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Microsemi’s Director of Product Management and Strategy, Mark Orthodoxou, Talks Company Differentiators, Vision and HostingCon

Q&A with CloudPOST’s Contributing Editor, Kathy Xu Mark Orthodoxou, Director of Product Management and Strategy, Scalable Storage Business Unit of Microsemi Corporation, spoke with CloudPOST about Microsemi’s attendance at HostingCon Global 2017, which took place April 3-6 in Los Angeles. Mr. Orthodoxou also discussed the launch of Microsemi’s new Smart Storage Platform. CloudPOST, Kathy Xu (CP-KX) Question: Tell our readers about your company. What do you do and what problems are you attempting to solve?   Microsemi, Mark Orthodoxou (Microsemi-MO) Answer: Microsemi is a leading provider of semiconductor solutions differentiated by power, security, reliability and performance. We deliver high-value...

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Dealing with the Challenges and Opportunities of Leveraging OpenStack

By Grant Kirkwood, CTO, Unitas Global OpenStack offers numerous advantages for the enterprise: agility, flexibility, no more hardware/software vendor lock-in, and a focus on enterprise applications versus infrastructure.  But what’s likely the most exciting benefit? Improved productivity resulting from accelerated revenue growth and automation of tasks. Yet despite great advancements, OpenStack remains challenging for most organizations to implement. While stories of the Fortune 100 adopting OpenStack are aspirational (even inspirational!), most organizations lack the resources to bring successful OpenStack deployments to fruition. This situation is compounded by the challenge of navigating a complex ecosystem. Just figuring out how to...

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Stephanie Weagle, Vice President of Corero Shares Insights into Company Success, DDoS Mitigation Market and Participation in HostingCon

Q&A with CloudPOST’s Contributing Editor, Kathy Xu CloudPOST recently spoke with Corero Vice President Stephanie Weagle about Corero’s participation in HostingCon April 3-6 in Los Angeles. Corero CEO Ashley Stephenson will present a HostingCon educational session on Wednesday, April 5 at 2:15 p.m., and the company will exhibit its DDoS solutions for service providers, hosting providers, and online enterprises. In this Q&A, we discuss Corero’s unique offerings, company goals and changes in cloud security. CloudPOST, Kathy Xu (CP-KX) Question: Tell our readers about your company. What do you do and what problems are you attempting to solve?  Corero, Stephanie...

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Gerald Choung, ESET North America’s VP Sales and Marketing Discusses Company Achievements, Industry Trends and HostingCon Participation

Q&A with CloudPOST’s Contributing Editor, Kathy Xu ESET North America’s Vice President of Sales and Marketing Gerald Choung recently spoke with CloudPOST to discuss ESET’s participation in HostingCon Global 2017 in Los Angeles from April 3-6. Other topics covered in the Q&A include what has driven the company’s success and challenges in the cloud industry. CloudPOST, Kathy Xu (CP-KX) Question: Tell our readers about your company. What do you do and what problems are you attempting to solve?  ESET, Gerald Choung (ESET-GC) Answer: ESET is one of the largest global IT security firms, protecting more than 100 million users...

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NEC’s Hiro Matsunami, Manager of Product Management, Shares Insights on Company Innovation, Cloud Computing and HostingCon

Q&A with CloudPOST’s Contributing Editor, Kathy Xu Hiro Matsunami, Manager of Product Management for NEC Corporation, recently took the time to engage with CloudPOST to express why HostingCon Global is a must-attend event for NEC. HostingCon is taking place April 3-6 in Los Angeles, and Mr. Matsunami is looking forward to the event’s networking aspect. In this Q&A we also cover topics such as NEC’s product and service portfolio, what makes the company unique, and its future. CloudPOST, Kathy Xu (CP-KX) Question: Tell our readers about your company. What do you do and what problems are you attempting to...

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Grant Kirkwood, CTO and Founder of Unitas Global Discusses Company Differentiators, Cloud Industry and HostingCon Participation

Q&A with CloudPOST’s Contributing Editor, Kathy Xu Grant Kirkwood, CTO and Founder of Unitas Global, will be attending HostingCon April 3-6 in Los Angeles and recently spoke with CloudPOST about his role in two of the event’s educational sessions. In this Q&A we also explore what differentiates Unitas, how the cloud industry is evolving and how Unitas will extend its market reach. CloudPOST, Kathy Xu (CP-KX) Question: Tell our readers about your company. What do you do and what problems are you attempting to solve? Unitas Global, Grant Kirkwood (Unitas-GK) Answer: Unitas Global utilizes leading cloud technologies to optimize...

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Lukas Hertig, CMO and VP Marketing of Plesk Discusses Cloud Industry Challenges, Company’s Future and HostingCon Participation

Q&A with CloudPOST’s Contributing Editor, Kathy Xu Lukas Hertig, CMO and VP Marketing at Plesk, spoke with CloudPOST about the company’s upcoming participation at HostingCon Global 2017, which will take place April 3-6 in Los Angeles. Plesk is planning a major announcement for HostingCon, and Mr. Hertig also gives his viewpoint on the greatest challenges within the cloud industry and how he sees Plesk growing in the next few years. CloudPOST, Kathy Xu (CP-KX) Question: Tell our readers about your company: What do you do and what problems are you attempting to solve?   Plesk, Lukas Hertig (Plesk-LH) Answer:...

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Jeff Barto, Chief Evangelist of Symantec on Future Vision, Cloud Industry and HostingCon

Q&A with CloudPOST’s Contributing Editor, Kathy Xu CloudPOST recently spoke with Symantec’s Chief Evangelist, Jeff Barto, who is a trust strategist and value advocate in Symantec’s Website Security Solutions business unit. In this CloudPOST Q&A, Mr. Barto discusses his passionate interest in establishing and projecting fundamental trust on the internet, Symantec’s interest in meeting with hosting providers at HostingCon Global 2017, and the evolving cloud industry. CloudPOST, Kathy Xu (CP-KX) Question: Tell our readers about your company: What do you do and what problems are you attempting to solve?  Symantec, Jeff Barto (Symantec-JB) Answer: Symantec is the world’s leading...

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Eloy Crespo, Sales Executive at Collabora Productivity, Shares Strategy and Discusses Upcoming Participation in HostingCon

Q&A with CloudPOST’s Contributing Editor, Kathy Xu Collabora Productivity Sales Executive Eloy Crespo recently connected with CloudPOST to discuss the company and its participation at HostingCon Global 2017, taking place April 3-6 in Los Angeles. The conference marks Collabora’s first event in the United States where they present Collabora Online, a powerful LibreOffice-based online office that supports all major document, spreadsheet and presentation file formats, which can be integrated into your own infrastructure. In this CloudPost Q&A, Mr. Crespo gives an overview of what Collabora does, how it is unique in the industry and the future of the company....

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How to Use the Cloud to Replace On-Premise Storage

By Barry Phillips, Chief Marketing Officer, Panzura For organizations with a cloud-first initiative, meaning that IT must first try the cloud before reverting to the legacy on-premises infrastructure, file systems are the natural infrastructure to consider moving to the cloud. However, to remove file systems completely from data centers and offices, businesses and governments will have to use a multi-cloud approach, reducing the effect of latency on performance. Despite all the benefits of the cloud, it is difficult for most businesses to realize a cloud-first strategy because the distance between offices and data centers creates isolated environments that cannot...

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