In this episode, Richard speaks to Blair Lyon, VP of Cloud Experience for Linode. They accelerate innovation by making cloud computing simple, accessible, and affordable to all.
Blair himself is a sales marketing and technology expert, with over 25 years’ experience building businesses and delivering award winning solutions for the Fortune 1000.
They talk about what makes Linode different and why they have so many fans in the IT space. Blair explains what the alternative cloud is and how you can use it alongside another cloud solution.
Richard and Blair discuss the Linode customer service model, how MSPs can use the alternative cloud for a competitive advantage, the cloud services Linode offer and how they manage cybersecurity internally.
Blair also explains why MSPs might choose Linode and partner with them rather than the ‘big three’ cloud provider, and how you can get started with cloud computing. And he shares what the recent Akamai acquisition means for the company.