The CTO of Cloud Computing at Sun Microsystems, Lew Tucker, and Sun's Sr. VP,
Cloud Computing and Developer Platforms and Chief Sustainability Officer,
Dave Douglas, were both speaking this morning in New York about "Communities
and Clouds." Douglas, who is also keynoting at SYS-CON's upcoming 2nd
International Cloud Computing Conference & Expo in New York (March 30-April
1), showcased critical components of Sun's cloud computing offering during
Quoting Sun CEO Jonathan Schwartz, who always says that "Innovation loves a
crisis," Douglas was upbeat about the state of play technologically.
Crisis also loves a community, he noted.
"Everyone's talking about clouds," Douglas declared, "but what it boils down
to for developers are that they will bring a dramatically increased level of
choice to developers, plus they will lower the time and cost barriers" to ... (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)
What, aside from a professional passion for the Enterprise IT possibilities
of cloud computing, do IBM's Cloud CTO Dr Kristof Kloeckner, Amazon's VP &
CTO Dr Werner Vogels and Sun's Cloud SVP David Douglas have in common? The
answer is that all three are giving a major keynote address at SYS-CON' 2nd
International Cloud Computing Conference & Expo being held next month in New
York City (March 30-April).
IBM, Sun and Amazon headline a technical program of the very highest
excellence, with top industry speakers from the industry's leading companies
such as Microsoft, HP, Yahoo!, Sa... (more)
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
The Cloud is changing not just the technology landscape but also the entire
nature of the business models that underpin successful software and ... (more)
"Windows Azure is not software that companies will run on their own servers,"
writes Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer in an executive memo circulated today to
Microsoft's partners and customers. Ballmer continues: "It's something new: a
service that runs in Microsoft's growing network of datacenters and provides
the platform that helps companies respond to the realities of today's
business environment, and tomorrow's ... enabling organizations and Microsoft
partners to create their own cloud infrastructure." SYS-CON's Cloud Computing
Journal brings you here the Ballmer memo in full: