Resurrecting the Promise of VDI with Better Instrumentation Podcast – Episode 240
In episode 240, Douglas Brown interviews Bala Murugan Vaidhinathan, Chief Technology Officer at eG Innovations and Ken Phelan, a Founding Partner of Gotham Technology Group, serves as its CTO. Ken, Bala and Douglas have a lively discussion on the promise of VDI, what went wrong, why, and what can be done to make desktop virtualization a success!
About Bala Murugan Vaidhinathan
Bala Murugan has been instrumental in the design, architecture, and evolution of the eG product suite, and is the co-inventor on eG’s key automatic infrastructure triage technology patents. Currently, Bala Murugan heads the solution development and delivery team for the Americas, working closely with eG’s sales team and partners in the region. Prior to joining eG Innovations, Bala Murugan was with Transys Technologies where he was responsible for the design and development of one of the earliest J2EE portals in the late 90s. He has a Masters Degree in Computer Science, with extensive experience in multi-tier application development using Java and Microsoft technologies.
About eG Innovations
eG Innovations provides intelligent performance monitoring & management solutions that dramatically accelerate the discovery, diagnosis and resolution of service performance issues in virtual, cloud, and physical service infrastructures. Only eG Innovations offers 360-degree service visibility with automated, virtualization-aware performance correlation across every layer and every tier – from desktops to applications and from network to storage. This unique approach delivers deep, actionable insights into the true causes of cross-domain service performance issues and enables administrators to pre-emptively detect, diagnose and fix root-cause issues – before end users notice.
For more information please visit: http://www.eginnovations.com/
About Ken Phelan
Ken Phelan is a founding partner of Gotham Technology Group, serves as its CTO, and leads the Professional Services arm of the company. He has been published in numerous technical magazines and serves on the advisory boards of several major manufacturers.
Prior to Gotham, Mr. Phelan held a number of high-ranking positions in technology integration and software development firms. He served as Senior Vice President of Technology and Operations for FutureLink Corporation, an ASP and international systems integration firm. Prior to that, Mr. Phelan served as Senior Vice President of Technology for Madison Technology Group. Before joining Madison, Mr. Phelan was Director of Technical Services for OmniTech Corp., a systems integration firm in northern New Jersey. After graduating from Boston University, where he earned his Bachelor of Science in Computer Engineering, Mr. Phelan helped found MicroBiz, a point-of-sales software developer, as VP of R&D and Chief Operating Officer.
Ken’s Blog: http://blog.gothamtg.com/author/kenphelan/
Follow Ken on LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/pub/ken-phelan/0/664/997