speaking, writing, and consulting, he helps people around the world understand, use, and make better decisions about new technology. David has been the keynote speaker for more than a hundred conferences and events on five continents, and his seminars have been attended by tens of thousands of IT leaders, architects, and developers in forty-five countries. His books have been published in a dozen languages and used regularly in courses at MIT, ETH Zurich, and many other universities. David has also been a Series Editor for Addison-Wesley and a columnist for several publications. In his consulting practice, he has helped clients such as Hewlett-Packard, IBM, Microsoft, Stanford University, and Target Corporation adopt new technologies, market new products, and educate their customers and staff. David's comments have appeared in The New York Times, CNN.com, and many other publications. Earlier in his career, he wrote networking software, chaired a U.S. national standardization working group, and played keyboards with the Peabody-award-winning Children's Radio Theater. David holds a B.S. in Economics and an M.S. in Computer Science, both from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.
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General Session | Big Data Management System: Smart SQL Processing across Hadoop and your Data Warehouse
Understanding the future of big data is crucial in the early stages of decision making around big data architectures. In the enterprise, what stands out is the need to integrate Hadoop smoothly into your existing data warehouse architecture, while taking advantage of existing skills and investments.In this session we'll present a strategy for enabling integrated data management using both Hadoop and relational technologies. In particular, we'll look at how SQL, long the standard for the data warehouse, is increasingly being used on Hadoop. The real prize, though, is Smart SQL processing, seamlessly integrating the data warehouse and Hadoop into a single, Big Data Management System.
Marty Gubar is part of the product management team at Oracle, focusing on Oracle's Big Data Platform and related products. He has been responsible for delivering enabling tools to help people become successful with Oracle's big data technology. Marty has a long history at Oracle; he was the lead PM for the business intelligence PM team, was a member of the OLAP PM group and was director of marketing for OLAP technology. Marty holds a bachelor's degree in Economics from the University of Pennsylvania with a minor in Decision Sciences from the Wharton School.
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General Session | Real-time Big Data: An Agile Approach
You use an agile process, your goal is to make your organization more agile. What about your data infrastructure? The truth is, today's databases are anything but agile — they are effectively static repositories that are cumbersome to work with, difficult to change, and cannot keep pace with application demands. Performance suffers as a result, and it takes far longer than it should to deliver on new features and capabilities needed to make your organization competitive. As your application and business needs change, data repositories and structures get outmoded rapidly, resulting in increased work for application developers and slow performance for end users. Further, as data sizes grow into the Big Data realm this problem is exacerbated and becomes even more difficult to address. A seemingly simple schema change can take hours (or more) to perform, and as requirements evolve the disconnect between existing data structures and actual needs diverge. Not only do organizations suffer routinely from static, inflexible data repositories, there is now a huge need for real-time Big Data processing. To maintain a competitive stance, companies need to know what is happening now, in real-time, and be able to act accordingly. This need leaves traditional data warehouse, batch processing, and other historical reporting approaches in the dust. How can you address these challenges, building a truly agile infrastructure that allows your organization to store, scale and access the data it needs? The ideal solution is an agile data infrastructure, able to handle everything from OLTP to real-time analytics to historical reporting. An agile approach allows data to be accessed as an exact match to application requirements. As application needs change, an agile platform must be able to respond rapidly, continuing to dynamically evolve schema, data distribution and access patterns to support Big Data scalability and high performance — while easing the burden of the application developer and database administrators. During this session you will hear from the experts on what it really takes to achieve an agile data infrastructure — one that meets your needs today and for many years to come. You will hear a case study showing agile data concepts at work. In addition, you will learn about CodeFutures' latest breakthrough technology for real-time Big Data infrastructures, ready for private beta following the show.
Cory Isaacson is CEO/CTO of CodeFutures Corporation, maker of dbShards, a leading database scalability suite providing a true "shared nothing" architecture for relational databases. Cory has authored numerous articles in a variety of publications including SOA Magazine, Database Trends and Applications, and recently authored the book Software Pipelines and SOA (Addison Wesley). Cory has more than twenty years experience with advanced software architectures, and has worked with many of the world's brightest innovators in the field of high-performance computing. Cory has spoken at hundreds of public events and seminars, and assisting numerous organizations address the real-world challenges of application performance and scalability -- effectively applying emerging technologies to a variety of fields including social networking, mobile applications, gaming and high volume transaction systems. In his prior position as president of Rogue Wave Software, he actively led the company back to a position of profitable growth, culminating in a successful acquisition by a leading private equity firm. Cory can be reached at: cory.isaacson@codefutures.com
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General Session | Performance Monitoring as an Inhibitor to Cloud Adoption
David Reoch is a cloud computing design veteran specializing in the architecture of global, highly-available fault-tolerant data center infrastructures. Previous to his role as Sr. Director of Cloud Solutions at Gigamon, he served as Sr. Enterprise Technologist of Cloud, Hyperscale and Virtualization at Dell and principal architect of HP's Enterprise Cloud Services. He has been an information security practitioner for 20 years and became a CISSP in 2004.
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Opening Keynote | Convergence & Interoperability Will Define Next-Generation Cloud Architectures
Our more interconnected planet is accelerating the adoption and convergence of next-generation architectures, in the form of cloud, mobile and instrumented physical assets. Organizations that can effectively balance optimization and innovation, will be in a position to leverage new systems of engagement, out maneuver their peers and achieve desired outcomes. This keynote will detail the critical architectural considerations and success factors organizations must internalize to successfully implement, optimize and innovate using next generation architectures.
Dr. Daniel Sabbah has recently been named as CTO and General Manager, Next Generation Platform, at IBM Corp. He has responsibility for aligning direction IBM is pursuing around cloud and mobility to a more coherent, next generation architecture. Involved will be Software (middleware and application services), servers/storage/networking in software defined infrastructure leading to more dynamic and scalable IBM Cloud Services. Balancing innovation with preservation and optimization of existing investments for our clients and customers in that next generation architecture is the goal.
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Day 2 Keynote | Ignite Innovation: Turn Developers Loose on Hybrid Cloud
In the old world of IT, if you didn't have hardware capacity or the budget to buy more, your project was dead in the water. Budget constraints can leave some of the best, most creative and most ingenious innovations on the cutting room floor. It's a true dilemma for developers and innovators – why spend the time creating, when a project could be abandoned in a blink? That was the old world. In the new world of IT, developers rule. They have access to resources they can spin up instantly. A hybrid cloud ignites innovation and empowers developers to focus on what they need. A hybrid cloud blends the best of all worlds, public cloud, private cloud and dedicated servers to fit the needs of developers and offer the ideal environment for each app and workload without the constraints of a one-size-fits-all cloud. Join Lisa Larson, Rackspace vice president of enterprise cloud solutions, for this informative session examining the concrete steps you must take to spark innovation and creativity among developers. You'll hear real-world customer examples of how a hybrid cloud arms your developers with the tools to be true innovators in this new IT world.
Lisa Larson is the Vice President of Enterprise Technical Sales for Rackspace.

