Moderator: Jennifer Trelewicz, Mail.Ru


  • Dmitry Rekesh, IBM
  • Oleg Koverznev, Cisco
  • Anton Salov, Softline
  • Dmitry Martynov, Microsoft
  • Konstantin Anisimov, Parallels

On this round table, we will discuss the current technologies and best practices for Cloud Computing, including technical development, monetization and other technical and business aspects. We will also address various challenges for implementation and specifics for the Russian market.

During the round table, the panelists will address the following questions:

  • Should we expect the rise of commonly-used architecture for cloud systems?
  • What is Cloud computing – new business model or just another model of ownership?
  • How telecom operators monetize cloud services?
  • What are the background conditions for developing the cloud in Russia and on the West?
  • Cloud-software development. Russian case-studies.
  • Cloud-computing in Russia – specifics of the local legal framework.
  • Security in the Cloud.


Jennifer Trelewicz is Deputy CTO of social products in Internet holding Mail.Ru in Moscow. She works with colleagues in Institute of Information Systems in Siberian Branch of Russian Academy of Sciences, as well as making a lecture series at Novosibirsk State University. In the past, Dr. Trelewicz was CTO of Google Russia and Director of the IBM Laboratory of Systems and Technology in Moscow.

Dr. Trelewicz has many refereed technical publications in international conferences and journals, several book contributions and 19 granted patents in USA, Japan, Korea and PRC. She is a senior member of IEEE and a director in the IEEE Technology Management Council.

Dmitry [Andreevich] Rekesh is a Senior Technical Staff Member with the Cloud Computing Enterprise Initiative Group at the IBM Corporation. During his 13 year tenure with IBM, he played a variety of roles ranging from development and architecture to project and program management and business strategy. Dmitry is especially proud of his work on several versions of the IBM Intranet Portal and his leadership of the IBM Leadership Data Center program, which culminated in the delivery of a $365m data center in North Carolina earlier this year.
Dmitry is a graduate of PhysTech (FizHim 1992). He continued his education at the Arizona State University, where he received his Ph.D. in Physics in 1996. In 2006, he received an MBA from from Haas School of Business at the University of California at Berkeley.
Dmitry is a certified IT Architect, and a member of the OpenGroup and IBM IT Architecture Certification Boards.

Oleg Koverznev is Architerctual Sales Manager for Datacenter and Virtualization in Russia based in Moscow. Since early 2008 he is responsible for sales management and business development of datacenter segment in Russia.
Oleg has 10 years of experience in various IT related areas including in-depth knowledge of technologies, pre-sales, post-sales, team management, partner supervision and audit. Previous to Cisco Oleg held different positions in major Russian Telecom companies.
Oleg has joined Cisco in 2005 as an Associate Systems Engineer graduated from Cisco Sales Academy Program in Amsterdam. He also holds Master’s degree from Moscow Technical University, Faculty of Automated Systems, Complexes and Networks.
With a benefit of deep technology understanding Oleg has been driving new Datacenter business practices to the field. He is engaged as a sales lead in a key deals across telecom, enterprise and commercial segments. He is really passionate by cloud/grid innovative technologies and enjoys his role being a new market developer with Cisco.

In 2002 Anton Salov graduated from the Faculty of Economics and Management at the Moscow Aviation Institute (MAI) in “Management”. In 2003 he graduated from the Faculty of System Management, Informatics and Electricity and was qualified as an engineer with a degree in Informatics and control in engineering systems. From 1996 he worked in the tourism business.
In 2005, joined the company Softline as Head of Internet projects. In 2007, Softline acquired the status of Google Enterprise Partner and became the sole supplier of the Google corporate solutions in Russia. In 2008, Anton Salov received the status of Google Enterprise Professional.

Since September 2008, directs the department of corporate Internet solutions. With the assistance of Anton in 2009, Softline company acquired the status of Google Apps Authorized Reseller and start selling Google Apps and Google Message Security, from September 2009, Softline was a reseller of Google Site Search.
Since June 2009, under the leadership of Anton has developed and launched the project www.с - the first Russian SaaS-portal. At the moment Softcloud - Russian market leader in SaaS, has a unique expertise to build a public “clouds”, provides more than 60 services and is actively developing an affiliate network.

Dmitry is a Platform Strategy Adviser in Microsoft Russia. He was a leader of application development and direction of SOA / BPM in the Department of consulting and technical support, Microsoft Russia for a few years. He is currently actively engaged in constructing complex solutions on the Microsoft platform and promising architectural concepts and technologies, such as: Software + Services, Rich Internet Applications, Cloud Computing and others.