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Commercial & Open Source Choices for Building Your Private Cloud & Why?

At Cloud Expo, Dell’s Brent Doncaster & Michael Elliott to discuss optimizing agility, efficiency & service quality objectives

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Picking the ideal platform for your private cloud strategy is a critical decision - when do you pick commercial VMware and Microsoft-based solutions? When is an OpenStack solution a good option?

In their session at 14th Cloud Expo, Brent Doncaster, a Sr. Strategist for Product Marketing in Dell's Cloud Solutions team, and Michael Elliott, an Enterprise Cloud Evangelist at Dell, will reveal how leading organizations are aligning their needs with the various cloud platforms to optimize their agility, efficiency and service quality objectives.

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Speaker Bios:
Brent Doncaster is a Sr. Strategist for Product Marketing in Dell's Cloud Solutions team. In this role, he leads the design and implementation of strategic marketing initiatives for Dell's portfolio of cloud solutions powered by OpenStack. This includes working with Dell's strategic partners and the OpenStack community.

Brent's 20+ years of technology experience include roles in Strategic Alliances, Product Management and Marketing in the television broadcasting, enterprise software, virtualization and cloud solutions fields. Brent has degrees in electrical engineering, sociology, and an MS from Boise State University.

Michael Elliott is an Enterprise Cloud Evangelist at Dell with over 20 years of enterprise technology experience. In this capacity, he consults with companies throughout North America on their cloud architecture and represents Dell at industry conferences.

Michael started his career as a mainframe programmer for General Electric and held the role of adjunct professor of marketing at the University of Akron. Michael has a mathematics degree from the University of Cincinnati and an MBA from Pennsylvania State University.

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The growth and success of Cloud Computing will be on display at the upcoming Cloud Expo® conference and exhibition in New York City, New York, June 10-12, 2014.

All main layers of the Cloud ecosystem will be represented at the 14th International Cloud Expo® - the infrastructure players, the platform providers, and those offering applications, and they'll all be here to speak, sponsor, exhibit and network.

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