Take a Step Beyond the Commodity Cloud to a More Adaptable Cloud Infrastructure

Wednesday October 12, 2011 2:00 PM EDT/ 11:00 AM PDT

Is your cloud infrastructure meeting the needs of your evolving business model, applications, and customers? Have you fully realized the potential of crafting a unique and powerful cloud infrastructure for your business, beyond traditional clouds?

Perhaps it’s time to graduate from the “commodity cloud.” Learn about the differences in cloud infrastructure (IaaS) providers and how to select the cloud that will move your company beyond single applications to realizing ROI, decreasing time-to-market and optimizing your in-house development resources.

    What Attendees Will Learn:
  • Insight on why and when the commodity cloud might not be the best solution
  • How to give your team the infrastructure that best suits the complex needs of your business
  • How are companies realizing ROI in the cloud
    Who should attend?
  • CIOs
  • CTOs
  • Cloud or Virtualization Directors
  • VPs of IT
*The first 50 people to login in to the event will receive a $100 trial credit.


Jeff Samuels
Chief Marketing Officer,

Jeff Samuels is Chief Marketing Officer at GoGrid where he is responsible for managing and expanding the company’s multiple product lines and driving market adoption at a global level. Jeff has spent the majority of his career in the Internet infrastructure and application arena. Prior to the GoGrid appointment, he served as GM and Vice President at Neustar (NYSE: NSR) where he was responsible for product success and achieving revenue targets in Neustar’s Internet Infrastructure Services Group, one of the fastest growing business units in the company. Jeff came to Neustar through its acquisition of UltraDNS where he was GM and EVP of Marketing — Neustar purchased UltraDNS in 2006 for $61.8M. At UltraDNS he was charged with building, educating and selling the enterprise market on what can now be regarded as one of the first commercially successful cloud-based infrastructure solutions. As a key member of the UltraDNS executive team, Jeff drove the company from pre-launch to become the number one provider of Managed DNS and traffic management solutions to thousands of customers across multiple industry verticals.


Michael Sheehan
Technology Evangelist

Michael Sheehan is the Technology Evangelist for GoGrid and Editor in Chief. Michael is responsible for digital media marketing, online audience development, public relations, media relations, content creation and editing as well as a variety of other projects and campaigns. Michael has over 15 years of technology-related Product, Account and Engineering management experience within the telecommunications, internet and Software-as-a-Service markets. He is also an avid social media pundit and technology blogger. You can follow him on Twitter - @HighTechDad.


Stefanie Mosca
Web Editor, TMC

Stefanie Mosca is a Web editor for TMCnet. Previously she worked as a freelance copy editor for Digital Surgeons LLC. She holds a master’s degree in journalism from Quinnipiac University and a bachelor’s degree in communication from the University of New Haven.

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Graduate from the Commodity Cloud
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Date & Time
Wednesday October 12, 2011 2:00 PM EDT/ 11:00 AM PDT
60 Minutes
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