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Surgient Webcast to Showcase Real-World Private Cloud Deployments

Surgient, the leader in self-service private clouds for dynamic data centers, today announced a Webcast, “Successful Private Clouds: Proven Best Practices and Case Studies.” Scheduled for Thursday, November 12 at 2:00 p.m. Eastern time, the Webcast will highlight concrete examples of successful private clouds and clearly outline actionable next steps for immediate implementation.

More than 70 world-class organizations use patented Surgient infrastructure-as-a-service technology to successfully deploy and manage private and internal clouds. A typical Surgient-managed private cloud consists of 2 TB pooled RAM, 40 physical servers with 72-95 percent utilization, 1,000 VMs, 10 TB library storage, 40 data center turns/year, 3,000 supported users and four administrators.

In this Webcast, Surgient Vice President of Services Brian Wilson will discuss:

  • Key IT and business challenges addressed by private/internal clouds;
  • Ideal use cases for a private cloud implementation;
  • Actionable best practices for implementing a private cloud in less than 30 days; and
  • Case studies of successful enterprise private cloud deployments with metrics.

What: “Successful Private Clouds: Proven Best Practices and Case Studies” Webcast

When: Thursday, November 12, 2009

2 p.m. Eastern Time / 1 p.m. Central Time / 11 a.m. Pacific Time

Speaker: Brian Wilson, vice president of services, Surgient

Who should attend: Any organization that is researching or deploying an internal or private cloud solution, either onsite in the enterprise or as a hosted solution.

Register at:

http://www.surgient.com/event-reg/20091111-privatecloud30days.htm

Surgient enables organizations to reap all the benefits of cloud-based infrastructure delivery within the security of the corporate firewall. With Surgient, enterprise IT and managed service providers can:

  • Fully automate infrastructure delivery and dramatically reduce administrative workloads;
  • Leverage an industry-unique reservation model to manage current and future resources;
  • Easily scale solutions from individual departments to the global enterprise;
  • Integrate with and extend existing virtualization and data center automation investments;
  • Enable end users to efficiently self-serve infrastructure to support business activities; and
  • Fully govern and control the deployment and reclamation of self-service infrastructure.

About the Speaker

With more than 16 years of experience, Wilson is responsible for customer success, from initial services engagement and deployment, to ongoing customer support. Spanning both onsite client deployments and hosted engagements, his teams deliver service and support offerings for the full suite of Surgient products. Wilson has a bachelor's degree in aerospace engineering from the University of Texas and a master's degree in industrial engineering from the University of Alabama at Huntsville.

About Surgient

Surgient, the leader in self-service private clouds for dynamic data centers, leverages leading virtualization and systems management technologies to automate the deployment and management of complex, user-centric IT services. Through a patented, just-in-time self-service approach, administrators and users access resource pools on-demand and through guaranteed reservations. With support for mixed virtual/physical environments and seamless scaling from the department to the enterprise, Surgient drives substantial business savings. Using Surgient, world-class companies including IBM, Merck, Raymond James, HP, AHIMA, EMC, CA, Iron Mountain, GE, SAP, and Microsoft are reducing capital costs, increasing operational efficiency, improving compliance, and driving overall business agility. Surgient is a private, venture-backed company based in Austin, Texas. For more information, visit www.surgient.com.

Surgient is a registered trademark of Surgient, Inc. in the United States and foreign countries. Surgient Virtual Automation Platform and Policy-Driven Self-Service are trademarks of Surgient, Inc. All other products and company names mentioned are trademarks of their respective owners.

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