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Abiquo, a leading developer of Cloud infrastructure management software, today announced that it is a Platinum Plus sponsor of the 5th International Cloud Computing Expo, April 19-21 at the Javits Convention Center in New York City. CEO Pete Malcolm also will deliver the conference key...
SYS-CON Events announced today that Coolcentric, a provider of energy- and space-efficient cooling solutions for reducing data center costs, will exhibit at SYS-CON's 5th International Cloud Expo (www.CloudComputingExpo.com), which will take place on April 19-21, 2010, at the Jacob Jav...
As the adoption of cloud services grows and service offerings mature, business models must also evolve in order to fully capture revenue streams. However, most Cloud Service Providers today do not possess the required business support systems that enable them to easily create sophistic...
The cloud promises immediate and limitless scale across all types of applications. This raises practical questions about system utilization, capacity planning and performance issues related to the widespread usage of virtual servers and storage. How will the cloud mitigate requirements...
The promises of Cloud computing - flexibility, scallability and cost effectiveness - have ignited imaginations from the boardroom to the IT department. Everybody is talking about, experimenting with and - in some cases - delivering applications in the Cloud. In this session, Treb Ryan,...
Although there’s much talk about securing cloud computing environments at the infrastructure layer, that’s really the tip of the iceberg. The bigger challenge facing organizations is controlling user access and enforcing security policies across the cloud to Software as a Service appli...
Virtualization is one of the foundation technologies for cloud computing. While servers and storage are the most fundamental targets of virtualization, the broader scope of virtualization includes desktop virtualization, a changing approach to systems management, and optimization of sh...
SYS-CON Events announced today that Stoneware, a provider of private cloud technology, has been named “Bronze Sponsor” of SYS-CON's 5th International Cloud Expo (www.CloudComputingExpo.com), which will take place on April 19-21, 2010, at the Jacob Javits Convention Center in New York C...
Cloud Expo sponsor Rackspace Hosting (NYSE:RAX), the world’s leader in the hosting and cloud computing industry, today announced from SXSW 2010 the launch of Rackspace Media Services. This Enterprise-level solution will provide an open source, direct-to-consumer (D2C) web infrastructur...
Red Hat first announced plans to deliver Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization in February 2009 to help address customer concerns about virtualization, such as performance, scalability and security. In November 2009, Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization for Servers was released, providing cus...
As the leader in enterprise cloud automation software, Surgient leverages leading virtualization and systems management technologies to automate the deployment and management of complex, user-centric IT services. Through a patented, just-in-time self-service approach, administrators an...
Cloud Expo is the world's leading Cloud-focused event since 2007, and is held five times a year, in New York City, Silicon Valley, Prague, Tokyo and Hong Kong. Impetus offers outsourced product development services, partnering with ISVs and high technology businesses to create award-wi...
For those of you unfamiliar with the concept, the general idea of Ubiquitous Computing is a shift in computing where a small, inexpensive, robust network of processing devices, is distributed at all scales throughout everyday life and generally used in common-place objects and purposes...
What are the attributes that attract applications to public clouds? Why implement private clouds? When is it appropriate to use both in a Hybrid Cloud approach? Can legacy applications be moved unchanged to the cloud or do they have to be rewritten as Web 2.0 apps? What are the implica...
The success of any cloud implementation depends on a complicated equation of managing physical and virtual resources, rapid provisioning and re-provisioning of applications and infrastructure, dynamic capacity management and maximizing resource utilization. If this equation does not en...
What is cloud-based infrastructure and model-driven management? Explore how the discovery and understanding of discrete elements of web infrastructure interact, and how they can be managed to provide the highest quality of service for cloud-based applications. In his session at the 5...
Virtual machines have dramatically transformed the way IT organizations approach computing architecture. Benefits of virtual environments, including increased efficiency and flexibility, have led to widespread adoption and explosive growth. However, storage technologies designed for ph...
The benefits of private clouds are fairly well documented, but at the end of the day, the best way to gauge the value of this computing model within an enterprise is to jump in and start small. However, starting small doesn't mean sacrificing functionality like elasticity, self-service...
CloudSwitch on Monday announced that it has launched its beta program for CloudSwitch Explorer. For the first time, enterprises can move existing, multi-tiered applications to the Amazon EC2 cloud with point-and-click simplicity and no modifications. CloudSwitch's innovative software b...
SYS-CON Events announced today that LTech, a leading provider of products and services focused on connecting business to the cloud, will exhibit at SYS-CON's 5th International Cloud Expo (www.CloudComputingExpo.com), which will take place on April 19-21, 2010, at the Jacob Javits Conve...
