How Microsoft AI Is Empowering Business Transformation

Forget about Clippy. Microsoft is at the forefront of innovation in artificial intelligence, and its vision for AI is one of empowerment—empowering developers to innovate, empowering organizations to transform entire industries, and empowering everyday people to transform society. The goal is to empower organizations to bring responsible and trusted AI to every app, every business […]

Building Next Generation Cloud Infrastructure and Services

If we look back a few decades, we were running one monolithic application on one single server, said Jeff Wittich, Senior Director of Cloud Service Providers for Intel, in his CloudFest 2019 keynote: Things luckily evolved past that!” Once virtualization was introduced, we were able to run multiple applications per server, each with its own […]

Believe the Hype

“While the world is torn apart, creators build it back up with hard work and ideas, beauty and art, invention, reinvention and challenge. We don’t care about your rules or your trends, your ratings or your gossip, your disinformation or your hype. While history gets rewritten, we’re creating a new one.” So said sonic architect […]

“From Founder To Billionaire”

“I’m a problem-solver. When I see a problem, I can’t do anything but try and solve it,” said Bhavin Turakhia, an icon in the cloud industry. Turakhia has started 12 companies, including Flock, Radix, CodeChef, Ringo,, and Zeta—starting with a hosting company called Directi, co-founded with his brother Divyank when he was just a […]

Using Data To Achieve Excellence in Speed and Precision

Graeme Hackland is no stranger to the need for speed when it comes to moving data around—he’s the CIO of Williams Racing, a leading Formula 1 team and engineering company. Hackland spoke at CloudFest 2019 to share some of the amazing data science that goes into achieving Formula 1 racing success. Williams started in 1977, […]

Don’t Just Stand There… Innovate!

How is multi-cloud impacting individuals and societies? Patricia Florissi, Vice President, Global CTO for Sales and Distinguished Engineer at Dell Technologies, shared how her team’s vision is shaping our future, innovating for the best, and building our next generations, today. Onstage at CloudFest 2019, Florissi discussed how exploring new innovative and technological heights, creating unique […]

Hyperscaling With the DNS: Yes, You Can!

From its inception, the Domain Name System (DNS) was designed to scale. Domain names are a foundational component of how many cloud services customers help end users engage with their products. Proposed and created by Paul Mockapetris in 1983, the DNS has recently come into the crosshairs of disruption as debate rages on whether or […]

CloudFest 2019 Agenda is Now Live

The CloudFest 2019 agenda is now online, so you can start planning for a successful conference before you even arrive. And you’ll definitely need a plan. We start each day when the sun comes up, and we don’t stop until… well, until the sun comes up the next day. Get ready to: Work Hard— – […]

Introducing the Loud in the Cloud Music Festival, only at CloudFest

Good evening, Rust! Are you ready to rock? If you’re coming to CloudFest, we’re pretty sure you are—so don’t you dare miss the first-ever Loud in the Cloud Music Festival, powered by Dell Technologies! Join us Tuesday, March 26 at 7pm in the magnificent courtyard of the Hotel Colosseo. Rock out to live music by […]

CloudFest is Reinventing Thursday

They say Thursday is the new Friday, and we’re going to prove it at CloudFest 2019. All day and all night (and, technically, into the following day), the agenda will be packed with amazing events. During the day, get ready for some amazing keynotes. In the .COM Main Forum Dome, you’ll hear from entrepreneur/executive coach/backyard […]