Turning on the Charm: Small-Town German Hotels for CloudFest 2020

When you think of a small German town, what comes to mind? Wood panels, gabled roofs, those little winding streets… Maybe the chirping of birds and neighing of horses. It’s like stepping into another world, or even going back in time. If you’re joining us for CloudFest 2020, you can take that trip—there are some […]

We’ve Rebooted CloudFest’s Legendary Parties

We followed the classic advice of turning it off and turning it back on again… and we’re also turning it up! The CloudFest party lineup has undergone a metamorphosis, and a hard-rocking butterfly is about to burst forth. We’re taking full advantage of the brand-new Krønasår Museum-Hotel at Europa-Park to deliver new experiences: if you’ve […]

Take Your Dreams to Scale

Cloud infrastructure only matters if it helps people to make things happen. This is why Web professionals and eCommerce enablement organizations form a vital link in the cloud-services demand chain. Web Professionals are the people who build internet experiences for the end user. Cloud Service Providers offer the uptime, stability, and back-end features that help […]

Welcome to the Intelligent Cloud

We already know about Linda Hamilton’s nemesis and Jouaquin Phoenix’ girlfriend, but now it’s time to explore artificial intelligence in a practical way—to give cloud computing professionals the tools to innovate and make great decisions as this technology matures. Last year at CloudFest, we explored hyperscale enablement, and now we turn to AI to maximize […]

CloudFest School in Guatemala is Now Open

We worked together, and we did it! On October 18, 2019, the newly-renovated Escuela Oficial Urbana Mixta San Antonio in Sololá, Guatemala opened its doors. Thanks to generous donations from companies and individuals in the cloud computing industry and some very heavy lifting by the locals, 525 kids now have a better shot at a […]

How OVH Builds an End-to-End Cloud Experience

“By 2025, data will be ten times what it has been since 2016,” said Hiren Parekh, Senior Director of Cloud Services, EMEA at OVH, in his CloudFest 2019 keynote. If your core business is consulting and managed services, and that data growth will influence tomorrow’s business decisions. You probably don’t want to spend time handling […]

New Model for Your Competitive Advantage in the Cloud

The Cognitive Enterprise is the next logical step in the digital transformation, said Marie Douglas, Vice President, Global Technology Service Providers (CSPs, MSPs) at IBM, in her CloudFest 2019 keynote. Customers are aware that now is the time to develop new applications and start moving traditional mission-critical enterprise applications into an open hybrid-cloud environment, and […]

To Understand AI, We Must Understand Human Intelligence

“May you live in interesting times”: it’s a famous back-handed blessing. And yet… here we are, living in interesting times. Technology is changing the way we live, work and play. Time to insight and frequency of innovation are being fueled by the ease of data sharing, collaboration and productivity. The convergence of infotech and biotech […]

Building an Open Source Community for Enterprise Blockchain Technology

Brian Behlendorf is most famous for developing the Apache HTTP server, and he served as CTO of the World Economic Forum, but did you know he was also one of the original technologists for the Burning Man festival? Empowering everyday people has always been a priority for him—he’s a longtime subverter of corporate software culture, […]

Death by Winning

Entrepreneur and executive coach Will Pemble has been founding and growing businesses of all shapes and sizes for over 25 years. He is a certified stockbroker, flight instructor, product manager, technical trainer, commercial instrument pilot, behavioral analyst, and forklift operator; and he builds real-life roller coasters in his backyard. As the founder of web.com, he […]