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Joyent, Inc., a provider of Enterprise-Class Cloud Computing, today announced the expansion of its Cloud Computing business to China. Joyent becomes China's first Cloud Computing vendor at a time where computing infrastructure is in very high demand. The company's data center is located in the Qinhuangdao Economic and Technological Development Zone (QETDZ), Hebei Province, China. "China is the world's fastest growing economy and Joyent is there with the country's first local Cloud Computing offering", said David Young, CEO and Founder of Joyent. "This is definitely a very exciting and positive move for Joyent. We would especially like to thank our partners, QETDZ and Intel for their support in making this expansion possible. We are looking forward to providing the Chinese developer community and China's enterprises with world-leading Cloud Computing technology." "... (more)

4th International Cloud Expo: Photo Album

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... (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)

SYS-CON Launches Another Worldwide First: "Cloud Computing Journal"

The world's first journal devoted to the delivery of massively scalable IT resources as a service using Internet technologies has been launched by SYS-CON Media. The all-new "Cloud Computing Journal" is  the latest in a series of leading-edge additions to its 25-plus stable of online and print publications such as Virtualization Journal, Web 2.0 Journal, AJAX & RIA Journal, Open Web Developer's Journal, and iPhone Developer's Journal. Other market-leading SYS-CON titles include Java Developer's Journal, SOAWorld Magazine, .NET Developer's Journal, PowerBuilder Journal, Flex Devel... (more)

Cloud Computing: AT&T Joins Google, IBM, Amazon, Microsoft, Yahoo, Intel, Dell and HP

In a May 2008 report, Merrill Lynch estimated that 12% of the worldwide software market would start using cloud technology in the next 5 years and that the annual revenue for cloud computing will increase to $95 billion in the same period. Now, according to the Wall Street Journal, AT&T has become the latest company to invest in cloud computing. The Journal quotes Daryl Plummer, a cloud-computing analyst at Gartner Inc., as confirming that businesses are increasingly concerned with "elasticity" in their technology infrastructure. "A business has unknown capacity requirements, or ... (more)