The Infrastructure-as-a-Service model of early Cloud Computing providers has
focused on making the hardware layer consumable as on-demand compute and
storage capacity. Stuart Charlton, Chief Software Architect for Elastra, will
be giving a session on 'Cloud Computing and the Next-Generation of Enterprise
Architecture' at SYS-CON's Cloud Computing Expo (November 19-21, 2008) - a
pathbreaking adjunct to the 4th International Virtualization Conference &
Expo being held at The Fairmont Hotel in San Jose, CA.
"This is an important first step," Charlton notes, "but for companies to
harness the power of the cloud, it should enhance the alignment driven by
enterprise architecture, driving down the lead times for delivering IT value
to business, from concept to deployment, and through maintenance."
An architecture-aware cloud computing infrastructure, says Charlton, leads to
“What’s unique about the Windows Azure platform is that Microsoft manages
the complexity, which allows partners to focus on what matters most for their
business - building innovative services solutions and driving new revenue."
With those words, Bob Muglia (pictured), president of the Server and Tools
Business at Microsoft, today announced how Microsoft's entry into the cloud
computing marketplace aims to drive down total cost of ownership by up to 60
percent for certain workloads during a three-year period.
Speaking at Microsoft's Worldwide Partner Conference 2009, Muglia announce... (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
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David Young, Co-Founder & CEO of cloud-computing specialist Joyent, is the
latest Cloud Computing pioneer to join the distinguished Speaking Faculty of
SYS-CON's pathbreaking "Cloud Computing Expo" being held November 19-21, 2008
in San Jose, California. He will speak on "The Open Cloud: Building a
Customer-Centric Cloud Computer" - a session in which Young willl explore the
essential characteristics of building a cloud infrastructure that gives
customers the freedom to change vendors while exploiting the values of cloud
Young joins a star-studded lineup covering the h... (more)
The Storm Cloud of Innovation is where user demands and vendor dynamics are
played out, where the interactions between suppliers and architects are
precipitated around the need to overcome challenges and roadblocks on the
journey to adoption. In this session, 451 Research Director for
Infrastructure Management, Rachel Chalmers examines a range of technologies
and companies in this cloud, including virtualization management,
orchestration, provisioning and datacenter automation.
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