Cloud architect Manon Buettner, principal of Nuvalo, moderates cloud management platform panel

Seattle, Wash. (September 9, 2014) – Nuvalo LLC, an IT consulting and sourcing firm, today announced that its Principal, Manon Buettner, will moderate a session during the Cloud Partners Conference Tuesday, September 9, at 10:00 AM. The conference is being held this year at the Morial Convention Center In New Orleans, LA.

“The topic of Cloud Management fascinates me, since it’s both an immature and crowded market with dozens of large and small vendors all competing to enable IT-as-a-Service,” said Buettner. “The time is now for companies to leverage a heterogeneous platform to manage their hybrid cloud deployments, manage cost and define governance. Channel partners have a huge opportunity to share best practices and facilitate vendor selection.

Session:  Optimize Cloud Delivery With Cloud Management Tools

Date:  Tuesday, September 9, 2014

Time: 10 – 10:45 a.m.

Description:  Public? Private? Hybrid? The capabilities, features and requirements are very different for each cloud architecture. Yet corporate users expect cloud services to work flawlessly regardless of where they put their data or applications. What’s a solution provider to do? In this session, you’ll learn about the technologies and services that help make cloud management less of a chore. In particular, this session will address self-service interfaces, metering and billing, workload optimization, policy management and more. Find out how management tools can help you optimize cloud delivery for your clients.

Moderator:Manon Buettner, Principal, Nuvalo


Jay Chapel, CEO, Ostrato

Sheng Yeo, CEO, OrionVM

Chris Tusa, Manager, Cloud Solution Architecture, Red Hat



About Nuvalo

Nuvalo is a Seattle-based IT consulting and sourcing firm that helps clients design and procure cloud computing and hybrid solutions around the world. Manon Buettner founded Nuvalo in 2010, parlaying her vast expertise with service providers into the role of trusted advisor to IT executives. Nuvalo works with Internet, media and entertainment, healthcare, and software and technology companies to successfully deploy infrastructure and enterprise business applications. Instead of a one-size-fits-all approach, we make our extensive ecosystem of carriers, vendors and technology providers available to you. Just one phone call to us saves countless hours wrangling with sales reps and gets exactly what you need to know, when you need it. For more information, visit