Cloud Computing - Saas, Iaas
Hello, we are organizing an event-series based on the web on ´cloud computing/ saas´ and are currently looking for interested companies to sponsor/ speak. We offer different packages and all include promotion and awareness to 1000s of people worldwide, 30 min. To present, 10 min. Q&a/ polling-interaction with the audience, a wish list to invite on your behalf and receipt of the complete list of all attendees (incl. Recording).
Already confirmed on the agenda are cisco, sugarcrm, litebi and the cloud security alliance! we look forward to any experts (/your marketing counterparts) to collaborate on this opportunity!
areas of expertise: seeking experts with knowledge of cloud computing; saas, iaas, paas, managed hosting, open cloud.+6 Other Responses
Cloud Computing - Saas, Iaas
I am researching cloud project managment and need to connect with people to tell me their experience+4 Other Responses
i am working on a study on cloud computing (saas opportunities). I am trying to understand the saas supply market and buyer adoption for 8 to 10 core components/software, such as shared master data, advanced analytics, global business performance reporting, enterprise search, etc. I would like to know the leading saas vendors for these components/software, types/tiers of vendors in the market, and general buyer & pharma-specific buyer adoption of saas for these components/software. I am looking for experts who are independent consultants having implemented saas, suppliers of saas solutions, or buyers of saas solutions (preferably pharma-specific industries).+9 Other Responses
Aws Cloud Courses
We would like to speak with multiple experts based in india and uk who are familiar with aws cloud training and certification (current or former employee of c, cisco, vmware, microsoft or other technology companies). We are interested to speak to it operations, it or finance/accounting.
This would be for a 30-min paid phone consult. Please respond with a few brief statements as to your relevance in this space.
1. Do you have more than 10 employees in the it department, for your company, worldwide?
2. Have you recently participated in the evaluation of training and certification courses for aws cloud? If yes, how many providers have you evaluated?
3. When was the evaluation of aws courses performed? Less than 3 or 6 months?
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i am conducting a study to understand the iaas and paas ecosystem and would like phone consultations with people very familiar and involved in the space (e.G., sis, vars, analysts) to cover the following business aspects:
1. They market and competitive forces shaping each solution space
2. Who the key players are (both closed and open source) - their strengths and weaknesses, services and products, go to market, etc.
3. Who the key enablers are (those providing compute, network, storage, virtualization, os, db, tools)- closed and open. Their strengths weaknesses and go to market approaches.
4. I am also trying to understand service levels offered and planned particularly as they relate to high availability; as well as specific hardware, software, etc. Solutions for high availability.
Iaas; infrastructure as a service; paas; platform as a service; saas+7 Other Responses
Csps Approach Towards Cloud First It Transformation
Scope: to understand the csps strategies towards ‘cloud first’ it transformation’.
It will cover understanding details on drivers and barriers, timescales for migrating different application types, implications for data, ai and analytics, and cloud/saas partner choices and impact on csp it budgets and vendor business models.
type of interviews: telephonic discussions (~60 minutes)
timeline: before 19th november 2021
number of experts: 4 (not more than 1 per company)
expert job title(s): head/vp/director – level executives having current knowledge and influence on it transformation
• chief architect
• head of transformation
• director - public cloud infrastructure and technology
screening questions (must qualify below mentioned criteria): s1. Which statement best describes where your organisation is regarding it transformation?
⬜ we are planning our it transformation strategy now
⬜ we have just started our it transformation journey (less than 1 year) ⬜ we have been executing an it transformation strategy for the past 1-3 years
⬜ we have been executing an it transformation strategy for more than three years
⬜ we do not have an it transformation strategy [terminated]
s2 . Which of the following best describes the relationship between your it transformation and public cloud/hybrid cloud?
⬜ we are already shifting a significant proportion of it applications, data and development to public/hybrid cloud providers.
⬜ we are migrating some it applications and capabilities onto public/hybrid cloud
⬜ we have plans to migrate it systems to public/hybrid cloud, but have not done so yet
⬜ we do not have plans to migrate to cloud [terminated]
s3. Which of the following best describes your responsibility for implementing or influencing it transformation?
⬜ i am responsible for implementing it transformation for the whole company, i own the project and am responsible for strategy and selection of public cloud provider partnerships.
⬜ i am responsible for implementing it transformation within my division and department. There are other initiatives elsewhere within the organisation.
⬜ i am responsible for implementing it transformation within my division and department. There are no other initiatives elsewhere within the organisation.
⬜ i have influence over the evaluation and/or implementation of cloud computing strategy and technology platform requirements to support it transformation.
