Author: Scott Frock

Scott is the Executive VP & Chief Operating Officer for Datavail, an IT leader in database administration as a managed service. Prior to joining Datavail, Scott was a founder in a start-up information technology company where he was responsible for the engineering and operations of a multi-tenant cloud that serviced enterprise applications. In his career, Scott has managed the build-out of multiple global data centers using VCE, CISCO UCS, VMware, and EMC technologies. As a management advisor to several CIOs, he has lead the development of enterprise business plans and technology strategies. He has experience in all facets of an IT services business from sales through operations. He has worked in outsourced ICT managed services for almost three decades and has experience in the government, communications, manufacturing and retail verticals.

Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer

Scott Frock

Scott is the Executive VP & Chief Operating Officer for Datavail, an IT leader in database administration as a managed service. Prior to joining Datavail, Scott was a founder in a start-up information technology company where he was responsible for the engineering and operations of a multi-tenant cloud that serviced enterprise applications. In his career, Scott has managed the build-out of multiple global data centers using VCE, CISCO UCS, VMware, and EMC technologies. As a management advisor to several CIOs, he has lead the development of enterprise business plans and technology strategies. He has experience in all facets of an IT services business from sales through operations. He has worked in outsourced ICT managed services for almost three decades and has experience in the government, communications, manufacturing and retail verticals.

Articles Written by Scott Frock

Consider managed services for the database administration function, to ensure continuous database availability for mission-critical business applications.

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One fine day you learn that one of the DBAs is not available. This could be a perfect recipe for disaster.

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The shift to cloud computing has caused today's DBAs to change their role from their traditional in-house one to multi-tasking in the cloud.

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Automation of database processes and the shift to the cloud has changed the "traditional" role of DBAs. How can they remain relevant?

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Database administrators have an important role to play in application development for your organization. They can organize developers and ensure all necessary requirements are met.

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I had the good fortune of being able to attend the Cloud Expo/DevOps Conference in Santa Clara earlier this month. It was a great opportunity to hear from many thought leaders in our industry and experience the unique spirit and culture that only Silicon Valley emits.

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