In today’s world it’s difficult to evaluate the benefits of various cloud platforms due to hype and unrealistic expectations. Jim O’Neil of Microsoft will present a cross-cloud comparison between Windows Azure and other leading cloud platforms to make this process less confusing. This is the event for you if you are a CIO, CTO , IT Pro, Architect or a Developer and planning to move to the cloud. You will gain valuable information after this presentation to help you make informed decisions around your next cloud project. Cloud enthusiasts or observers are also welcome.
6:00 - 7:00 PM will be Boston Azure Theater where we will watch a session from Microsoft BUILD conference summarizing those features recently released for the Windows Azure Platform. We will have time for a short Q&A as well
7:00 - 7:15 PM - Pizza / Q&A continued from above
7:15 - 8:15 PM - Main talk from JIM O'NEIL - comparing cloud platforms
8:15 - 8:30 PM - Wrap up, Announcements, Give-aways
(After 8:30 PM - Perhaps go to the Muddy for a cold beverage)
About Jim O'Neil
Jim is a Developer Evangelist for Microsoft who covers the Northeast District (namely, New England and upstate New York) along with his colleague Chris Bowen. His overall focus is to engage with the development community in the area through user groups, code camps, barcamps, Microsoft-speaking events, etc., and just in general serve as ambassador for Microsoft. Over the past year or so, Jim has been focusing on software development scenarios using cloud computing and Windows Azure.
Food: will be provided