As CTO and head of product development Edward is responsible for all internal and external technology aspects of Burstorm. He brings over twenty years of IT management, technology and services experience to the team. Prior to joining Burstorm, he worked at Applied Materials, Sun Microsystems, Netflix and Complete Genomics.
While at Sun, in the Advanced Internet Practice, he helped ISP's and other customers design, deploy and manage large scale compute infrastructures. Long before ITIL became an industry standard, Edward published articles on how to use SLA's in the Data Center and manage them through automation. As Chief IT consultant, he developed and published the Operations Management Capability Framework and Model for the professional services organization.
At Applied Materials, Netflix and Complete Genomics, he developed a broad set of experience around IT operations management and large scale infrastructure design. As Director of IT at Complete Genomics, he was responsible for the HPC infrastructure design and management. There he drove the selection process of Data Center hosting offerings ranging from Cloud Computing to building in-house solutions.
This article discusses the top 10 things to consider about cloud services. It focuses on Infrastructure-as-a-Service, and primarily on the three most important characteristics of any Cloud Service Provider: functionality, quality and price.
This article introduces some of the challenges companies typically face when considering moving to the cloud. How do you understand and map your requirements with the hundreds of potential cloud suppliers, while not taking months to work through a formal RFP process? The article also outlines Burstorm's approach to meeting these challenges.
One of the primary tools Cloudbook uses for creating the video component of a Cloudbook StoryTM is Cisco’s Flip MinoPRO HD camcorder. Flip helps Cloudbook introduce the new generation of Cloud stars, enabling them to tell their stories in a format that is spontaneous, natural, convenient and free of the drab backdrop of a studio curtain.
Burstorm CEO Brandon Abbey and CTSO Edward Wustenhoff talk about the challenges companies face trying to match their (often unknown requirements) to the dizzying number of potential cloud supppliers, and how Burstorm can assist in this process.
Cloudbook Video: How to build a Server in the Time it Takes to Get a Latte
July 14 2010
Burstorm CTSO Edward Wustenhoff demonstrates how easy and quickly one can start a Blog Server on GoGrid
Cloudbook Video: How To Launch an Amazon EC2 Instance
May 18 2010
Burstorm CTSO demonstrates how you can start an instance on Amazon EC2 in about the time it takes to order a latte.