Lee Calcote

Lee Calcote is the Head of Technology Strategy at SolarWinds, where he stewards strategy and innovation across the business. Previously, Calcote led software-defined data center engineering at Seagate, up-leveling the systems portfolio by delivering new predictive analytics, telemetric and modern management capabilities. Prior to Seagate, Calcote held various leadership positions at Cisco, where he created Cisco’s cloud management platforms and pioneered new, automated, remote management services.

In addition to his role at SolarWinds, Calcote advises a handful of startups and serves as a member of various industry bodies, including Cloud Native Computing Foundation (CNCF), the Distributed Management Task Foundation (DMTF) and Center for Internet Security (CIS). As a Docker Captain and Cloud Native Ambassador, Calcote is an organizer of technology conferences, an analyst, author, speaker in the technology community. Calcote holds a bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, a master’s degree in Business Administration from California State University, Fresno and retains a list of industry certifications.

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The Ins and Outs of Microservices


Microservices are a development architecture that can help DevOps teams innovate faster, iterate more efficiently, and create a better end-user experience by democratizing language and technology choice across independent service teams for continuous delivery of improvements. Microservices prioritize each individual service rather than many …


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2019: The Year of Meshing Around and Creating Chaos


It’s that time of year again—the time to reflect on the past year and anticipate the year ahead. For a number of years now, organizations of all sizes have been running containers in production. Now, with containers, microservices, and functions interweaving through modern application …