⬜ i have no influence over the evaluation and/or implementation of an it strategy and rely on our it functions for support in my organisation. [terminated]
key pointers for the discussion:
strategy for public cloud adoption – (what are you doing with pubic cloud)
rationale for public cloud adoption
how are you migrating to the public cloud
making the business case for public cloud adoption+22 Other Responses
We are conducting research on the virtual desktop marketplace in the mid-market. Specifically, we are interested in learning the relationship/interactions among the three main components of the value chain: virtual desktop solution vendors, channel partners and end customers. We are hoping to talk to experts that fit at least one of the profiles below. Given our pressing timeline, we would like to conduct ~5 interviews (potentially more) with candidates who seem fit as soon as possible.
We are focusing on the u.S. Exclusively for now. However, we would like to also understand the international markets later. On that, we will reach out again with specific regions and region-specific definition for the mid-market.
§ mid-market – in the u.S. It refers to market with end customers that have 500-5000 ftes
§ virtual desktop solution vendors – technology companies that develop virtual desktop solutions. They typically sell the solution through channel partners to small and medium end customers and through their own sales force to large end customers
§ channel partners – companies that partner with virtual desktop solution vendors and sell solution licenses or access to virtual desktop solutions to end-customers. Common types of channel partners are value added resellers (vars), managed service providers (msps), system integrators (sis), etc.
§ end customer – companies that purchase virtual desktop solutions for their employees to use
§ must have worked at one of the main vendors, channel partners or have been an it decision maker of a mid-market company (fte 500-5000)
qualified vendors and their most well-known virtual desktop solution:
o vmware (horizon or horizon air)
o citrix systems (xendesktop, xenapp)
o microsoft (remote desktop services)
o amazon web services (aws workspaces)
qualified channel partners
o msps, vars, or sis with experience selling virtual desktop solutions to mid-market customers
§ must have worked/work in sales, channel partner management or similar functions for the virtual desktop product
§ must have experience interacting/managing channel partners that sell to the mid-market end customers (fte 500-5000)
§ can speak to the competitive landscape
§ can speak to different types of partner programs and their corresponding incentive/discount structure
§ can speak to different licensing models and consumption model
§ can give perspective on cloud-based virtual desktop offerings and the process of pushing cloud-based offering to the marketplace (if applicable)
§ must have sold/sell to mid-market end customers
§ must have sold/sell virtual desktop solutions from the four qualified vendors listed above
§ can speak to channel partner’s business model and consumption model (e.G. How do they make money?)
§ can speak to incentive/discount structure of at least one of the four qualified vendors
§ can speak to experience interacting with at least one of the four qualified vendors
§ can give a perspective on the impact of cloud-based offerings from virtual desktop solution vendors on the channel partners
§ ideally have the experience of transitioning to providing a cloud-based solution
it decision maker
§ must have worked for a mid-market company (fte 500-5000)
§ must have purchased or been involved in the purchasing decision of a virtual desktop solution from the four qualified vendors
§ can speak to the evaluation process of a channel partner’s virtual desktop solution (e.G. What matters the most? Who the channel partner is? Who the solution vendor is? Etc.)
§ can speak to the licensing agreement and payment structure the company has considered
§ can give a perspective on possibility of adopting of a cloud-based virtual desktop solution
william+18 Other Responses
Amazon Web Services
Has aws faced any "capacity issues" or "stock outs" that they are blocked to on board new customers or new capacity needs of existing customers?+5 Other Responses
Cloud Provider Solution Management
We are looking for industry experts who can conduct a one-week face-to-face workshop in china. The target of the workshop is to share the company’s product management process, organizational structure and general work-flow. We are interested with former / current employees from microsoft azure, amazon aws, google cloud etc. .
candidate should be able to work onsite in china for a week in december. Flight, transportation, accommodation and any other local cost will be covered. The whole workshop will take about 5-7 days.
Please respond to the following questions as to your relevance in this space:
1. Who is the key decision maker for solution chartering and gtm (go to market) in terms of product management in the company?
2. Can you discuss the process in making solution and product planning at the beginning of the planning cycle?
3. Can you discuss requirements delivered to product manager? How do you deal with requirement conflict between sales and product manager?
4. Are you able to discuss req'ts for solution launching and which functions are involved?
5. Are you able to discuss how certain departments are being build up for specific departments and how are they being connected to sales and r&d?+19 Other Responses
One last try. Existing amazon ec2, i need to setup a vpc to allow for windows pass thorough to the aws web server.+14 Other Responses
I am looking for someone who can review our recent migration to aws, set up a testing environment, bring our website (****) live and offer some initial tech support as needed to address user issues.
The site has already been moved from a shared hosting environment to aws, but the developer who was working on this project had to move on to another commitment before he could bring this online.+5 Other Responses
Cloud computing application migration+18 Other Responses