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How does your data center provider impact your customers’ performance? What are the expectations, requirements and needs of a cloud computing infrastructure as it relates to selecting and deploying your customers' applications into a third-party data center or co-location facility? ...
Companies are becoming increasingly proficient at cross-platform marketing, in particular, using social media sites, such as Twitter, Facebook and MySpace, in conjunction with traditional media, to drive traffic to websites. If done well, when the users from all of these sources conver...
Virtualization is one of the foundation technologies for cloud computing. While servers and storage are the most fundamental targets of virtualization, the broader scope of virtualization includes desktop virtualization, a changing approach to systems management, and optimization of sh...
From internal collaboration to supplier and customer interactions, enterprises are discovering new ways of increasing productivity, process accountability, and connecting those challenging "white spaces" that exist between processes, ERP, and legacy systems. In her session at the 5th...
SYS-CON Events announced today that Zenith Infotech, a leading provider of ready-to-deploy Private Cloud Infrastructure for PC and Server Virtualization, has been named “Silver Sponsor” of SYS-CON's 5th International Cloud Expo (www.CloudComputingExpo.com), which will take place on Apr...
Easy SaaS enablement on the cloud. Too good to be true? In her session at the 5th International Cloud Expo, Emma Pudney, EVP of Product Strategy and Development at Virtual Ark, will take you through a real-world example of technically enabling an ISV application and the challenges Vi...
Faced with high in-house deployment, management, and support costs for its mission-critical enterprise applications, enterprises are turning to the cloud for its economic efficiencies and speed of deployment. But moving to the cloud requires some up-front planning and careful considera...
For a cloud to be considered enterprise, it must provide a high-availability solution that accounts for every aspect of an Enterprise IT Infrastructure environment, from development to production including provisioning and maintenance of servers, network, storage, security and software...
Security on the cloud isn't bad, it's just different. In her session at the 5th International Cloud Expo, Emma Pudney, EVP of Product Strategy and Development at Virtual Ark, explains Virtual Ark’s “watertight” approach to security on the cloud and how it protects your application a...
Go beyond the marketing hype, the brands and the buzzwords, and learn how differences in architecture, infrastructure, security and design can have significant impact on your ability to take advantage of the cost-effectiveness and agility of infrastructure-as-a-service without compromi...
NaviCloud is a next-generation platform that combines the economic efficiencies of cloud computing with true enterprise-class reliability and security. With built-in high-availability, a state of the art operations center, and a highly resilient service delivery infrastructure spanning...
You are interested in cloud computing, but where do you start? How are vendors defining Cloud Computing? What do you need to know to figure out which applications make sense in the cloud? And is any of this real today? In his session at the 5th International Cloud Expo, Bill Zack, an...
SYS-CON Events announced today that Zenoss, a provider of Unlegacy IT enterprise management products for the virtual and cloud-based dynamic datacenter, has been named “Bronze Sponsor” of SYS-CON's 5th International Cloud Expo (www.CloudComputingExpo.com), which will take place on Apri...
A-Server, a specialist in datacenter virtualization, will launch a new version of its Datacenter-as-a-Service platform at SYS-CON's 5th International Cloud Computing Expo, which will take place on April 19-21, 2010, at the Jacob Javits Convention Center in New York City. A-Server, a si...
As the leader in enterprise cloud automation software, Surgient leverages leading virtualization and systems management technologies to automate the deployment and management of complex, user-centric IT services. Through a patented, just-in-time self-service approach, administrators an...
When adopting Cloud solutions, especially Software-as-a-Service (SaaS), questions regarding data security and governance arise. Depending on your jurisdiction, you may be subject to the recently released EU Data Protection Directive. In the U.S., you may have to cope with a patchwork o...
Law enforcement is no different in its IT needs and constraints from many other enterprises – they run legacy hardware. Migrating to a new on-premise system and hardware can be cost-prohibitive. This compels decision-makers to look for advice and evidence on how to successfully evolve ...
Do you want a top down, business-driven, automated data center where efficiencies deliver agility and the ability to innovate? Do you want to learn how to deal with challenges such as virtual machine sprawl, additional storage requirements, increased systems management requirements, ne...
We are constantly bombarded with articles and presentations about the security risks in cloud computing and why organizations need to be concerned about them as they consider a move. The truth is that organizations do need to be concerned about security – but they needn’t be paralyzed ...
