Delivering Utility Computing: Business-Driven IT Optimization

Delivering Utility Computing: Business-Driven IT Optimization

Author(s): Dr. Guy Bunker, Darren Thomson

Print ISBN: 9780470015766

Online ISBN: 9780470017883

DOI: 10.1002/0470017880

Author Biography

About the Author

Dr Guy Bunker is a member of the Institute of Electrical Engineers (IEE) and holds a PhD in Computer Science and Artificial Neural Networks from King's College London.  His current role is Senior Director of Strategic Engineering at VERITAS, managing the Utility Infrastructure Architecture and Futures team. Prior to joining VERITAS 8 years ago, Guy worked for a number of companies including Oracle where he was lead architect for enterprise application development tools. He is an active member of various standards bodies, including the Global Grid Forum and the Grid Market Awareness Council.

Darren Thomson works at VERITAS as a Global Practice Leader of their Utility Computing Practice, responsible for the service development and strategic consulting delivery for companies such as Sky Television. He has also worked at The Morse Group, a European systems integrator focused on the design and implementation of critical IT systems in the Financial Services, Telco and Media industries. As a technical strategist, he has contact with many of today's leading edge companies, including Egenera, VMWare, EMC, Platform Computing and Datacore.