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Chief Architect SOA Connectivity, IBM
Marc-Thomas Schmidt has been with IBM for 23 years most of which he worked in the WebSphere development organization on business integration middleware, including workflow management, ESBs, Service Registry and other SOA Connectivity underpinnings... in his current role as Chief Architect SOA Connectivity he is responsible for the technical strategy & architecture of the WebSphere Connectivity product portfolio.
Once an enterprise has in-house computing in a private cloud, it's time to link to public clouds for elasticity, disaster recovery, and cost efficiency. But connecting public and private systems isn't straightforward: workloads may not be portable, and policies between on-premise and on-demand platforms have to be enforced. This session will examine the integration of public cloud platforms with in-house private clouds, and the creation of self-regulating "hybrid" cloud architectures.