Silicon Valley Code Camp : October 9th and 10th, 2010
Before co-founding Apprenda, Sinclair consulted on and led mission-critical architectures for multiple technology companies. Sinclair has contributed to the engineering architectures at Morgan Stanley, Eden Communications, and the State University of New York (SUNY) system. Sinclair excels in understanding the economics of SaaS platforms and ecosystems, and is a frequent speaker and panelist at industry events. Sinclair holds a dual Bachelor of Science in Computer Science & Mathematics with a Minor in Management from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, where he graduated Summa Cum Laude.
The supply side economics of the software business have changed. While many cloud solutions and services can provide a lower capital investment in moving applications to the cloud, the ongoing costs of operating as a SaaS provider are often overlooked. Software companies still face many challenges today in moving to the SaaS business model, and transforming their business to one of ongoing service delivery. This session will focus on leveraging .NET technologies for important application architecture concerns like multi-tenancy and grid scalability, and how critical architecture decisions like these will impact your SaaS offerings scalability and ability to deliver service to customers cost effectively.