5 critical capabilities for your cloud infrastructure

One of the biggest challenges in moving from a virtualized environment to a cloud environment is balancing the need to use existing resources while not creating another silo or island. In this webinar with Forrester, find out how to make your move to the cloud a smooth one.


Seamlessly transition to the cloud
Many organizations already suffer from a lack of visibility into and control over what’s actually happening in their virtual machines—which can make evolving to the cloud a struggle. Join Forrester and Red Hat to learn the 5 critical capabilities that can make your transition to the cloud seamless.

What you’ll learn

  • How cloud management can be a natural evolution of virtualization management—if you understand how the 2 are different.
  • What it takes to become a cloud administrator: balancing agility with control.
  • The 5 critical capabilities for effective cloud infrastructures.

Date: May 22, 2013

  • 13:00 UTC | 9 a.m. (New York) / 3 p.m. (Paris) / 6:30 p.m. (Mumbai)
  • 18:00 UTC | 2 p.m. (New York) / 8 p.m. (Paris) / 11:30 p.m. (Mumbai)
Length: 01:00
Language: English
Audience: Business and Technical


Tom Anderson Director, Product Marketing, Red Hat
Dave Bartoletti Senior analyst, Infrastructure and Operations, Forrester

About Tom Anderson: Tom is the director of Red Hat’s Certified Cloud Provider program, working to identify, enable, and support a network of cloud service provider partners as trusted off-premise open, hybrid cloud resources for our customers. He has 25 years of software industry experience building and leading teams focused on delivering value to enterprise IT customers through management and automation solutions. Prior to Red Hat Tom was an original employee and principal at ManageIQ where his core responsibility was global service delivery for their enterprise cloud solutions. He previously led HP Software’s Americas Presales Organization, where he supported a billion-dollar software and maintenance program through both direct and indirect channels.
About Dave Bartoletti: Dave Bartoletti has developed, delivered, and marketed emerging technologies for more than 20 years as a software executive at several high-profile technology and financial services leaders. He was at the forefront of the virtualization, datacenter automation, messaging middleware, and cloud computing technology waves as both a vendor and consumer. Dave advises Forrester clients on datacenter infrastructure technologies, including server, desktop, and storage virtualization technologies; cloud computing strategies; and datacenter management and automation. He also has many years of experience addressing the unique requirements of the global financial services industry.

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