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Achieving 'Cloudiness' Anywhere

Our host, Jeff DeVerter, joined Racker, Ed Kerr, Senior Product Manager, to discuss what "cloudiness" is, how "cloudy" outcomes can be achieved outside of the hyperscalers and ways to manage complexity brought on by executing a true hybrid cloud strategy.

Our Featured Guest 

Ed Kerr  |  Senior Product Manager, Rackspace Technology 

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Our Discussion + Resources

Intro: (0:00) 

This week in Cloud: (4:14) 

Cloud Releases: (7:02) 

Job of the Day: (9:08) 

Guest: Ed Kerr: (10:30) 

Closing: (23:01) 



This week in Cloud

  1. JPM 2022: Johnson & Johnson links up with Microsoft to cloud-connect its digital surgery programs 

AWS Releases

  1. AWS Firewall Manager now supports AWS Shield Advanced automatic application layer DDoS mitigation

Azure Releases

  1. Generally available: Azure Policy support for Azure Site Recovery 

Google Cloud Platform (GCP) Releases

  1. MySQL  |  Cloud Monitoring  |  Google Cloud

Azure VMware Solution Workshop

  1. Ed shared the Azure VMware Solution hands-on workshop during the live stream that is set to focus on discussing your goals around digital transformation. If you are interested in joining, please register for the workshop which is set to happen on February 10th from 2 - 4 pm ET. 

Job of the Day

  1. Rackspace Jobs

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Jeff DeVerter

Chief Technical Evangelist

Jeff DeVerter

Jeff has 25 years of experience in IT and technology, and has worked at Rackspace Technology for over 10 years. Jeff is a proven strategic leader who has helped companies like American Express, Ralph Lauren, and Thompson Reuters create and execute against multi-year digital transformation strategies. During his time at Rackspace Technology, Jeff has launched and managed many of the products and services that Rackspace Technology offers, as well as supporting merger and acquisition activities to enhance those offerings. Jeff is the father of two young men and husband to his wife Michelle of 27 years. When not at Rackspace Technology or around San Antonio, you can find Jeff doing land restoration on his ranch in the Texas hill country.

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