Tom Halle, Senior Director of Global Alliances at Savvis/CenturyLink and Sean McCaffery, Vice President of Channel Sales and Operations at ViaWest have agreed to participate in the Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) Roundtable that will discuss, “Creating New Customer Opportunities via Cloud Partnerships”, at the third annual Cloud Channel Summit on Monday, November 4, at the Computer History Museum in Mountain View, CA.
Tom and Sean will join Brian Matsubara, Head of Global Technology Alliances at Amazon Web Services (AMS) on the panel that will be moderated by Andy Schroepfer, Founder/CEO of Big Cloud Sales, and previously Vice President of Enterprise Strategy at Rackspace and founder of Tier1 Research.
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The IaaS Roundtable is one of a series of highly interactive panel sessions during the Cloud Channel Summit peer-to-peer, executive networking forum which will give participants an intimate opportunity to share experiences and industry best practices for building successful partnerships in the Cloud. The other sessions will … Read More »
Dimension Data’s acquisition of OpSource marks the end of an era and illustrates how the Cloud Computing competitive landscape is expanding to encompass every type of tech vendor and service provider.
Although it is only a fraction of the size and has only a fraction of the brand equity of Salesforce.com, OpSource has had a disproportionate impact on the growth of the Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) market and broader Cloud movement.
The company’s CEO, Treb Ryan, has been a tireless evangelist for the business value of SaaS and now the Cloud. He and his staff have invested heavily in educating and facilitating the industry’s growth through an endless stream of webcasts and whitepapers, and founding the industry’s most important annual gathering, the SaaS Summit, now known as “All About the Cloud” and managed by the SIIA.
Rather than simply offer a set of hosting services, OpSource put together … Read More »
Savvis, Inc. has been named the first managed services winner of the Best of SaaS Showplace (BoSS) Awards program, which is aimed at promoting the measurable business benefits being delivered by today’s Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) solutions.
The BoSS Awards program was announced in January 2009 by THINKstrategies to bring attention to SaaS and cloud computing companies which are producing tangible business benefits for specific user organizations, including increased sales, lower costs, higher customer satisfaction, faster operations, and greater profitability.
Savvis is an outsourcing provider of managed computing and network infrastructure for IT applications. A case example of the business benefits of Savvis’ services is Wall Street Systems, a provider of treasury, trading and settlement software, which decided in 2006 to make a strategic shift in direction and move from a standard licensing model to the new SaaS delivery model.
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