ARTICLES BY BERNARD GOLDEN

  • The Appeal Of Open Source And The Opportunities For VARS
    The Appeal Of Open Source And The Opportunities For VARS

    Enterprise IT decision makers are now among the ranks of those taking a long look at what open source software can offer their organizations. Given the advantages, this transition comes as no surprise. VARs would do well to pay attention to this trend and be prepared to offer strategic advice and solutions that will help their enterprise customers address current and future needs.

Bernard Golden

Named by Wired.com as one of the ten most influential persons in cloud computing, Bernard Golden serves as vice president, strategy for ActiveState Software. Prior to ActiveState he was senior director, cloud computing, for Dell Computer, which he joined when it acquired Enstratius, a leading cloud management software company, where he served as vice president, enterprise solutions. Golden also serves as the cloud computing advisor for CIO Magazine; his blog has been named to over a dozen “best of cloud computing” lists and is read by tens of thousands of persons each month. He is a highly regarded speaker, and has keynoted cloud conferences around the world. He is the author or co-author of four books on virtualization and cloud computing, including his most recent book, Amazon Web Services for Dummies, published in autumn 2013.