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Rick Ochs

Rick Ochs
Rick is a Principal Product Manager for Turbonomic’s cloud product line. Prior to leading Turbo’s cloud product, Rick worked at Microsoft, where he led Microsoft’s internal cloud optimization and migration programs, as well as the CSEO cloud architecture organization. When Rick is not passionately talking about the future of elastic and cost-effective cloud environments, he enjoys equally nerdy things like building and overclocking PCs, reading science fiction novels, and spending time convincing his children that the Empire was right to attempt to put down a terrorist organization like the Rebellion.
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Recent Posts

How to Get Cloud Optimization Done Right, and Done Continuously

Posted by Rick Ochs on Sep 30, 2021 2:16:52 PM

The public cloud is at the heart of nearly every digital transformation. Organizations are modernizing their mission-critical applications & running them in the cloud to achieve elasticity and business value. Whether these applications are net new, re-architected, re-platformed, or simply re-hosted, achieving your business goals in the cloud requires a firm commitment to changing mindsets and culture within your IT and Engineering organizations. 

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Topics: Cloud, cloud optimization, cloud application optimization

Introducing the Next-Generation of Cloud Volumes Optimization by Turbonomic

Posted by Rick Ochs on Jan 15, 2021 8:00:00 AM

Co-authored by Ying Wei, Kshitij Dholakia and Rick Ochs

The Business Value of Cloud Storage Optimization

Storage is one of the top cloud services globally. AWS and Azure offer various types of storage services, such as AWS object storage, Azure Blobs, Azure Queues, and more. This blog will focus on the block level storage service, which is used with AWS EC2 instances and Azure Virtual Machine instances and provides boot and data volumes.

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Topics: AWS, Azure, Cloud, How To..., Storage, Customers, Cost Optimization

Unlocking EPYC Performance in Your Cloud Environment

Posted by Rick Ochs on Aug 27, 2020 1:00:00 PM

The cloud is evolving at a furious pace.

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Becoming a Cloud Hero

Posted by Rick Ochs on Aug 26, 2020 2:00:00 PM

Like all major technology revolutions, the cloud brings with it the mysticism of new technology, the fear of the unknown, and the opportunity to master a whole new set of challenges. It can be awesome and scary at the same time - provisioning servers in minutes instead of months, automation that can replace whole teams, and whole new security attack vectors.

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Topics: cloud migration, IT, workload automation, Cloud

Joining Turbonomic for The Transformative Mission

Posted by Rick Ochs on Mar 20, 2018 1:50:15 PM

Experiencing IT Pains Firsthand

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Topics: Careers, TurboNation

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