Unleashing the Power of PaaS to Harness the Cloud
Vice President and Distinguished Analyst
Michael West is Vice President with Saugatuck Technology. His areas of research and consulting expertise include Cloud Computing, "Enterprise Ready" SaaS, ISVs in transition to SaaS, Cloud Development platforms, SaaS Integration, Social Computing platforms, and GRC. In 2000, Mike joined Saugatuck as an early co-founder after leaving Gartner, Inc., where he served as Vice President and Research Director. He has over twenty years of experience in IT at John Hancock, Fidelity Investments, Apple Computer, and Gartner.
Vice President of Research and Development
Fujitsu America Inc.
Keith Swenson is Vice President of Research and Development at Fujitsu America Inc. for the Interstage family of products. He is known for having been a pioneer in web services. Keith is currently the Chairman of the Technical Committee of the Workflow Management Coalition. In 2004 he was awarded the Marvin L. Manheim Award for outstanding contributions in the field of workflow.
Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) should be seen as a platform for innovation, agility, flexibility and leverage, rather than merely for application development.
In this Webcast you will learn how PaaS can make a difference in your organization and how to best leverage its capabilities. Join Saugatuck Technology Distinguished Analyst Mike West and Fujitsu Chief Architect Keith Swenson as they discuss how PaaS will form the foundation for today's new loosely-coupled business services. Topics will include:
- Harnessing the Cloud with PaaS
- What is and is not PaaS
- PaaS and the future of Clouds
- Proven best practices for deploying PaaS solution