Alistair Croll

Alistair Croll
Founder, Solve For Interesting

Website | @acroll

Alistair is a principal at analyst firm Bitcurrent, and a frequent contributor to the GigaOm family of sites. Prior to Bitcurrent, Alistair co-founded"Coradiant":, a leader in online user monitoring, as well as research firm Networkshop. He has held product management positions with 3Com Corporation, Primary Access, and Eicon Technology.

Alistair has coordinated and spoken at a wide range of industry events, including Interop, Structure, Web2Expo and Unconference. He is the author of numerous articles on Internet performance and security, and co-author of Managing Bandwidth: Deploying QOS in Enterprise Applications from Prentice-Hall.

Alistair is currently working on the forthcoming Watching Websites for O’Reilly.


Alistair Croll (Solve For Interesting), Sean Power (Watching Websites)
Average rating: ***..
(3.67, 6 ratings)
This session looks at what web operators need to monitor from performance and uptime to analytics, usability, communities, and competitors. In an Internet filled with mashups, RIAs, and mobile devices, the task of watching websites is increasingly challenging. Fortunately, a variety of new technologies and approaches help us keep watch on our websites and our Internet presence. Read more.
Web Operations
Location: 2010
Alistair Croll (Solve For Interesting), Benjamin Black (Boundary), Lew Moorman (, Kevin Gibbs (Google App Engine)
Average rating: ****.
(4.50, 2 ratings)
There's a myth that clouds just run themselves. While clouds let us do more with less - and give us much, much more the moment we need it - cloud computing presents new challenges to operations teams.Instead of racking and stacking servers, you're clicking and dragging virtual machines. Operational chops are more important than ever now that platforms can grow and shrink within minutes. Read more.
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  • Ascentium
  • Awareness
  • HiveLive, Inc.
  • ImageSpan
  • Jive Software
  • Juniper Networks
  • Kapow Technologies
  • Keynote Systems
  • LithiumTechnologies
  • Nokia
  • nomee
  • Qtask
  • Rackspace Hosting
  • Remy
  • TamTamy
  • Vignette
  • Yola (fka SynthaSite)
  • Znak
  • IBM
  • eBay
  • Microsoft Corporation
  • Adobe Systems, Inc.
  • EffectiveUI
  • Germany Trade & Invest
  • NeuStar
  • ONEsite

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