SOURCE: The Virtualization Practice

The Virtualization Practice

July 24, 2012 11:15 ET

Ryan Shriver Joins The Virtualization Practice to Lead New Agile Cloud Development Research

WRENTHAM, MA--(Marketwire - Jul 24, 2012) - Today The Virtualization Practice, an industry analyst firm that provides unique analysis, commentary and resources on Virtualization and Cloud Computing, announced that Ryan Shriver has joined to lead its new topic area Agile Cloud Development where Agile Development and Cloud Computing intersect.

Shriver has been working with Internet technologies since 1995 and practicing Agile since 2001. He has deep experience in Systems Architecture and Agile Product Development. He is a frequent speaker on Scaling Agile, Measurable Business Value and Agile Engineering. Based in Richmond, VA, he leads the Innovative Products solution for Dominion Digital, an award-winning consulting firm that operates at the crossroads of technology and humanity.

"Agile Development in the Cloud is the future for software development," said Ryan Shriver, Agile Cloud Development Analyst at The Virtualization Practice. "To improve business agility, reduce costs and ultimately improve customer experience, organizations of all sizes are increasingly moving not just their infrastructures to the cloud, but their entire software delivery processes."

Shriver has written three research notes available on The Virtualization Practice:

1. Agile Cloud Development: The Future of Software
2. Continuous Integration in the Cloud
3. Deploying in the Cloud: Lessons When Clouds Burst

"We are very excited to have Ryan join The Virtualization Practice, as developing for the Cloud combines knowledge of Cloud platforms with Agile and DevOps methods, resulting in applications that are designed for the Cloud," said Edward L. Haletky, The Virtualization Practice CEO and Analyst. "Ryan's background will bring this all important concept for current and future application design and development to our readers."

The Virtualization Practice has 14 additional topic areas: Application VirtualizationBusiness Agility, Cloud Computing, Data Center Virtualization, Desktop VirtualizationIT as a ServicePerformance ManagementPersonalization VirtualizationPresentation Virtualization, SMB VirtualizationStorage NetworkingVirtualization BackupVirtualization Management and Virtualization Security.

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