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The cloud is a viable and successful means of hosting web applications, but not every application runs comfortably there. What lessons have been learned about how the architecture of applications must change so that they run successfully, reliably and efficiently on a cloud infrastruct...
Building the right infrastructure that can scale up or down at a moment's notice - the very essence of Cloud Computing - has become ever more crucial in today's challenging business landscape. Werner Vogels explored the many challenges of building a reliable, flexible architecture that...
I arrived in New York City to attend the Cloud Computing Expo for the next three days. SYS-CON folks invited me on Sunday for the taping of the Cloud Computing Expo Power Panel which was taped at the Reuters Studios in Times Square. The live taping of the show was a blast. I met the pa...
Drawing on IBM's experience of working with customers and operating 13 cloud centers worldwide, Dr Kristof Kloeckner, CTO of Enterprise Initiatives and VP of Cloud Computing Platforms, IBM Software Group, will review the conditions under which cloud computing can deliver its promise of...
SYS-CON Events announced today that leading Virtualization, SOA, and Cloud Computing technology provider Mosso was named "Silver Sponsor" of SYS-CON's 2nd International Cloud Computing Conference & Expo, colocated with 5th International Virtualization Conference & Expo, March 30 - Apri...
When Sun announced its Open Cloud Platform today, developers around the world with an interest in cloud computing gained from the arrival on the scene of a powerful new force in favor of cloud architecture that is interoperable and open. According to Sun's Sr. VP of Cloud Computing, Da...
With Sun's Open Cloud Platform announced today, the industry took one step closer toward virtual private data centers being a reality. But one key aspect that enterprises must quickly get up to speed on is not only how to protect clusters of servers to the cloud with a security perimet...
SYS-CON Events announced today that the leading global cloud computing provider IBM was named "Platinum Sponsor" of SYS-CON's 2nd International Cloud Computing Conference & Expo (http://cloudcomputingexpo.com/), which will take place on March 30-April 1, 2009, in New York City. The eve...
Federal government organizations have typically been viewed as cautious adopters of new technologies. However, as expressed by now President Obama's transition team , cloud computing has captured the attention of many government IT decision makers. The U.S. Defense Department’s Defense...
Jon Pyke, Chief Strategy Officer of cloud platform provider Cordys will be presenting at SYS-CON's 2nd International Cloud Computing Conference & Expo in New York City this coming March 30-April 1, 2009. Pyke, a globally recognized Business Process Management (BPM) pioneer and luminary...
As a solution provider it is vitally important you don't get locked into a specific vendor’s solution. This couldn't be truer in the world of on-demand or cloud computing. The way Amazon works is vastly different from Google, and different from Flexiscale. So how do you utilize the str...
With the advent of Cloud Computing, the cost of computation, application hosting and content storage and delivery is plunging fast by several orders of magnitude. Behind all the buzzwords, a basic shift is occurring - the wholesale outsourcing of core business applications. This is why...
Peter Coffee, Director of Platform Research for Salesforce.com, will be presenting at SYS-CON's 2nd International Cloud Computing Conference & Expo in New York City this coming March 30-April 1, 2009. Coffee, who works with enterprise and entrepreneurial developers and IT managers to b...
David Linthicum, newly appointed Editor-in-Chief of SYS-CON's Virtualization Journal, will be presenting at the 2nd International Cloud Computing Conference & Expo in New York City this coming March 30-April 1, 2009. Linthicum, an internationally known technology expert and a sought-af...
Scott Sanchez, Chief Architect at Unisys, will be presenting at SYS-CON's 2nd International Cloud Computing Conference & Expo in New York City this coming March 30-April 1, 2009. Sanchez, who has managed the security and Enterprise Architecture programs at large firms including Goldman...
SYS-CON Events, producer of the 2nd International Cloud Computing Conference & Expo, to be held March 30-April 1, 2009, in New York City, has announced the submissions deadline for its Call for Papers. Suitable topics include all aspects of providing or using massively scalable IT-rela...
Thorsten von Eicken, Co-Founder & CTO of RightScale, will be presenting at SYS-CON's 2nd International Cloud Computing Conference & Expo in New York City this coming March 30-April 1, 2009. von Eicken, who before joining RightScale was Chief Architect at Expertcity.com and Citrix Onlin...
Vik Chaudhary, VP of Product Management & Corporate Development at Keynote Systems, will be presenting at SYS-CON's 2nd International Cloud Computing Conference & Expo in New York City this coming March 30-April 1, 2009. Chaudhary, who is a frequent speaker at industry events on softwa...
Patrick Kerpan, CTO of CohesiveFT, will be presenting at SYS-CON's 2nd International Cloud Computing Conference & Expo in New York City this coming March 30-April 1, 2009. Kerpan, who was the CTO of Borland before becoming one of CohesiveFT's founders in 2006, will be looking at how co...
