With the recent announcements from hyperscale cloud providers entering the IBM Power Systems arena, Power Systems users now have several cloud options available to them. But, which cloud is right for your IBM i workloads? And more importantly, what is the best way to administer and support these environments? In this webinar, Kris Whitney from IBM’s R&D team joins IBM experts from Connectria to provide insights and direction on each of the IBM cloud types. We’ll provide an overview of the technology involved, options for migrating to the cloud, and ongoing management options. You’ll leave this webinar feeling more knowledgeable about the choices you have in front of you and more confident in your ability to choose the right path and make the right decisions.
Kris Whitney is a Senior Technical Staff Member at IBM Rochester. He has worked at IBM for the last 19+ years and currently is leading the development for Db2 Mirror for i and IBM i Public Cloud enablement.
Dave Wiseman has been in the Technology Industry for the past 28 years. Wiseman helped to establish the IBM i hosting and cloud solutions for Connectria. Currently his responsibilities include architecting client cloud solutions and supporting pre-sales efforts. He is a member of several organizations supporting IBM i technologies.
Amar Patel joined Connectria as Chief Revenue Officer in 2018 after almost two decades of sales leadership experience in major tech providers including Dell and Rackspace. He brings a love of learning and a passion for technology particularly in how it can help his customers to his role.
Amar has a BA in business economics from the University of Texas at Austin where he helped found the Beta Kappa Gamma fraternity, a service-based organization that now has seven chapters across the country focused on serving local communities through various philanthropic activities and promoting academic scholarship.