The hype around Cloud Computing would make you think mass adoption will happen tomorrow. But recent studies by a number of sources have shown that security is the biggest barrier to Cloud adoption. The reality is Cloud Computing is simply another step in technology evolution following ...
Taking advantage of the cloud is a multi-step journey over time – not an all-or-nothing immediate proposition. Companies need to start with a clear, cloud strategy and a commitment to virtualizing appropriate data center services. With this foundation, companies can leverage the "elast...
SYS-CON Events announced today that CloudShare, a provider of cloud-based SaaS, will exhibit at SYS-CON’s 5th International Cloud Expo, which will take place on April 19-21, 2010, at the Jacob Javits Convention Center in New York City. Cloud Expo is the world's leading Cloud-focused ev...
Business Intelligence programs have been getting gradually better about delivering on their promise of instant analytics to support business decisions. Today’s BI platforms have more functionality than ever with dashboards, customizable reporting and more data flexibility. Yet only 15%...
Cloud computing is disrupting traditional software business models by changing how IT service gets delivered, as it enables a new paradigm in ubiquitous computing and the delivery of "enterprise class" software and services through the Internet. As companies search for ways to eliminat...
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! Businesses taking advantage of cloud computing should utilize cloud security approaches that support sharing of roles, polic...
Unless you have been living on Mars for the last two years, cloud computing has become a familiar term. As with all new technologies, adoption of the technology tends to lag behind the expectation and promise of value by quite a margin of time and usually for good reason. In the case o...
GyPSii , the market-leading mobile digital lifestyle application and geo-mobility social media platform, and Telmap, the mobile search, mapping and navigation pioneers, jointly announced today a partnership to develop and introduce advanced location-based social networking as part of ...
TIBCO Software on Monday announced COLT, a leading European provider of data, voice and managed services, has selected TIBCO's cloud software to provide organizations throughout Europe with the ability to deploy and manage enterprise applications across physical, virtual and cloud infr...
SYS-CON Events announced today that Microsoft has been named “Gold Sponsor” of SYS-CON's 5th International Cloud Expo (www.CloudComputingExpo.com), which will take place on April 19-21, 2010, at the Jacob Javits Convention Center in New York City. Cloud Expo is the world's leading Clou...
Cloud Computing in 2010 will be a paradigm-shifting technology trend and Cloud Expo is where the Cloud change will form as the single most significant industry event as we enter a brand new decade. Since we announced Cloud Expo three years ago in 2007 and launched it in March of 200...
Acumatica, a provider of cloud ERP software, on Thursday announced a partnership with solutions integrators CoRealize and Les services SIPD to deliver Acumatica's innovative ERP software to the Canadian market. Acumatica allows mid-sized businesses to work from anywhere using software ...
The next wave of Internet innovation is coming with cloud-based business models. Interested in best practices to monetize cloud-based services? It's time to start thinking about how to grow and monetize, bringing the next generation of subscription businesses to the consumer market. Co...
MeriTalk (www.meritalk.com), the government IT network, today announced the first Federal Cloud Computing Savings Calculator – http://www.meritalk.com/savings-calculator.php – a free online tool that empowers Federal agencies to quantify their po...
Cast Iron Systems on Thursday announced that Everything Channel's CRN has named Cast Iron Cloud as one of the "100 Coolest Cloud Computing Products." The Top 100 Cloud Computing products include 20 storage vendors, 20 security vendors, 20 productivity vendors, 20 infrastructure vendors...
Mezeo Software deployable cloud storage platform for service providers, on Wednesday, announced that Everything Channel's CRN has named the Mezeo Cloud Storage Platform one of the "100 Coolest Cloud Computing Products." Mezeo helps channel partners quickly and cost-effectively enter th...
Pillar Axiom is an ideal storage platform for cloud environments because of its flexibility, performance, scalability and unique QoS capabilities. Much like Pillar did with its SSD and 2 terabyte SATA drives, the company is again making it possible to extend new product technology into...
IT budgets will essentially be flat in 2010, increasing by a weighted global average of 1.3 percent in nominal terms, compared with 2009 levels where IT budgets declined 8.1 percent, according to results from the 2010 CIO survey by Gartner Executive Programs (EXP). 2009 was the most ch...
Lanamark Inc., a cross-vendor virtualization and capacity management services platform to the IT channel delivering desktop, server and storage optimization solutions, on Wednesday announced availability of Lanamark Suite Managed Services Edition. The new edition enables IT consulta...
A10 Networks on Tuesday announced its new AX Series virtualization product roadmap. As Cloud Computing increases, virtualization is a key enabler, delivering elasticity, economies of scale and the ability to scale with commodity hardware or hardware appliances. With the new AX Series v...