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Business Intelligence programs have been getting gradually better about delivering on their promise of instant analytics to support business decisions. Today’s BI platforms have more functionality than ever with dashboards, customizable reporting and more data flexibility. Yet only 15%...
There’s PaaS (Platform as a Service), IaaS (Infrastructure as a Service), SaaS (Software as a Service) and a growing number of “aaS” solutions on the market. But which one is right for you and will address your company’s needs? In his session at the 5th International Cloud Expo, Max Co...
Cloud computing is disrupting traditional software business models by changing how IT service gets delivered, as it enables a new paradigm in ubiquitous computing and the delivery of "enterprise class" software and services through the Internet. As companies search for ways to eliminat...
SYS-CON Events announced today that NetStar Systems, an IT and consulting provider supporting federal and private sectors, 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 Cen...
Many people believe you can take traditional identity and security practices, throw them in a cloud environment, and expect everything to work just fine. Not so! Businesses taking advantage of cloud computing should utilize cloud security approaches that support sharing of roles, polic...
SYS-CON Events announced today that CSC, a provider of technology enabled business solutions and services, has been named “Bronze Sponsor” SYS-CON's 5th International Cloud Expo 2010 East, which will take place on April 19-21, 2010, at the Jacob Javits Convention Center in New York Cit...
What are the benefits of HPC model-based simulation technical computing? In his session at the 5th International Cloud Expo, Robert Graybill, Director of Innovation at the University of Southern California Information Sciences Institute (ISI), will examine the benefits for four supply ...
Unless you have been living on Mars for the last two years, cloud computing has become a familiar term. As with all new technologies, adoption of the technology tends to lag behind the expectation and promise of value by quite a margin of time and usually for good reason. In the case o...
SYS-CON Events announced today that SAS 70 Solutions, a leading provider of assurance, compliance and advisory 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 Cente...
Today enterprises are virtualizing more of their IT infrastructure than ever, leading to a whole new set of operational challenges. From rising data volumes and complexity to lack of cross-domain visibility and shifting data center roles and responsibilities, today's virtual environmen...
SYS-CON Events announced today that Azaleos Corporation, the managed messaging and collaboration services company, 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 N...
Traditional server virtualization has mainly focused on consolidation, which occurs when a physical server is partitioned to run multiple virtual or logical servers. However, using server virtualization for aggregation can result in as many or even more efficiencies, especially for com...
Cloud Computing is receiving a lot of attention, and a number of companies see it as a key to increased agility and efficiency. The technology, however, is still at an early stage and many fundamental challenges need to be addressed before the full promise of the paradigm can be realiz...
Cloud Computing Expo - 3PAR, a provider of utility storage, announced on Monday that the 3PAR InServ F400 Storage Server -- one of the newest members of the 3PAR InServ family of storage servers -- has been named the disks and disk subsystems 2009 "Product of the Year" by Storage magaz...
SYS-CON Events announced today that Microsoft has been named “Gold Sponsor” of 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. Cloud Expo is the world's leading Clou...
SYS-CON Events announced today that eSalesTrack, a provider of on-demand CRM, 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. Cloud Expo is the world...
The next wave of Internet innovation is coming with cloud-based business models. Interested in best practices to monetize cloud-based services? It's time to start thinking about how to grow and monetize, bringing the next generation of subscription businesses to the consumer market. Co...
Traditional IT operations are buckling under the increased demand from business organizations. A significant change is needed. In his session at the 5th International Cloud Expo, Tim Crawford, Former Director of IT Operations at Stanford, deconstructs cloud computing into the cloud's t...
Cloud Computing, the long-held dream of computing as a utility, has the potential to transform a large part of the IT industry, making software even more attractive as a service and shaping the way IT hardware is designed and purchased. But if it is already a commercial reality, why do...
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. I...
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 at Cloud ...
This fast-moving industry Power Panel held at Cloud Computing 2009 West was moderated by Conference Chair Jeremy Geelan. The power panel was composed of Jonathan Bryce,CTO & Founder of The Rackspace Cloud; Barry X Lynn, Chairman and CEO of 3Tera, Inc.; Irfan Khan, CTO of Sybase; Dave C...
