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Surgient CTO Dave Malcolm to Discuss How Private Clouds and Other Approaches Help Manage Virtual Sprawl at Interop Las Vegas 2009
Surgient, the leading provider of IT service delivery optimization and virtualization automation, today announced that Chief Technology Officer Dave Malcolm will present at Interop Las Vegas 2009. Malcolm brings to the show years of experience with companies deploying virtual environments that include various hypervisor technologies. Surgient’s software enables private, or internal, clouds and creates a self-service, virtual infrastructure to assist with the delivery of IT services.

Malcolm is a participant in the panel discussion, “Controlling Virtual Server Sprawl,” where he will discuss the need for heterogeneous virtualization management to control virtual server sprawl and ensure efficient use of computing resources.

Virtualization has enabled IT teams to more quickly and cost-effectively provision computing resources on demand. However, the rapid provisioning of virtual servers has generated sprawl and management concerns. In this session, Malcolm will join a panel of industry experts to discuss best practices and management solutions to alleviate these issues.


  Panel Discussion on “Controlling Virtual Server Sprawl”


Dave Malcolm, CTO, Surgient


Tuesday, May 19, 2009, 4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. PT


Mandalay Bay Convention Center, Las Vegas, Nev.

About the Speaker

Malcolm is responsible for product management, software development and datacenter operations for Surgient’s products and hosted solutions. Prior to Surgient, he was the vice president of product group at Motive where he built the software development organization from its early beginnings and was responsible for product marketing and development of the entire Motive product line that grew from $2 million to more than $65 million in annual revenue during his tenure. Prior to Motive, Malcolm was the vice president and general manager of the Internet Business Unit at Tivoli Systems. He graduated from the University of Oklahoma with a bachelor’s degree in computer science.

Published Monday, May 18, 2009 6:21 PM by David Marshall
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