About Show #212
While at Tech Ed Atlanta, Richard talks to Dmitry Sotnikov from Quest Software about cloud technologies including virtualization. The debate ranges over Software as a Service, Platform as a Service and whether or not application migration to the cloud really makes sense.
Dmitry Sotnikov is director of Cloud Solutions at Quest Software. Dmitry has over 10 years of experience working in the Windows management area, and is a Microsoft MVP, author of multiple whitepapers, a regular blogger, and a presenter at numerous trade shows, including Microsoft Management Summit, WinHEC, VMworld, Re-MIX, IT Forum, Platforma, and TechEd. He currently is leading Quest into the era of cloud computing - heading the company's IT Management as a Service offerings (Quest OnDemand) and coordinating expansion of Quest products to management of cloud systems such as Microsoft BPOS, Google Apps and SQL Azure.
Dmitry joined Quest with the Aelita Software acquisition, and has held various managerial positions in technical communications, customer support and product management.