Behind every cloud service or cloud-based solution, there are real people...
A robust ecosystem of solutions providers has emerged around cloud computing.
But who are the CEOs & CTOs behind those providers, who are the internal and
external entrepreneurs driving companies involved in the Cloud, who are the
leading engineers, developers, analysts, researchers, marketing
professionals, authors...who, in short, are the people behind the cloud?
This list will be updated weekly between now and November 4-7, 2013, when
13th Cloud Expo | Cloud Expo Silicon Valley opens its doors in the Santa
Clara Convention Center, in the heart of California's Silicon Valley. Here
are some highly prominent "Cloud People" to kick off with...
RANDY BIAS | @randybias
"Randy Bias is visionary. He sees things others don't." [Emphasis added.]
That is how Mårten Mickos puts it, as succinctly as ever.... (more)
Yahoo! is investing significantly in Cloud Computing to support the company's
global applications and audience of more than 500 million users.
Yahoo!'s cloud confronts technical challenges at an almost unprecedented
scale - requiring tens of petabytes of storage, tens of thousands of
machines, and synchronization across multiple data centers around the globe.
Shelton Shugar will describe how Yahoo! leverages Cloud Computing to improve
agility and drive innovation in his keynote at SYS-CON's upcoming 4th
International Cloud Computing Conference & Expo being held November 2-4 at
A round-up of the problems, issues and opportunities due to be discussed
October 6, 2009 in Washington, DC, at SYS-CON's 1st Annual Government IT
Conference & Expo (GovITExpo.com), a 1-day deep dive into the new wave of
Internet-based technologies that are changing the way that Federal agencies
leverage, procure and utilize IT.
The event is being held at The Hyatt Regency on Capitol Hill and the
distinguished GovIT Expo Speaker Faculty includes recognized government,
industry, and academic leaders experienced in building and managing software
applications. Three simultaneous trac... (more)
SYS-CON's 4th International Cloud Computing Conference & Expo takes place
November 2-4, 2009, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA.
View the Conference Main Page Here !
With an ever-increasing number of companies now buying computing, storage,
and networking power as they need it from the cloud, SYS-CON.TV recently
invited four leading industry thought leaders to discuss how Cloud Computing
brings the economics of the Web to Enterprise IT and where the move to the
cloud will take the industry overall. The participants are Amazon.com VP &
CTO, Werner Vogels; Racks... (more)
"Ultimately, we believe that advancement in cloud computing technology will
be driven by open source initiatives where large communities of engineers can
collaborate and develop new code for the new applications and demands posed
by the cloud model," says Shelton Shugar, SVP Cloud Computing at Yahoo! - and
upcoming Keynote Speaker at SYS-CON's 4th International Cloud Computing Expo,
in this Exclusive Q&A with Cloud Computing Expo Conference Chair Jeremy
Jeremy Geelan: What are the chief advantages of Cloud Computing from the
point of view of Yahoo!’s customers worldwide?... (more)
At SYS-CON Media we see our inventories are filling up to 100% capacity for
the months of November, December, and January, and we are seeing
better-than-normal RFP activity for the first quarter of 2010.
When I say this, I am comparing the current insertion order activity to the
same period last year. We will be closing 2009 roughly 32% below 2008 in
revenues (far better than any other tech media company), which forced us to
reduce our expenses for the same period by around 40%. Last fall, while the
world was falling apart, we were preparing for a ... (more)