What are the attributes that attract applications to public clouds? Why implement private clouds? When is it appropriate to use both in a Hybrid Cloud approach? Can legacy applications be moved unchanged to the cloud or do they have to be rewritten as Web 2.0 apps? What are the implica...
Data accumulation rates are growing astronomically and managing data in traditional ways is getting difficult in the same proportion. Hadoop is emerging as a champion in large-scale data management needs; however, it requires a lot of IT infrastructure investment and expertise. In hi...
Cloud infrastructures can support similar (and in certain cases even higher) rates of throughput for business transactions and information retrieval requests compared to the infrastructure based on physical hardware for a typical web application of average intensity. Cloud infrastruc...
Cloud computing radically alters our thinking about IT. Public cloud service providers offer several benefits over in-house data centers, including so-called "private" clouds. Scarcity evaporates as on-demand resources appear infinite, servers morph into disposable horsepower, and back...
There are unique technical challenges and advantages associated with performing digital forensics and incident response in virtualization and cloud environments. What are the advanced threats specific to these environments and why are traditional security/forensic solutions and practic...
Platform as a Service (PaaS) provides developers with a complete environment that is fully configured and ready to use for deploying applications. But, can enterprise IT really set up a single general purpose platform that satisfies the requirements of all its departments and developer...
The success of any cloud implementation depends on a complicated equation of managing physical and virtual resources, rapid provisioning and re-provisioning of applications and infrastructure, dynamic capacity management and maximizing resource utilization. If this equation does not en...
SYS-CON Events announced today that OpSource, the leader in enterprise-class hosting and services, will exhibit at SYS-CON's 5th International Cloud Expo (www.CloudComputingExpo.com), which will take place on April 19-21, 2010, at the Jacob Javits Convention Center in New York City. C...
What is cloud-based infrastructure and model-driven management? Explore how the discovery and understanding of discrete elements of web infrastructure interact, and how they can be managed to provide the highest quality of service for cloud-based applications. In his session at the 5...
Deploying backup and replication operations over a WAN can have a negative impact on data recovery times and network bandwidth utilization. Storage virtualization technologies, such as virtualized iSCSI SANs and virtual appliances for WAN optimization, can eliminate WAN performance iss...
The same-origin security model that governs how code running in-browser interacts with sensitive data is breaking down. In his session at the 5th International Cloud Expo, Mike Samuel, Software Engineer at Google, will show how various alternative security models virtualize the DOM a...
It takes more than hardware and a VM to exceed SLAs. Many firms have achieved great results implementing traditional server virtualization. However, in larger business-critical production database systems, this is less common. Yet, aren’t these exactly the systems from which businesses...
A virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI) breaks the physical bonds between information and desktop hardware enabling IT staff to change, update and deploy components independently. In this session Cloud delegates will learn the central principles of design and architecture. In his sessi...
SYS-CON Events announced today that Vizioncore, the market leader in virtualization data protection and management solutions, will exhibit at SYS-CON's 5th International Cloud Expo (www.CloudComputingExpo.com), which will take place on April 19-21, 2010, at the Jacob Javits Convention ...
Organizations embracing Cloud Computing are quickly realizing how Data Grid technology can solve many of the challenges associated with running applications on distributed shared infrastructure across the globe. From hosting data as a service, sharing application state across applicati...
Virtual machines have dramatically transformed the way IT organizations approach computing architecture. Benefits of virtual environments, including increased efficiency and flexibility, have led to widespread adoption and explosive growth. However, storage technologies designed for ph...
Learn how to leverage a core asset of business – the application. By making applications mobile they can run in any cloud, move at the speed of the network and be provisioned from a single “gold” image to multiple destinations. In his session at the 5th International Cloud Expo, Greg...
The benefits of private clouds are fairly well documented, but at the end of the day, the best way to gauge the value of this computing model within an enterprise is to jump in and start small. However, starting small doesn't mean sacrificing functionality like elasticity, self-service...
As much as information technology has changed in the last 10 years, the next decade promises even more significant change. And as cloud technology becomes more prevalent, IT enterprises will be driven to reconsider the status quo around just about everything we know, including physical...
Third Generation outsourcing is here! First Generation was "your mess for less"; Second Generation is strategic or selective sourcing, including hosting. Third Generation Outsourcing, as a result of the emergence of Cloud Computing, stands to materially revolutionize and challenge trad...
Data security is the leading factor hindering SaaS adoption by enterprises. This session describes a unique method of protecting sensitive enterprise data in SaaS environments, eliminating SaaS-related data security and regulatory concerns. Without SaaS application modification, and wi...