Sajai Krishnan, CEO of ParaScale, will be presenting at SYS-CON's 2nd International Cloud Computing Conference & Expo in New York City this coming March 30-April 1, 2009. He will be discussing the choices a user faces when evaluating a private versus public cloud storage offering.
Doug Tidwell, Senior Software Engineer at IBM, will be presenting at SYS-CON's 2nd International Cloud Computing Conference & Expo in New York City this coming March 30-April 1, 2009. Tidwell, who works in IBM’s Software Strategy group, focusing on Cloud Computing and SOA, will look at...
David Bernstein, Vice-President and General Manager of Cloud Computing at Cisco, will be presenting at SYS-CON's 2nd International Cloud Computing Conference & Expo in New York City this coming March 30-April 1, 2009. Bernstein, whose team runs Cisco’s Cloud Lab and who is responsible ...
The Chairman, Founder & CTO of 3Leaf Systems, Bob Quinn, will be presenting at SYS-CON's 2nd International Cloud Computing Conference & Expo in New York City this coming March 30-April 1, 2009. Quinn, who before founding 3Leaf was founder and CEO of Network Virtual Systems (NVS) and fo...
Cloud Computing is the newbuzzword in the technology industry. But even industry insiders don’t agree on exactly what the term means. We shouldn’t be surprised that mainstream business is approaching it with caution. Businesses have many concerns about moving their data to the cloud, s...
The explosion of cloud computing providers dramatically lowered the barriers to entry for web entrepreneurs and innovative projects. However, the lack of interoperability and consistency across services keeps many businesses from adoption. There have been several calls for standards to...
Today, offerings such as Amazon Web Services' Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2) are providing a new model for on demand compute resources based on virtual machines. Virtual appliances are a natural deployment vehicle for this type of infrastructure, allowing a clean separation between the me...
Cloud Computing, in its current incarnation, falls short on its promise to make computing as a whole as simple as plugging an application into a utility service. Kirill Sheynkman, Founder & CEO of Elastra Corporation, will be giving a session on Elastic Computing vs. Cloud Computing at...
The demand for storage has increased exponentially, placing significant stress on current 'in house' storage architectures and costly overcapacity build-outs. Patrick Harr, CEO of Nirvanix, will be giving a session at SYS-CON's 'Cloud Computing Expo' (November 19-21, 2008) - a groundbr...
Just as people begin to understand the difference between web ops and IT, we are entering a period where clouds promise "Ops-Free" computing. Because it’s easy, scalable, available and disposable, the cloud is well on its way to becoming “technology’s next big thing.” However, with rec...
As cloud computing becomes more commonplace, creating a secure method to bridge the gap between existing data centers and remote sources of compute capacity is being more and more important. The ability to efficiently and securely tap into remote cloud resources is one of the most impo...
Cloud Computing, in its current incarnation, falls short on its promise to make computing as a whole as simple as plugging an application into a utility service. The “cloud” model initially has focused on making the hardware layer consumable as on-demand compute and storage capacity. T...
Cloud Computing offers significant benefits over traditional solutions for deploying production systems as well as for conducting development and testing activities. This session will distill the unique characteristics of clouds and describe how to best think about deployments in the c...
Virtualization has fostered a new generation of cloud services, enabling organizations to run a wide range of applications in the cloud. However, the value of cloud services will only be fully realized when organizations can take their existing application workloads, easily deploy them...
The demand for storage has increased exponentially, placing significant stress on current "in house" storage architectures and costly overcapacity build-outs. Factoring in pressures of power, space, large capital expenditures, global performance, and availability issues, companies are ...
With the transition to online services, unexpected peak loads can lead to system failure, loss of data, performance issues and more. Cloud computing aims to address these challenges by providing on-demand compute resources. However, the current infrastructure of existing applications w...
Cloud technologies offer many benefits over traditional IT systems, especially when managing the size and vastness of unstructured data and unpredictable growth in IT environments. But when does it make sense to adopt cloud technologies and migrate a set of your IT services to the clou...
Cloud Computing is the new buzz word in the technology industry. But even industry insiders don't agree on exactly what the term means. Mike Eaton, Founder and CEO of Cloudworks and Atticus Information Systems, will be giving a breakout session at SYS-CON's 'Cloud Computing Expo' (Nove...
Just as people begin to understand the difference between web ops and IT, we are entering a period where clouds promise 'Ops-Free' computing. Because it's easy, scalable, available and disposable, the cloud is well on its way to becoming 'technology's next big thing.' However, with rec...
The future model for providing IT infrastructure and services in large organizations is what many today are calling 'Cloud Computing' - a concept popularized by Amazon through its web services efforts. Merrill Lynch analysts for example reckon that by 2011 the volume of Cloud Computing...
Developer self-service. Elastic, scalable apps. The "illusion of infinite capacity." For all the talk of the positive aspects of cloud computing, less attention is focused on the way IT operations must evolve to manage and support a dynamic, scalable, highly variable infrastructure. ...


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