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IBM to Present at SYS-CON's Virtualization Conference & Expo East 2009

Jim Rymarczyk to present Smarter Business Solutions Through Dynamic Infrastructure

Jim Rymarczyk, IBM's Chief Virtualization Technologist for the Systems and Technology Group, will deliver the presentation present "Smarter Business Solutions Through Dynamic Infrastructure," at SYS-CON's 5th International Virtualization Conference & Expo in New York City this coming March 30-April 1, 2009.

In these difficult economic times, IT leaders are re-evaluating their one-server-per-application strategy and looking for new solutions to help increase responsiveness, scalability, and agility while reducing energy costs and improving resource utilization. IBM's new Dynamic Infrastructure vision and evolutionary approach can help customers achieve these objectives through the implementation of virtualized IT environments. Learn why virtualization is an essential IT investment today, how its role and benefits will grow in the future, and why it will be vital in implementing the dynamic infrastructure required for smarter business solutions.

Speaker Bio:

Jim Rymarczyk joined IBM in 1968 as a programmer working for an IBM Fellow on the design of an experimental time-sharing system. He subsequently served as a principal hardware logic designer for the IBM 3033 processor, as Manager of S/370 Performance Analysis and Measurement, as Manager of S/390 Processor Architecture and System Structure, and as Program Manager of S/390 Product Design and Verification.

He does research on a broad range of future server technologies and designs, predicts IT technology trends and disruptions, leads product competitiveness studies, and drives changes to the architecture and design of future IBM servers.

Jim is currently the Chief Virtualization Technologist for the Systems and Technology Group, leads the corresponding development community, and co-leads the IBM architecture board for Dynamic Infrastructure and Cloud Computing. He also does frequent customer briefings on the expanding role that virtualization will play in reducing IT complexity and cost.

Learn How to Leverage Cloud Computing and Virtualization in NYC This March
Virtualization and Cloud Computing both take center stage this March in New York City, as SYS-CON Events brings two of its most popular industry-leading Enterprise IT events to the Big Apple: 5th International Virtualization Conference & Expo and 2nd International Cloud Computing Conference & Expo.

Co-located at the historic Roosevelt Hotel in midtown Manhattan, these events have the highest-energy Expo Floor of any comparable event, with more exhibitors, more attendees, and more Special Events like our industry Power Panels, our delegate prize drawings, and our attendee-generated Show Awards.

Register today for a Golden Pass and access to both events.

5th International Virtualization Conference & Expo - New York City - March 30-April 1, 2009
Virtualization is reorganizing the IT industry. It underpins cloud computing by making it possible to separate the software from the hardware.Overall, the virtualization market has grown from approximately $560 million in 2005 to a forecasted $2.7 billion in 2009, according to IDC. According to Gartner, virtualization will be the highest-impact IT trend changing infrastructure and operations through 2012.

While data center virtualization is still the #1 market segment, it's starting to get competition from application virtualization, storage virtualization, I/O virtualization and virtualization for end users - so called endpoint virtualization. In fact, in almost any credible survey of Top Technology Trends for 2009, Virtualization and Cloud Computing top the list. In Gartner's Top 10 Strategic Technologies for 2009, it ranked #1, up from #5 last year.

Top Keynotes, Top Technical & Business Sessions, Top Delegates
The 5th International Virtualization Conference & Expo will feature 100+ technical sessions from the leading industry players from the main layers of the Cloud ecosystem - the infrastructure players, the platform providers, and those offering applications and services. Our two-day Expo is your chance to get in front of senior technologists including CIOs, CTOs, directors of infrastructure, VPs of technology, IT directors and managers, network and storage managers, network engineers, enterprise architects, and communications and networking specialists.

SYS-CON's 5th International Virtualization Conference & Expo will be looking at every flavor of virtualization. Delegates will be attending from all over the world - each with the specific goal of making certain their company is leveraging the performance, reliability and cost benefits of enterprise-class virtualization as it is available today.

Virtualization Topics to Be Discussed in New York City, March 30-April 1, 2009:

  • Server Virtualization
  • File Virtualization
  • Hosted Virtualization
  • Virtualization Hardware Support
  • Storage Virtualization
  • Windows Virtualization
  • State of the Virtualization Services Market
  • Desktop Virtualization
  • The Future of the Virtual Enterprise
  • Para-virtualization
  • Hardware-level Virtualization
  • Virtualization for Server Consolidation and Containment
  • Utility Computing

Attend Full-Day Cloud Bootcamp FREE With Your "Expo Plus Bootcamp" Registration!
Cloud computing is an opportunity for business to implement low cost, low power and high efficiency systems to deliver scalable infrastructure. But what's actually involved in moving to a cloud infrastructure? In this compelling one-day, hands-on training program, you'll learn just what it takes to take full advantage of the Cloud. Join fellow delegates as Alan Williamson, Editor-in-Chief of Cloud Computing Journal, uses his expertise to lead you through Cloud Computing Bootcamp on Tuesday March 31, 2009 with configuration samples, live demos and working setups.

Seats are limited to the first 500 attendees so Register Today for Cloud Computing Bootcamp to secure your spot!

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