How IT Will Disrupt in 2016

The rise of the “as-a-Service” paradigm is disrupting industries across every market of technology.

Join 451 Research’s Donnie Berkholz, Ph.D., and Ashley Leonard, CEO of Verismic Software, in exploring how IT is being disrupted today. This webinar will explore industry changes and how end users have responded to the shift in areas such as cloud, DevOps and IT management. Along with a 20,000+ survey panel, we will discuss what IT teams need to survive and thrive in the era of IT as a Service.

Join us: Wednesday, Dec 09, 2015

Register for 11:00am PST // 2.00pm EDT


Donnie Berkholz, Ph.D., is the Research Director for the Development, DevOps, and IT Ops channel at 451 Research, which covers the technologies employed for software development and software lifecycle management to drive business growth. Donnie’s own coverage encompasses development, testing and release engineering. This includes areas such as programming languages and tooling, source-code management, application lifecycle management, and continuous integration and delivery.


Ashley Leonard is the president and CEO of Verismic Software, a global industry leader providing cloud-based IT management technology and green solutions. He is a technology entrepreneur with 25 years of experience in enterprise software, sales, and operational leadership. Leonard worked nearly two decades as a successful senior corporate executive, providing critical leadership during high-growth stages of well-known technology industry pioneers. He founded Verismic in 2012 after successfully selling his former company, NetworkD, an infrastructure management software organization. Leonard currently manages U.S., Australian and European operations, defines corporate strategies, oversees sales and marketing, and guides product development.