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Steve Thair

Company: ‎DevOpsGuys

Job Title: Microsoft Regional Director

Steve Thair

Steve has twenty five years of IT experience working for top government and corporate organisations in Australia and the UK, including BNP Paribas, Vodafone and Credit Suisse.
Prior to co-founding DevOpsGuys, Steve was the Web Operations Manager for Totaljobs and was responsible for running their online job board platform.
Steve’s passion is creating operationally excellent platforms for web applications that are secure, scalable and manageable. He is an expert across a wide range of technologies, with Microsoft web server infrastructure being a specialism.

In recognition of this expertise, Steve Thair has been made a “Regional Director” by Microsoft. Established in 1993, the program consists of 150 of the world’s top technology visionaries. Regional Directors are expert advocates who promote Microsoft products, services, and solutions by sharing their deep knowledge with groups such as customers, the press and industry analysts.
Steve blogs extensively and presents regularly at numerous meetups, webinars and conferences around the world to evangelise the benefits of DevOps. In 2014 he co-founded the WinOps Conference and Meet-Ups which are dedicated to promoting DevOps in Windows environments.

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Steve Thair Seminars

  • Cloud Adoption Frameworks - what are they and why do you need one? Wed 25th Apr 11:00 - 11:30

    Cloud Adoption Frameworks - what are they and why do you need one?

    Most of the major cloud vendors have published "Cloud Adoption Frameworks" (CAFs"), as have advisory groups like Gartner and Forrester. But what are they, do you need one, and what's the value in adopting one for your cloud journey? In this session Steve Thair, CTO of UK DevOps consultancy, DevOpsGuys , will look at 4 Cloud Adoption Frameworks, discuss their relative strengths and weaknesses, talk about the different types of CAFs, different types of cloud adoption strategies and how DevOps could (and should) play a role in your cloud strategy. 


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    Time / Place

    Wed 25th Apr 11:00 to 11:30

    DevOps & Open Source