RackWare Executives Among Featured Speakers at InterConnect 2016 - The Premier Cloud and Mobile Conference

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RackWare CEO Sash Sunkara and Chief Architect Todd Matters to Discuss How to Use Next-Gen Managed Migration Services for Your Hybrid Cloud at InterConnect 2016 - February 21-25 in Las Vegas, Nev.

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RackWare addresses the challenges of migrating to the cloud by delivering comprehensive cloud computing management for the enterprise, making cloud migration much easier, more seamless, scalable, flexible and cost effective. - Sash Sunkara, RackWare CEO

RackWare, Inc., the leader in enabling comprehensive cloud computing management for the enterprise, today announced that CEO Sash Sunkara and Chief Architect Todd Matters will participate as speakers at IBM’s InterConnect 2016 conference, which will take place in Las Vegas, Nev. February 21-25. The focus of this year’s event “OutThink Limits,” is designed to help businesses get the most out of their existing investments with hands-on training in cloud and mobile solutions built for security, powered by cognitive, and equipped with advanced analytics.

On Tuesday, February 23, Sunkara and Matters will be featured speakers in a presentation titled “Using Next-Gen Managed Migration Services for Your Hybrid Cloud.” The session will explain the value of IBM Cloud Automated Modular Management (AMM) migration service using underlying RackWare technology. The session’s agenda will include:

  • Migration in Today’s Marketplace
  • The Hybrid Cloud and Client Challenges for Migration
  • IBM Cloud AMM Managed Migration Services
  • Additional RackWare Capabilities

The slides for the session are available on SlideShare: http://bit.ly/1KSJjkG

InterConnect 2016 will also feature a hands-on workshop, “Cloud Migration: Self-Service and Managed” on Wednesday, Feb 24. This lab will let participants experience how easy it is to migrate workloads into SoftLayer using RackWare’s technology by actually using the self-service portal to migrate sample workloads into SoftLayer.

“Seventy percent of enterprises are using cloud computing, and that number is sure to rise as more businesses discover the benefits of moving to the cloud, including lower capital and operating costs for data centers and improved application performance and resiliency,” said Sash Sunakara, RackWare’s CEO. “Most businesses that migrate to the cloud do so in a hybrid model, keeping certain key elements of their infrastructure in-house and under their direct control, while outsourcing less sensitive or core components. Integrating internal and external infrastructures can be a technical quagmire. RackWare addresses these challenges by delivering comprehensive cloud computing management for the enterprise, making cloud migration much easier, more seamless, scalable, flexible and cost effective.”

“Through RackWare’s integrated partnership with IBM SoftLayer, we offer a fully automated tool. There’s no agent required on the source or target server and no additional software required to be installed on servers. RackWare’s sync options increase flexibility as well reduce the cut-over window,” added Matters. “In short, RackWare’s cloud migration solution provides enterprises with a powerful foundation to build a truly cognitive, customer-driven digital enterprise that can scale and transform their business.”

IBM’s InterConnect 2016 conference will take place at the MGM Grand and Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas, Nev. February 21-25. For more information, or to register for InterConnect 2016, visit: http://www.ibm.com/cloud-computing/us/en/interconnect/

About RackWare, Inc.

RackWare enables comprehensive cloud computing management for the enterprise. Its solutions bring intelligence and automation to the cloud, to improve availability for enterprises, provide greater flexibility for enterprise IT users, and reduce costs for enterprise IT providers. The RackWare approach enables users to dynamically scale physical, virtual, and cloud resources across private and public environments as computing needs fluctuate. RackWare’s unique cloud management platform allows enterprises to use the public cloud as just another resource for their internal infrastructure — for disaster recovery, as well as scaling purposes. With its unique ability to be platform and cloud agnostic, RackWare’s flagship solution, the RackWare Management Module (RMM), allows workloads to be ported between any platform, virtual or physical, and any cloud. RackWare has moved thousands of workloads for hundreds of customers and has partnerships with large Service Providers and VARs. RackWare was founded in 2009, and is based in Fremont, Calif. For more information, visit http://www.rackwareinc.com.

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