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Customer Spotlight: GlobalSCAPE

Meeting Description:

Businesses need to cost-efficiently and securely transfer data. GlobalScape provides solutions to these challenges using RackConnectTM to join the security devices in its dedicated environment with its Cloud environment for award-winning services.

In this webinar‚ Rackspace VP of Enterprise Strategy Andy Schroepfer and GlobalSCAPE VP of Managed Solutions Mark Perry will explore the benefits of leveraging the Cloud to reduce costs, without losing the benefits of a dedicated hosting environment:

 • TCO advantages of using Cloud for secure data transfer

• Data protection advantages of the Cloud

• The connection between Cloud and dedicated servers


Date: Thu, Apr 21, 2011
Time: 11:00 AM CDT
Duration: 1 hour
Host(s): Rackspace Hosting
 Presenter Information
Mark Perry
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As VP Managed Solutions Mark Perry focuses on GlobalSCAPE’s Managed Solutions line of business, which includes GlobalSCAPE's Managed Information Xchange™ and Hosted Enterprise File Transfer SMB solutions.  Mark’s previous roles have been in the area of managing IT professional services, telecommunications, consulting, security, and risk management divisions in large, medium, and small businesses.  Mark's diverse background includes Enterprise Resource Planning in the role of Senior Vice President of Fujitsu's America Enterprise Business Solutions, Information security in the role of Vice President of Global Consulting Services at Symantec, and public accounting in the role of Risk and Advisory Services Partner at KPMG, LLP.

This experience base has allowed Mark and the GlobalSCAPE team to leverage cloud and SAAS infrastructures in the development of the first truly managed Business to Business data exchanges.

Andy Schroepfer
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As VP of Enterprise Strategy at Rackspace, Andy Schroepfer focuses on partnerships and evangelism to the largest businesses and the Software-as-a-Service apps those businesses select. He also leads the SaaS marketplace, AppMatcher, launched by Rackspace in 2010. Schroepfer has been the go-to analyst in the hosting industry since its inception in the late 1990s. From his beginnings at Piper Jaffray, he joined Goldman Sachs as VP and Senior Equity Analyst on the Internet Infrastructure Services industry during the time when Equinix, Loudcloud (now HP), and Webex (now Cisco) were executing their IPOs. In late 2000, Schroepfer founded, led, and later sold Tier 1 Research, the leading specialist research firm on the hosting and data center industry whose insights and data remain best-of-breed. Schroepfer has been a technology investor and founded, an archiving firm for social media applications like Facebook and Twitter.