Kit Colbert is a Principal Engineer and a Senior Cloud Strategist with the Office of the CTO at VMware. He is the lead architect for the vCenter Operations suite of products, which provides performance, capacity and configuration management optimized for virtualization and cloud environments. Previously, he was the key architect and technical lead for the VMotion and Storage VMotion products from VMware. Kit is noted industry-wide a leader on virtualization memory management topics and vCenter Operations at VMworld, on podcasts and at VMware User Group.
Hybrid cloud sprawl is making life challenging for IT admins. Different environments, different functionalities and capabilities, different interfaces. Kit will discuss how the next generation of management tools will abstract over differences in heterogeneous environments to allow for a consistent approach to private, public, and hybrid cloud management.