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Unisys Session at Cloud Expo It's nice to see conventional wisdom flipped on its head sometimes. A good example of CW flipping comes with remarks by Unisys Chief Architect Scott Sanchez, who will deliver a session at the upcoming Cloud Expo at the Javits Center in New York entitled, "How Cloud Computing Improves Security." Register Today and Save $550 ! Explore Sponsorship Opportunities ! The thinking behind this title, of course, runs counter to the wringing of hands and gnashing of teeth by IT managers and consultants about the potential security problems posed by a student-body-left shift to Cloud Computing. As he writes, "We are constantly bombarded with articles and presentations about the security risks in cloud computing and why organizations need to be concerned about them as they consider a move. The truth is that organizations need to be concerned about se... (more)

Amazon's CTO to Keynote at Cloud Computing Expo

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 ... (more)

Ulitzer.com to Launch OpSource Cloud Journal

"This funding round will help us achieve our operational goals while introducing innovative solutions in the Cloud computing space," said Treb Ryan, CEO of OpSource. "The market has truly embraced the great scalability and efficiency that SaaS solutions bring, and we are proud to be the company that both emerging companies and enterprises rely on for billions of transactions every day," he added. He was speaking as the company today announced that it has received $10 million in series "E" investment capital from Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corporation, with whom OpSource ente... (more)

Christophe Bisciglia Will Discuss Technical and Business Issues of Hadoop at Cloud Computing Expo

Cloud Computing Expo on Ulitzer Many in the industry have heard of Hadoop, and in his session at Cloud Computing Conference & Expo, Christophe Bisciglia, Co-Founder of Cloudera, gets a little deeper. Hadoop is based on the same methods Google uses to store and process petabytes of data, but thanks to contributions from many in the open source community you can leverage these same methods to make sense of every increasing volumes of enterprise data. Bisciglia will highlight the technical and business issues that make Hadoop so powerful for large scale data processing. The 4th I... (more)

2nd International "Cloud Expo Europe" Call For Papers Now Open

SYS-CON Events announced today that Call for Papers for the 2nd International Cloud Expo Europe is now open, which will take place this summer in Prague, Czech Republic. Cloud Expo is the world's leading Cloud-focused event and is held five times a year, in New York City, Silicon Valley, Prague, Tokyo and Hong Kong. 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 Europe 2009 in Prague: Themes & Topics Cloud Experts Head to Prague for Cloud Expo ... (more)