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."
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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)
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)
"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)
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
The 4th I... (more)
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,
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
Cloud Expo Europe 2009 in Prague: Themes & Topics
Cloud Experts Head to Prague for Cloud Expo ... (more)