Andrew Hillier

CTO & Co-founder

Andrew Hillier is a noted expert in the fields of virtualization and cloud computing, and is a frequent speaker on the topic. He has over 20 years of experience in pioneering advanced software solutions, including mission-critical business applications, enterprise systems management technologies, and predictive analytics for virtual and cloud management. A co-founder of Densify, he leads product strategy and defines the overall technology roadmap for the company.

How to Use Container Stacking to Drive Cloud Savings of Up to 80%

Solving the cloud placement puzzle requires science, not guesswork

Solving the cloud placement puzzle requires science, not guesswork

The rush to the cloud is well underway. According to a 2016 IDG Enterprise Cloud Computing Survey of IT leaders, 45% of their IT environments was hosted in a private, public, or hybrid cloud environment

Five-part series: How to Choose the Right Public Cloud Instances  to Reduce Costs and Optimize App Performance

Five-part series: How to Choose the Right Public Cloud Instances to Reduce Costs and Optimize App Performance

In this five-part series, we’ll examine some of the common mistakes organizations make when building and managing cloud services, and discuss practical tips for optimizing cloud provisioning to achieve the right balance of cost and...

Part 5: How to Eliminate Deadwood in AWS, Azure, and Google Cloud Platform Without Risking Disaster

Part 5: How to Eliminate Deadwood in AWS, Azure, and Google Cloud Platform Without Risking Disaster

This post is the last in a five-part series by Densify (www.densify.com ) on how to reduce costs through choosing the right cloud instances from public cloud vendors such as AWS, Microsoft Azure, IBM SoftLayer, and Google Cloud...

Part 4: How to Modernize Public Cloud Instances to Stop Leaving Money on the Table

Part 4: How to Modernize Public Cloud Instances to Stop Leaving Money on the Table

This post is the fourth in a five-part series by Densify (www.densify.com) on how to reduce costs through choosing the right cloud instances from public cloud vendors such as AWS, Microsoft Azure, IBM SoftLayer, and Google Cloud...

Part 3: How to Size Your Cloud Instances for Memory

Part 3: How to Size Your Cloud Instances for Memory

This post is the third in a five-part series by Densify (www.densify.com) on how to reduce costs through choosing the right cloud instances from public cloud vendors such as AWS, Microsoft Azure, IBM SoftLayer, and Google Cloud...

Part 2: How to Avoid the Sneaky (and Costly) Public Cloud Instance “Bump-Up” Loop

Part 2: How to Avoid the Sneaky (and Costly) Public Cloud Instance “Bump-Up” Loop

This post is the second in a five-part series by Densify (link to www.densify.com) on how to reduce costs through choosing the right cloud instances from public cloud vendors such as AWS, Microsoft Azure, IBM SoftLayer and Google...

How to Get Self-Service Right in Private Clouds

As organizations build out internal clouds, a major goal is to provide internal customers with self-service access to capacity. Although simple in concept, this fundamental change can create challenges in practice. To explore these...

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