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SYS-CON Events announced today that Amazon CTO Dr. Werner Vogels will deliver the opening keynote at SYS-CON's Cloud Computing Conference & Expo (www.cloudcomputingexpo.com), which will take place November 19-21, at the Fairmont Hotel at the heart of Silicon Valley, in San Jose, California. The first International Cloud Computing Conference & Expo will be colocated with the 4th International Virtualization Conference & Expo (www.virtualizationconference.com).. Building the right infrastructure that can scale up or down at a moment's notice can be a complicated and expensive task, but it's essential in today's business landscape. This applies to an enterprise trying to cut-costs, a young business unexpectedly saturated with customer demand, or a start-up looking to launch. There are many challenges when building a reliable, flexible architecture that can manage unpre... (more)

Live Demo of Yahoo! Query Language to be Given at 4th Cloud Computing Expo

What every developer wants is access and the ability to shape any data across the Internet through one simple language, with out need to learn different APIs. Yahoo! Query Language (YQL) provides just that and its effectiveness will be demonstrated live at SYS-CON's 4th International Cloud Computing Conference & Expo, being held November 2-4 at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA. The demo will take place at a breakout session being given by Technical Yahoo! Jonathan Trevor. YQL provides an extensible plugin model for connecting to any data source called Open D... (more)

Cloud Computing Expo - The World Wide Cloud: Bridging the Data Center and The Cloud

As cloud computing becomes more commonplace, creating a secure method to bridge the gap between existing data centers and remote sources of compute capacity is being more and more important. The ability to efficiently and securely tap into remote cloud resources is one of the most important opportunities in the cloud computing today. In this session Reuven Cohen will discuss some of the challenges and opportunities to deploying across a diverse global cloud infrastructure. Location, security, portability, and reliability, he will explain, all play critical roles in a scalable IT... (more)

ENKI Founder & CEO Speaking Next Week at SYS-CON's Cloud Computing Expo November 19-21 in Silicon Valley

"These are still the early days of Cloud Computing, where delivery has so far focused primarily on price, as set by the market leader, Amazon," notes Dave Durkee, Founder, CEO & Technical Director of ENKI Consulting. "However, while successful in the Web 2.0 market," he adds, "price-based cloud computing is falling short of the expectations held by the Enterprise." He will be giving a breakout session next week at SYS-CON's 1st International Cloud Computing Conference & Expo (November 19-21, 2008) being held at The Fairmont Hotel in San Jose, CA. To address the Enterprise market... (more)

Hummer Winblad Venture Partners to Present at Cloud Computing Conference &Expo

Cloud computing is changing the ground rules for startup companies – both in their infrastructure choices and in the bar for technology development prior to funding. Lars Leckie, a Principal with Hummer Winblad Venture Partners, will walk through the venture capital perspective of the cloud computing market covering both consumer and enterprise usage. This discussion will cover the tools for cloud computing as well as the leverage that portfolio companies are achieving with cloud computing. In the spirit of the event, he will present the session entirely from slides served from ... (more)