Cloud Expo New York Speaker Profile: John Keagy – GoGrid
John Keagy – Founder, Chairman & CEO of GoGrid
May. 9, 2012 08:15 AM
With Cloud Expo 2012 New York (10th Cloud Expo) now five weeks away, what better time to introduce you in greater detail to the distinguished individuals in our incredible Speaker Faculty for the technical and strategy sessions at the conference...
We have technical and strategy sessions for you every day from June 11 through June 14 dealing with every nook and cranny of Cloud Computing and Big Data, but what of those who are presenting? Who are they, where do they work, what else have they written and/or said about the Cloud that is transforming the world of Enterprise IT, side by side with the exploding use of enterprise Big Data – processed in the Cloud – to drive value for businesses...?
CLOUD EXPO SPEAKER NAME: John Keagy
10TH CLOUD EXPO SESSION TITLE: Public and Private Clouds: What Every Company Needs to Know
SESSION DESCRIPTION: http://cloudcomputingexpo.com/event/session/1616
BRIEF BIOGRAPHY: John Keagy is Founder, Chairman and CEO of GoGrid, a global leader in cloud and hybrid infrastructure hosting. John is an Internet infrastructure pioneer, with nearly 20 years of experience as a CEO building, operating successful Internet service providers.
At ServePath, now known as GoGrid, Keagy drove the early growth of the dedicated server hosting market by introducing multiple firsts, including multiprocessor servers and hosted load balanced server networks. His entrepreneurial skills and strategic vision have led ServePath’s and now GoGrid’s rapid growth. The company was named to Deloitte’s “Technology Fast 500” in recognition of its growth (#11 in Silicon Valley and #77 in North America) in previous years.
BLOG: GoGrid Company blog
RECENT CLOUD COMPUTING QUOTE:
"GoGrid’s Hosted Private Cloud is about avoiding the two largest fears regarding the adoption of Cloud Computing: the public Internet and sharing.
Customers are worried about consuming cloud services over the public Internet. There are over 3 million buildings connected to Equinix facilities in one way or another – this allows them to remove the public Internet from how they consume cloud services. GoGrid Hosted Private Cloud is a non-shared environment – it’s dedicated and private – which eliminates the 2nd big fear which is sharing – it provides security and performance benefits."
[from the GoGrid Company Blog]