Posted On: April 30, 2019
There are a lot of opinions to be had about what goes into a solidly-architected cloud. But with so many considerations around reliability, performance and security, too many options can get overwhelming. So, I thought I’d ask one of our resident cloud experts, Derek DeHaan, and get his thoughts on the matter…
A well-architected cloud optimizes workload performance, reduces overall cost to operate and provides the best user experience possible. This can ultimately be achieved through the correct workload placement (public, private, etc.) and the continued perseverance to achieve cloud optimization through the use of a cloud management platform.
The elements of a well-architected cloud include:
Engaging a service provider or partner who has experience and expertise in providing a well-architected cloud has many benefits...
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Derek DeHaan leads the Hosting Architecture team at OneNeck IT Solutions. He has more than 15 years of experience in IT architecture, data center design and strategy, and data center migration services. Derek has also spent significant time in the software development space while working to develop a thermal and capacity management software platform. His career spans a variety of technical and leadership positions, and includes providing guidance, recommendations and strategic visions for many of the Fortune 500 companies based in the Twin Cities area. Derek has multiple certifications and specializations across a breadth of hardware, software and business application areas.
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