Cloud Computing & Virtualization

Cloud Computing Insights (Straight Talk)

Cloud Computing has become one of today's most-talked-about technology trends. Experts tell us that the Cloud Computing model offers organizations a significant advantage; a means to provide improved computing services while lowering costs.

In this report Don Norbeck, Director of Product Development for SunGard Availability Services presents advice and make recommendations that will help you evaluate Cloud Computing and to assess the potential impact its implementation could have on your enterprise.

Track: Straight Talk
Straightforward explanations of key technologies and their business value

Learning Objectives:

By watching this program you will learn about:

  • The emerging computing paradigm known as Cloud Computing
  • The challenges faced by early adopters and how long it will take for Cloud to go mainstream.
  • The role of service providers what criteria should be used when selecting one for your organization.
  • How to get your organization started with Cloud Computing.

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Don Norbeck - Presenter
Don Norbeck is an expert in the issues today’s CIOs are facing related to information availability, compliance and operational risk. He leads SunGard Availability Services’ innovation and new product initiatives as director of product development. The primary goal is to help customers meet their information availability objectives, leveraging new technologies from virtualization and automation to new storage options such as “storage as a service.” In addition, Don helps SunGard Availability Services set its future sustainability strategies by continually searching for emerging technologies, market trends and business opportunities.

Prior to assuming roles in product management, Don served as solution engineer and managed services subject matter expert, where he assisted in architecting some of SunGard’s most complex managed services solutions. With more than fifteen years of IT experience, Don has worked as a solution engineer for Kana, an ECRM software company, and Digex, a hosting provider.

Don holds a Juris Doctorate from Temple University’s Beasley School of Law and a B.A. in American culture from Vassar College. He is widely quoted on topics related to virtualization and other new data center management technologies, and has keynoted and served as a panelist at many technology industry events.

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  • 56k or Greater Internet Connection
  • Adobe Acrobat® Reader for the .pdf files
  • Adobe® Flash® Player 8 or higher
  • Modern DHTML Compatible Browser
  • Ram: 256 MB minimum
  • Sound card with speakers/headphones
  • Windows or Mac OS

Price (USD)

Standard Rate: $29.00
Subscribers: $29.00
Pillsbury U Online: $29.00
Metro State Univ: FREE


Course Code : WIT-1768

Length : 23min

Format Type : eLearning

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