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Cloud Expo Silicon Valley $500 Savings here! SYS-CON Events announced today that Rackspace Hosting, the service leader in cloud computing, has been named "Platinum Plus Sponsor" of SYS-CON's 11th International Cloud Expo, which will take place on November 5-8, 2012, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA Explore Cloud Expo Sponsorship & Exhibit Opportunities ! Rackspace Hosting is the service leader in cloud computing, and a founder of OpenStack, an open source cloud operating system. The San Antonio-based company provides Fanatical Support® to its customers and partners, across a portfolio of IT services, including Managed Hosting and Cloud Computing. Rackspace has been recognized by Bloomberg BusinessWeek as a Top 100 Performing Technology Company and was featured on Fortune's list of 100 Best Companies to Work For. The company was also positioned... (more)

Cloud CEOs, CTOs & SVPs to Speak at 4th International Cloud Computing Expo

What do the following industry executives have in common: the CTOs of Citrix, EMC and Sybase, the Founders of ParaScale and CloudSwitch, the CEOs of Zetta and Kaavo, the Chief Security Architect at Sun, the President of Hubspan and the Chairman of NComputing? The answer is that, along with another 100 or so experienced and industry-savvy speakers, they are all members of the distinguished Speaker Faculty at the upcoming 4th International Cloud Computing Conference & Expo, which is co-located with the 7th International Virtualization Conference & Expo at the Santa Clara Convention Center, November 2-4, 2009. The lineup includes plenty of other CEOs too, such as the CEO of Bycast, and of Grid Dynamics, newScale, JRapid, Adaptivity, and RocketLawyer.com. As for CTOs, the Santa Clara Convention Center will be playing host to breakout sessions from not just those already ... (more)

Cloud Expo Europe 2009 Photo Album

SYS-CON's Cloud Expo Europe 2009, held on May 18-19, 2009, in Prague, Czech Republic, was the  first major cloud event in Europe and was co-located with Virtualization Conference Europe 2009. The next event in the series will be the 4th International Cloud Expo, Santa Clara, CA, November 2-4, 2009, co-located with the 7th International Virtualization Conference & Expo. The two content-packed days in Prague emphasized value with a rich array of sessions led by exceptional speakers about the business and technical value of cloud computing. Enjoy the photo album of the show. ( Roman Stanek delivered his keynote on May 18, 2009 at the Hilton Prague Stanek's Keynote was titled "Building Great Businesses on the Cloud" SYS-CON Media founder and CEO Fuat Kircaali and Roman Stanek at the Cloud Computing Expo Europe in Prague Roman Stanek delivering Cloud keynote on Monday, M... (more)

4th International Cloud Expo: Photo Album

Cloud Computing Expo on Ulitzer SYS-CON's 4th International Cloud Computing Conference & Expo, held on November 2 - 4, 2009, in Santa Clara, attracted more than 40 sponsors with over 2,000 delegates, a record attendance. The three content-packed days emphasized value with a rich array of sessions led by exceptional speakers about the business and technical value of cloud computing. Enjoy here our photo album of the show. Now held three times a year -- in New York, Prague, and Santa Clara -- the Cloud Computing Conference & Expo series is the fastest-growing Enterprise IT event in the past 10 years, devoted to every aspect of delivering massively scalable enterprise IT as a service. The event in Santa Clara, CA, was co-located with our 7th International Virtualization Conference & Expo. Cloud Computing Expo 2010 East to Attract More Than 5,000 Delegates from ... (more)

Cloud Expo Silicon Valley: Reducing Cost & Complexity of Cloud Migrations

Cloud Expo Silicon Valley $500 Savings here! Analyst research shows that the change, cost, and complexity associated with cloud migrations continue to be key challenges for cloud computing adoption. In his session at the 11th International Cloud Expo, Adiascar Cisneros is Director of Operations at Racemi, will help attendees understand the cost and complexity associated with specific migration strategies and how they can effectively manage these issues, enabling them to migrate to the cloud with minimal cost and risk. Explore Cloud Expo Sponsorship & Exhibit Opportunities ! Speaker Bio: Adiascar Cisneros is Director of Operations at Racemi. He brings over 20 years of experience in the IT field as the Professional Services Manager at Racemi Inc., an Atlanta based business that builds rapid cloud migration software for Enterprises, MSPs, and OEM partners. Racemi's clou... (more)

