When Brad Rydzewski, the founder of Drone.io reached out with the “crazy” idea of releasing Drone Cloud for free to the open source community, we immediately said yes. Here's why. Read more
Zachary has spent his last 16 years building, running and fixing public cloud infrastructure platforms. As the CEO of Packet, Zachary is responsible for the company's strategic product roadmap and is most passionate about helping customers and partners take advantage of fundamental compute and avoid vendor lockin. Prior to founding Packet, Zachary was an early member of the management team at Voxel, a NY-based cloud hosting company sold to Internap in 2011, that built software to automate all aspects of hosting datacenters. He lives in New York City with his wife and 2 young children.
Recent Blog post from Zachary Smith
When you think of exploring the heart and soul of the internet, places like Mountain View, Seattle, Portland or San Jose come to mind. But what about New York's Chinatown, the projects in Red Hook or a lab at Dartmouth College? Read more
The cloud is growing up fast with big money and even bigger influence. So how (and why) should we keep it weird? Read more
The history of AWS is based on automation through virtualization, but I bet its future won’t be. Here's why we're laying down the welcome mat. Read more
Okay, so an online bookseller has kicked ass and taken names in the battle for "Cloud 1.0". How will the next round be won or lost? Read more