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Joe Graves was named Stratus Technologies' CIO in 2002. During his tenure, Graves has recreated Stratus' IT environment using innovative approaches such as virtualization and software-as-a-service (SaaS). He joined Stratus, an industry leader in technologies for infrastructure availability, in 1986 as a software engineer. In the mid-90's, he managed the program to deliver several new platforms. In 1999, Graves transferred to IT. Prior to becoming CIO, he was responsible for managing IS operations, followed by IT application development. Prior to Stratus, Graves held various software engineering positions with Sequoia Systems and Data General. He earned a Bachelor of Science degree from the Rochester Institute of Technology.
Moving to a virtual infrastructure brings both significant benefits and challenges in terms of data protection and availability. A well managed virtual environment should include leveraging virtualization and newly available tools to improve the way you implement Backup, Disaster Recovery, High Availability and possibly Fault Tolerance. Learn how various virtualization capabilities fit on the continuum of protection and availability and hear best practices involving various technologies including image backup, VM and storage snapshots, replication, HA clustering, and fault.