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Is Your Cloud Truly ‘Cloud Nine’ or Just a Lot of Hot Air?

At Cloud Expo Silicon Valley Dell’s Michael Coté shows how to create a simple path to cloud based on your strategy and goals

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Massive data growth. An aging and inefficient data center infrastructure. A proliferation of new software and a host of costly legacy applications. These are the challenges that business and IT organizations face every day - and cloud computing is often touted as the "magic bullet" that can help businesses cuts costs, generate revenue and create new value. But if cloud is the path to business utopia, what's stopping more organizations from making the move?

At Dell, we see the tremendous potential of the cloud - but we also know that it doesn't mean anything if you can't get there easily and with the least disruption to your organization. We start from one simple question: What is the business problem you're trying to solve? From there, we help you create simple path to cloud that's based on your strategy and goals - and that leverages your existing technology investments.

In his General Session at Cloud Expo Silicon Valley, Michael Coté, Cloud Strategist at Dell, discusses how Dell's open, scalable design focus and end-to-end portfolio of secure cloud solutions can get you on the path to real results.

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Speaker Bio:
Michael Coté works on cloud strategy for Dell. Previously he worked in corporate strategy at Dell, focused on software and cloud. Previous to Dell, he was an industry analyst with RedMonk, and before that he was a programmer from startups to large ISVs for 10 years. Coté is known for his podcasts, videos, and blogs, typically on technology related topics. And, there's the Twitter: @cote.

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