Friday, July 02, 2010

Exclusive Webinar - Intel® Hybrid Cloud Pilot Program

You may have seen the pictures Jerry and I posted from our visit to Intel last week. See Photos on Facebook.

. . .And you may have seen some postings from Harry Brelsford on this as well.

So What's it All About?

Intel is about to kick off a pilot program for their new Intel® Hybrid Cloud, a new and innovative subscription-based model enabling MSPs to offer locally hosted server software on a pay-as-you-go basis.

This on-premise cloud offering allows you to deploy servers very quickly at a client's site -- and includes all the software and hardware for a flat monthly fee. The solution includes on-premise hardware and a management tool that allows you to quickly deploy servers, backup solutions, and more. And once deployed, all the licensing is managed in one place.

This is a great solution for people who need SBS or "regular" Server 2008. And the catalog of add-ins will allow you to literally drag and drop the deployment of other solutions (like a firewall or backup) -- all on a subscription basis.


Learn More: Join our Free Webinar

We are holding a very special webinar with Josh Hilliker and Chris Graham from Intel

Thursday
July 8th
9:00 AM PST

We'll talk about the new Hybrid Cloud offering and how it fits into your solution stack. We'll also be taking some questions about marketing, placement, and the real nuts and bolts of this system.

You'll have a chance to join the Early Access part of Intel's Hybrid Cloud pilot program.

Sign up Today: Sign Up For The Free Webinar


Learn More: Join Intel's Private Reception at WPC

If you're attending the Microsoft Worldwide Partner Conference, also plan to attend the private reception hosted by the Intel® Hybrid Cloud Pilot Program team.

Tuesday

July 13, 2010

6:00pm - 8:00pm

Henley Park Hotel
926 Massachusetts Avenue Northwest
Washington, DC 20001-4308

For more info, see www.intel.com/go/HybridCloud.

or email HybridCloud@intel.com


Christopher Graham
Product Marketing Engineer
Server CPU Channel Marketing
Data Center Group
Hillsboro, OR

Christopher Graham is a Product Marketing Engineer with over 18 years of channel marketing experience. His current focus is managing the marketing of the Intel Hybrid Cloud Pilot Program in the US and Canada. Chris started his career at Intel ten years ago as a marketing programs manager for Server Products in the Reseller Products Division. Since then, he has held a variety of channel-focused roles including product marketing for desktop boards and server processors, form-factor evangelism, eco-system enabling, and demand creation for Desktop & Server platforms.


Josh Hilliker
Director of Small Business Initiatives
End User Platform Integration (EPI), Intel Architecture Group (IAG)
Folsom, CA

Josh is responsible for enabling a new platform in the market, engaging the eco-system and driving Solution Architecture for End users. Josh has held many diverse positions at Intel after Joining 1995, he started his time in Intel Information Technology creating the Internet / intranet & external e-Commerce help desks establishing customer support & paving the support path for future e-Business applications. He also held positions in Intel's Sales & Marketing Group, as the daily operations manager for Intel e-Business Infrastructure & OEM business link. Josh also managed a product engineering team in IT Land Capital and Acquisitions, where he drove IT integration tools for the next generation services for Intel's acquisitions, new business ventures and capital investments. Josh was also the Architect / Community Manager for Intel® vPro™ Expert Center, in End User Platform Integration (EPI), Digital Enterprise Group (DEG). In this role, he was responsible for engaging the Intel® vPro™ community, to champion the products, technologies and the company, and to be a community advocate. Prior to joining End User Platform Integration group, Josh worked with Intel Manufacturing in defining architectural synergy between Intel Information Technology & the next generation factory process technology.


Karl W. Palachuk
Karl Palachuk is the CEO or KPEnterprises Business Consulting, Inc., a leading-edge managed service provider and cloud services provider in Sacramento, CA. He is the author of seven books, host of the Cloud Services Roundtable seminars, and he is the author of the very popular Small Biz Thoughts blog.


Intel
Intel is a world leader in computing innovation. The company designs and builds the essential technologies that serve as the foundation for the world's computing devices. Additional information about Intel is available at www.intel.com/pressroom and blogs.intel.com.

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