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Developers + IT Ops = Cloud Innovation

09.06.2013
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Back in June, Dell put on a half-day Cloud summit on BrightTALK.  The event, led out of our services group, was made up of six hour-long presentations that ranged from Cloud security to compliance to HPC.

John Willis, who recently joined Dell via the Enstratius acquisition, and I presented the deck below.  We began with the rise of the developer and their key role in Cloud.  From there we talk about how IT can best work with developers to drive innovation, while at the same time maintaining stability (spoiler alert: the answer is DevOps).


If you want to listen to recordings of any of the six presentations that made up the cloud summit, check out the links below:

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