Understanding Everything as a Service

Presenters:

John Kolimago
Executive Vice President & General Manager, Cloud Solutions, Anexinet

As Executive Vice President and General Manager of Cloud Solutions, John leads the modernization of clients’ foundational data center infrastructures in preparation for digital transformation and customer-centric analytics. For over two decades, John has managed countless infrastructure evolution cycles with Mid-Market and Enterprise companies, and fostered critical relationships with leading Cloud technology partners.

Susan Middleton
Research Director, Flexible Consumption and Financing Strategies for IT Infrastructure, IDC

Susan Middleton leads IDC’s worldwide research on IT equipment, software, and services financing markets. As research director for IDC’s Flexible Consumption and Financing Strategies for IT Infrastructure research, her analysis provides insight from both a supply-side and a buyers’ point of view. Ms. Middleton’s core research coverage includes the evolution of procurement models from purchasing, leasing and financing to the new as-a-service models, also known as flexible consumption. Based on her analysis and expertise on procurement strategies and IT equipment lifecycles, Ms. Middleton’s research helps vendors and buyers understand the top drivers of the new flexible consumption models and the impact of these new buying behaviors on long-term IT equipment values and forecasts.