Cloud computing/data storage is a way of life for many companies. For many others it’s an unavoidable “future” technology that carries with it some concern, particularly about security. In this podcast, editorial director Gary L. Parr explores various facets of cloud computing, data storage, and data centers with Saadi Kermani, technology evangelist and business-development manager for the Industrial Information Management business at Schneider Electric. In the conversation they discuss whether users should be concerned about company data security, the need for basic due diligence, and the many advantages of cloud data storage.
In Saadi’s current role at Schneider electric, he enables industrial customers and partners to realize the benefits of lower operational costs, optimized assets and streamlined processes through the use of advanced analytics, KPIs, and real-time access to industrial process data delivered through a set of online managed services. Previously, he was the product manager for Wonderware SmartGlance and Wonderware Online, in addition to being a key contributor to the strategic definition and deployment of cloud hosted solutions for Wonderware. Prior to that role, he was stationed in Europe, providing strategic account management as a technical account manager for the Global Software Customer Support division.