Chris Rixon

Chris Rixon is Director of Field Marketing EMEA at BMC Software. Chris has 18 years of experience in IT and has held a variety of roles in systems development, architecture, sales and marketing. In the last eight years, his focus has been on IT systems management technologies and their role in making technology infrastructure more stable, agile and efficient. Chris also addresses issues related to green IT and business service management, discussing the impact of these topics on IT and business. He can be reached at [email protected]

How to Cut IT Energy Consumption Using Business Service Management

Imagine buying a case of soda for a party at your place Friday night. You discover your refrigerator is full, so you buy another refrigerator and put it in...

Latest Posts

ThoughtSpot’s Ajeet Singh: “The Data Analytics Dashboard is Dead”

I spoke with Ajeet Singh, Co-founder and Executive Chairman, ThoughtSpot, about the search technology that’s central to ThoughtSpot’s data analytics platform, which he claims...

AWS’s Bratin Saha on How SageMaker is Advancing Machine Learning

I spoke with Bratin Saha, VP and General Manager, Machine Learning Services, AWS, about how the cloud has enabled machine learning, and SageMaker’s ability...

How Database Virtualization Helps Migrate a Data Warehouse to the Cloud

Database migrations are some of the most dreaded initiatives in IT. Bring up the subject of migrations with any IT executive and one gets...

Architecting Cloud Workloads for Financial Reporting: Best Practices

FinOps practitioners and technical teams must begin working more closely together to factor financial reporting into their architectural designs, tagging and labelling taxonomies, and...

8×8 Launches Frontdesk to Support Front Office Staff Communication

The vision for integrated unified communication (UC) and contact centers (CC) has been discussed in industry circles for years now, and almost every UC...