In this industry power panel held at Cloud Computing Expo 2009 West, key issues were discussed including security in the cloud, the future of virtualization, On Demand cloud computing, and whether automation may be the next buzz word. Panelists include: John Keagy is CEO and Co-Founder...
Composite applications enable IT to provide higher quality, agile solutions with greater ROI by enabling enterprises to build only what is core to their business. In his session at the 5th Cloud Expo, Doug Willoughby, Director of Cloud Computing for Compuware, will discuss how they als...
What are the key capabilities and benefits of an enterprise private PaaS based on a shared Java and database platform? In his session at the 5th International Cloud Expo, Mohamad Afshar, VP of Product Management at Oracle, discusses the key capabilities and benefits of an enterprise pr...
The advent of cloud computing has changed how companies market, sell, provision and deploy new services. However, one of the less understood issues in this environment, especially for those dependent on automatic payments (credit cards), is the idea of compliance and the parallel issue...
Oblicore's top-down methodology for SLM begins with contracts that use business language and metrics. These contracts easily integrate with technical data sources for continuous service performance measurement against contract terms and conditions. The resulting transparency and contro...
The OpenNebula Cloud Toolkit is a widely used open source Cloud manager for building private, public and hybrid Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) clouds. In his session at the 5th International Cloud Expo, Ignacio M. Llorente, a Full Professor in Computer Architecture and Technology a...
The Defense Information Systems Agency, National Geospatial Intelligence Agency, National Security Agency and even the Central Intelligence Agency have all publicly announced their intent to use cloud computing in form or another. In his session at the 5th International Cloud Expo, Kev...
As storage becomes more affordable, and large-scale data acquisition becomes increasingly common, there is interest from organizations to exploit these massive data sets for business analytics and enterprise-wide reporting. In his session at the 5th Cloud Expo, Ajay Anand,CEO of Datame...
What are the standards required for interoperability between clouds? In his session at the 5th Cloud Expo, Mike Hill, Vice President of Enterprise Initiatives for IBM, will answer this question and review application scenarios that demonstrate the use of cloud computing in an enterpris...
How will your internal controls over financial reporting be affected by virtualization? Will you be able to prove that the application running in your cloud today is the same application that was running there yesterday? In his session at the 5th Cloud Expo, Robert Grapes, Chief Techno...
What are the pluses and minuses of public clouds, private clouds and hybrid cloud solutions? How can we build community into the enterprise experience and still maintain control? In his session at the 5th Cloud Expo, Treb Ryan, CEO of OpSource, will answer these questions, while undoub...
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 Cloud Expo, Simon Guest, the Senior Direc...
By consolidating low priority applications onto shared resources, virtualization has enabled IT organizations to cut costs and improve efficiency, leverage new IT investment, and improve service. In his session at the 5th Cloud Expo, Rich Corley, Founder and CTO of Akorri, will analyze...
Cloud computing allows companies to perform feats of computation that would otherwise have been impossible, or at least prohibitively expensive. In his session at the 5th Cloud Computing Conference & Expo, Charlton Barreto, Principal Architect at Intel, will discuss how cloud computing...
Business Intelligence has focused on providing the actionable information needed to support decision makers in improving business operations. Until now, performance testing tools have delivered plenty of data, but very little decision support. In his session at the 5th Cloud Expo, Tom ...
Over 200 corporate sponsors and 10,000 industry professionals became part of Cloud Expo since its inception, more than all other Cloud-related events put together worldwide. "Cloud Expo was announced on February 24, 2007, the day the term ‘cloud computing' was coined," said Fuat Kircaa...
Citrix Systems announced that Montgomery Independent School District (ISD), located north of Houston, Texas, has implemented a multi-phased program to modernize and virtualize their academic computing systems using Citrix XenDesktop and Citrix XenServer. The first phase of Montgomery I...
As enthusiasm for cloud computing has exploded – so has confusion over the definitions, use cases and practical realities of deploying applications in the cloud today. In their session at the 5th Cloud Expo, Lew Moorman, President, Cloud & Chief Strategy Officer at Rackspace, and Micha...