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Road to the Cloud: IT Virtualization Leading All The Way To Cloud Computing




                                             Road to the Cloud:

  IT Virtualization Leading All The Way To Cloud Computing

                                             Sponsored by:

                         Avnet Technology Solutions and HP

Where are you in your journey to the Cloud? Whether you are new to virtualization, looking to virtualize your IT infrastructure or trying to connect the dots from virtualization to cloud...this informational session will walk you through the different stages from virtualization to cloud computing. Industry expert, Jeanne Morain, will be presenting lessons learned from working with 30+ customers on their migration from virtualization to the cloud.

If you register and attend, you will receive a complimentary copy of one of Jeanne Morain’s books Visible OPS Private Cloud: From virtualization to private cloud in 4 practical steps OR iSpeak Cloud.

Attend and Win! By attending you will also have a chance to win an HP SlateBook 10 PC*.

*HP is not a sponsor of this giveaway. Applicable to attendees only.

Speaker Bio:

Jeanne Morain is a virtualization and cloud expert, consultant and author. Previously, she held various executive roles in marketing, strategic alliance, and product management at companies such as Apollo Group, Flexera Software, VMware and MBC Software. Jeanne has more than 17 years of experience in systems management, virtualization and cloud computing, implementing solutions for millions of users across Fortune 2000 companies. She has won numerous awards for her work in business service management (BSM), SaaS, dynamic data center, and virtualization and is a contributing author and co-author of books on BSM, virtualization, and cloud computing. She is a noted industry speaker at such events as VMworld, InterOp, CloudSlam, and SoftSummit. Jeanne blogs at or follow her on Twitter: @JeanneMorain


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  • Hao W.

    nice introduction about how to adopt private cloud

    April 14, 2014

  • Rob R.

    Really enjoyed Jeanne's presentation, and look forward to reading the book she provided. A lot to think about. Also, I read "The Phoenix Project" last year, and it was an entertaining and very thought provoking book. Definitely a good read.

    April 12, 2014

  • Peter L.

    Great presentations, could someone post the title of the book Jeanne recommended? Thanks!

    April 11, 2014

    • Larry G.

      The Phoenix Project, by Gene Kim.

      April 11, 2014

  • George M.

    Very informative

    April 11, 2014

  • Mark C.

    Toward the day when YOU can say, "Computer..." and have all the latest versions of every kind of software tool ever conceived of available to you -- without advertising or surveys (and at a reasonable price).

    March 31, 2014

  • lisa

    I unfortunately will not be able to attend.

    March 26, 2014

Our Sponsors

  • Reduxio

    Technology insight, food and refreshments

  • Stratoscale

    Great technology insight, food and refreshments

  • Avnet

    Food and refreshments

  • Xively by LogMeIn

    Speakers, food and refreshments

  • Intel

    Food, refreshments and a great evening on IoT

  • Microsoft

    Use of the facility, meeting room, A/V, etc..!

  • StackEngine

    Docker Lightening Talk

  • O'Reilly Publishing

    O'Reilly supplies books for our raffle and discounts on book purchases

  • VMWare

    VMware gives us a place to meet on occasion also.

  • VMWare Press

    Vmware Press supplies books and other training materials for our raffle

  • Kaspersky Lab

    Secure Virtualization

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