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Storage systems and technologies have come a long way, benefiting from continual advancements. However, these improvements have not kept pace with the rate of storage capacity growth at enterprises. In his session at Cloud Computing Conference & Expo, Jeff Whitehead, CTO of Zetta, wil...
Cloud computing will no doubt transform the very way traditional infrastructure and application services are being delivered. We hear a lot about the benefits of cloud computing such as improved application development and deployment efficiencies, lower cost of entry, and faster time t...
To date, cloud computing has by and large been in the realm of public clouds such as Amazon EC2, but there has been a lot of talk about other kinds of clouds, including "private" and "hybrid" clouds. However, with these new choices comes added complexity. In his session at Cloud Compu...
The SaaS pioneers have given us a taste of the potential of On-Demand, however, we've only scratched the surface in terms of what's to come and the future model for how the next generation of enterprise software will be delivered. In this session Sal Visca, Chief Technology Officer for...
Many firms have achieved great results implementing traditional server virtualization. However, in larger business-critical production database systems, this is less common. Yet, aren't these exactly the systems from which businesses would benefit most if resources could be virtualized...
One of the more interesting aspects of the Cloud Computing revolution has been the emergence of schemaless and hierarchical databases which, it is asserted, are more readily able to meet the demands and requirements of the Cloud than the once dominant relational model. Although many of...
Cloud storage has firmly established itself as an option for certain types of enterprise applications, most notably archive and backup. But what about an enterprise's primary data? What are the considerations for entrusting your primary data to the cloud? In this session, Jeff Treuhaf...
This session addresses some of the biggest challenges in creating and launching successful web applications with little to no down time. As developers attempt to build the next best consumer-facing app to Twitter, Facebook and Hulu, the demand for scalable and reliable infrastructure w...
In this session David Snead will address the legal, business and marketing issues of involved in moving into these new services, and what anyone entering into a new contract, or marketing to end users needs to know. Some areas of discussion include how to create a marketing campaign t...
We are being bombarded with countless articles and presentations talking about the security risks in cloud computing and how organizations need to be concerned about security as they consider a move to the cloud. The truth is that organizations DO need to be concerned about security, a...
This session will discuss a critical question that arises when considering hosting applications in the cloud. It will address concerns such as moving legacy applications to the cloud. Do they have to be re-written as Web 2.0 apps? Can applications be moved, unchanged, to the cloud? How...
Cloud computing has emerged as a compelling alternative to running all applications within a traditional corporate data center and has the potential to transform enterprise computing. However, there are significant hurdles to widespread enterprise adoption, including data security, app...
Yahoo! Cloud Serving Platform provides technology to build, test, deploy, run, and manage web services in the Yahoo! Cloud. The architecture of cloud services can differ significantly from traditional application models and, as such, implementing cloud applications can require a fundam...
Cloud Computing is receiving a lot of attention, and a number of companies see it as a key to increased agility and efficiency. At the Cloud Computing Conference and Expo, Raghu Ramakrishnan will talk about the technology which is still at an early stage and many fundamental challenges...
This session will provide an overview of enabling Rich Internet Applications to run in the Cloud. It will review available technologies providing runtime infrastructure for connecting rich client interfaces with the cloud-enabled server-side applications. Mark Piller will additionally ...
The way software is being developed and deployed is changing beyond recognition now: businesses can now mix and match existing premised-based processes run on legacy applications designed entirely on the Cloud without the need to translate business wishes into complex requirement speci...
Achieve unprecedented levels of security and efficiency by implementing capabilities available in next generation of security for virtualized environments. Purpose-built security solutions that address the unique demands and opportunities present in the virtual environment can be lever...
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...
Google App Engine is an integrated web-stack, so it may not be apparent that its computing resources can be dismembered and consumed in isolation. In this session Kevin Noonan will teach you how to use BigTable, the sweetmeat of Google technology, as a scalable database for desktop or ...
While virtualization has certainly become part of a common first step to reduce Capex and increase agility, it isn’t the final destination of a complete data center transformation. As we are aware, virtualization can also create many challenges such as virtual machine sprawl, additiona...
This session will cover how to enable rich and complete User Experience customizations. According to Ranjith Ramakrishnan and Bhushan Nene, building on the new features of Silverlight 3 and Windows Azure, delegates will see these concepts in action in a demo of a Customer Loyalty Manag...
Building internet products has never been easier ¬- or more challenging. When Yahoo! launches a new product, it needs to scale very quickly to serve our several hundred million users worldwide. This poses new infrastructure challenges because our applications must handle tens of thousa...
