SYS-CON Events announced today that Amazon CTO Dr. Werner Vogels will deliver
the opening keynote at SYS-CON's Cloud Computing Conference & Expo
(www.cloudcomputingexpo.com), which will take place November 19-21, at the
Fairmont Hotel at the heart of Silicon Valley, in San Jose, California. The
first International Cloud Computing Conference & Expo will be colocated with
the 4th International Virtualization Conference & Expo
Building the right infrastructure that can scale up or down at a moment's
notice can be a complicated and expensive task, but it's essential in today's
business landscape. This applies to an enterprise trying to cut-costs, a
young business unexpectedly saturated with customer demand, or a start-up
looking to launch.
There are many challenges when building a reliable, flexible architecture
that can manage unpre... (more)
What every developer wants is access and the ability to shape any data across
the Internet through one simple language, with out need to learn different
APIs. Yahoo! Query Language (YQL) provides just that and its effectiveness
will be demonstrated live at SYS-CON's 4th International Cloud Computing
Conference & Expo, being held November 2-4 at the Santa Clara Convention
Center in Santa Clara, CA.
The demo will take place at a breakout session being given by Technical
Yahoo! Jonathan Trevor.
YQL provides an extensible plugin model for connecting to any data source
called Open D... (more)
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)
"These are still the early days of Cloud Computing, where delivery has so far
focused primarily on price, as set by the market leader, Amazon," notes Dave
Durkee, Founder, CEO & Technical Director of ENKI Consulting. "However, while
successful in the Web 2.0 market," he adds, "price-based cloud computing is
falling short of the expectations held by the Enterprise." He will be giving
a breakout session next week at SYS-CON's 1st International Cloud Computing
Conference & Expo (November 19-21, 2008) being held at The Fairmont Hotel in
San Jose, CA.
To address the Enterprise market... (more)
Cloud computing is changing the ground rules for startup companies – both
in their infrastructure choices and in the bar for technology development
prior to funding.
Lars Leckie, a Principal with Hummer Winblad Venture Partners, will walk
through the venture capital perspective of the cloud computing market
covering both consumer and enterprise usage. This discussion will cover the
tools for cloud computing as well as the leverage that portfolio companies
are achieving with cloud computing. In the spirit of the event, he will
present the session entirely from slides served from ... (more)