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In this Webcast recorded live at SYS-CON's 1st International Cloud Computing Expo in San Jose, CA, VMware's VP of Emerging Business, Dan Chu, shares details of VMware's plan to leverage its technology leadership in virtualization to deliver reliable, mobile technology to its customers and service providers worldwide. He explores cloud pitfalls and uncovers new methods for delivering applications on or off premise. As the saying goes, "a picture tells a thousand words," so let us encourage you to view this session in its entirety right away. View the VMware Webcast Live on SYS-CON.TV Now ! About Dan Chu: Dan Chu is VP of Emerging Business at VMware. He oversees VMware's emerging businesses, including small and medium business (SMB), software lifecycle automation, virtual appliances and ecommerce, as well as VMware Server and VMware Player. Previously he was president an... (more)

Sun Co-Founder to Lead Cloud Start-Up

Sun Co-Founder Andy Bechtolsheim is shifting to a part-time advisory role at Sun. Having already co-founded Arista Networks with David Sheraton, a tenured professor of engineering at Stanford University who has devised some "very capable, very fast cloud networking software" according to Forbes.com, Bechtolsheim is now going to start working for Arista full-time, as Chief Development Officer. In 1982 Bechtolsheim co-founded Sun with Vinod Khosla, Bill Joy, and Scott McNealy but by 1995 he left, for networking startup Granite Systems. He is a founding member of Carnegie Mellon Un... (more)

Servoy 4.1: Eclipse Plug-in for Cloud Computing

Servoy has introduced Servoy 4.1 featuring a single code base development and deployment for desktop and Web applications. Servoy 4.1 is an update to Servoy 4.0, an Eclipse plug-in, enabling Servoy developers to produce enterprise-level applications using a standards-based IDE (Integrated Development Environment), including building iPhone applications. Over 100,000 companies and more than 20,000 developers are working with the Servoy product suite. Companies like Symantec, Stanford University, Wells Fargo, Verizon and UCLA hospital rely on Servoy for managing data and presentin... (more)

Cloudscale's Bill McColl to Present at Cloud Computing Conference in NYC

Bill McColl, Founder and CEO for Cloudscale, will be presenting at SYS-CON's 2nd International Cloud Computing Conference & Expo in New York City this coming March 30-April 1, 2009. For thirty years, in-house databases and data warehouses have been used to store and query data, but they are no longer able to deliver what's required today in business, web, science and government. Businesses now need to continuously analyze exploding volumes of live data in real-time in order to be able to respond immediately to opportunities and threats. With the shift from in-house to cloud comp... (more)

Security Looms Large as Major Cloud Computing Issue for Enterprise IT

With Sun's Open Cloud Platform announced today, the industry took one step closer toward virtual private data centers being a reality. But one key aspect that enterprises must quickly get up to speed on is not only how to protect clusters of servers to the cloud with a security perimeter. Anyone serious about deploying Enterprise IT to the cloud must understand the unique characteristics of cloud security and the challenges specific to compliance and governance. This is widely understood in the industry. Patrick Kerpan, for example, CTO of CohesiveFT, comments: "According to lea... (more)