She has spent 20+ years in IT, Professional Services and technical sales working with customers of all sizes with an emphasis in Consulting, Infrastructure Services, Project Management, IT Operations, Technical Support, Application Development and IT Management.

Lisa became a Racker in September of 2010 and is responsible for end to end technical sales for the US market. In 2011, she launched Rackspace Advisory Services; an elite, dedicated team of cloud experts and consultants who help enterprises build cloud strategies, transform the business of IT and leverage cloud computing.
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Lunchtime Focus Keynote | Strategies for Application Delivery in the Cloud Era
Cloud computing continues to gain momentum as enterprises of all sizes and across all industries seek to harness the business agility promised by this computing model. Despite its long-accepted benefits, the cloud has also fallen victim to performance and reliability challenges, combined with a perceived lack of security. As a result this has led to slower predicted growth and adoption of this still promising infrastructure methodology.

Learn more about overcoming these challenges, and the role application delivery solutions play in optimizing public and hybrid cloud architectures without sacrificing performance, security or control.
Neil Cohen is Akamai's Vice President of Global Product Marketing where he develops the go-to-market strategy for application performance, site optimization, web security and digital media services. Over the past five years at Akamai, he has brought to market new services and partnerships applied towards strategic enterprise initiatives such as cloud computing, application acceleration, data-center optimization, virtual desktops, mobile web and Internet security. He has over 15 years of engineering, product management and marketing experience in the high-tech industry and a regular speaker and contributor for a variety of cloud computing technology forums and publications.
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Day 4 Keynote | Go Beyond IaaS to Deliver "Anything As a Service"
Many organizations want to expand upon the IaaS foundation to deliver cloud services in all forms—software, mobility, infrastructure and IT. Understanding the strategy, planning process and tools for this transformation will help catalyze changes in the way the business operates and deliver real value. Join us to learn about the new ITaaS model and how to begin the transformation.
Sheng Liang is CTO Cloud Platforms Group, Citrix Systems. Formerly CEO of Cloud.com, he's a technology visionary who developed the Java Virtual Machine at Sun Microsystems, and a serial entrepreneur. Before Cloud.com he co-founded web application firewall vendor Teros Networks (also acquired by Citrix), and was a member of the senior management team at SEVEN Networks and Openwave Systems, which developed software products for over 100 wireless and wire-line service providers around the world.
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Lunchtime Focus Keynote | How CIOs are Transforming to the Cloud – Lessons From the Real World
Cloud computing is the #1 topic for most CIOs this year. This session will walk you through how customers have transformed the way they do business using Citrix Cloud Solutions. Learn best practices and architecture from companies who have embraced the cloud in their datacenter environment.
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General Session | Citrix and Alcatel Lucent Joint Cloud Solution and Architecture
Watch Citrix and Alcatel Lucent discuss joint cloud solution and architecture.
 
