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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)

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)

Wines for Summer Grilling & Chilling From WineChateau.com

From backyard barbecues, to picnics on the beach to fancy summer dinner parties, Americans are enjoying more wine with their meals. "Online sales of white wine in the summer rises to 36%," says 29-year old Saurabh Abrol, President and CEO of www.WineChateau.com, the fastest growing online wine merchant. But, he adds, "Red wine loyalists continue to opt for fruity or full-bodied flavors to complement beef." "Online spending for wine is showing steady growth because it's cheaper and easier for consumers. . .they save time, gas and money, especially with our case discounts." "People ... (more)

CA to Discuss Cloud Security and Management at Cloud Computing Expo

CA today announced that two executives will present standalone sessions at the Cloud Computing Conference & Expo about how both service providers and IT organizations can help mitigate risks, such as performance, availability, change and security, in cloud environments. Tim Brown, CA distinguished engineer and chief security architect of CA's Security Management business unit, will present "Securing the Cloud and Establishing a Level Trust" on Wednesday, November 4 at 5:25 p.m. PT. The session will discuss security risks in cloud computing and the need for multiple organizations... (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)