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Interview: VSM talks with Kevin Epstein of Scalent Systems

Virtual Strategy Magazine recently spoke with an interviewed Kevin Epstein, Vice President of Marketing for Scalent Systems.  The conversation was centered around the recent release of Scalent V/OE 2.0.

Listen to the Podcast, here.

The Podcast interview lasts about 20 minutes and has the following Summary:

  1. Introductions
  2. Release Announcement
  3. Server Infrastructure Repurposing
  4. Server Sprawl in Enterprise Data Centers
  5. How V/OE is different
  6. Latest Features in V/OE 2.0 Scalent’s role in the Data Center Environment
  7. What does “not in the data path” mean?
  8. DR 2.0
  9. Repurpose servers in less than 5 minutes
  10. Failover with multiple sites
  11. What happens if V/OE goes down?
  12. Too many servers decreases response time
  13. DR resources in non-emergency downtime
  14. What’s Next?
  15. Closing

Kevin Epstein, VP of Marketing – Scalent Systems
Kevin most recently served as Director of Marketing for VMware, Inc. from 2002 until 2006, where he was responsible for marketing strategy, outbound marketing, product management, and marketing programs during the company's growth from $20mm to more than $500mm in annual sales.

Previously, Kevin was Director of Product Management for Inktomi Corporation's Network Products division, responsible for all caching and content delivery server and network products, as well as satellite and ad delivery products. Prior to Inktomi, Kevin held various product line management and marketing leadership roles at RealNetworks and Netscape, as well as a founding role in CDnow.

Kevin began his career as a strategist with Mercer Management and Raychem. He holds a BS degree in High Energy Physics from Brown University and an MBA from Stanford University, and is the author of Marketing Made Easy, a popular trade book from Entrepreneur Magazine Press.

For more about Scalent Sytems and V/OE 2.0:

Published Wednesday, August 30, 2006 8:29 AM by David Marshall
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