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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. But it can be a complicated and expensive task, which is why we're pleased to have the Chief Technology Officer of Amazon.com, Dr. Werner Vogels, give the Opening Keynote at the 2nd International Cloud Computing Conference & Expo, being held March 30-April 1, 2009. Join us in New York City to hear first-hand about Infrastructure as a Service and the lessons Amazon.com learned from building one of the world's largest distributed systems. Dr Vogels will explore the many challenges of building a reliable, flexible architecture that can manage unpredictable behaviors of today's internet business. The main focus of his keynote session will be state management - one of the dominatin... (more)

BI and Cloud Computing Are an Optimal Match

BI Track at Cloud Expo Business intelligence is a fast-growing market and has been deployed by many, if not enough, enterprises worldwide. Add Cloud Computing to the discussion, and the potential of BI only increases. These thoughts underpin the presentation on Cloud Computing and BI by Jaspersoft CEO Brian Gentile at Cloud Expo. "Because the entire hardware and software cycle is outsourced to a third-party provider — such as Amazon's EC2, Google's App Engine, and solutions from GoGrid and AppNexus — IT units can focus on applications and solutions," Gentile says. "They can also ... (more)

Cloud Interoperability Magazine Launched at Ulitzer.com

A brand new online magazine, Cloud Interoperability Magazine, has been launched by the Cloud Computing Interoperability Forum using the all-new Ulitzer publishing platform. The Forum, a group of industry stakeholders that are active in cloud computing, now has its online home at cloudinterop.ulitzer.com - and the magazine, edited by Cloud thought leader and activist Reuven Cohen, demonstrates very well indeed the power and ease-of-use of Ulitzer. The new magazine joins other brand new online magazines recently launched at Ulitzer.com including MultiTouch Tech Journal, iPhone Dev... (more)

Security Annexing Eases Cloud Computing Worries

Security Track at Cloud Expo "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!," writes Dipto Chakravarty, VP of Worldwide Engineering for Novell's Identity and Security business unit, and a presenter at Cloud Expo in New York. "Businesses taking advantage of cloud computing should utilize cloud security approaches that support sharing of roles, policies, and workflows, rather than merely providing single sign-on." Register Today and Save $550 ! Explore Sponsorship Opp... (more)

3Tera to Join Cloud Computing Expo Power Panel Live on SYS-CON.TV

SYS-CON Media announced today that Peter Nickolov, President and CTO will join moderator Jeremy Geelan, Sr. Vice-President of SYS-CON Media & Events, in a Power Panel at the 2nd International Cloud Computing Conference & Expo 2009 East, March 30 - April 1 in New York City. Alongside four of his industry peers, Nickolov will address the topic "Cloud Computing & Enterprise IT: Cost & Operational Benefits." 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. This is why ma... (more)