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CTA Presents: Latisys and HP - "Managing the Transition to the Cloud" - Join us to learn the ins and outs and case study about shifting to a cloud environment over a catered lunch. This free member event is a great opportunity for your business to have lunch and learn!

When: Wednesday
11:00 AM - 1:30 PM
Where: Colorado Technology Association Office
216 16th Street, Suite 850
Denver, Colorado  80202
United States
Contact: Maggie Reber-Wynn

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CTA TechTalks Presents:  Latisys and HP - "Managing the Transition to the Cloud"


This event is Sold Out

Join us to learn the ins and outs and case study about shifting to a cloud environment over a catered lunch.  This free member event is a great opportunity for your business to have lunch and learn!  

Latisys and HP will lead the next TechTalk over a catered lunch to discuss:

* The importance of determining your ITO profile before shifting to cloud environment.

* How to develop and execute a multi-step legacy-to-cloud migration path - ensuring legacy infrastructure investments are not lost when shifting to cloud environment.

* Weighing pro’s and con’s of buying cloud services v. building dedicated computing infrastructure - which cloud services can generate the most immediate and sustainable cost savings.

Presented By: Christian Teeft, VP of Engineering at Latisys                        
                         Kerry Barbour, Solutions Architect at HP

When: Wed. May 23, 2012 at 11:00 AM - 1:30 PM (lunch included)


2 Free      Premium Members
$15        Subscribing Members 
$50        Community Members
$55        Non Members 

Where: CTA Office - 216 16th Street, Suite 850, Denver

Seating is limited, so please register today!  A catered lunch is included.  


Bios of Presenters:

Christian Teeft, Latisys, Vice President of Engineering

Throughout his 16 year career, Christian has established himself as an accomplished and forward-thinking data center engineering and product development professional.  His considerable experience managing large teams and driving the development strategy for a wide range of innovative data center solutions brought him to Latisys in September of 2010, as the Vice President of Engineering.  In this role, Teeft is responsible for building out the firm’s next generation managed hosting and cloud services platform, as well as delivering innovative, scalable IT Outsourcing solutions to enterprise customers.

For the nine years prior to joining Latisys, Teeft served in various capacities at NTT America, most recently as VP of Product Development, Engineering and OSS. In that role, Teeft served as a core member of the management team responsible for setting the company’s strategic technology direction, and led multiple engineering teams responsible for Platform, Storage, Network, OSS, Custom Engineering, and DB practice. In addition, his organization was responsible for R&D of new products and services, managing and maintaining the hosting infrastructure for several data centers, and custom solution support. 

Kerry Barbour, HP, Solutions Architect 

With more than 28 years of industry experience in global enterprise level computer information systems and telecommunications, Kerry has specific technical experience in high capacity transaction processing systems, distributed architectures, data and telephony networking, and large scale enterprise infrastructure design.

With past experience as a programmer, solution architect, systems consultant, and enterprise systems administrator, Kerry brings a pragmatic perspective to technology as part of an overall business solution including business analysis, infrastructure design, data networking, systems hardware, software, operations, consulting and services. 

Kerry has designed and implemented systems, networking and storage solutions to enable applications for many corporate and enterprise accounts including Qwest Communications, FedEx, Sprint, DIRECTV, DHL, Dish Network, Verizon, The U. S. Bureau of Reclamation, Department of Energy and more.

Prior to joining HP in 1999, Kerry’s experience includes systems administration for Qwest Communications, Tele-Communications, Inc. (now Comcast), as well as mainframe systems administration and planning for Control Data Corporation at several federal government agencies.

Kerry holds degrees in Computer Science, Telecommunications, Computer Information Systems Management, and Business Administration, to help companies with a full range of technology solutions to get the most out of their business.

Thank you to our content presenters:

About Latisys:

Latisys delivers IT Outsourcing solutions to help businesses focus on growth and achieve an optimal return on their IT infrastructure investment:·        

IT Off-premise: keep full and hands-on control of your IT infrastructure, while taking advantage of a secure, redundant and highly available Tier III data center ·        

IT Off-load: rely on the Latisys staff of professionals to perform routine IT maintenance tasks so your resources can spend more time growing the business ·        

IT Optimize: leverage state-of-the-art technological advances and hardware innovations without incurring capital expenses ·        

IT On-demand: gain more control of costs and compute resources within a secure and elastic platform

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