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Tony Iams
Research Vice President
20 years at Gartner
25 years IT Industry

Tony Iams is Research Vice President for the Data Center & Cloud Infrastructure team in the Gartner for Technical Professionals (GTP) research organization. He is responsible for research in the areas of system software for cloud and on-premises infrastructure, including operating systems and containers.Read Full Bio

Using Serverless Computing To Automate Cloud Operations

by Tony Iams  |  November 19, 2018

Just as serverless computing can dramatically improve the productivity of application developers, it can also be used to improve the¬†productivity of infrastructure and operations (I&O) administrators¬†responsible for managing¬†public cloud services. Currently, the most common form of serverless computing is function Platform-as-a-Service (fPaaS), in which fine-grained units of custom application logic are packaged as functions that […]

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Get Ready to Integrate Kubernetes with Your Infrastructure

by Tony Iams  |  April 24, 2018

As containers are increasingly used to deploy new microservices, and to virtualize some existing workloads, much of the control over system operations will shift up the stack to container management platforms, which orchestrate the placement of containers across multiple container hosts based on business-driven policies. A container management platform automates the creation and placement of […]

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How To Adopt A Cloud Operating Model for Your Infrastructure

by Tony Iams  |  October 12, 2017

Cloud computing has become established as a major enabler for pursuing new business opportunities, and many organizations are adopting cloud-first strategies for deploying new workloads. While cloud services are clearly becoming more central to IT, private infrastructure remains highly relevant, even as its operation takes on increasingly cloud-like attributes. Infrastructure plays a critical role in […]

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When a Security Breach Becomes a Disaster Recovery Event

by Tony Iams  |  January 30, 2015

Sony recently announced that it filed an application to delay its third-quarter earnings announcement as a result of the highly publicized cyberattack on its Sony Pictures Entertainment (SPE) division in November. As a result of the cyberattack, which forced SPE to shut down its entire network, the company will not be able to meet the […]

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