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Successful Cloud Operations Means Knowing When to Say "No!" Building a cross-cloud operational model can be a daunting task. Per-cloud silos are not the answer, but neither is a fully generic abstraction plane that strips out capabilities unique to a particular provider. In his session at 20th Cloud Expo, Chris Wolf, VP & Chief Technology Officer, Global Field & Industry at VMware, will discuss how successful organizations approach cloud operations and management, with insights into where operations should be centralized and when it's best to decentralize. Speaker Bio Chris Wolf serves as CTO, Global Field and Industry at VMware. In that role, he is responsible for driving the execution and communication of the Office of the CTO's vision, internally and externally, supporting VMware's global field teams on all CTO evangelism and representing VMware's technical vision... (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 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)

Cloud Enables a Win-Win on Both Sides of the Business

"I believe it is incumbent on the Cloud Service Providers (CSPs) and/or System Integrators (SIs) to understand the regulatory and compliance-related issues that their customers face," noted Manjula Talreja, VP of Global Cloud Business Development at Cisco, in this exclusive Q&A with Cloud Expo Conference Chair Jeremy Geelan. "Of course these issues are different in each industry and in each country." Cloud Computing Journal: The move to cloud isn't about saving money, it is about saving time - agree or disagree? Manjula Talreja: Putting aside the old adage that "time is money," Cisco agrees that cloud is more about creating efficiencies in business processes. This is true for the cloud consumers (to take advantage of new technologies more quickly and with maximum flexibility and to tap into pay-as-you grow business models where they pay only for what they consume). ... (more)

Yahoo! to Keynote 4th Cloud Expo: Accelerating Innovation with Cloud Computing

Yahoo! is investing significantly in Cloud Computing to support the company's global applications and audience of more than 500 million users. Yahoo!'s cloud confronts technical challenges at an almost unprecedented scale - requiring tens of petabytes of storage, tens of thousands of machines, and synchronization across multiple data centers around the globe. Shelton Shugar will describe how Yahoo! leverages Cloud Computing to improve agility and drive innovation in his keynote at SYS-CON's upcoming 4th International Cloud Computing Conference & Expo being held November 2-4 at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA. Yahoo! is developing and utilizing Internet-scale cloud computing services to improve Yahoo! consumer experience for half a million people around the world, speed the innovation of its developers, simplify operating environments and reduce c... (more)

RainStor SVP Julian Cook to Present at Cloud Expo Europe

Cloud Expo Europe €550 Savings here! Cloud Expo West $800 Savings here! SaaS data escrow is the practice of keeping a copy of data in SaaS applications with a neutral third party, protecting SaaS data should a vendor experience problems or there is an unexpected loss of service. SaaS data escrow also protects against accidental or malicious data loss while enabling improved reporting and analytics. In his session at the 6th International Cloud Expo, Julian Cook, SVP & GM EMEA at RainStor, will discuss why SaaS data escrow is necessary and beneficial, why data escrow is not the same as backup or replication, and the key considerations and requirements of SaaS data escrow. Explore Cloud Expo Sponsorship & Exhibit Opportunities ! Speaker Bio: Julian Cook is SVP & GM EMEA at RainStor. He has more than 15 years' experience in the IT industry, working in a variety of senio... (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)

Cloud Expo Silicon Valley: Mobile’s Impact on Cloud Computing

Cloud Expo Silicon Valley $500 Savings here! Cloud computing's potential doesn't begin and end with the PC. Cloud services are increasingly consumed on mobile devices such as tablets and smartphones. Although modern desktop and mobile operating systems may still not be developed with a "cloud first" strategy, many third-party app developers are working at integrating with cloud services and using cloud back-ends to process and serve content. In his session at the 9th International Cloud Expo, Richard Stone, Senior Solutions Manager, Cloud Computing & Mobile, at Compuware, will discuss how businesses determine their mobile strategies in the light of increasing complexities and fragmentation of mobile platforms and devices and how mobile cloud computing can help overcome these limitations while improving the customer experience. Explore Cloud Expo Sponsorship & Exhib... (more)

10th International Cloud Expo | Cloud Expo New York – Photo Album

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)

Cloud Expo Silicon Valley: Lunchtime Focus Keynote - Day 2

Cloud Expo Silicon Valley $500 Savings here! Citrix CloudPlatform, powered by Apache CloudStack, has been the platform of choice for more than 100 public and private production clouds. In his Lunchtime Focus Keynote at the 11th International Cloud Expo, Shannon Williams, VP Cloud Market Development at Citrix, will provide an insider view as one of the co-founders of Cloud.com and will talk about his deployment experiences and provide tips for designing an open, scalable and highly efficient cloud that can support both traditional and purpose-built cloud workloads from a single solution. Explore Cloud Expo Sponsorship & Exhibit Opportunities ! Speaker Bio: Shannon Williams is VP Cloud Market Development at Citrix, where he oversees the team responsible for working with enterprise and service provider customers to understand the capabilities of Citrix cloud infrastruct... (more)

Innodisk | Efficiencies for Cloud Hardware at Cloud Expo New York

Most of today's hardware manufacturers are building servers with at least one SATA Port, but not every systems engineer utilizes them. This is considered a loss in the game of maximizing potential storage space in a fixed unit. The SATADOM Series was created by Innodisk as a high-performance, small form factor boot drive with low power consumption to be plugged into the unused SATA port on your server board as an alternative to hard drive or USB boot-up. Built for 1U systems, this powerful device is smaller than a one dollar coin, and frees up otherwise dead space on your motherboard. Visit Innodisk at @CloudExpo Silicon Valley [story] To meet the requirements of tomorrow's cloud hardware, Innodisk invested internal R&D resources to develop our SATA III series of products. The SATA III SATADOM boasts 500/180MBs R/W Speeds respectively, or double R/W Speed of SATA ... (more)