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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 public clouds. 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 management systems. The keynote w... (more)

NewRelic Founder & CEO to Speak at 4th Cloud Computing Expo

When application performance is not what the cloud customer expected, who’s at fault? The cloud provider’s infrastructure? The application owner’s code? The platform vendor’s deployment tools? The external services the application uses? The database tier? The answers to these questions will be provided at SYS-CON's 4th International Cloud Computing Conference & Expo by NewRelic Founder & CEO Lewis Cirne, who will be giving a breakout session at the popular event, which is being held November 2-4 at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA. The session is called "To St... (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)

New Biometric Access for Citrix Clouds

Ceelox adapted Ceelox ID, a biometric Identity Access Management tool, to work with Citrix servers and client computers. "Using biometrics to secure access to centralized Citrix networks is a giant leap forward for Ceelox," Gerry Euston, CEO, said. His company, Ceelox, makes biometric access authentication and encryption solutions for PCs and networks. Ceelox adapted one of its core products to work with Citrix servers and client computers. "Citrix is the name for application delivery," Euston says. Citrix Systems of Fort Lauderdale, Florida, is an industry leader in virtualizati... (more)

Tap In Systems to Exhibit at SYS-CON's Cloud Computing Conference & Expo

SYS-CON Events announced today that leading cloud technology provider Tap In Systems will exhibit at the upcoming Cloud Computing Conference & Expo, (www.cloudcomputingexpo.com) which will take place November 19-21, 2008, at the Fairmont Hotel in the heart of Silicon Valley, in San Jose, California. The Tap In Systems consists of a team of engineers and software developers with many years of experience in network management, systems management, software and web application development. Its members have worked in large corporate environments as well as start up ventures. Tap In Sys... (more)