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Cloud Expo Speaker Profile: Vincent DiMemmo - Equinix

Vincent DiMemmo - GM, Global Cloud Computing at Equinix

With Cloud Expo Silicon Valley (9th Cloud Expo) starting today Monday November 7 at the Santa Clara Convention Center, CA, let's introduce you in greater detail to the distinguished individuals in our incredible Speaker Faculty for the technical program at the conference...

We have technical and strategy sessions for you dealing with every nook and cranny of Cloud Computing, 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?

CLOUD EXPO SPEAKER NAME: Vincent DiMemmo

TWITTER: @Equinix

COMPANY: Equinix

9TH CLOUD EXPO SESSION TITLE: From Data Center to Forklift - Case Study

SESSION DESCRIPTION: http://cloudcomputingexpo.com/event/session/1358

BRIEF BIOGRAPHY: Vince DiMemmo is General Manager, Global Cloud & IT Services Segment at Equinix. A technology services and marketing veteran and has a broad range of expertise in managed services, applications infrastructure, telecommunications, disaster recovery & business continuity, and data center infrastructure, DiMemmo is responsible for the strategy, planning, commercial development, and program implementation of the developing Cloud Infrastructure, SaaS, and IT Services markets at Equinix.

Prior to joining Equinix, he held various senior executive roles in marketing, product management, and business development at SAVVIS Inc., SunGard Data Systems, Global Crossing and One Equity Partners.

BLOG: InterConnections - The Official Equinix Blog


RECENT CLOUD COMPUTING QUOTE:

"Cloud needs to follow standard IT best practices, and end-users need to implement appropriate plans for their business. Service providers are showing great signs that they understand this as well, as we are seeing more innovation and options for the end-user to better use the cloud.

This will translate into more distribution of the service provider platforms, which will yield more service delivery zones, and more networking capabilities for end-users to access and integrate them. This will ultimately allow businesses to better plan for failure, recover faster, and ultimately have better control over their SLAs.

When we are not prepared for failure, there’s frequently some level of chaos. Whether that’s figuring out how to contain and correct the failure, or figuring our how to move your workloads and data from one service delivery zone to another or to perhaps to another cloud service provider. All at the same time everyone else is trying to do it. Planning for failure includes avoiding the chaos and having clear expectations that are based on planning and the implementation of best practices."


[From InterConnections - The Official Equinix 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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