July 11, 2012
PALO ALTO, Calif., July 11 — A cloud application platform environment can enhance development team agility, lower security risk, streamline application management, and raise server efficiency. However, cloud application teams are discovering that, at scale, traditional virtual server tenancy environments create a proliferation of cloud machine instances, which increase the security risk, management burden, and operational expense. To help IT professionals adopt best practices and avoid these risks, WSO2 and Eucalyptus Systems will conduct a joint webinar, "Building a Cloud Application Platform."
The webinar will be presented jointly by Chris Haddad, WSO2 vice president of technology evangelism, and Paul Weiss, Eucalyptus Systems senior cloud engineer. The session is being held twice on Wednesday, July 18, 2012 from 9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. Pacific and 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. GMT for Europe and Asia-Pacific. For more information, visit http://wso2.org/library/webinars/2012/07/building-cloud-application-platform.
Together Chris and Paul will examine how organizations can develop a scalable, automated, multi-tenant environment that enforces security isolation, pools database and user resources, and rapidly provisions application environments. The session also will:
· Examine the cloud architecture components underpinning the cloud-native WSO2 Stratos cloud middleware platform and Eucalyptus Cloud platform for on-premise infrastructure as a service (IaaS) clouds.
· Explain how operation teams can specify and define resource sharing, partition tenants, and monitor service performance.
· Review how to establish a run-time feedback loop between an application and infrastructure.
· Discuss why Java container multi-tenancy increases tenant density and decreases cloud environment count.
Chris Haddad, WSO2 vice president of technology evangelism, works closely with developers, architects, and C-level executives to increase WSO2 technology adoption, improve the middleware platform, and maximize customer value. He has been advising Fortune 500 companies and charting a vision toward "Cloud 2020," both in his current role and as a former research vice president at the Burton Group and Gartner.
Paul Weiss is the senior cloud engineer at Eucalyptus Systems, the open source cloud software platform provider for on-premise infrastructure-as-a-service (IaaS). He currently focuses on enterprise customer deployments across the globe. Paul has more than 16 years of proven industry experience, specializing in virtualization product development, and is certified in solutions like Solaris, Red Hat and VMware.
About Eucalyptus Systems
Eucalyptus Systems provides IT organizations and technology businesses with the most widely deployed cloud software platform for on-premise IaaS. Eucalyptus is built as an open source cloud product and is uniquely suited for enterprise-class private cloud or hybrid cloud computing. As the architect of the on-premise cloud category, Eucalyptus is enabling 25,000 cloud starts each year, including instances at more than 20 percent of Fortune 100 companies. Eucalyptus customers are achieving the benefits of agility, elasticity, and scale for highly demanding development and test, scalable web services, and big data applications. The platform supports industry-standard Amazon Web Services (AWS) cloud APIs, and all major virtualization platforms. The company has an active and growing ecosystem of customers, partners, developers, and researchers that benefit from Eucalyptus' open, fast, and standards-compliant path to cloud computing. For more information about Eucalyptus, please visithttp://www.eucalyptus.com.
WSO2 is the lean enterprise middleware company. It delivers the only complete open source enterprise SOA middleware stack purpose-built as an integrated platform to support today's heterogeneous enterprise environments – internally and in the cloud. WSO2's service and support team is led by technical experts who have proven success in deploying enterprise SOAs and contribute to the technology standards that enable them. For more information, visit http://wso2.com, or check out the WSO2 community on the WSO2 Blog, Twitter, LinkedIn, Facebook, and FriendFeed.
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