IT Pro Live: Compute from beyond the data centre

On-premises edge computing for the real world

Modern businesses can live and die by their ability to quickly process data, which has made edge computing a popular method for cutting down time-to-value. In this Q&A session, Scale Computing CEO Jeff Ready and IT Pro reviews and community editor Adam Shepherd explain why edge compute and HCI aren't just for oil rigs and factories, and how businesses of all sizes can take advantage of the benefits.

Adam Shepherd

Reviews and Community Editor, IT Pro

As reviews and community editor, Adam is responsible for coordinating all of the hardware and software reviews across IT Pro, Cloud Pro and Channel Pro, from laptops and smartphones, all the way up to enterprise-grade data centre servers and network management software. He also runs the IT Pro Panel, a flagship initiative which sees CIOs and tech leaders from the likes of Dominos, Oxfam and GoCompare sharing their experience and insight with the IT Pro community.

Jeff Ready

CEO, Scale Computing

Jeff is the CEO and co-founder of Scale Computing. Prior to founding Scale Computing, Jeff was co-founder and CEO of Corvigo, a Linux-based anti-spam appliance, where he oversaw the company from startup through funding to acquisition. After the acquisition, Jeff served as VP of Marketing at Tumbleweed Communications. Prior to Corvigo, Jeff was co-founder, COO and VP of Marketing at Radiate. Jeff holds a degree in Computer Science from Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology.

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