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Amar Prusty

Designation: Cloud Data Center Architect

Company: DXC Technology

Topic: IT Infrastructure Agility

Track: Manage IT Smart

Date and Time: 18th October 2019 04:45 PM to 05:15 PM

Hall: 3

About Speaker

Amar Prusty works as a Cloud-Data Center Consultant Architect with DXC Technology with more than 17 Years of experience in IT Infrastructure and Cloud Consulting, Architecture, Design, Implementation and Support with Global Fortune 500 clients having worked with Aricent (Hughes),Infosys and Hewlett Packard Enterprise in the past for various Industry verticals and developed Thought Leadership in Digital Transformation from a Complex Heterogenous Infrastructure perspective.

About Talk

  • IT Infrastructure Evolution with Agile Business requirements
  • Cloud-Automation-Orchestration is solving the Agile Infrastructure Puzzle in DevOps
  • Enterprise IT started with Monolithic Applications running on Mainframes
  • Distributed Client-Server Computing evolved with Unix Physical Server based Interdependant Monolithic Application Clusters in a Network
  • Virtualization Technology helped in consolidating underutilized Physical Servers into Virtual Machines on single powerfull Physical Server Hardware
  • Rise of Virtual Machines resource requirements led to Software Defined Networking (SDN) and Software Defined Storage (SDS)
  • Businesses became more competitive and wanted faster deployment of new features which resulted in Agile
  • Agile and DevOps demanded faster provisioning and de-provisioning of IT Infrastructure for sprints due to short development,test,deployment cycles
  • Automation was critical for faster turn around time to support Agile and DevOps as manual effort had human error
  • Cloud started moving initially Dev/Test/PreProd and later on Production Virtual Machines out of On Premise Data Centers to Hosted-Colocated and Public Cloud DC converting CapEx to OpEx
  • Modern Micro Services Architecture based Applications started leveraging Container Technology which was lighter and faster than Virtual Machines
  • Function As A Service (FAAS) is the next level of granularity beyond Containers and is called NoOps
  • Infrastructure As Code (IAC) is being version controlled along with Application Code making releases faster and better
  • Application-Infrastructure Agility is critical to Agile-DevOps success