Ben Young

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Ben Young is Head of Cloud Products at Softsource vBridge, a cloud service provider in New Zealand and a Veeam Vanguard.

I specialize in the automation and integration of a broad range of cloud & virtualization technologies such as VMware, Veeam, DellEMC, Fortinet

I then integrate these automations into a multi-tenant self-service portal that customers use on a daily basis to manage their IaaS and PaaS workloads.

I am a developer advocate, always pushing vendors to create a better developer experience (DX) to not only improve development workflow but to also increase uptake of API consumption within vendor products.

I can sometimes be seen speaking at events both local and international.

On a more personal level I enjoy bridging enterprise technology, in particular data sets with other cloud services or AI/ML. I also enjoy building demo environments which often contain custom code or web dashboards to showcase what is possible with technology when data is combined or used with additional services to get your most from it.

Field Day Appearances

Links with Tag @BenYoungNZ

  1. Qlik Answers and the Future of Enterprise Search
  2. Qlik Connect – It’s Not All About AI… But It Is for Me!
  3. Qlik Connect 2024
  4. Solidigm – a Bigger, Faster, and More Efficient Storage for AI
  5. Intel Xeon CPUs – How Efficiency Makes It a Top Contender for AI Inference
  6. Don’t Let Storage Be Your AI Training Kryptonite
  7. Improving the Accuracy of Domain-Specific Information of Large Language Models With Ben Young
  8. Solidigm QLC SSD’s Proven Reliability, Performance and Density Perfect for Challenging Edge Computing Environments
  9. Navigating Data Security at the Edge
  10. Mako Networks – a World-Class PCI-Certified Network-As-A-Service Ecosystem
  11. Time to Recalibrate Your Views on Edge Computing
  12. Unraveling the Key Themes of Edge Computing – a Roundtable Discussion
  13. Deploying Applications Across Edge Locations With Mako Networks and Avassa
  14. What Is Edge Computing, Thoughts Before the First Edge Field Day

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