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Kevin Jackson, Director of Business Management for Dataline, will be presenting at SYS-CON's 2nd International Cloud Computing Conference & Expo in New York City this coming March 30-April 1, 2009. Federal government organizations have been viewed as cautious adopters of new technologies. However, as Jackson will discuss, cloud computing has captured the attention of many government IT decision makers. The U.S. Defense Department's Defense Information System Agency is, in fact, already fielding a cloud computing infrastructure. In October 2008, through on-line surveys and in-depth interviews, customer requirements and concerns were gathered in order to shed light on current cloud computing offerings targeted for government customer. Jackson will review that survey and update the audience on insights, opportunities and important trends in this market segment. Speaker... (more)

4th International Cloud Computing Conference & Expo Starts Today

A round-up of the wide range of important issues and timely topics due to be discussed by over 130 industry experts at SYS-CON's 4th International Cloud Computing Conference & Expo, opening today at the Santa Clara Convention Center, in Santa Clara, CA. The event runs from November 2-4, 2009. Building Scalable and Extensible RIAs in the Cloud - Ranjith Ramakrishnan, Co-Founder & CTO of Cumulux, will be co-presenting a session in which delegates will learn how to build scalable and extensible RIAs on the Windows Azure Cloud. The session will cover enabling rich and complete User E... (more)

Cloud Adoption: Deploying Your Existing Applications to the Cloud

Virtualization has fostered a new generation of cloud services, enabling organizations to run a wide range of applications in the cloud. However, the value of cloud services will only be fully realized when organizations can take their existing application workloads, easily deploy them on standards-based cloud infrastructure and benefit from the increased scalability and lower costs of a utility model. Some workloads, such as application testing and training, are prime candidates for early deployment to a cloud provider due to their transient nature and high Total Cost of Owners... (more)

Firstservis to Offer Cloud Computing Solutions Powered by 3Tera’s AppLogic

Firstservis and 3Tera have announced that 3Tera has chosen Firstservis as the first reseller and distributor of 3Tera's AppLogic cloud computing platform for Australia and New Zealand. Beginning immediately, Firstservis will resell, support and offer cloud computing solutions and services using 3Tera's AppLogic "Cloud Computing is the next big shift in technology and it will have as big an impact on Australian enterprise IT organizations as the Internet," confirmed Bob Hayward, Director IT Advisory Services, KPMG Australia. "Enabling massively scalable IT infrastructure on a 'pa... (more)

Dynamic Deployment & Scalability for the Cloud

SYS-CON Events announced today that Jerome Bernard, Director of EMEA Operations at Elastic Grid, will be presenting at the upcoming Cloud Computing Expo Europe (www.cloudexpo-europe.com) May 18-19, 2009, in Prague, Czech Republic, the first industry-leading international Cloud Computing event outside the USA. His session is entitled " Dynamic Deployment & Scalability for the Cloud." Jerome Bernard has over eight years experience developing distributed applications applied to a wide range of applications from banking to insurances as well as distributed applications using Jini. He... (more)