Bill Kleyman

About Bill Kleyman

Bill Kleyman, Executive Vice President of Digital Solutions, Switch Industry Analyst | Board Advisory Member | Writer/Blogger/Speaker | Executive | Millennial | Techie Bill Kleyman brings more than 15 years of experience to his role as Executive Vice President of Digital Solutions at Switch. Using the latest innovations, such as AI, machine learning, data center design, DevOps, cloud and advanced technologies, Mr. Kleyman delivers solutions to customers that help them achieve their business goals and remain competitive in their market. An active member in the technology industry, he was ranked #16 globally in the Onalytica study that reviewed the top 100 most influential individuals in the cloud landscape; and #4 in another Onalytica study that reviewed the industry’s top Data Security Experts. Mr. Kleyman enjoys writing, blogging and educating colleagues about everything related to technology. His published and referenced work can be found on WindowsITPro, Data Center Knowledge, InformationWeek, NetworkComputing, AFCOM, TechTarget, DarkReading, Forbes, CBS Interactive, Slashdot and more. Twitter: http://twitter.com/quadstack http://linkedin.com/in/billkleyman https://www.facebook.com/BillKleyman

How Santa is a Logistics Powerhouse

By |2019-12-02T17:48:27+00:00December 1st, 2019|

by Bill Kleyman Many believe that Santa has his own magical methods of delivering to boys and girls on Christmas and I'm surely not one to challenge Santa. However, if Santa existed* in our lifetime and could use only the tools we have at our disposal, could he deliver all of those presents to [...]

Dealing with Data: How Autonomous Solutions are Impacting Cloud Migration

By |2019-05-20T18:42:19+00:00May 20th, 2019|

Working in cloud today has been extremely fascinating. We’re so far beyond traditional VMs and simple applications. In fact, new use-cases around cloud, data, and intelligent systems are absolutely inspiring to work with and design around. Our constantly connected, digital world, is placing new demands around cloud and the enterprise is absolutely noticing. I [...]

  • microservices

Getting Rid of that Legacy Ball of Mud – How to Deploy Microservices

By |2019-08-12T21:58:40+00:00April 2nd, 2019|

Let’s talk applications for a second. We all use them, they’re a part of our everyday lives, and we all feel that they’re absolutely critical to our productivity. In today’s always-on world, apps and services are the core delivery mechanism of content and data that we absolutely rely upon. That said, new concepts force digitally-native [...]

Migrating Your ERP System into The Cloud – Is it Possible?

By |2019-05-07T16:21:18+00:00April 2nd, 2019|

It’s been amazing to see just how far cloud, DevOps, and the modern application have come. Over the years, I’ve been a part of a lot of migrations and initiatives to move services and entire application architectures into the cloud. Today, we’re starting to see organizations look at the fringes of cloud migration to [...]

  • Legacy Systems

Maybe It’s Time to Let Go of That Monolith Application

By |2019-02-26T21:31:07+00:00February 20th, 2019|

If you fear release cycles, get too many errors in your code, or are finding it harder to move key services into more agile operations, you might be dealing with a legacy, monolithic application. I’ve had the chance to work in a lot of DevOps environments and have sat in on several projects. One [...]

  • Ui Ux Decisions

UX/UI: Design Fails and Design Best Practices

By |2019-08-27T16:16:56+00:00February 20th, 2019|

Famous last words when it comes to UI/UX: “Let’s just do it all in HTML.”Look, there may be instances where HTML can be a part of the solution – but there are certainly better ways to approach such a critical piece of your application or service. Let’s start here, working with a solid user experience [...]

  • Three ways to stay competitive

The Economics and Benefits of Outsourcing DevOps and IT

By |2018-12-26T17:28:56+00:00November 19th, 2018|

A new way to stay competitive You’re an organization that’s trying to compete in an ever-evolving digital market. You deliver applications, services, and key pieces of data to your customers and end-users. But are you doing all of this efficiently? Are you finding yourself back pedaling and fixing a lot of bugs or issues? [...]

  • About DataMining

How to Use Data, AI, and Cognitive Systems to Learn the Voice of the Customer and the Market

By |2019-04-25T16:09:06+00:00October 17th, 2018|

We’ve firmly entered into the age of data. Today, we’re all walking, talking, data-generating engines. As standalone analog devices give way to connected digital devices, the latter will generate vast amounts of data that will, in turn, allow us the chance to refine and improve our systems and processes in previously unimagined ways. Big Data [...]

Learning about the Power of Data Visualization

By |2018-12-26T19:39:58+00:00August 10th, 2018|

We live in a world that’s driven by data. If you take a look at your everyday life – you’ll quickly see just how much data plays a role in everything you do. Check your phone today? That just generated a lot of data. Maybe you have a smart thermostat at home? That’s definitely [...]

Logistics is Getting Even More Complicated: Learn How Data Creates Competitive Advantages and Greater Efficiency

By |2018-12-26T19:44:59+00:00July 10th, 2018|

What leading organizations have done around logistics is nothing short of extraordinary. Same-day deliveries, pictures of your item at your front door, advanced tracking capabilities, and new ways to find efficiencies in transporting pretty much anything. However, behind this awesome logistics message are a lot of gears and IT components working very hard to [...]