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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)

IBM and Canonical Launch Cloud Computing Software in Africa

IBM and Canonical are introducing a new, flexible personal computing software package for netbooks and other thin client devices to help businesses in Africa bridge the digital divide by leapfrogging traditional PCs and proprietary software. This is the first cloud- and premise-based Linux netbook software package offered by IBM and Canonical. Part of IBM's Smart Work Initiative, the new package targets the rising popularity of low-cost netbooks to make IBM's industrial-strength software affordable to new, mass audiences in Africa. Businesses that could not afford traditional PC... (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)

Christophe So Launches ERP Journal on Ulitzer

Christophe So of Open ERP launched the ERP Journal on Ulitzer. ERP Journal offers more than 10,000 articles, blogs, news stories, and press releases, and is updated with live stories around the clock. The current economic situation has created a difficult time for business, but some industries continue to do well and pose significant opportunities. In IT also some technologies which help industries to drive efficiencies and profitability like Unified Communications, Virtualizetion and Business Intelligence will provide competitiveness to organizations in the current economic env... (more)

Intel’s Cloud Expo Presentation Live on SYS-CON.TV

Intel Session at Cloud Expo There are tangible economic benefits and efficiencies to be gained from cloud computing. To realize those benefits, companies should consider specific criteria and develop a strategy for how to optimize their datacenters to gain efficiencies and significantly improve datacenter TCO. In this session at Cloud Computing Expo 2009 West, Jason Waxman discussed the key ways for companies to improve datacenter efficiencies, drive down costs, and maximize use of their datacenter resources. He also discussed what it takes to build a cloud environment and real-... (more)