Gerard Dumont, of IBM South Africa, will present the Computer Science Department Colloquium with a talk entitled, "What is IBM Bluemix?".
IBM Bluemix is IBM's cloud application platform, integrated with SoftLayer (IaaS), and hosting some of our SaaS offerings. Bluemix is a flexible platform, built on the open source Cloud Foundry project, leveraging the best of breed IBM technologies, applications, and services, as well as those by our ISV and marketplace partners
Gerard has 19 years of experience in the field of IT, primarily focused on Enterprise and IT Solution Architecture within the telecommunications,financial and Retail industry sectors. He has broad experience that covers multiple facets of architecture including enterprise, governance, application, integration, performance,availability, data, security, network, infrastructure and operations architecture. Gerard has both local and international experience.
Gerard is the Retail Industry Architect and Solution Manager for IBM South Africa. In his previous role Gerard was the Industry Architect for the Telecommunications Industry in South Africa.