Broaching the hugely valuable enterprise market can be very intimidating for
young startups. Large enterprises can be reluctant to work with smaller
companies due to concerns about scalability and support. Sun Microsystems
realized there is an opportunity here - Sun can supply a uniquely scalable
cloud infrastructure that meets enterprise demand for support and reliability
at a price-point that won't break the bank for startups. Sun Microsystems'
panel at Cloud Computing Conference & Expo 2009 East discussed how the cloud
is valuable, not just to startups and developers, but also to the traditional
View Sun's Incubation Platform Panel Here
This panel assembled key players in the emerging cloud computing market - Ian
Murdock, Sun Microsystems, Vice President, Emerging Platforms; Brett Adam,
rPath, Vice President, Engineering; Eric Alterman, Kickapp... (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
event in... (more)
"We have introduced a game-changing set of technologies that will bring new
opportunities to Web developers and business developers alike," declared Ray
Ozzie, Microsoft's chief software architect, today at its Professional
Developers Conference in Los Angeles. Ozzie announced Windows Azure, the
cloud-based service foundation underlying its Azure Services Platform, and
highlighted this platform’s role in delivering a software plus services
approach to computing.
“Today marks a turning point for Microsoft and the development
community,” Ozzie said proudly, adding:
"The Azure Servi... (more)
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)
Cloud technologies offer many benefits over traditional IT systems,
especially when managing the size and vastness of unstructured data and
unpredictable growth in IT environments. But when does it make sense to adopt
cloud technologies and migrate a set of your IT services to the cloud? The
movement of information and services out of the data center and into the
cloud can unleash fear in many of us. Trusting that your information is
secure, accessible and protected is important, and deciding what information
remains inside and outside of the cloud can be critical to the success ... (more)