Keith Rochford

Senior Engineer, Cloud Centre of Excellence

Keith is a senior engineer and team lead at the Dell Cloud Centre of Excellence in Cherrywood, Dublin. He has a breadth of experience spanning systems administration, software development and ICT project management with responsibility for delivering advanced ICT infrastructure including next-generation networks, Cloud and data management solutions. Having been a member of the Grid-Ireland Operations Team and more recently the coordinator of the PRTLI-funded e-INIS project Keith has extensive experience delivering advanced research infrastructure and supporting academic computing.

Keith has been working closely with HEAnet this year leading the deployment of the Dell Managed Private Cloud solution underpinning HEAnet’s Cloud POC. In this session Keith will discuss the challenges and opportunities presented in moving research computing workloads to the Cloud.

Talk Title:

Scaling Cloud Structures

Plenary Speakers:
Patrick O'Regan - Maynooth UniversityPaul Jones - TCDRonan Byrne - HEAnet Valerie King - UCC
Parallel A Speakers:
Adrian Rath - Royal College of Physicia...Dave Wilson - HEAnet Keith Rochford - Dell
Ken O'Kelly - Juniper NetworksKilian Murphy - UCCMark O'Leary MBCS - JANET
Nora Clarke - University of Agder, NorwaySanjay Chohan - Juniper Networks
Parallel B Speakers:
Parallel C Speakers:
Rebecca Grant - Digital Repository IrelandSinéad Redmond - Maynooth University
Parallel D Speakers: (Workshop Area)
Rob Gallagher - HEAnet Robert Hackett - HEAnet
Lightning Speakers:
Andy Byrne - Agile NetworksAudrey Drohan - UCDBob Coggins - Campus.ieHenry Batten - Meru Networks
Jeremy Britton - UCDPeter Clarke - UCDPeter Trevaskis - DellRegina McNulty - Smartbay Ireland
Rosalind Pan - UCDStuart Kenny - Digital Repository Ireland