Cloud Computing & SaaS are two very strong "disruptive" innovations which will change the IT landscape forever. Many CIOs and IT professionals think this is a threat to their careers and their power. Louis Naugès will further explain in his session why 90% of existing IT vendors have ...
Virtualization delivers on the promise of an agile datacenter. However, it also makes it easier than ever for individuals to introduce risk into the enterprise. Hezi Moore will talk about how most organizations that are in the process of migrating critical applications from testing env...
Lawyers often get a bad rap -¬ just consider all of those ubiquitous lawyer jokes. Why? One reason for the "lawyer stigma" is because of the traditionally high cost of legal services, and that people often only talk to lawyers when things go wrong. Charley Moore will expand upon this b...
An overview of Microsoft's strategy, programs for web hosting companies, OEMs, SIs and Cloud/SaaS ISVs. At the Cloud Computing Conference and Expo, Hameed Mohammed will discuss how Dynamic Data Center Toolkit from Microsoft is enabling virtualized IT infrastructure and hosted cloud com...
The time has finally come for collaboration in the cloud. Multiple offerings and tools are now readily available for your organization to migrate your on-premise collaborative applications (e.g., e-mail, instant messaging, and portals) to the Cloud. Implementation and use of these tool...
HPC applications are computationally-bursty, resource-hungry and self-provisioning software systems that are ideally suited to lead the early adoption of cloud computing by core enterprise applications. This session will examine several types of HPC applications deployed on various clo...
Up to now you may have been reluctant to move your Enterprise application workloads to the cloud, fearing a lack of security in the cloud, compliance issues such as data location regulations and having to rewrite your applications. During his keynote, Rich Marcello will discuss the lat...
Cloud Computing is having major impacts to the way in which IT is delivered from the data center to its many clients. For the CIO, this can be perceived as a threat to the way in which they manage data center capabilities. As Elaine Lennox will discuss during her session, in reality, C...
Iowa Health System (IHS) will share lessons learned from delivering private cloud storage services to its state-wide constituents including 11 hospitals and 130+ clinics. In particular, Tony Langenstein will share the dramatic story and photos from a catastrophic flood that incapacitat...
Virtualization changes the game of IT: now IT can deliver the full stack of PC software, including the operating system, to be run on say an employee's PC running Windows or Mac OS. According to Monica Lam, virtualization is an enabler and not a management tool per se.
While cloud computing offers tremendous promise, it takes significant effort to deploy, run, and manage custom applications in the clouds (public or private). To achieve the full benefits of cloud computing, what's needed is on-demand middleware, automatic deployment, and run-time mana...
With the push to maximize IT amid the ever shrinking IT budgets, one of the “holy grails” of IT is to use the cloud service model to reduce the TCO for their endpoints whether it is desktops, laptops, or smart mobile phones. Danny Kim will go in-depth into the architecture and deployme...
SYS-CON Events announced that Objectivity, Inc., a provider of distributed, real-time data platforms, was named "Silver Sponsor" of SYS-CON's 4th International Cloud Computing Conference & Expo, which will take place on November 2 - 4, 2009 at the , Santa Clara Convention Center, in Sa...
Rich Services for Cloud Computing for businesses represent a growing trend from software users wanting responsive and immersive interactions from any location. As business applications begin presenting information the same way as the social web – interactive and visual – and carry the ...
SYS-CON Events announced that Sybase, the largest enterprise software and services company, was named "Silver Sponsor" of SYS-CON's iPhone Developer Summit. The Summit is co-located with the 4th International Cloud Computing Conference & Expo, which will take place on November 2 - 4, 2...
SYS-CON Events announced today that GoGrid, a leading Cloud Infrastructure Hosting provider that delivers true "Control in the Cloud™", will exhibit at SYS-CON's 4th International Cloud Computing Conference & Expo, which will take place on November 2 - 4, 2009, Santa Clara Convention C...
Mezeo Software (www.mezeo.com), the leading provider of a deployable cloud storage platform, today announced that Mezeo President and CEO Steve Lesem will present at SYS-CON's 4th International Cloud Computing Conference & Expo. The Conference theme is, "Bringing the Economics of the W...
As the market for cloud storage continues to heat-up, numerous cloud storage providers have started to emerge. However, Dr. Moe Kermani will discuss that it is not clear if these providers have the required infrastructure components to deliver an enterprise-class service that is suppor...