The Silicon Review
From Day One, Virtustream set out to deliver the advantages and efficiencies of cloud computing to the enterprise market. It is a Dell Technologies Business, an enterprise-class cloud company trusted by businesses and organizations globally to transform and move their mission-critical applications to the cloud. Virtustream offers the reliability, security, compliance, and performance of a dedicated private cloud, combined with the flexibility, scalability, and economic benefits of a public cloud. Through Virtustream, enterprises can focus on delivering value and innovation rather than spending time and effort operating and running complex applications, including ERP systems like SAP, medical records management systems like EPIC, big data systems like Cloudera and other numerous mission-critical applications. Virtustream’s experts have extensive experience working directly with SAP applications and can help enterprises achieve increased performance and availability, reduced costs, powerful security, and proactive regulatory compliance reporting.
The Company’s Position Today
Virtustream enterprise-class cloud solutions meet the security, compliance, performance and efficiency requirements for managing complex applications in hybrid, private or public cloud environments.
A modern platform built for the enterprise, Virtustream delivers the assured performance, guaranteed availability and end-to-end migration and management services needed to ensure an enterprise’s mission-critical applications are up and running 24X7.
The company supports highly-regulated markets, such as healthcare, government, and education, with cloud infrastructure solutions protected by industry-specific enhanced security and regulatory controls. Virtustream’s cloud operations, security and compliance programs, data privacy practices and service quality are all designed to sustain the trust the firm has built with the biggest brands on the planet.
Businesses, cloud service providers and government agencies rely on the firm’s cloud solutions to reduce overall costs, turn capital expenditures into operational expenditures, and to free up people, capacity and budgets. By leveraging Virtustream’s patented MicroVM technology, enterprises gain all the benefits of a true utility model that drives lower costs and improved resource efficiency, all while delivering optimal performance. Thanks to a consumption-based billing model and embedded MicroVM technology, Virtustream can guarantee application level SLAs, removing the need for customers to rethink, rewrite or retire their significant IT investments.
More Reasons to Go for Virtustream
Virtustream knows that big businesses come with big technology and big demands—complex, mission-critical applications that keep factories running, hospitals helping patients, engines turning and commerce moving. It also knows that those applications weren’t always designed to run in the cloud.
And that’s why it created a different kind of cloud.
The company has built a platform that’s as practical as it is powerful. A platform designed to run the most complex, mission-critical applications—the spinal fluid systems of record for big business. A cloud engineered for your organization—with the performance, security, resilience, and services to support your entire IT estate. The company does more than merely accommodate essential applications, it makes them run faster, more efficiently and more economically than ever before.
“We don’t just help businesses do work in the cloud. We’ve created a cloud that works for your business. So you can grow, lead, innovate—and transform,” says Virtustream.
The Leader of the Company
Rory Read, President and CEO
Rory P. Read is Chief Operating Executive of Dell Technologies where his executive leadership strength and operational expertise are key to driving transformative change and execution excellence within the company. As President and CEO of Virtustream, Rory oversees the strategic direction of the company and is responsible for extending Virtustream’s market leadership position as a trusted, enterprise-class cloud service and software partner for mission-critical workloads. Through a relentless focus on its customers, Rory is dedicated to growing the base of enterprises, strategic service providers and government agencies worldwide that turn to Virtustream to support their multi-cloud and IT modernization journeys.
He also serves as Executive Vice President of SaaS integration platform leader Dell Boomi, helping drive rapid growth and market share gains in this critical integration platform segment.
Previously, as Chief Integration Officer, Rory played a lead role in the largest tech merger in history— the $67 billion mergers of Dell and EMC. During his tenure as Chief Operating Officer for Dell EMC, Rory was responsible for strategy, planning, operations, and key transformational initiatives. And as President of Dell Worldwide Commercial Sales, he built and managed Dell’s best-in-class sales engine, and delivered the strategy for Dell’s global channel, partner and direct sales efforts.
Rory has more than three decades of global technology industry experience. Before joining Dell, he served as chief executive officer, president and member of the board of directors of AMD. During his tenure, he diversified the company’s portfolio to produce $2 billion in revenue from new businesses, initiated the next-generation Zen chip architecture and restructured AMD’s debt profile, returning the company to profitability.
Previously, Rory served as a chief operating officer and president at Lenovo, where he was responsible for driving growth, execution, profitability and performance across a Global 500 enterprise encompassing more than 160 countries. Additionally, Rory spent 23 years at IBM, serving in various leadership roles.