Step-by-Step: Build Linux VMs in the Cloud with Windows Azure

The Windows Azure Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) offering supports running Windows virtual machines and Linux virtual machines in the Cloud. In this article, I provide step-by-step guidance for running a new Linux virtual machine in the cloud using our Windows Azure platform. Linux? That’s right, Linux! Windows Azure runs Linux VMs as a first-class citizen on our cloud platform, with support in the Preview offering for four common Linux distributions: SUSE Linux Enterprise Server (SLES) 11 SP2 OpenSUSE 12.1 CentOS 6.3 Ubuntu 12..04.1 and 12.10 The best news is … you can try this out for FREE by signing up for a FREE Windows Azure 90-day Trial of our Virtual Machine Preview. Do It: Sign up for your FREE Windows Azure 90-Day Trial Account so that you can follow along with the steps in this article. NOTE: When activating your FREE Trial for Windows Azure, you will be ... (more)

Virtualization Conference & Expo 2009 West: Call for Papers Closing

Now held three times a year, in New York, Prague, and Silicon Valley, the organizing principle of each International Virtualization Conference & Expo remains the same: our aim is to ensure, through an intense and carefully chosen program of technical and strategic breakout sessions, that attending delegates leave each Conference with abundant resources, ideas and examples they can apply immediately to leveraging Virtualization, helping them to maximize performance, minimize cost and improve the efficiency and flexibility of their Enterprise IT endeavors. The Call for Papers for the 7th International Virtualization Conference & Expo, which will be held in Santa Clara, CA, on November 2- 4, 2009, is currently still open. The submissions URL is here, and the deadline for submissions is June 30, 2009. Topics welcomed include every aspect of virtualization. For example: ... (more)

Symantec to Present at Cloud Computing Expo Europe 2009

Dr. Guy Bunker, Distinguished Engineer for Symantec UK, will be presenting at SYS-CON's Cloud Computing Expo Europe 2009 (www.cloudexpo-europe.com) in Prague, The Czech Republic, this coming May 18-19, 2009. Cloud computing offers a fantastic opportunity to businesses of all sizes. However, there are pitfalls that no-one wants to talk about. In this session, Bunker will talk to some of the darker sides to cloud computing - those around security and availability. Understanding where the issues lie will help service providers to create better services and enable customers to ask the right questions of their providers. Speaker Bio Dr. Guy Bunker is a Distinguished Engineer at Symantec Corporation. He works in the office of the CTO, responsible for various pieces of technical strategy across the company.  He is currently an active member of the Enterprise Privacy Group a... (more)

Virtualization and the Streamlining of Traditional Software Testing

Todd Kuczaj of Accenture, will be presenting at Virtualization Conference Europe 2009 in Prague next week (May 18-19, 2009), the first industry-leading combined Virtualization and Cloud Computing event outside the USA. His session will be entitled Virtualization and the Streamlining of Traditional Software Testing. Virtualization and the Streamlining of Traditional Software Testing Virtualization is quickly spreading throughout every area of IT, causing many of us to rethink the way we work. The software testing space is no different. Virtualization has caused a shift in this area, allowing traditional software testing to occur faster, with fewer resources, for a lower cost while also improving the quality of code released into production. This session will discuss how traditional test teams have merged virtualization into their daily processes, as well as the wide ran... (more)

Bycast’s Cloud Expo Presentation Streaming Live on SYS-CON.TV

Bycast Session at Cloud Expo As the market for cloud storage continues to heat-up, numerous cloud storage providers have started to emerge. However, it is not clear if these providers have the required infrastructure components to deliver an enterprise-class service that is supported by service level agreements. In this session at Cloud Computing Expo 2009 West, Dr. Kermani explored this question and shared insights gained over nearly a decade of working with service providers and IT departments to deliver enterprise-class cloud storage services to their customers. Click Here to View Moe Kermani's Session Now! Moe Kermani is CEO and President of Bycast Inc. and has extensive experience with technology driven companies. Before joining Bycast in 2000, Moe was the Chief Scientist and Director of Research and Development for Sonigistix Corporation. Previously, Moe was ... (more)

Cloud Expo 2011 East To Attract 10,000 Delegates and 200 Exhibitors

SYS-CON Events announced today that the 8th International Cloud Expo will take place June 6-9, 2011, in New York City. The International Cloud Computing Conference & Expo series is the world's leading Cloud-focused event and is held three times a year, in New York, Silicon Valley and in Europe. Over 600 corporate sponsors and 10,000 industry professionals have participated in Cloud Computing Expo since its inception, more than all other Cloud-related events put together. Cloud Computing Expo 2011 East Call for Papers Deadline November 30, 2010 - SUBMIT YOUR SPEAKING PROPOSAL TODAY! The four-day event will offer a rich array of sessions led by exceptional speakers about the business and technical value of cloud computing with more than 150 sponsors and exhibitors and over 5,000 estimated delegates from well over 48 different countries. Explore Cloud Expo Sponsorship &... (more)