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An overview of Microsoft's strategy, programs for web hosting companies, OEMs, SIs and Cloud/SaaS ISVs. At the Cloud Computing Conference and Expo, Hameed Mohammed will discuss how Dynamic Data Center Toolkit from Microsoft is enabling virtualized IT infrastructure and hosted cloud com...
The time has finally come for collaboration in the cloud. Multiple offerings and tools are now readily available for your organization to migrate your on-premise collaborative applications (e.g., e-mail, instant messaging, and portals) to the Cloud. Implementation and use of these tool...
HPC applications are computationally-bursty, resource-hungry and self-provisioning software systems that are ideally suited to lead the early adoption of cloud computing by core enterprise applications. This session will examine several types of HPC applications deployed on various clo...
Up to now you may have been reluctant to move your Enterprise application workloads to the cloud, fearing a lack of security in the cloud, compliance issues such as data location regulations and having to rewrite your applications. During his keynote, Rich Marcello will discuss the lat...
Cloud Computing is having major impacts to the way in which IT is delivered from the data center to its many clients. For the CIO, this can be perceived as a threat to the way in which they manage data center capabilities. As Elaine Lennox will discuss during her session, in reality, C...
Iowa Health System (IHS) will share lessons learned from delivering private cloud storage services to its state-wide constituents including 11 hospitals and 130+ clinics. In particular, Tony Langenstein will share the dramatic story and photos from a catastrophic flood that incapacitat...
Virtualization changes the game of IT: now IT can deliver the full stack of PC software, including the operating system, to be run on say an employee's PC running Windows or Mac OS. According to Monica Lam, virtualization is an enabler and not a management tool per se.
While cloud computing offers tremendous promise, it takes significant effort to deploy, run, and manage custom applications in the clouds (public or private). To achieve the full benefits of cloud computing, what's needed is on-demand middleware, automatic deployment, and run-time mana...
With the push to maximize IT amid the ever shrinking IT budgets, one of the “holy grails” of IT is to use the cloud service model to reduce the TCO for their endpoints whether it is desktops, laptops, or smart mobile phones. Danny Kim will go in-depth into the architecture and deployme...
SYS-CON Events announced that Objectivity, Inc., a provider of distributed, real-time data platforms, was named "Silver Sponsor" of SYS-CON's 4th International Cloud Computing Conference & Expo, which will take place on November 2 - 4, 2009 at the , Santa Clara Convention Center, in Sa...
Rich Services for Cloud Computing for businesses represent a growing trend from software users wanting responsive and immersive interactions from any location. As business applications begin presenting information the same way as the social web – interactive and visual – and carry the ...
SYS-CON Events announced that Sybase, the largest enterprise software and services company, was named "Silver Sponsor" of SYS-CON's iPhone Developer Summit. The Summit is co-located with the 4th International Cloud Computing Conference & Expo, which will take place on November 2 - 4, 2...
SYS-CON Events announced today that GoGrid, a leading Cloud Infrastructure Hosting provider that delivers true "Control in the Cloud™", will exhibit at SYS-CON's 4th International Cloud Computing Conference & Expo, which will take place on November 2 - 4, 2009, Santa Clara Convention C...
Mezeo Software (www.mezeo.com), the leading provider of a deployable cloud storage platform, today announced that Mezeo President and CEO Steve Lesem will present at SYS-CON's 4th International Cloud Computing Conference & Expo. The Conference theme is, "Bringing the Economics of the W...
As the market for cloud storage continues to heat-up, numerous cloud storage providers have started to emerge. However, Dr. Moe Kermani will discuss that it is not clear if these providers have the required infrastructure components to deliver an enterprise-class service that is suppor...
By virtualizing hardware, applications and the user personality you can deliver a familiar working environment for users while simplifying management of the desktop estate. According to Martin Igram, virtualization offers the possibility to standardize operating systems and application...
Cloud testing is a new way of establishing reliability, leveraging the Cloud to drive traffic to websites – to measure, analyze and assure performance at web-scale. It gives companies confidence that applications, whether in the Cloud or in a data center, can withstand unexpected surge...
With virtualization, server requests can be processed in minutes instead of weeks or months. But rapid provisioning of virtual servers can result in sprawl and other challenges. How do you ensure governance and prevent sprawl, while maintaining the efficiency and agility benefits of vi...
Oftentimes organizations adopt cloud technologies without accounting for how sensitive data will be protected and securely accessed when moved across cloud applications. As this data crosses between service providers, "bad guys" are constantly looking for weak links in the chain to acc...
User resistance is often cited as the #1 challenge with VDI. Providing a familiar, consistent experience is obviously important, but it can be difficult for centralized virtual desktops. At the Cloud Computing Conference and Expo, Amy Holder will discuss how you can use straightforward...
