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Policy-Based Management: Leading Practices and Pitfalls in a Virtualized Environment

Fortisphere's CTO & Co-founder, John Suit, to Present at SYS-CON's Virtualization Conference & Expo

With the adoption of virtualization, virtual machines are replacing physical servers in the data center and introducing a unique set of management requirements. Policy-based management in the virtualized infrastructure is an approach that is used to simplify and automate management by establishing policies to deal with situations that are likely to occur. Many organizations today mistakenly assume that their approach for applying best practices in the virtual infrastructure will be the same as their physical one. This session will discuss leading practices and pitfalls of applying and enforcing IT policies in a virtualized environment.

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Speaker Bio: John Suit if CTO and Co-Founder of Fortisphere. He is responsible for developing the core technology behind the Fortisphere product suite and brings more than 19 years of experience in architecting and leading both start-ups and publicly held technology companies. Prior to founding Fortisphere, he was the founder and CTO of SilentRunner, a successful company that was acquired by Computer Associates. Suit has held several leadership positions at both vice president and CTO levels, and has invented and launched countless new products in the security space. He holds five U.S. and International Patents in Information Security Analysis and continues to advise the Department of Defense and Directorate of Central Intelligence in the areas of virtualization security and management as well as information operations.

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