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Microsoft Azure for Enterprise: What and Why

At Cloud Expo, David Chappell to provide a big picture introduction to how enterprises are adopting Microsoft Azure

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Microsoft Azure now provides the right services for enterprises. But what scenarios are most interesting to enterprise leaders, and why? Which of these do most enterprises want to start with, why do they want them, and what are the common objections?

In his General Session at 14th Cloud Expo, David Chappell, Principal of Chappell & Associates, will walk through these basics, giving you a big picture introduction to how enterprises are adopting Microsoft Azure and how you can help them do this.

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David Chappell is Principal of Chappell & Associates in San Francisco, California. Through his speaking, writing, and consulting, he helps people around the world understand, use, and make better decisions about new technology.

David has been the keynote speaker for more than a hundred conferences and events on five continents, and his seminars have been attended by tens of thousands of IT leaders, architects, and developers in forty-five countries. His books have been published in a dozen languages and used regularly in courses at MIT, ETH Zurich, and many other universities. David has also been a Series Editor for Addison-Wesley and a columnist for several publications. In his consulting practice, he has helped clients such as Hewlett-Packard, IBM, Microsoft, Stanford University, and Target Corporation adopt new technologies, market new products, and educate their customers and staff.

David's comments have appeared in The New York Times, CNN.com, and many other publications. Earlier in his career, he wrote networking software, chaired a U.S. national standardization working group, and played keyboards with the Peabody-award-winning Children's Radio Theater. David holds a BS in Economics and an MS in Computer Science, both from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

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