Change at the top in the infrastructure of iCloud: Patrick Gates takes the place of Eric Billingsley
As reported by CNBC, the head of infrastructure, Apple iCloud has left the company. Eric Billingsley was the director of internet services operations for several years, overseeing a large part of the back-office iCloud.
His place will be taken by Patrick Gates, who for some time has been head of infrastructure services linked to Siri. Today, its sphere of control, the service will expand also to the infrastructure of iCloud.
Billingsley has started to work in the Apple from 2013, after a long experience between eBay and Google. Immediately, he took in hand the management of the back-office iCloud taking care of all the infrastructure that lies behind this impressive service targato Apple.
According to the well informed, the problems you encountered in the last few months on iCloud, with temporary interruptions of the services, has convinced Apple executives to ward off Billingsley, and to entrust his role as Patrick Gates.
This change of course, it could also speed up the passage of the infrastructure of iCloud from the current Amazon Web Services and Microsoft Azure to a beckend within Apple, already known as the “Project McQueen” and still in development