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10th International Cloud Expo, held on June 11-14, 2012 at the Javits Center in New York City, featured four content-packed days with a rich array of sessions about the business and technical value of cloud computing led by exceptional speakers from every sector of the cloud computing ecosystem. The Cloud 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. We invite you to enjoy our photo album of the show - we'll be adding new images all week. ... (more)

3rd International Virtualization Conference & Expo Photo Album

SYS-CON's 3rd international Virtualization Conference & Expo, which took place June 23-24, 2008 in New York City, attracted more qualified delegates than any Gartner event in the past two years. Virtualization has quickly become a staple new concept for enterprise IT. At SYS-CON's 3rd International Virtualization Conference & Expo held at the Roosevelt Hotel in New York City, June 23-24, the conference faculty had exceptional speakers with high-quality use cases not only of how virtualization maximizes the use of resources and thus saves companies money, but also of how it is fundamentally altering the way that businesses run IT. The two content-packed days emphasized value with a rich array of sessions about the business and technical value of virtualization. Enjoy the photo album of the show. Please make sure to bookmark thi story page as we add new photos daily.... (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)

9th Cloud Expo | Speaker Faculty A–Z

With Cloud Expo Silicon Valley (9th Cloud Expo) beginning its final two days at the Santa Clara Convention Center, CA, let's remind you in greater detail about all the the distinguished individuals in our incredible Speaker Faculty for the technical program at the conference... We have technical and strategy sessions for you dealing with every nook and cranny of Cloud Computing, but what of those who are presenting? Who are they, where do they work, what else have they written and/or said about the Cloud that is transforming the world of Enterprise IT? Just click on the speaker name of your choice to go straight to the relevant Cloud Expo Speaker Profile. Brett Adam - CTO at rPath Michael Adams - GPM at VMware Brian Adler - Sr. Professional Services Architect at RightScale Rahul Akolkar - Services Cloud Platform  team at IBM Allen Allison - Chief Security Officer at NaviS... (more)

Virtual Ark’s Emma Pudney to Present at Cloud Expo East

Virtual Ark Session at Cloud Expo 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 Virtual Ark overcame along the way. Register Today and Save $550 ! Explore Sponsorship Opportunities ! Cloud Expo is the world's leading Cloud-focused event since 2007, and is held five times a year, in New York City, Silicon Valley, Prague, Tokyo and Hong Kong. The 5th International Cloud Expo is co-located with the 8th International Virtualization Conference & Expo and will be taking place on April 19-21, 2010, at the Jacob Javits Convention Center in New York City with more than 5,000 delegates and over 100 sponsors and exhibitors participating in the ... (more)

Microsoft Beta Certification Exams Available for MCSA: Windows Server 2012

The Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) on Windows Server 2012 is intended to certify individuals that have the primary set of Windows Server skills that are relevant across multiple solution areas in a business environment.  This certification also serves as a prerequisite for earning the Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) on Server Infrastructure. To achieve the MCSA: Windows Server 2012 credential, individuals must pass the following three exams: Exam 410: Installing and Configuring Windows Server 2012 Exam 411: Administering Windows Server 2012 Exam 412: Configuring Advanced Windows Server 2012 Services As I previously blogged, the Beta for Exam 410 was released in June for scheduling at Prometric testing sites in the US.  As of today, the Betas for Exams 411 and 412 are also now available!  Note that the Beta Exams cost the same amount as th... (more)

Day 2 Keynote at Cloud Expo Silicon Valley | An Open Cloud Discussion

There is a vast new movement developing at a breathtaking pace that is changing the way the world utilizes cloud computing. Specifically, open source cloud computing. Rackspace is helping lead the global discussion about the benefits of building a business on an open cloud. In his Day 2 Keynote on November 6th 2012 at the 11th International Cloud Expo, John Engates, CTO of Rackspace, will provide insight on the difference between an open cloud and a closed, proprietary cloud. He will also explain the hidden dangers of vendor lock in and where the open cloud is headed into the future. Explore Cloud Expo Sponsorship & Exhibit Opportunities ! Speaker Bio: John Engates is CTO of Rackspace. He joined the company in August 2000, just a year after it was founded, as VP of Operations, managing the datacenter operations and customer-service teams. Two years later, when Rack... (more)

Step-by-Step: Building a Hyper-V Server 2012 Cluster - Part 1 of 2

Overhead at one of my recent IT Pro events: “The FREE Hyper-V Server 2012 sounds AWESOME! With the same features and scalability as the Hyper-V role in the full Windows Server 2012 OS, I could really use this to virtualize my application workloads very cost effectively.  But … I need high availability too! HOW EASY IS IT TO CONFIGURE HYPER-V SERVER 2012 IN A CLUSTER? - Kris” Great question, Kris! Configuring our FREE Hyper-V Server 2012 in a highly available cluster can be really easy.  In this article, I’ll step through the configuration of a Hyper-V host cluster configuration that uses Hyper-V Server 2012 so that you'll have the details to step through this process in your own lab environment. In Part 2 of this article series, I’ll finish up with the steps needed to provision and test a highly available virtual machine within your new cluster. Let’s start with a... (more)

1st Annual GovIT Expo: Letter from the Technical Chair

Kevin Jackson Joins SYS-CON's GovITExpo as Tech Chair I am humbled and more than pleased to serve as the Technical Chair of SYS-CON’s 1st Annual Government IT Conference & Expo (www.GovITExpo.com. To highlight the importance of this conference, I only need to repeat the guiding principles driving President Obama’s technology agenda: Innovation in the Economy: Drive Economic Growth and Solve National Problems By Deploying a 21st Century Information Infrastructure - The President believes that modernized infrastructure is a necessary part of the foundation for long term economic stability and prosperity. That includes everything from a comprehensive national broadband plan, to new health care information technology, to a modernized electrical grid. Innovation in Science: Invest in Science and Science Education - The President has named Dr. John Holdren, a nationally recognize... (more)

Sybase CTO to Speak at 4th International Cloud Computing Expo

"The cloud value proposition has drawn us here," notes Irfan Khan, CTO of Sybase, "But we've all been around the block enough to know compromises will be required to leverage this platform." Khan will be presenting a breakout session at SYS-CON's 4th International Cloud Computing Conference & Expo (www.CloudComputingExpo.com) in Santa Clara, CA, this coming November 2 - 4, 2009, in which he will emphasize to delegates the importance of analyzing their existing information assets - the lifeblood of any enterprise. His session will discuss the various classes of applications (transactional, analytical, mobile) within today's IT infrastructure, present pros and cons of surging data volumes for applications residing in traditional vs. service delivery models, and explore how data infrastructure delivered as a service impacts business-critical information delivery. His s... (more)

An Exclusive Interview with Oracle, Cloud Expo 2010 Diamond Sponsor

Oracle Keynote at Cloud Expo "We believe that cloud is an important trend that we will support. We have two objectives. The first is to ensure that cloud computing is fully enterprise grade, meaning high performance, scalability, reliability, availability, security and standards-based for portability and interoperability. Second, we will support both public and private cloud computing in order to give customers choice," says Richard Sarwal, SVP Product Development for Oracle Enterprise Manager - and upcoming Keynote Speaker at SYS-CON's 5th International Cloud Computing Expo - in this Exclusive Q&A with Cloud Computing Expo Conference Chair Jeremy Geelan. Register Today and Save $550 ! Explore Sponsorship Opportunities ! Cloud Computing Journal: Oracle played a pioneering role in making Grid Computing relevant to enterprises - I'm thinking of Oracle Real Applications ... (more)