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Cloud Expo Europe 2009, the first event outside the USA in the industry-leading International "Cloud Expo" series produced by SYS-CON Events, is to be held May 18-19, 2009, in Prague in the Czech Republic. The conference theme is "Deploying Cloud Computing in the Enterprise" and it is the perfect event for anyone looking for a jump-start on delivering and/or using massively scalable Enterprise IT as a service using Internet technologies. The Cloud is changing not just the technology landscape but also the entire nature of the business models that underpin successful software and hardware companies. EARLY BIRD REGISTRATION: Register Now and Save ! [Click Here] Our organizing principle is that through our intensive 2-day schedule of keynotes, general and breakout sessions, attending delegates will be assured of leaving Cloud Expo Europe 2009 with abundant resources, ide... (more)

Unisys's Scott Sanchez to Present at Cloud Computing Expo in NYC

Scott Sanchez, Chief Architect of the open source business for Unisys, will be presenting at SYS-CON's 2nd International Cloud Computing Conference & Expo in New York City this coming March 30-April 1, 2009. Sanchez will provide a solid overview and reference architecture of the open source cloud computing landscape, focusing on Enterprise-scale implementations. Speaker Bio Scott C. Sanchez, CISSP is Chief Architect of the Open Source business at Unisys. He brings with him nearly two decades of technology architecture and management experience. Sanchez has founded a number of suc... (more)

IBM Advances Research through Cloud Computing

IBM has announced it is working with six universities to leverage IBM Blue Cloud solutions to speed up projects and research initiatives that were once constrained by time, limited or unavailable resources, or overloaded IT systems. The Qatar Cloud Computing Initiative, driven by three universities, will open its cloud infrastructure to local businesses and industries to test applications and complete various projects, including seismic modeling and the exploration for oil and gas. The University of Pretoria, is using cloud computing to test the development of drugs to slow the... (more)

Amazon's CTO to Keynote at Cloud Computing Expo

Building the right infrastructure that can scale up or down at a moment's notice - the very essence of Cloud Computing - has become ever more crucial in today's challenging business landscape. But it can be a complicated and expensive task, which is why we're pleased to have the Chief Technology Officer of Amazon.com, Dr. Werner Vogels, give the Opening Keynote at the 2nd International Cloud Computing Conference & Expo, being held March 30-April 1, 2009. Join us in New York City to hear first-hand about Infrastructure as a Service and the lessons Amazon.com learned from building ... (more)

Chief Software Architect for Elastra to Present at SYS-CON's Cloud Computing Expo

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 har... (more)