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)
Early Bird Savings Cloud Expo
Cloud computing is a game changer. The cloud is disrupting traditional
software and hardware business models by disrupting how IT service gets
delivered. Entrepreneurial opportunities abound as this classic disruptive
technology begins to proliferate, so it is no surprise that SYS-CON's
industry-leading International Cloud Expo is going from strength to strength.
The 5th International Cloud Expo, to be held April 19-21, 2010, at the Jacob
Javits Convention Center in New York, NY, announces that its Call for Papers
is fast approaching.
Topics on which submission are welcome include all aspects of providing or
using massively scalable IT-related capabilities as a service using Internet
technologies (see suggested examples below).
Help plant your flag in the fast-expanding business opportunity that is The
Cloud: submit your speaking propos... (more)
A round-up of the wide range of important issues and timely topics due to be
discussed by over 130 industry experts at SYS-CON's 4th International Cloud
Computing Conference & Expo, opening today at the Santa Clara Convention
Center, in Santa Clara, CA. The event runs from November 2-4, 2009.
Building Scalable and Extensible RIAs in the Cloud - Ranjith Ramakrishnan,
Co-Founder & CTO of Cumulux, will be co-presenting a session in which
delegates will learn how to build scalable and extensible RIAs on the Windows
Azure Cloud. The session will cover enabling rich and complete User
Experience customizations and addressing multi-tenant requirements.
Cloud Security - is the focus of a whole welter of sessions in Santa Clara.
"It's Nothing New; It Changes Everything!" is the title of the session being
given by Sun's Chief Security Architect Glenn Brunette, for example. Brunett... (more)
Enterprises large and small are drawn by the advantages of cloud computing --
pay-for-use, self-service, elastic scalability and the elimination of
hardware management – resulting in very low barriers to entry and exit and
high agility. However, enterprises are also concerned about security, quality
of service, integration, compliance, lock-in, and the long-term costs of
Private clouds for the exclusive use of one enterprise can however mitigate
these concerns by giving the enterprise greater control. In a keynote address
to be given at SYS-CON's 4th International Cloud Computing Conference & Expo,
Richard Sarwal (pictured), SVP of Development for Oracle Enterprise Manager,
will explore how enterprises are likely to adopt public and private cloud
computing, building on a foundation of virtualization infrastructure and
The keynote w... (more)
Cloud Computing Expo on Ulitzer
SYS-CON's 4th International Cloud Computing Conference & Expo, held on
November 2 - 4, 2009, in Santa Clara, attracted more than 40 sponsors with
over 2,000 delegates, a record attendance. The three content-packed days
emphasized value with a rich array of sessions led by exceptional speakers
about the business and technical value of cloud computing.
Enjoy here our photo album of the show.
Now held three times a year -- in New York, Prague, and Santa Clara -- the
Cloud Computing Conference & Expo series is the fastest-growing Enterprise IT
event in the past 10 years, devoted to every aspect of delivering massively
scalable enterprise IT as a service. The event in Santa Clara, CA, was
co-located with our 7th International Virtualization Conference & Expo.
Cloud Computing Expo 2010 East to Attract More Than 5,000 Delegates from ... (more)
SYS-CON Events announced today that Adaptivity, the IT transformation
company, has been named "Platinum Plus 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.
Adaptivity's CEO Tony Bishop (http://tonybishop.ulitzer.com) will be offering
major thought leadership on Day Two of the 3-day event in a Morning Keynote.
Read Exclusive Cloud Computing Journal Q&A with Tony Bishop here.
Cloud Expo was announced on February 24, 2007, the day the term "cloud
computing" was coined. That same year, the first Cloud Expo took place in New
York City with 450 delegates. Next April, Cloud Expo is returning to New York
City with more than 5,000 delegates and over 100 sponsors and exhibitors.
The three-day event will attract more than 5,000 delegates from 48 co... (more)
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 tracks will be covering Cloud Computing,
Virtualization & SOA, and Security & Compliance.
Themes and topics to be covered include:
Accessing Public Data via the Cloud - The Director of Cloud & Virtualization
at Vertica, Omer Trajman, will be giving a session discussing how government
Blueprint4IT on Ulitzer
In this exclusive Q&A for SYS-CON's Cloud Computing Journal with Cloud Expo
Conference Chair, Jeremy Geelan, Tony Bishop - Founder & CEO of Adaptivity -
discusses Adaptivity's "IT Transformation Factory" and their Cloud Computing
Bishop gave a General Session at the 5th Cloud Expo in New York in April
entitled "Understanding the Relationship Between Workloads and the Cloud."
About Tony Bishop: As Chairman and CEO, he leads the team and provides
hands-on coaching, thought leadership and executive strategy support for
Adaptivity's key clients and partners. He is an innovative IT executive, with
an excellent track record in strategy, design, and the implementation of
business-aligned enterprise technology platforms across large organizations.
He most recently served as SVP and Chief Architect of Wachovia’s Corporate
Investment Banking ... (more)
Gartner analysts today highlighted the top 10 technologies and trends that
will be strategic for most organizations in 2010. Gartner defines a strategic
technology as one with the potential for significant impact on the enterprise
in the next three years. Factors that denote significant impact include a
high potential for disruption to IT or the business, the need for a major
dollar investment, or the risk of being late to adopt.
"These technologies impact the organization's long-term plans, programs and
initiatives. They may be strategic because they have matured to broad market
use or because they enable strategic advantage from early adoption.
"Companies should factor the top 10 technologies into their strategic
planning process by asking key questions and making deliberate decisions
about them during the next two years," said David... (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 40%-45% drop in advertising
revenues for 2009. We did better than our worst projections.
Cloud Computing Expo Photo Album
Cloud Computing Expo 2010 East to Attract More Than 5,000 Delegates in New
5th International Cloud Computing Conference & Expo: Call for Papers Is Open
When we... (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
the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA.
Yahoo! is developing and utilizing Internet-scale cloud computing services to
improve Yahoo! consumer experience for half a million people around the
world, speed the innovation of its developers, simplify operating
environments and reduce c... (more)