IT Super Hero: Agent John Smith

Meet John Smith, chief systems administrator at the Supreme Headquarters International Espionage Law-enforcement Division (S.H.I.E.L.D.), where he works for Nick Fury to help support the organization's peacekeeping operations throughout the world. Just as Fury must assemble the Avengers to battle threats no one else can handle, Smith must assemble a data center with all the components necessary to deliver extreme performance and Earth-saving analytics.

Oracle Magazine interviews John Smith. Go behind the scenes at S.H.I.E.L.D.’s top-secret data center and find out what it takes to run the private cloud that supports its global network of agents.

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