Optimizing Your Modern Cloud Enterprise


Planning and implementing a migration to the cloud can be a daunting task. But with Zones, Azure, and Azul, we're with you every step of the way with the tools and guidance you need to make the move. Azure is the only hybrid cloud that helps you migrate your apps, data, and infrastructure with cost-effective and flexible paths. If your company has downsized its IT staff, or has critical legacy systems on older versions of Java, or has a lack of in-house expertise, we can help. In this breakout session, presenters from Zones and Azul will share more on how to optimize your modern cloud enterprise.

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Speaker: Don Bilbrey
Position: Director, Cloud Solutions at Zones
Background: Don is a Senior Cloud Technology Leader with a focus on Cloud Solutions for AWS and Azure, Cloud cost management, and training. Don joined the Zones Center of Excellence team in 2018. Don has more than 25 years of experience in the IT industry and previously worked at AWS and Dell. He is certified as a Microsoft Azure Solution Architect and also completed his PADI certification. Don’s interests include IoT, anything cloud-related, sailing, and he is passionate about electric vehicles.
Speaker: Simon Ritter
Position: Deputy CTO at Azul
Background: Simon Ritter is the Deputy CTO of Azul Systems. Simon joined Sun Microsystems in 1996 and spent time working in both Java development and consultancy. He has been presenting Java technologies to developers since 1999 focusing on the core Java platform as well as client and embedded applications. At Azul, he continues to help people understand Java and Azul’s JVM products. Simon is a Java Champion and a two-time recipient of the JavaOne Rockstar award. In addition, he represents Azul on the JCP Executive Committee, the OpenJDK Vulnerability Group as well as the JSR Expert Group since Java SE 9.