Virtualization offers many advantages: cost savings, flexibility, and even ecological benefits. However, it does pose several unique security problems, as witnessed in recent battles over Blue Pill and similar attacks. Trusted computing technology is a perfect fit for addressing these ...
In the current economic climate, keeping customers happy and protecting your revenue base is critical to survival and growth. Join customer relationship and integration expert Trisha Gross in this session to learn how to cost-effectively build business integration communities in the cl...
To address their unique business challenges, today’s enterprises need tailored cloud computing services that deliver the best of managed and dedicated services – whether they are public or private. The Unisys cloud computing strategy and solutions enable you to choose the services that...
Cloud computing offers tremendous advantages, providing unparalleled scalability and flexibility to deliver some of business’ most important applications. According to Gene Golovinsky, many businesses are reluctant to adopt cloud-based solutions out of concern for the privacy and secur...
Usually when we hear about Cloud Computing we imagine a few big companies offering Cloud solutions. However, there is a privacy concern in sending personal and professional documents to some third party servers that grows as quick as the Cloud concept gets expanded over the media. At t...
Eyeos is an Open Source project (selected Project of the Month in Sourceforge for August 2009) that creates a Cloud desktop and is installable on a wide variety of cloud environments (including single LAMP virtual servers). At the Cloud Computing Conference & Expo, Pau Garcia-Mila will...
Managing petabytes of unstructured data in the cloud brings forth both challenges and great opportunities. However, to fully benefit from cloud computing, we cannot look at it as new technology, but rather as an extension of today's existing IT infrastructure. In this session, Mike Fei...
Securing data and applications that run on the web and in the cloud are among the most pressing information technology challenges for organizations today. Attacks made through common hacking techniques can lead to financial loss, compliance headaches and disastrous issues with customer...
Cloud computing providers are growing fast as IT organizations purchase more services for on-demand infrastructure resources. However, immature management tools and processes are driving up business and security risks. At the Cloud Computing Conference & Expo, Stephen Elliot will discu...
Cloud-based computing infrastructures deliver broad-based functionality to end users in far-flung locales but too often the destination device remains a PC. At the Cloud Computing Conference and Expo, Stephen Dukker will explain how developments in virtual desktop technology are creat...
Several organizations have been exploring how to realize the economic benefits of cloud computing within their own datacenter. They are looking for faster provisioning on demand, agile resource scheduling based on policies and chargeback rules to ensure resources are optimally utilized...
As virtualization becomes more widely deployed, and enterprises look for new ways to leverage this revolutionary technology, the consumption and delivery of this technology is changing. At the Cloud Computing Conference and Expo, Simon Crosby will talk about how it is no longer one-siz...
This session deconstructs cloud computing into its true value proposition. Traditional IT operations are buckling under the increased demand from business organizations. A significant change is needed. Game-changing strategies for IT organizations will be outlined to address this incre...
At the Cloud Computing Conference and Expo, Peter Coffee’s session will discuss how cloud computing should not merely relocate the familiar pains, delays, and costs of conventional application development. The cloud already offers developers an expanding field of high-leverage framewor...
The applications that support of an enterprise exhibit a wide range of operational characteristics. That diversity is the key to business success, but it has consequences. In his general session at Cloud Computing Conference & Expo, Tony Bishop, Founder and CEO of Adaptivity, discusses...
While the benefits for cloud computing are compelling, the cloud brings an additional level of security risk that must be managed and secured. In his session at Cloud Computing Conference & Expo, Tim Brown, VP and chief architect for Security Management at CA, will address security nee...
As the Cloud Computing model proliferates, so will the potential threats. Thanks to the Cloud, the line between the endpoint and the enterprise has blurred. Therefore, it calls for a radically different kind of approach using a trustworthy computing model. At the Cloud Computing Confer...
Hundreds of definitions from swarms of providers have created confusion and devalued the cloud storage landscape. In his session at Cloud Computing Conference & Expo, Cameron Bahar, Founder and CTO of ParaScale, will skip to the real questions, who is using cloud storage and why? He wi...
Yahoo! is running the largest Hadoop clusters in the world – 25K+ servers, analyzing billions of Web pages, multiple petabytes of storage and billions of records per day. In his session at Cloud Computing Conference & Expo, Eric Baldeschwieler, VP Hadoop Software Development at Yahoo!,...
Too often organizations have deployed virtual infrastructure tactically to reduce server sprawl or speed application deployments. Without a higher level view of organizational priorities, bad habits persist; unused snapshots and zombie VMs become more the rule than the exception causin...