Jason Hood has almost 30 years of experience running cloud, infrastructure (server, storage, and network), desktop, service desk, security, HPC, and data teams for both Fortune 500 and private equity-funded companies. Most recently, he has focused on the operations side of large data centers, IT modernization, and cloud migrations.
Prior to joining Stratascale, Jason served as global director of data centers and divisional CIO for Dana Holding Company. Before that, he was VP of cloud, security, and infrastructure at an Inc. 5000 fastest-growing company. Jason’s experience with private equity includes M&A analysis and integration as well as financial analysis for new acquisitions.
Jason is a member of the IT advisory panel at the University of Toledo.
An effective FinOps program requires accountability, visibility, and processes and procedures that enable sound governance.
In this Horizon Report by Stratascale (an SHI company), our authors describe how investing in system observability tools is a proven value-add, providing benefits for end users and the business.
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Based on input from Stratascale (an SHI company), this Horizon Report first looks at the common pitfalls that can hinder cloud migrations.
When you’re ready to implement, Stratascale’s Transformational Services consulting team helps make your new ideas a reality in your organization.
In this Horizon Report from Stratascale (an SHI company), we explore the issue of cloud overspend and what you can do about it−both in the short-term and more strategically.
Now with 12 months of industry and client insights to draw from under COVID, Stratascale has a clearer idea of what makes a positive employee digital experience.
Whether you’re just getting into the cloud game or you’ve evolved recently to a hybrid cloud environment, you’re on your way to improving your digital agility—an absolute must to thrive amid constant change.
Senior leadership involvement can be intimidating, but it brings huge upside opportunities. As a technology leader, you should align improvements to business strategies.
The news is continually filled with stories of large ransomware attacks. Maybe you’ve even been a victim of such an attack. If that’s the case, having a strong security and risk management strategy with documented and practiced recovery steps is crucial to your recovery.
There is not a “new normal.” The standard now revolves around how fast we can adapt. That can be exciting when you are prepared.