Penetrating the Cloud Opportunities and Challenges for Business

Seth Robinson, Brian Doyle and Andy Howard

Tue, 28th August 2012


Speaker Bio 1:
Seth Robinson
Seth Robinson is the Director of Technology Analysis at CompTIA. Seth is part of the CompTIA's research team, keeping an eye on various trends throughout the IT world and bringing market intelligence to CompTIA members. Specifically, Seth focuses on the underlying technology and how it is driving change within businesses and is actively involved in cloud computing, enterprise mobility, social for business, and virtualization.

Brian Doyle
Brian Doyle is the VP of IT and Datacenter Services at PCNet, Inc. PCNet provides a full lineup of data center, cloud, and manged services. Brian has expertise in leveraging an enterprise cloud to deliver on a VMware supported infrastructure. PCNet tailors solutions for Main Street through the Fortune 1000.

Speaker Bio 2:
Andy Howard
Andy Howard is the Founder and Managing Director of Howard & Associates, a leading consulting firm focused on helping clients "improve communications with video". Mr. Howard has helped hundreds of customers, including large corporate, government, and educational customers, architect and implement enterprise-wide IP video conferencing and video streaming deployments. Mr. Howard is a highly regarded IP video expert and industry veteran and also a renowned and frequent speaker at leading industry events. Prior to founding Howard & Associates, Mr. Howard was a key executive at VBrick Systems and was instrumental is building it from a startup to the worldwide market leader (as named by Frost & Sullivan in 2011). Mr. Howard directed VBrick’s product strategy for many years and also helped drive the VBrick’s strategic alliances, positioning it as the "go to" partner in the streaming video space for companies such as Avaya, Microsoft, HP, and LifeSize.