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General Session | Agile IaaS with the OVH Dedicated Cloud
Compelling consumer applications are created everyday. Are you ready for the IT implications both internally and externally? As your datacenter needs more capacity, the cloud will be critical to success. What are the key considerations to help plan for the needed capacity over time? And how can the cloud best work with your existing applications?

In this General Session join Brian Jawalka, architect and cloud strategist for an informative session which will potentially open conversation to talk about the SaaS consumer apps that are forcing IT to evolve. Learn how a hybrid approach can add agility, flexibility and speed-to-market for your organization.
Brian Jawalka is Enterprise Solutions Architect at Rackspace Hosting. He has 10+ years in developing world-class product and transformational architectures for Fortune 1000 companies. He has developed secure IT architectures, solutions and best practices for a wide range of global customers and industries. Presently, Jawalka is a Sr. IT Strategist within Rackspace's Enterprise Cloud Solutions Organization, where he is focused on building long-term IT strategies for enterprise clientele. He also works closely with key Rackspace technology partners, including: Cisco, F5, Dell, HP, NetApp, EMC, Microsoft, Oracle, CA, Magento, Akamai, and Accenture
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General Session | Perception vs Reality in the Cloud
It is common to see providers deploy cloud instances using automation, but what happens when these same principles are applied to the provisioning of the infrastructure? In this General Session attendees will gain insider information on how OVH, winner of the VMware Global Partner Network Award 2013, can make automation work to provide IaaS that scales within minutes.
 
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General Session | Cloudy With a Chance of...Success
How to Improve Security, Scale, Response Time and Availability For Your Cloud and Big Data Initiatives

It's a standard refrain heard in enterprise IT departments around the world - "I want to move to the cloud, but what about data security, uptime and user response time across a nearly infinite number of devices to support?" Because of this, fear gets in the way and enterprises reap only a small percentage of the potential benefits that can be gained through cloud adoption.

This session will examine a variety of strategies you can employ to make your cloud architecture better performing, more secure and available. Learn best practices for achieving the optimal reliability for applications running in the cloud as well as maintaining or increasing the velocity of real-time data transfers happening in support of Big Data initiatives.
Gary Ballabio is a Product Line Director responsible for Akamai's Enterprise Cloud Solutions portfolio. In his role, he runs Akamai's Terra Alta, Web Application Accelerator and Cloud Monitor services, which target major Enterprise based initiatives centered around Cloud adoption, Big Data and Mobile/BYOD. A 13 year veteran at Akamai, Ballabio has also held leadership roles in Engineering, Sales Engineering, Account Management and Professional Services covering teams in the US, Europe and Asia.
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General Session | Software-Defined Storage for Cloud Architectures
Citrix CloudPlatform, powered by Apache CloudStack, has been the platform of choice for more than 100 public and private productionclouds. In this Lunchtime Focus Keynote, get the insider view from one of the co-founders of Cloud.com who will talk about insights from his deployment experiences and provide tips for designing an open, scalable and highly efficient cloud that can support both traditional and purpose-built cloud workloads from a single solution.
Kevin Brown is CEO of Coraid, Inc. He is an accomplished entrepreneur and executive, with experience in the networking, storage, security, and virtualization sectors. Most recently, he served as President and CEO of Kidaro, a desktop virtualization software vendor, where he led the team to a leadership position in this emerging segment. Kidaro was acquired by Microsoft in May 2008 and incorporated as a key element of Windows virtualization.
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General Session | Is Cloud Safer Than Your Traditional Datacenter?
These days, it seems that every cloud provider claims that cloud is safer than your traditional datacenter. Is it though? In this highly informative General Session, McAfee experts will help you explore and address the security challenges and considerations for public cloud (IaaS, PaaS and SaaS).
Rishi Bhargava is Vice President of Product Management for Datacenter and Server Security group at McAfee, Inc. He is responsible for Product management and strategy for datacenter solution. A visionary and technology enthusiast, he is also driving all Embedded Security Products Initiatives at McAfee. With over 12 years of diverse experience in product development and product management, he has a reputation for turning small ideas into successful market leading products.
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General Session | Using APIs for Better Business Partnerships
There's no denying the opportunities that Open APIs and Business to Developer initiatives offer today, but for many businesses APIs are going to be a huge driver of business partner programs. Successful B2B API programs introduce a completely new set of requirements that go far beyond the capabilities of most API Management platforms. This presentation will discuss how a B2B API program can help drive your business, what the challenges are, and how to make sure you succeed.
Alistair Farquharson is CTO at SOA Software. His skills span many industries and include designing and implementing system architectures, as well as spearheading initiatives as development/team lead. He's an expert in custom application development, distributed environments, architecting scalable hardware and software applications and systems, and Web services application development. At SOA Software, Farquharson spearheads product development and provides thought leadership to enterprise customers implementing Web Services. Prior to joining SOA Software, he worked at US Interactive, where he was a key advisor to CTOs of many companies regarding Internet architecture issues. He was also a member of the architectural guiding committee, which helped to design the next generation of Internet architecture.